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Anne Dunstan and Robyn Archer at 2013 show

2014 Cranleigh-Capital Chemist Artshow

Entries are now open for this year's artshow. We are looking forward to seeing everyone's work. Please see the artshow page or contact the school for details.

03 Sep 2014

2CC presentation

Mark Parton from radio 2CC presented a cheque for $1000 last week. We were the winners of the July My School Bonus Promotion.

29 Jul 2014
Greg Wagg, new Principal

New Principal

Cranleigh School welcomes Greg Wagg to the role of Principal. We look forward to teaching him all about our wonderful school.

10 Apr 2014
The Easter bunny visits us

Happy Easter

Wishing you all a happy Easter and safe and enjoyable holiday. We raised $722 in our Easter raffle. Thank you for your support. See you back on 28 April.

10 Apr 2014
The Easter bunny visits us

Happy Easter

Wishing you all a happy Easter and safe and enjoyable holiday. We raised $722 in our Easter raffle. See you back on 28 April.

 

10 Apr 2014


NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme and Early Childhood Intervention Programs in the ACT.


04 Apr 2014
Children bowling at Farm Fun day

Farm Day

We had a lot of fun with farm day activities and raised $220 for the 'Buy a Bale' scheme.

01 Apr 2014
Our birthday cake

40th Anniversary Disco

The family disco was a great way to kick off our 40th birthday celebrations. Thank you to our P&C for organising this fun night.

25 Mar 2014
Class enjoying music lesson

Music Program

Thank you to all those who supported us with our fundraising in 2013. Our students are now enjoying sessions with our music therapist Julie Wright.

25 Mar 2014
Cranleigh boy with Radford girl

Community Service Students

We are so pleased to reconnect with Radford College and Belconnen High School and welcome this semester's community service students to the school. Our students look forward to interacting with them each week.

28 Feb 2014

Welcome back

Welcome back to returning students and new students and their families. We are looking forward to another wonderful year of learning, growing and achieving together at Cranleigh.

06 Feb 2014
Ethan with Santa

School Board Election 2014

Parent School Board position - nominations are open 3 February 2014 until 17 February 2014. Enquiries to the front office.

20 Dec 2013

End of Year Celebrations

Congratulations to our Year 6 graduating students. Thank you to all the people who have made 2013 a successful year at Cranleigh. Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday. Students start back Tuesday 4 February.

20 Dec 2013
Cranleigh students accept awards

Proud winners of Chief Minister's Reading Challenge

Thank you to Ethan and Harry for representing Cranleigh at the recent Chief Minister's Reading Challenge Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all students for participating and enjoying books and stories in a number of creative ways.

Thank you to Ethan and Harry for representing Cranleigh at the recent Chief Minister's Reading Challenge Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all students for participating and enjoying books and stories in a number of creative ways.

18 Nov 2013

Our visit to Mogo Zoo

Thanks to Hall Rotary a group of students and many parent volunteers spent a fantastic day at the Mogo Zoo. We loved the animals, eating ice creams and leaving at the end of the day with a toy gorilla.

Thanks to Hall Rotary a group of students and many parent volunteers spent a fantastic day at the Mogo Zoo. We loved the animals, eating ice creams and leaving at the end of the day with a toy gorilla.

11 Nov 2013
Eva, Peter and Mick receive awards

Children's Week Awards

Congratulations to Eva, Peter and Mick who won awards for the wonderful work they do to support the students at Cranleigh School.

Congratulations to Eva, Peter and Mick who won awards for the wonderful work they do to support the students at Cranleigh School.

24 Oct 2013
A special thank you to Anne our art show cordinator and to Robyn Archer for opening the show.

Our Art Show a great success

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who made this year's art show a huge success. We raised money to enhance our music program for students in 2014. A special thank you to Anne our art show cordinator and to Robyn Archer for opening the show.

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who made this year's art show a huge success. We raised money to enhance our music program for students in 2014. A special thank you to Anne our art show cordinator and to Robyn Archer for opening the show.

21 Oct 2013
Gathering at the Art Show opening night

Telstra Tower Art Show

We are very proud to be involved in the fabulous Canberra Centenary project with Telstra and our colleagues from the specialist schools in the ACT. The students' artwork is on display in the Telstra Tower until the end of the year.

We are very proud to be involved in the fabulous Canberra Centenary project with Telstra and our colleagues from the specialist schools in the ACT. The students' artwork is on display in the Telstra Tower until the end of the year.

05 Sep 2013
Our budding artist creating her artwork.

Creating Together Day

The students made the most of our creating together day. They produced a great variety of art work that will be for sale at our art show on 18-20 October. See you there.

The students made the most of our creating together day. They produced a great variety of art work that will be for sale at our art show on 18-20 October. See you there.

14 Aug 2013

Pyjama Day

Staff and students are preparing for the start of a warm, safe and happy holiday.  See you again on Monday 22nd July!

03 Jul 2013
Natasha is engaged with the turtles

Adventure Day Camp at Birrigai

Despite the change in weather, our senior students were able to enjoy a day of fun and challenges offered at Birrigai last week.

27 May 2013

Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Our students loved sharing time in the classroom with family and friends.  This was another great opportunity to strengthen our home/school partnerships.

10 Apr 2013
Cranleigh staff wear their hats and gloves

Hats and Gloves High Tea

Congratulations to the Hats and Gloves Committee for a very successful event held at the Australian National Gallery.  Thank you on behalf of the Cranleigh School Community.

28 Mar 2013
Minister Burch opens Boundless Enthusiasm

Launch of Boundless Enthusiasm

It was a pleasure to host the launch of Boundless Canberra and the Short Video competition for schools 'Boundless Enthusiasm'.  Special guests included Minister Joy Burch and the Directors General of the Education and Training Directorate and the Community Services Directorate.

18 Mar 2013

Welcome Barbeque

Our P&C were delighted to welcome new and returning families to our school community.  We are looking forward to another year of partnerships.

21 Feb 2013

Welcome back

Welcome back to the new year. A special welcome to our new students and families. We look forward to seeing you at the BBQ on Wednesday 20 February at 5.30.

18 Feb 2013

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday. Thank you for your support in 2012. Students return Tuesday 5 February.

21 Dec 2012

Graduating students

Congratulations to our graduating students. We wish you all the best for your high school years.

21 Dec 2012

Cranleigh Winners

We are proud to be the winners of the Specialist Schools category in the Chief Minister's Reading Challenge. Congratulations to all.

26 Nov 2012

Connect3 funding

We are delighted to receive a generous grant from the Commonwealth Bank which enables us to continue our very successful Early Childhood inclusion program in 2013.

12 Nov 2012

Children's Week Celebrations

We celebrated Children's Week last week with a petting paddock. Children's Week Awards went to Robyn McFarlane, Malcolm Fishlock, Nicole Toten and Jenny Mangos. These staff members were recognised for their amazing contribution to  our school.

31 Oct 2012

VIP Cocktail Event

On Wednesday 10 October many of our artists and those donating to our Peter Blackshaw Live Auction at 12noon on Sunday 21October celebrated our upcoming artshow. Details of the show are available from the artshow link. 

11 Oct 2012

Artshow excitement

Canberra artist Isla Patterson with "Molonglo Reach" one of the paintings in our live auction at 12noon on Sunday 21 October. Friday night 7-9 gala opening tickets $15, Saturday 10-4 entry by donation, Sunday 10-1entry by donation.

04 Oct 2012

Canberra Symphony Orchestra visit

Members of the string section visited the school as part of the "noteworthy" program. We were all enthralled to listen to the music and then had an opportunity to "play" too.

10 Sep 2012

Father's Day Celebrations

Despite the weather we enjoyed activities in the playground and a sausage sizzle. Thanks again to the P&C for organising this fun afternoon.

10 Sep 2012

Creating Together Day

The students at Cranleigh are getting creative in preparation for the annual Cranleigh-Capital Chemist Artshow opening on 19 October. Look forward to seeing you there. 

16 Aug 2012

Cranleigh Supports Paralympians

We are so proud and excited that our involvement in the art competition with Solitaire Jewellers was used to support our fantastic Paralympic team. Watch out for their progress on TV.

07 Aug 2012

ACT Primary Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Karin Wetselaar on being named ACT Primary Principal of the Year. This award acknowledges her outstanding leadership of the Cranleigh School community and celebrates the wonderful outcomes being achieved for our students. 

02 Jul 2012

Bus launch

Thank you to Variety the Children's Charity and all the people who helped us to raise funds for our new wheelchair accessible bus.

Thank you to Variety the Children's Charity and all the people who helped us to raise funds for our new wheelchair accessible bus.

02 Jul 2012

Adventure Day Camps

Our senior students enjoyed the outdoor activities at the recent Birrigai adventure day camps.

Our senior students enjoyed the outdoor activities at the recent Birrigai adventure day camps.

24 May 2012
Chris Edwards presenting donation

Rotary Club of Hall donation

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Hall for assisting us to continue with our Achieving Increased Independence and Mobility program. Chris Edwards visited us to present their cheque.

Thank you to the Rotary Club of Hall for assisting us to continue with our Achieving Increased Independence and Mobility program. Chris Edwards visited us to present their cheque.

08 May 2012
Children with their Easter hats

Easter Hat Parade

We finished a successful Term 1 by sharing our Easter hats and celebrating with families and friends. Have a happy holiday. We look forward to seeing you all again on Monday 30 April.

We finished a successful Term 1 by sharing our Easter hats and celebrating with families and friends. Have a happy holiday. We look forward to seeing you all again on Monday 30 April.

12 Apr 2012

ActewAGL cheque presentation

We were so excited when Ayesha from ActewAGL presented us with a cheque for $3,500 from the sales of Dr Harry's book and showbags at the Royal Canberra Show last month. Staff are devising a wish list of classroom and playground resources to buy with these funds.

We were so excited when Ayesha from ActewAGL presented us with a cheque for $3,500 from the sales of Dr Harry's book and showbags at the Royal Canberra Show last month. Staff are devising a wish list of classroom and playground resources to buy with these funds.

30 Mar 2012
Staff all wore purple for autism awareness

Purple Day

On Monday many of us wore purple to recognise International Epilepsy Awareness Day. Thank you to all staff and students who joined us to spread the awareness of epilepsy.

On Monday many of us wore purple to recognise International Epilepsy Awareness Day. Thank you to all staff and students who joined us to spread the awareness of epilepsy.

27 Mar 2012
Parents enjoy morning tea

Parent Morning Tea

It was wonderful to see so many parents, carers and family members at the parent morning tea last Friday. Many thanks to Gay Von Ess and Mel McFadden for sharing their knowledge of iPad apps with us all.

 

It was wonderful to see so many parents, carers and family members at the parent morning tea last Friday. Many thanks to Gay Von Ess and Mel McFadden for sharing their knowledge of iPad apps with us all.

14 Mar 2012

Show Bag Day

We really enjoy starting each year at the show bag launch. Thank you to ActewAGL and the Royal Canberra Show Society for their ongoing support of Cranleigh School.

We really enjoy starting each year at the show bag launch. Thank you to ActewAGL and the Royal Canberra Show Society for their ongoing support of Cranleigh School.

15 Feb 2012

First day of 2012

We welcome all our returning and new families to a wonderful 2012 school year at Cranleigh.

We welcome all our returning and new families to a wonderful 2012 school year at Cranleigh.

15 Feb 2012

Happy festive season

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and happy holidays with family and friends. We look forward to seeing all the students back at school on Tuesday 7 February.

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and happy holidays with family and friends. We look forward to seeing all the students back at school on Tuesday 7 February.

21 Dec 2011

2011 Graduation

Congratulations to our graduating students Amber, Ashley, Caoimhe, Keely,Luci and Scarlett.

We wish them all the best for their high school years and beyond. We will miss them.

Congratulations to our graduating students Amber, Ashley, Caoimhe, Keely, Luci and Scarlett.

We wish them all the best for their high school years and beyond. We will miss them.

21 Dec 2011