Macgregor Primary School

Message from the Principal

Jennifer Hall

Welcome to Macgregor Primary School.

Macgregor Primary School is designed to cater for students from preschool to year six and we encourage and welcome our families to engage with us and their child’s learning. The school has created strong and inclusive partnerships with parents and the wider community and much of our success is due to these embedded connections.

We are all very proud of our wonderful school and the exceptional learning and teaching that takes place here on a daily basis. Our dedicated and professional team work collaboratively together to ensure that our students are at the centre of all that we do, and that every child is a successful learner.

Macgregor is proudly a Professional Learning Community with a focus on learning.  The teachers work in teams to answer the four crucial questions which drive the work of the Professional Leaning Community:

What do we want each student to know, understand and be able to do?

How will we know when each student has learned it?

How will we respond when a student has difficulty in learning?

How do we enrich and extend the learning when the student already knows it?

The Macgregor school community has developed a set of core values known to everyone as the BRICK principles. These are: Belonging, Respect, Individuality, Cooperation and Kindness.

These values provide a common language for the entire community and underpin our  responsibility to work together to achieve positive learning outcomes in a safe and supportive environment.

Please do not hesitate to make contact with the school if you would like to make an appointment to have a school tour or discuss your child.

Jennifer Hall

Principal

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School Board Elections 2017

Two School Board vacancies exist for a parent or citizen of the school community for the period March 2017 – March 2019.

 

Under the Education Act (2004) the Board has the following responsibilities:

 

  • deciding on school policies within the ACT Education and Training Directorate (ETD) guidelines

  • determining the purposes for which school funds are to be expended, based on the school’s educational priorities

  • approval of the school budget,

  • overall direction of the school curriculum and development of the School Development Plan

  • presenting an annual report to the ACT ETD and the community.

     

    Please consider nominating for this role in 2017. A Nomination Form is available in notes sent home or from the front office.  Nominations will be open from 11.00 am, 30 January 2017 to 11.00 am, 13 February 2017. If more than two nominations are received, then an election will be held to elect the new school board members. Information about the election process will be distributed if required.

     

    Persons wishing to nominate may contact the Principal, Jennifer Hall, for further information.

     

    Tracey Reis - Assistant Returning Officer


Posted on 24 Jan 2017


Coffee and Chat with Jennifer

Every Friday morning of weeks 5 and 9, Jennifer is making time for a coffee and chat with the school community members. The next one is on Friday 3 March from 9:15 - 10 am, in the library meeting room.  Come along and meet the principal and talk about issues that are relevant to you and your child.


Posted on 14 Jun 2016


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