More than half way through Term 1 and so much is happening. Harmony Day was celebrated recently. This is a special day where students recognise and show respect for everyone who calls Australia home, from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world. To show support for cultural diversity and an inclusive Australia, students and staff wore traditional cultural clothes and/or orange accessories.
Each year the whole school participates in a Peer Support program. This year students participated in activities to support the National Day of Action Against Bullying. They talked about the impact of bullying behaviour and the importance of being an upstander rather than a bystander. As well they decorated rocks/pebbles with pictures/ words of kindness and posters promoting kindness at school.
These completed artworks are visible around the school in garden and wall spaces.
Following the success of the annual swimming carnival a courageous and determined Galston Public School team competed in the Beecroft Zone PSSA Swimming Carnival which was held at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, Homebush recently. The day was a great experience for them. The competition was tough and tiresome. All students swam competitively and proudly represented their school.
At a school assembly held recently the K-6 members of The Student Representative Council (SRC) were inducted for 2021 and presented with their badges. These students will work with the school principal, the executive team, the teachers and administration teams. They will advocate as student voices in a number of areas this year.
If you would like to know more about our vibrant school, please contact the school office (9653 2062) and all your questions will be happily answered.