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26th October
2022 Prep Parent Social Gathering


29th October

Grandparents Day Prayer Celebration 8.45am
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Day for Daniel
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World Teacher's Day


5th November

Art Show


7th November

Holy Name Parish 100 Year Celebrations


11th November

Remembrance Day Prayer Celebration 11am


12th November

Mercy Day Prayer Celebration 8.45am


15th November

Prep Excursion

 

REGULAR EVENTS

Sports Uniform Days
Wednesday & Friday

School Assembly
Thursday 2.30pm
MEAC (Sports Hall)

 


Website Issues

 
Welcome to our website...

Holy Name Primary School provides a co-educational faith-based Catholic education to students from Prep to Year 6.   Holy Name is a Catholic School immersed in the values of the Sisters of Mercy providing:

  • Friendly, welcoming, family atmosphere that fosters the Gospel values & academic excellence.
  • A care code that has the student's well-being at the centre of everything we do.
  • A student resilience program that reflects a supportive and caring classroom/school culture.
  • Dedicated and progressive staff who are inclusive and outreaching.
  • Well equipped Early Years Centre.
  • An indoor Activity Centre that caters for all types of sport.
  • An engaging and well-resourced ICT program incorporating I-pads, IWBs and laptops
    into our pedagogical practices.
  • Specialist drama, art and sport teachers; A dance and swimming program for all students.
  • An extension and enrichment program.
  • Visible community spirit; Active and dedicated parent body.
  • Fun and exciting After School Program delivered in a safe and secure environment.

Click here to view a slideshow of images of our wonderful buildings, grounds and facilities.....

On behalf of the school community, I invite you to take the time to look at the information available on this website.  It is an excellent reflection of the interest and dedication the staff at Holy Name have towards the pupils and families of our fine school.

Kathy Bliss, Principal   

Community News

Welcome to Term four. Our Term has begun in earnest. Staff, students, and families have returned with happy smiles and much enthusiasm to begin their engagement in the teaching and learning programs and community engagement at Holy Name. We have welcomed two new families to our Holy Name community to commence Term 4. Students in Prep M, Yrs1, 2, 3 and 5 welcomed a new class member.

Holy Name is committed to academic success and knowing the loving face of Jesus for all students. Our learning programs focus on our core business of reading, spelling, writing and numeracy. With the mastery of core skills, students can then achieve success when applying them across all curriculum areas. Term Four focus:

POWER OF THE MIND: REFLECTIVE LEARNER

POWER OF THE HEART: EXCELLENCE

Holy Name students are effective, assessment capable learners! 
Holy Name teachers activate learning! 
Holy Name leaders lead learning!   

# WE LOVE LEARNING AT HOLY NAME

ENROLMENTS 2022
Enrolments for 2022 are indicating further growth for Holy Name.  We will have two Prep classes in 2022. This is an enormous achievement for our community. Our Prep classes are not at capacity so we continue to encourage you, our community to promote our school so as to continue to be the school of choice in Toowoomba.

PREP 2022 INFORMATION EVENING
Mrs Hawkins and Mrs McAllister have invited the enrolled parents of the 2022 Prep class to an evening in the Prep classroom on Tuesday October 26 at 5:30pm. Please RSVP.

PLANNING FACILITIES FOR 2022
We are continually upgrading and refurbishing our current learning facilities for our students. With the enrolment growth of Holy Name over recent years we are converting existing space to classrooms. 2022 will see a new learning space created to accommodate nine class groups. Prep enrolments for 2022 will see two Prep classes join our school community. This is exciting news for our Holy Name community.

GRANDPARENTS DAY PRAYER CELEBRATION - FRIDAY OCTOBER 29
The Prep classes will host this day by presenting a Prayer Ceremony. P&F are hosting a Grandparent and Carers Morning Tea. Grandparents are invited to take a classroom tour with their grandchildren.

Program:

  • 8:45am: Prayer Celebration
  • 9:15am Classroom Tours

WORLD TEACHERS DAY - FRIDAY OCTOBER 29
We encourage parents and our school community to acknowledge our teachers and shower them with the accolades that they richly deserve. We have an awesome team of teachers at Holy Name. Please ‘Shout Out!’ and let them hear / see your acknowledgement of their dedication to your children.  

DAY FOR DANIEL - FRIDAY OCTOBER 29
The school will focus on the importance of ‘Day for Daniel’ through the Daniel Morcome Curriculum priorities which focus on child safety and protection by promoting the symbolic ‘red’ theme for the day. All students are invited to add something red to their uniform, such as red socks, red hair ribbons, headband, bandana. 

P&F ART SHOW: Friday November 5, 6:00pm
Our Art Show is an evening function hosted by our P&F committee. This is a wonderful opportunity for community engagement to grow and foster at Holy Name. We ask the whole school community to help in preparation for this event and certainly attend the evening function to support Holy Name. Funds raised from the evening will go to support the learning and school life of Holy Name students.  

HOLY NAME PARISH 100YEAR CELEBRATION; Sunday 7 November
Our Parish is holding a celebration on Sunday November 7. All school staff and families are invited to join with our Parish in their advertised events.

 
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