Tag Archives: COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL
Claims that the Coober Pedy Area School is in a state of caos following the departure of Principal Sue Lewis were addressed by Education Minister Jay Weatherill today who said, “We now have a principal appointed for the rest of … Continue reading
Chris Robinson, Chief Executive of the Department of Education and Children’s Service has issued the following advice for the Coober Pedy community including parents and caregivers regarding resolutions relating to issues at the Coober Pedy Area School. “The investigation into issues … Continue reading
On Thursday 1 July 2010, Education Minister Jay Weatherill met in Adelaide with local MP Lyn Breuer, Mayor Steve Baines and Coober Pedy Area School Governing Council chair Alex Lalic. The meeting was to discuss progress on a resolution … Continue reading
The local Aboriginal kids in the South Australian Aboriginal Sports Training Academy (SAASTA) held a Power Cup launch on Wednesday the 10th of March at the Mud Hut Motel. Parents and community members were invited to come along to meet … Continue reading
Some parents with students enrolled at Coober Pedy Area School say their children will not return to the school next year unless principal Sue Lewis is removed. Mayor Steve Baines who was contacted today by ABC radio, “says school goes … Continue reading
According to ABC news, State MP for Giles Lyn Breuer says she welcomes the independent review into the management of the Coober Pedy Area School, amid claims of discrimination and harsh policies.
On Tuesday the 24th of November 2009, Coober Pedy Area School held their annual presentation day. The ceremony is an acknowledgement of the achievements the school, the students and involved community members have accomplished throughout the year. *The Year 2/3 … Continue reading
OUR SCHOOL – OUR COMMUNITY Welcome to the second edition of the Coober Pedy Area School Community Chat Room. This is an exiting new forum which aims to provide the latest news on activities, achievements and issues within our … Continue reading
COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL PARENTS THREATEN A WALK OUT IF STUDENT SUSPENSIONS AND COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS AREN’T RESOLVED
49 LETTERS FROM FRUSTRATED AND ANGRY PARENTS SENT TO DECS (WHYALLA) Following the second meeting in one week in a bid to resolve parental complaints at the Coober Pedy Area School, Member for Giles, Lyn Breuer MP has called for a ministerial … Continue reading
UPDATE: 15 December 2009 Amidst investigations into allegations of unreasonably harsh disciplinary measures on many children of Coober Pedy famlies, causing disruptions to the equalibrium of both the children, their families and the wider community, the Coober Pedy Area School Council met … Continue reading
In week 6 of term 3, fourteen Coober Pedy Area School students travelled to Whyalla to compete in the regional Volleyball tournament. Host school, Stuart High arranged for the students to stay in the school library to sleep over and rest … Continue reading
South Australian Police are investigating the drowning of a woman aged 29 whose body was discovered in the swimming pool at Coober Pedy Area School today at approximately 1.40 pm.