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Student General Permissions

Every year we ask for your permission for student photo display, viewing of PG rated media, and local walking excursions.

# From the Principal's Office

Well done to all students for the positive and enthusiastic start to a new school year. We have many events and activities planned over the coming weeks.

# Student Free Day Monday 18 February

Team Kids will be running a full day program on our Curriculum Day on 18 February.  We recommend that all families register with Team Kids, so that they can call upon their services at short notice. There is no fee to register: follow this link.

# Parents' Association News

Hello GIPS families! Welcome to the 2019 new school year. And for those new to GIPS, an especially big welcome! I hope this year will be a happy and successful year for us all.         READ MORE

# Evening on the Green

All GIPS families are invited to the 2019 Evening on the Green on Friday 1 March. Pizza food truck and entertainment for the whole family. BYO drinks and picnic blanket.

# Compass Tip - School Documentation

Dear Parents, all school notices are placed on Compass in the Community / School Documentation tab. Go and have an explore and see what you can find!  Please note that information directly relating to an Event will be found under the particular Event, in Resources.

# Website Calendar

We are exploring integrating the Compass calendar with the website calendar. The process is ongoing. For this reason we have not attached the calendar to the newsletter as usual. Please refer to your Year Level newsletters and Compass calendar for important dates. We thank you for your patience.

# Ohhh! Week at Team Kids

Team Kids is running a week of special activities in the week of February 18-22. Click here for more information. Please note that Feb 18 is a curriculum day, and students will not attend school on this day.

# New - Boyz Dance Club

Kate from Dance Club is offering a boys-only dance club on a Thursday morning. The trial classes will run from 27 Feb to 27 March. Please complete this form and return to Kate directly to confirm your spot.

# Taekwondo - Bring a Friend Day

The Malvern branch of the Melbourne Taekwondo Centre runs taekwondo classes during Monday lunchtimes. Monday 25 February is Bring a Friend Day and all students are welcome to come along and try it out. No bookings necessary.

# GIPS Working Bees

The school needs the support of the school community to assist with enhancing and maintaining its buildings and grounds. The School Council encourages each family to either donate towards the Working Bee Fund or to contribute in-kind by helping at the school’s working bees.

2019 Class Contact Lists

At the beginning of every school year a Class Contact List is compiled for each class at Glen Iris Primary School. This list is then distributed to the Class Representative, and to the parents in the class. You may opt out of this list if you prefer.

Local Community Organisations

Are you looking for local basketball, AFL, tennis, hockey or a pipe band? here are some local organisations looking for new members.

Activities at GIPS

If school isn't already fun enough, students are able to engage with extra-curricular activities at GIPS offered by outside suppliers: Dance Club, taekwondo, computer programming, violin lessons, piano lessons, singing lessons, soccer, tennis Fit Kids and Kelly Sports.   READ MORE  

2019 Fee Schedule

The 2019 school fees schedule has been released. Fees can be paid through Compass for the first time. If you need help you can access the Compass Manual here. Please click through for more information.

Photo Galleries on Zenfolio

GIPS uses the website to share photographs of school events with school parents.