Sustainability




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The Year 1s travelled up to the CERES Environmental Park in Brunswick to learn more about recycling, sustainability and biodiversity. Despite the inclement weather, they all had a wonderful time and enjoyed getting their hands dirty! Yesterday I went to CERES that was in Melbourne. First, we learnt about where […]

Year 1 Excursion





Nude food is beginning again this week. The children are encouraged to bring a rubbish free lunch each Tuesday to support their understanding of creating a sustainable environment. Children who bring a nude food lunch go into a draw at assembly the following Monday to win a voucher generously donated […]

Nude Food



Do you have a mobile phone with charger that you no longer need and use? We are looking to collect old mobile phones in good condition that have batteries and chargers to pass to women who have been the victims of domestic violence or other unfortunate circumstances. Many women in […]

Recycling Your Mobile Phones


Do you have a mobile phone with charger that you no longer need and use? We are looking to collect old mobile phones in good condition that have batteries and chargers to pass to women who have been the victims of domestic violence or other unfortunate circumstances, who need a […]

Recycling Mobile Phones


Are you interested in helping out at school, enjoy being outdoors and don’t mind a bit of dirt but can’t commit to ‘out of school hours’ meetings or events? Then the Garden Group might be for you! We are hoping to get some more like minded parents on board, who […]

Garden Group



Tuesdays will be again our rubbish free lunch days this year, so please don’t forget to send your child to school with a rubbish free lunch. We are pleased to announce that Baker’s Delight Drysdale will be sponsoring this again in 2014. Each child who brings along a ‘Nude’ lunch […]

Nude Food


We are in the process of selecting our Nude Food Dudes and will start our Nude Food lunch days shortly. Tuesdays are our rubbish free lunch days, so watch The Link for when we will commence and don’t forget to send your child to school with a rubbish free lunch. […]

Nude Food


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A group of 10 Grade 5 students have been busy preparing their presentation for the upcoming Kids Teaching Kids Conference. They will be teaching delegates from three other primary schools about the importance of recycling to help reduce our waste. They were fortunate enough to receive some generous sponsorship from […]

Kids Teaching Kids



A “BIG THANK YOU” to the wonderful mums, dads and children who gave up the last Sunday morning of the holidays to make the school look terrific for the start of the 2013 school year. Drains were cleared, gutters cleaned, the asphalt was swept, gardening and mowing was done, the […]

Back to School Working Bee


We are in the process of selecting our Nude Food Dudes and will start our Nude Food lunch days shortly. Tuesdays are our rubbish free lunch days, so watch The Link for when we will commence and send your child to school with a rubbish free lunch. Please remember to label […]

Nude Food 2013


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The Year 5s performed a short play at the School Assembly last week that reminded students of what happens to the rubbish that is left on the oval. Unfortunately, a loveable character named Larry the Lobster choked on a zip-lock bag that was washed into the bay. He thought it […]

Larry the Lobster



Molly (5D), Jessie (5D), Archie (5K) and Ben (5K) with some of the plastic we have collected for recycling
Thank you to all those families who have been bringing in their soft plastics to be recycled in our RED recycling bin. We have collected more than 20 large garbage bags already. There is so much being brought in this week that our 90 litre bin needs to be emptied […]

RED Recycling Program Update


The Millennium Kids on a Skype call with Harvey Primary in Western Australia
Recently a group of students in Year 5 participated in a video link with Harvey Primary School in Western Australia. The link was made possible as part of our school’s involvement in the ‘Millennium Kids’ Program. The link provided the opportunity for the students to connect with a school in […]

Millennium Kids Skype with Western Australia


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Drysdale Primary School marked National Tree Planting Day with the Grade 4s planting an assortment of indigenous native trees and shrubs on the bank behind the school oval. All the grade 4s and Mr Green planted some trees. We had to make sure that we followed the steps to make […]

Tree Planting Day



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 A group of ten enthusiastic Grade 5 students were selected to represent Drysdale PS at the Millennium Kids “Doing Less with More” Workshop held in Geelong. The Millennium Kids is a not for profit organisation established in 1996 to help give youth a voice on issues that affect their environment and […]

Millennium Kids


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Dear Parents, Grandparents, family and friends of Drysdale Primary School. DPS Parents and Friends would like to introduce to you the … The “SSS” is an opportunity for those DPS families who wish to buy or sell their second-hand school and sports uniforms, direct to other DPS families. It is […]

Sustainable Schools Shop