Previously disengaged students in Coober Pedy Area School, South Australia are coming back thanks to an innovative program customising school to meet each student’s individual needs.
COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL AIRS IT’S LINEN IN PUBLIC OVER PRINCIPAL
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 […]
DECS TO APPOINT NEW PRINCIPAL TO COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL
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 […]
JAY WEATHERILL TO RESOLVE COOBER PEDY SCHOOL ISSUES SOON
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 […]
COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL STUDENTS – POWER CUP LAUNCH AT MUD HUT MOTEL
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 […]
COOBER PEDY PARENTS SAY SCHOOL INVESTIGATIONS TOO LATE
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 […]
LYN BREUER MP BACKS SCHOOL MANAGEMENT PROBE
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.
PRESENTATION DAY AT COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL
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 […]
COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL COMMUNITY “CHAT ROOM” – EDITION TWO
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 […]
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, […]
MEMORIAL PLAQUE FOR DONNA DUNSTAN AT COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL – TO BE OR NOT TO BE?
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 […]
COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL STUDENTS ENCOURAGED BY REGIONAL VOLLEYBALL SUCCESS
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 […]
TRAGIC DROWNING IN POOL AT COOBER PEDY AREA SCHOOL
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.