Category: Assistant Principal’s News

Thank you and Goodbye from Mrs Skiba- Assistant Principal

Dear Families, It is with a combination of sadness and excitement that I am informing the school community that I have accepted a new position as Assistant Principal at Kingswood Primary School. My last day at Toorak will be December 21st. I have been the Assistant Principal for 3 years. From my very first day I was impressed by the…

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Parent Opinion Survey 2018 Results

Dear Parents and Carers, As part of  Toorak’s School Strategic Plan (2015-2018) the school wanted to achieve an upward trend in all variables of the student attitudes to school data and parent opinion surveys- particularly under student wellbeing and learning confidence. Over the past two years the survey questions and scoring rubric have been changed….

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Student Code of Conduct – Behaviours and Consequences Update

                Dear Parents and Carers, A team of very hard working students from grade 4 to 6 have been meeting with me regularly to work on updating our Code of Conduct to be much more student friendly. They have interviewed students from across the school and every grade had…

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Compass Email Trial Feedback Survey- please complete it to have your say by December 10th

Dear Parents and Carers, The survey below is to determine the effectiveness of the Compass email trial for building positive, effective communication between home and school. Please complete the survey by December 10th to share your thoughts about the trial and how we can improve communication process for 2019. Compass Email Survey link Tracy Skiba…

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2019 Grade Requests

A reminder to parents to please email the school, Attention: Julie Manallack, if there are special requests to be considered in placing your child into a class for 2019. Requests must be received by November 9th, 2018  if they are to be considered. In the week beginning November 12th, staff will meet to allocate students to their 2019 classes based…

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TPS Compass Email Trial- reminder regarding protocols and email content

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you are finding the Compass trial to be an effective and improved form of communicating directly with classroom teachers. This post is a gentle reminder that, to ensure the success of the trial, it is essential that the protocols for respectful communication are abided by. These include: 1. Keeping emails…

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