For the first time in a long time, our school has finally felt like its old self this week. As you could imagine, there was a great deal of excitement on Monday morning as students who had not seen each other for over eight weeks caught up with their friends. It is certainly wonderful to have everyone back at school where they belong. On behalf of the staff of Sacred Heart, I thank all our families for their support, patience and perseverance during the weeks of remote learning this term. We now look forward to the task of normalising school as much as possible. Whilst social distancing requirements mean that all school gatherings and events are currently cancelled, we look forward to this changing in the future as the Premier continues to ease restrictions. I will keep you up to date with any changes to these restrictions as they come to hand.
We still have vacancies for Prep 2021. Now that school is back to a normal routine, we will be conducting interviews over the next couple of weeks. If you have any or know of any children who are Prep ready for next year, please contact the office as soon as possible.
P&F Playground Proposal
The play area where our existing spider web climbing frame is located has long been identified as an area of the school that could be developed into a much more interesting and engaging play space. Our school P&F association have been very busy over the last six months working on a proposal to develop this area into a nature play space. This proposed play space, utilising natural materials as much as possible, will provide students in Years 2 to 6 with a range of interesting play opportunities. The proposed playground project, once the design has been finalised and approved, would take place in stages over the next few years, with stage one being planned to commence later this year. I have included below a picture of the first draft of a concept for the proposed play area. This is an exciting project for our school and the P&F association and I would be very happy to hear any feedback you may have on the proposal.
Mr Chris Rosentreter