Mamre Anglican School is a co-educational Prep-12 day school, with Year 11 beginning in 2015 and proceeding to Year 12 in 2016, based on current growth. The school is committed to achieving high academic outcomes for its students in addition to growth in understanding of the Christian faith.
On Tuesday morning (17 February) we hosted a number of distinguished guests at the Official Open..
We had a wonderful night at Twin Creeks Golf Club for the 2014 Year 10 formal. A beautiful night for..
Thank you to Mrs and Mr Asher for organising and running such a fantastic Gingerbread House Building..
Well done to Gemma Morgan, Amity Jackson, Monique Holder and Tiana Barton who all competed at the NS..
We will be having a special Book Day for PreK – Yr 6 students on Wednesday 14th August. Students are invited to come to school dressed as a book character or dress up related to this year’s Book Week theme which is Read Across the Universe! If students choose not to dress up then they must wear their school uniform to school. It is not a mufti day.
It is important to remember that we are celebrating books and reading and so the Book Week parade is a book character parade and not a movie parade. Can we encourage you to think creatively about the costume but please don’t pay for expensive costume hire.
We will be starting the day with our wonderful Book Character Parade which will run in the hall from approx 8.30am. We are delighted to have an award winning author visiting with us for the day, Ursula Dubosarsky. She will be sharing with the children in separate sessions throughout the day.
Mamre will be holding an Information Evening for students in Year 8 and their parents on Wednesday 4th September. The purpose of the evening is to outline the courses that will be offered to our students in Year 9/2014. The evening will kick off with a BBQ at 6pm and conclude at approximately 7.30pm.
All of our Senior School students will be going on an excursion to Canberra this Friday 6 September - Years 7 & 8 to Questacon and National Gallery; Years 9 & 10 to Parliament House and War Memorial. Students are to wear full winter uniform and be at school by 6am to meet buses. For further information please see note sent home.
Our Junior School will be staging 'It's Cool in the Furnace' on Wednesday 20 November. There will be two performances - 11am and 7pm in the evening. Attendance at the 7pm evening performance is compulsory for all Junior School students in years 2-6. Students have been busy preparing for the night so please make a note to keep the evening free!
Year 8 students will have the opportunity to delve into Leichhardt's history as they visit shops, cafes and other sites which played an important role in the Italian presence in Leichhardt in the 50s, 60s and 70s. They will also enjoy a traditional Italian lunch at La Giara Restaurant in the Italian Forum to complete the experience.
This term, Stage 2 are studying 'From Farm to Table' in HSIE. Students will learn about the history of the farm, how dairy farming has changed and what new technology is used. They will observe and be able to milk a cow and make butter.
Please come along and meet your child/ren's teacher. This will be an event for parents of students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 10 and will give you an opportunity to tell the teacher a little bit about your child. This will be held on Monday 17 February at 3.30pm. Please see the note that will be sent home this week.
Junior School will be holding a Grandparents' Day, Easter Chapel and Easter Hat Parade on Friday 11 April. Events will commence from 8.30am and will be followed by morning tea and the school cross country carnival. Please see the note that will be sent home soon.
Anzac Day March - Sunday 13th April – 2.30pm
Meet at Coachmans Park, Queen St, St Marys. March will conclude at Victoria Park, Great Western Highway, where a service will immediately be conducted. After the Service, all attending are invited back to St Marys RSL Club for light refreshments. All in the community are invited to attend and participate in this commemoration.
Anzac Day Dawn Service – Friday 25th April – 5.30am
This annual Service will be conducted at the St Marys RSL Club. After the service, all are invited to breakfast in the club. All in the community are invited to attend and participate in this commemoration.
The CSSA State Cross Country Carnival will be held today at Sydney International Equestrian Centre. This event is for selected senior school and junior school students only. A note will be sent home soon. More information can be found at www.cssa.net.au.
All Mamre Anglican School class, portrait and family photographs will be taken on Wednesday 25th June. Students must wear full winter uniform to school. If they normally have sport on a Wednesday, they are asked to bring their sport uniform as they will need to change at sport time.
Mamre Mind Odyssey is an exciting enrichment program, designed to challenge and extend Gifted and Talented students from grades 1-8. For more information, download the brochure + application form from the resources tab on this website. Limited spaces available.
Performing Arts Festival (IPSHA) will be held at 7pm at Sydney Town Hall. Selected students will be going to a rehearsal at the Town Hall earlier on the day and returning to school.
Mamre will be hosting the Term 3 Meetings of the Association of Heads of Indendent Schools on Monday 18 August. We ask parents to please use the 'Kiss and Drop' entrance (Eastern Car Park) for that morning. Please also note that the Canteen will be closed on that day. A Sausage Sizzle note has been sent home for students.
Save the date! Mark your calendars! 27th of August is the day to visit MAS for our annual Book Day celebrations. All parents and family are welcome on the day. We have special author Andrew Daddo coming to speak to the whole school as well as book fairs from Scholastic and Koorong.
The school is running a Father’s Day Stall on Thursday 4 September. The stall will be held in the hall after Chapel. If you are available to assist during the day please leave your details at the office on 9834 1881 and we will contact you.
Items will be available to purchase for all students ranging in price from 50c through to $10.
Please join us for a wonderful evening of Music, Art, Dance and Drama. MADD Night will be held in the School Hall on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 6:00pm with a sausage sizzle starting at 5:00pm. For more information,please see note posted in Community section of our website.
Current Year 6 students and their parents are invited to attend an Information Evening for Year 7 / 2015. The evening will commence at 6.30pm.
This term in Stage 2 we are studying Cooperating Communities and looking at the role of our local council. Students will have a tour of Penrith City Council and a tour of Penrith Library with Council Representatives. For more information please see note in Community section of our website.
As a reward for the efforts made by raising over $5,000 for “Jump Rope for Heart”, we will be holding a Mufti Day on Wednesday, 26th November for all students in Prep-Year 6. For more information please see the note in the community section of our website.
A Junior School Parent Information Evening will be held on Wednesday February 18 commencing at 6.45 pm in the School Hall. We would like to provide you with as much information as possible regarding the range of different activities in the school.
We have invited Patricia Weerakoon, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney to come and speak to parents on Tuesday 24 February at 7pm. Patricia Weerakoon, a Christian sexologist and author will explore with you the challenges of parenting children in a super-sexualised cyber world where gender variance is the accepted norm.
Year 10 Assessment Information Meeting will be held on Monday 9 March starting at 6:00pm in the Hall. Year 11 Assessment Information Meeting will be on the same night and start at 7:15pm in the Hall. Students are to attend in full summer school uniform. Students will receive an Assessment booklet and their assessment dates. Attendance at this information evening is compulsory for the students and at least one parent.
Last day of the school year for all students today. We hope you all have a safe and happy holiday. School resumes for students in Yr 11 on Friday 30 January 2015. Students K-10 commence on Monday 2 February. PreK students commence on their allocated day in the week starting Monday 2 February.