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2021 Transition: Story Time at Bourchier

It was great that many of you were able to make our Story Time Zoom session on Friday afternoon. We really enjoyed seeing the faces of some of our newest Bourchier students! We will be running another Story Time on September the...

Fun Fridays!

Who likes fun? Surely everybody! That is exactly what we wanted to bing to everyone with our Fun Fridays. We are in the second period of remote learning in 2020 and have now been unable to be at school since the start of August....

What is it like in…North Korea?

Our Year sixes have been learning all about countries around the world. So far their investigations have led to discoveries about what it is liek to live in contries such as Russia, Germany, and North Korea. Quite often these places are very different in many ways to...

Summarising: What’s it all about?

Being able to read is an extremely useful skill to have. For many people, it is one of life’s pleasures. But what is the purpose of reading? We might read a text to gather information about a topic or idea. We might read a text to learn how to do or make something. We...

What is all this data about?

How many times do wash your hands in a day? How many biscuits do you eat? How many minutes do you exercise? You might never thought about these questions but our junior school have! They have been very busy counting, recording and displaying information (or data)...

Keep those comments coming!

In the last week our school reached a significant milestone, we reached over 100,000 total submissions on Seesaw. During our remote learning periods this year we have averaged around 10,000 pieces of work being submitted each week. While these numbers are mind...

Let’s Keep Reading!

I know we have said it hundreds of times, but here is it one more time....2020 has been like no other! We have been thrust into home learning not once but twice! Even when we returned to school we faced many different restrictions which meant school was very...

Our School Zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2020 onwards. Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent...

Coronavirus Update

Dear Parents, As you would be aware, the Victorian Government has introduced new measures to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. These measures do not apply to schools in regional and rural Victoria, including...

Return to School: Term Three 2020

Dear Families ​We Hope the holidays have been restful. We are back to school on Monday 13 July. We are aware that some parts of Victoria have extended holidays due to an increase in the number of cases with coronavirus. We do not have extended holidays. We are...
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End of Term Two: News Update

Dear Families, This term has certainly been one with a difference. Our children and their families have survived very different times and have all done an amazing job. Families deserve a huge congrats and thanks for staying the cause, for working with us to ensure...

Semester Reports

Dear Families, It is the last week of what has been an intensely challenging and interesting term! Thank you for navigating through the unchartered territory of remote learning with us this term. All Semester One reports are now available for downloading on the...

18th June: News

Dear Families, Health and safety are still high on our agenda. Heaps of cleaning, hand hygiene and much discussion are all part of our daily routines. There is no change to the social distancing of adults and the exclusion of parents on the school site. Thanks for...

Bring Your Own Device at Bourchier

The remote learning experience while very challenging has taught us a lot. We have been blown away by the quality and quantity of learning that has been happening. Learners have been reading, writing and solving problems everyday and having access to technology has...

Technology at Bourchier

Bourchier Street Primary School (BSPS) uses technology as one way of developing skills, knowledge and behaviours students will need as responsible citizens in our global community.  Students learn collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking in a...

Letter from Secretary

We have now all been back to onsite learning for one full week. It is good to see everyone back learning and playing here at school. Our Junior playground is back in action next week! We are sure our Foundation and Year One children will love it. We have some new...

Mobile Phone Policy

Mobile Phone Policy

Rationale Mobile phones are important modern day communication tools, essential in providing a safe and effective school environment. However, they can easily be improperly used, lost or damaged and must therefore be effectively managed. Schools that allow the use of...