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6 Week A Timetab...
08:55AM

Week A Timetable


from 08:55AM to 03:25PM

7 Term 4
All day

Term 4


All day

Term 4 commences today for all students.

2015 Kinder In...
07:00PM

2015 Kinder Information Night


from 07:00PM to 08:00PM

Parents and Carers of students wishing to attend Kindergarten in 2015 are invited to attend an information evening. This will be held in the Kindergarten Rooms. Orientation visits for the students will take place in the following weeks.

8 9 10 Open Boys Cric...
09:15AM

Open Boys Cricket


from 09:15AM to 03:15PM

The team are to participate in a cricket day. Venue: Kingsford Smith Oval. Cost: Nil. Travel: Students are to make their own arrangements. (C.McQuhae)

PSSA Boys Touc...
10:00AM

PSSA Boys Touch Football


from 10:00AM to 11:30AM

The boys touch football team will be playing a knockout game against Wauchope Public School. Venue: Wauchope PS. Travel: Students are to make their own arrangements. Mrs White will be attending.

11 12
13 HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

Week B Timetab...
08:55AM

Week B Timetable


from 08:55AM to 03:25PM

Yr 7 Gymnastic...
09:00AM

Yr 7 Gymnastic Program


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

Students are to participate in a gymnastic component of their PDHPE course. First 50 students to return their notes will be accepted. Venue: Ballina RSL Youth Club. Cost: $11 per session. Travel: Bus. (J.Coates)

14 U15's Basketba...
07:30AM

U15's Basketball


from 07:30AM

The boys basketball team are to travel to Newcastle to participate in a basketball tournament. Venue: Broadmeadows Stadium. Cost: $95. Travel: Bus. (M.Smith)

U14 Boys Crick...
09:15AM

U14 Boys Cricket


from 09:15AM to 09:30AM

The team are to participate in a cricket day. Venue: Kingsford Smith Oval. Cost: Nil. Travel: Students are to make their own arrangements. (C.McQuhae)

Yr 10 Lismore ...
09:15AM

Yr 10 Lismore Waste Facility


from 09:15AM to 03:00PM

Yr 10 Waste Facility, water treatment plant and botanical gardens.

+ 1 more event(s)
15 HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

U15's Basketba...
to 08:00PM

U15's Basketball


to 08:00PM

The boys basketball team are to travel to Newcastle to participate in a basketball tournament. Venue: Broadmeadows Stadium. Cost: $95. Travel: Bus. (M.Smith)

16 CHS FNC Futsal...
07:30AM

CHS FNC Futsal Boys


from 07:30AM to 03:30PM

Selected students will participate in a Futsal tournament. Venue: Seagulls Indoor Centre, West Tweed Heads. Cost:$15. Travel: Bus. (Mr Smith)

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

17 CHS FNC Futsal...
07:30AM

CHS FNC Futsal - Girls


from 07:30AM to 03:30PM

Selected students will participate in a Futsal tournament. Venue: Seagulls Indoor Centre, West Tweed Heads. Cost:$15. Travel: Bus. (Mr Smith)

7-12 SC Lismor...
09:00AM

7-12 SC Lismore Show Excursion


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

Students from 7-12 Support Centre will visit the North Coast National Exhibition. Venue: Lismore Showgrounds. Cost: $6. Travel: Bus. (A.Browne)

Stage 2 and 3 ...
11:30AM

Stage 2 and 3 Swimming Program


from 11:30AM to 02:45PM

Yrs 3 & 4 11:30 - 1:15 Yrs 5 & 6 11:30 - 2:45 Ballina Memorial Baths

+ 1 more event(s)
18 Yr 6 Canberra/...
07:00PM

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


from 07:00PM

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

19 Yr 6 Canberra/...
All day

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


All day

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

20 Week A Timetab...
08:55AM

Week A Timetable


from 08:55AM to 03:25PM

Yr 4&5 Tallebu...
09:00AM

Yr 4&5 Tallebudgera Excursion


from 09:00AM

Students in Years 4 & 5 are invited to attend a camp to participate in adventure activities. Venue: Tallebudgera Sport & Recreation Camp. Cost: $220. Travel: Bus. Departure & arrival times to be advised.(K.Hart)

Yr 6 Canberra/...
All day

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


All day

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

+ 1 more event(s)
21 Yr 7 Gymnastic...
11:00AM

Yr 7 Gymnastic Program


from 11:00AM to 12:45PM

Students are to participate in a gymnastic component of their PDHPE course. First 50 students to return their notes will be accepted. Venue: Ballina RSL Youth Club. Cost: $11 per session. Travel: Bus. (J.Coates)

Yr 4&5 Tallebu...
All day

Yr 4&5 Tallebudgera Excursion


All day

Students in Years 4 & 5 are invited to attend a camp to participate in adventure activities. Venue: Tallebudgera Sport & Recreation Camp. Cost: $220. Travel: Bus. Departure & arrival times to be advised.(K.Hart)

Yr 6 Canberra/...
All day

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


All day

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

+ 1 more event(s)
22 NSW TAFE Baris...
09:30AM

NSW TAFE Barista Course


from 09:30AM to 02:30PM

Wollongbar TAFE, Wollongbar

Yr 4&5 Tallebu...
to 02:45PM

Yr 4&5 Tallebudgera Excursion


to 02:45PM

Students in Years 4 & 5 are invited to attend a camp to participate in adventure activities. Venue: Tallebudgera Sport & Recreation Camp. Cost: $220. Travel: Bus. Departure & arrival times to be advised.(K.Hart)

Yr 6 Canberra/...
All day

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


All day

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

+ 1 more event(s)
23 Yr 6 Canberra/...
All day

Yr 6 Canberra/Sydney Excursion


All day

Selected student in year 6 are to participate in the Canberra/Sydney educational excursion. Students visit such sights as The War Memorial, Parliment House, Questacon, CSIRO, AIS, National Mint,Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Tower, Sydne...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

24 Yr 6 Canberra ...
09:00AM

Yr 6 Canberra / Sydney Excursion


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

The Year 6 students return this morning at approx: 6:00am. This excursion sometimes arrives earlier so be prepared for an earlier collection time if necessary. These students are not required to attend school this day.

NSW TAFE Baris...
09:30AM

NSW TAFE Barista Course


from 09:30AM to 02:30PM

Wollongbar TAFE, Wollongbar

Stage 2 and 3 ...
11:30AM

Stage 2 and 3 Swimming Program


from 11:30AM to 02:45PM

Yrs 3 & 4 11:30 - 1:15 Yrs 5 & 6 11:30 - 2:45 Ballina Memorial Baths

+ 1 more event(s)
25 Circus Oz Perf...
07:30PM

Circus Oz Performance


from 07:30PM to 09:30PM

HSC Drama students are attending the Circus Oz performance. Venue: Lismore City Hall. Cost: $20. travel: Students are to make their own arrangements. (B.Christie)

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

26 HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

27 7-12 SRC Leade...
07:15AM

7-12 SRC Leadership Conference


from 07:15AM to 04:30PM

Students in the 7-12 SRC are to attend the "Grip" Leadership conference. Venue: Tweed Heads Cultural Centre. Travel: Car. (M.Pratt)

Week B Timetab...
08:55AM

Week B Timetable


from 08:55AM to 03:25PM

K-6 Life Educa...
09:00AM

K-6 Life Education Visit


from 09:00AM

Students are to participate in the Life Education program with the Healthy Harold Van visiting our school over the week. Children will be involved in age appropriate education regarding life skills. They will also have the opportunity to purchase merchand...

+ 1 more event(s)
28 K-6 Life Educa...
All day

K-6 Life Education Visit


All day

Students are to participate in the Life Education program with the Healthy Harold Van visiting our school over the week. Children will be involved in age appropriate education regarding life skills. They will also have the opportunity to purchase merchand...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

29 Trinity Basket...
08:00AM

Trinity Basketball Gala Day


from 08:00AM to 05:00PM

Selected students are to participate in a basketball gala day. Venue: Trinity Catholic College. Cost:$19. Travel: Bus. (J.Coates)

Yr 8 Swimming ...
11:15AM

Yr 8 Swimming Program


from 11:15AM to 01:00PM

Students are to participate in an assessment and proficiency test for improvement. This is a 2 day assessment. Venue:Ballina Memorial Pool. Cost: $12.50. travel : Bus. (P.Kirkland)

K-6 Life Educa...
All day

K-6 Life Education Visit


All day

Students are to participate in the Life Education program with the Healthy Harold Van visiting our school over the week. Children will be involved in age appropriate education regarding life skills. They will also have the opportunity to purchase merchand...

+ 1 more event(s)
30 15yrs Waterpol...
09:00AM

15yrs Waterpolo


from 09:00AM to 03:15PM

Selected boys 7 girls are to participate in a waterpolo tournament. Venue: Alstonville Pool. Cost:$7.50. Travel: Bus. (M.Crawford)

Senior Schools...
09:00AM

Senior Schools Day


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

Senior students are to attend SCU Lismore campus to explore course options and university life. Venue: Sth Cross Uni Lismore. Cost: $6.00. Travel: Bus.

U15's Waterpol...
09:00AM

U15's Waterpolo


from 09:00AM to 03:15PM

Selected students are to participate in a waterpolo tournament. Venue: Alstonville Memorial Pool. Cost: $8.50. Travel: Bus. (M.Crawford)

+ 2 more event(s)
31 U15 FNC Volley...
07:30AM

U15 FNC Volleyball


from 07:30AM to 04:00PM

Selected U15 students are to participate in beach volleyball games. Venue: Clarkes Beach Byron Bay. Cost $10. Travel: Bus. Students must bring sunscreen, a hat, water, lunch and a towel.(P.Kirkland)

K-6 SC Summerl...
09:15AM

K-6 SC Summerland House


from 09:15AM to 12:00PM

Students in the K-6 Support Centre will visit Summerland House to participate in activities including: Putt Putt Golf, playground, picnic. Cost: $12. Travel: Bus or staff vehicle. (E.Bailey)

Stage 2 and 3 ...
11:30AM

Stage 2 and 3 Swimming Program


from 11:30AM to 02:45PM

Yrs 3 & 4 11:30 - 1:15 Yrs 5 & 6 11:30 - 2:45 Ballina Memorial Baths

+ 2 more event(s)
1 K-6 Life Educa...
All day

K-6 Life Education Visit


All day

Students are to participate in the Life Education program with the Healthy Harold Van visiting our school over the week. Children will be involved in age appropriate education regarding life skills. They will also have the opportunity to purchase merchand...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

2 K-6 Life Educa...
All day

K-6 Life Education Visit


All day

Students are to participate in the Life Education program with the Healthy Harold Van visiting our school over the week. Children will be involved in age appropriate education regarding life skills. They will also have the opportunity to purchase merchand...

HSC Examinatio...
All day

HSC Examinations


All day

Year 12 students are to participate in the Higher School Certificate Examinations. These will be held Monday - Thursday at the Seacoast Christian Outreach Centre, Cnr Piper Drive and North Creek Road, Ballina. Friday exams will be in the 7-12 Library. For...

Upcoming events

HSC Examinations Oct 13 All Day
Circus Oz Performance Oct 25 07:30PM
7-12 SRC Leadership Conference Oct 27 07:15AM
Week B Timetable Oct 27 08:55AM
K-6 Life Education Visit Oct 27 09:00AM
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