Our Lady of Fatima School Rosebud

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Our Lady of Fatima School is situated on the Mornington Peninsula, approximately 85km south of Melbourne, in a seaside location on the edge of Port Phillip Bay. The school serves the Catholic communities of both Rosebud and Dromana.

Our school offers a comprehensive curriculum within the context of a faith community. Our Lady of Fatima School offers the latest in teaching and learning, technology, extra curricula activities, and the benefits of being a high quality, inclusive, co-educational Catholic school. We offer our students a rounded education that supports personal growth based on Christian values. We encourage students to develop a knowledge of other cultures, languages and environmental and social issues.

In your child's time at Our Lady of Fatima the staff will be willing to support you in the education of your child. We will always try our hardest to provide the best environment for good learning, as well as making school a good place to be for your child. We are fortunate to have an excellent team of dedicated and competent staff who are well supported by all in the parent community.

Community News.......

Our school leaders will attend the Anzac Day Parade and Ceremonies in Rosebud. They will join the march and lay a wreath. Students from all levels are welcome to join them in representing the school. Assemble at the National Bank on Pt Nepean Road at 10.00am in full school uniform.

Next time you are passing the school office take a minute to have a look at the beautiful artwork by Molly and Josie, (both year 5) which is on display in honour of Anzac Day.

We will be holding a fundraising BBQ at Safeway Central on Saturday 26th April (this Saturday), please come down and support your school. The BBQ will run from 9am through to approx.. 2pm. We would welcome any additional help over the day, so if you would like to offer an hour of your time please contact Meaghan or Sonya on the numbers below. All money raised from the BBQ will go towards supporting the wonderful Edible Gardening and Environmental Arts programs.

This term our Year 3/4 students will be preparing to celebrate their Sacraments of Reconciliation (yr 3) and Eucharist (First Communion) (yr4). An essential part of the preparation includes the Sacrament Workshop evenings which will be held here at school and also attendance at the special Sunday morning presentation masses. Please make sure you have these dates in you diaries.

SacramentsWorkshop evening: Thursday 1st May at 7.00pm
Presentation Mass with Family: Sunday 4th May at 9.30am
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Thursday 29th June

Workshop evening: Thursday 15th May at 7.00pm
Presentation Mass with Families: Sunday 1st June at 9.30am
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 14th & Saturday 21st June at 5.30pm

Mother's Day Mass, morning tea and gift stallMOTHER'S DAY MASS,

Friday 9th May will be our annual Mother's Day Celebrations. Please join us for Mass at 9.30am which will be led by our Prep students. This will be followed by morning tea in the hall. See invitation attached. Students will also have the opportunity to purchase gifts from the Mother's Day Stall which will be held after the morning tea has concluded. Gifts range in price from $1 to $5.

The school photo day will be Friday 2nd May. All students should wear Winter school uniform – no runners or sports shirts. (Those student involved in sport that afternoon are to bring their sports shoes in their school bags)

Victorian Premier's Reading ChallengeIf you are in years Prep-2, the challenge for you is to read up to 30 books by September 12th 2014! Your parents or your teachers can also read the book to you. If you are in years 3-6, your challenge is to read 15 books. If you know that you would like to participate in this challenge, please see Mrs Keane, Mrs Kleinert or go to the office for a Participation Consent Form.

To find out more information and to look at the booklist, please visit: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/

Skoolbag appSKOOLBAG APP
“The Skoolbag App delivers school notices directly to parents and students.”

How to install Skoolbag on your iPhone or iPad
Iphone users: Search for our school name ‘Our Lady of Fatima Primary Rosebud’ in the App Store on your phone, PC or Mac and install. After the App is installed on your device make sure that you select ‘OK’ to allow push notifications. Also click on ‘more’ then ‘setup’ and select which categories you would like to receive push notifications for.

Android Users: Search for our school name in the Google Play Store on your phone, PC or Mac and install. After the App is installed click on ‘more’ then ‘setup’ and select which categories you would like to receive push notifications for.

If you are having difficulty with this process please ask at the office for assistance. 



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Important Dates
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(refer to newsletter for details)

25th April

ANZAC Day Public Holiday

26th April
Fundraising BBQ at
Safeway Central 9am - 2pm

28th April
Prep Assembly

2nd May

School Photo Day

7th May
Cross Country

9th May
Mother's Day Mass

13th-15th May

16th June
School Closure Day

20th June
Disco for Students


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Regular Happenings

Whole School Assembly
Mondays 9.00am in Hall

Running Club
Wednesdays & Fridays
before school 8.30am-8.45am

Reading Club
Every Morning 8.45am-9am

Thursdays 9am-10.30am

Parish Childrens Liturgy
First Sunday of the Month
at the 9.30am Mass

OLOF 2nd Hand Uniform Shop
Open Tuesdays Hall Foyer
Cash only



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