Governor Philip King Public School

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13 Sep 2023

As we head towards the end of Term 3, I wanted to use this newsletter to showcase how amazing and outstanding our school is. I am so proud to lead amazing teachers, students and our community. Every day I arrive at work I am excited at the prospect of the amazing things that happen here each day. I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. Week 6, we c

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25 Aug 2023

Welcome to Week 6 where we are in to the second half of Term 3. This week we are celebrating Book Week. The theme this year is ‘Read, Grow, Inspire’. Science Week across our school. On Friday 11 August a number of the Senior Executive team attended the Australian Education Awards in Sydney. Happy Father’s Day for Sunday 3 September.

08 Aug 2023

Welcome to Week 4. Last week we celebrated Education Week. This year we celebrated 175 years of public education. In Week 1 this term we were honoured with a visit by Mrs Caroline Kennedy, United States Ambassador to Australia. Our K-6 students enjoyed their well-deserved Rewards Day during Week 1. Congratulations to our Kindergarten students on re

21 Jun 2023

Welcome to Week 9. I have spoken to Mr Corcoran. Whilst he is missing GPK, he is having an amazing time in Ireland. This week, Mr and Mrs Corcoran will be exploring Dubai. He will return to GPK on Monday in Week 10. SRL morning tea. Congratulations GPK, the SRL token box is almost full! Reports and interviews week 10. Students return on Tuesday 18t

10 May 2023

This term there are many events, excursions and activities planned across the school. Please ensure you read our newsletter. Our Staff Development Day was focused on Aboriginal Education. Our ANZAC day ceremony in Week 1 was amazing as always. Thank you to our community for the very generous donations of flowers for our service. We would like to wi

22 Mar 2023

It has been a very busy start to the year, with some great learning, programs and initiatives taking place across the school. We are very lucky to have amazing staff and students. On Wednesday 8 March we celebrated International Women’s Day. Parliament Induction Assembly. Well done to our students in Year 3 and Year 5 who have sat NAPLAN tests.