On behalf of our school community I would like to extend a
warm welcome to you and your family.
Cannonvale State School is a great school.
The staff are extremely committed and work very hard
to ensure that every student receives the very best, well-rounded education in
a happy, friendly, supportive environment by ensuring that:
- Students are safe, have trust, respect and feel valued
- Students have work at their level
- Students have friends at school.
High expectations are evident in all aspects of Cannonvale
State School to enable our students to be as successful in life as possible;
our school motto, ‘My Best Always’ reflects this. In every learning environment you will find:
- Strong relationships
- High expectations and excellent classroom practice
- Excellent bookwork and daily correction
- Excellent display
- Excellent classroom tone
- Quality feedback to students.
Every child is
individually catered for at Cannonvale State School. Our curriculum and school timetable is
streamlined across all year levels to help facilitate differentiation. Cannonvale State School has a Student Resource
Scheme which guarantees that every child will have the resources needed.
Cannonvale State School is very well resourced; from
information and communication technologies, to every manner of sporting
facilities, an instrumental music program, and resources in every key learning
area of the curriculum – English (reading, spelling, grammar and punctuation,
writing), Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), the Arts (Dance, Drama,
Music, Visual Art and Media), Design Technology, Health & Physical Education (HPE) and
Languages Other than English (LOTE which is Japanese). Special features of our school include:
- 25 metre heated swimming
- Four tennis courts
- Practice cricket
- School oval with
cricket pitch Multi-purpose hall
incorporating Science and Technology Room
- Outside School Hours Care facilities directly opposite the
Students have an opportunity to join in many
extracurricular activities at the school including:
- Access to specialist swimming and tennis coaching
- School choir
- Concert band
- Recorder ensemble
- Dance and skipping
- Origami / Hiragana club
- Arts space
- Fun Friday.
Cannonvale State School recognises that parents are always
their children’s first teachers. Parents
are encouraged to become active participants in their child’s education. This
can be as simple as reinforcing the values we encourage at school, reading to
your child, offering to help in the classroom and of course, being a member of
We would also encourage parents to maintain regular
communication with the staff of Cannonvale.
This enables us to discuss the progress of your child, and inform you of
any upcoming activities they may be involved in. Additionally, you can let us know
of any future events, or even let us know how your week is going. Our school
website and weekly newsletters are a great source of information, and our school Facebook page keeps the community up to date with the latest news and events at the school. Our weekly assemblies are always a time for
In closing, it is important to remember that “Every Day
Counts” at school and students should attend school every day possible. To be ready for school they need to be at
school, with a healthy lunch (as free from packaging as possible), a hat and
sunscreen, a school uniform, black shoes and white socks and completed homework.
I am looking forward to a productive and fun year at
Cannonvale State School.