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Important Dates

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30th May
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31st May
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2nd June
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7th June
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Winter Carnival Meeting 6:30pm

8th June
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Surfing Scientist

10th June
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13th June
Track & Field Years 3 - 6

14th June
Sports Day Prep - Year 2

15th June
Sports Day Years 3 - 6

19th - 23rd June
Year 6 Sydney/Canberra

21st June
Winter Carnival Meeting 6:30pm
P & C Meeting 7pm

21st - 23rd June
Junior Music Camp

24th June
Last Day of Term 2

11th July
Classes resume for Term 3

12th July
Winter Carnival Meeting 6.30pm

16th July
Winter Carnival 10am to 4pm

20th July
Open Day - Grayson Hall
9.30am - 11am or 5.30 - 7pm

25th - 29th July

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Albany Creek State School is a vibrant Independent Public School committed to providing a supportive, caring and challenging learning environments that maximises achievements for all students.

Our students are encouraged by their enthusiastic and committed parents, by our experienced, cohesive and dedicated staff and by their peers and student leaders who contribute significantly to maintaining a pleasant, friendly and rewarding learning environment.

At Albany Creek State School parents, staff and students are valued. We promote the genuine involvement of parents, caregivers and volunteers in the learning process and take pride in celebrating our achievements.

Together we strive to:

  • Provide an attractive and well resourced environment;
  • Communicate high expectations for student and staff achievements;
  • Develop curriculum programs that reflect School and Education Queensland priorities ;
  • Provide access to state of the art information communication technologies;
  • Report regularly and comprehensively on student progress, and;
  • Deliver the leadership required to ensure that Albany Creek State School maintains it place and reputation as a great school.             

As Principal, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our School Community and to extend to you an open invitation to learn more about our:

  • Curriculum programs
  • School culture
  • Vision for the future; and
  • School achievements

    Paul Kingston ~ Principal


Community News

Class photos will be taken on Tuesday 31st May. The Silver Rose order forms have been distributed to all students. These order forms and payment need to be given to the photographer on the day. Please ensure students are in the correct school uniform, this includes black shoes. Timetable is below to help with planning your day.  Traditionally Silver Rose Photography progress through the photos earlier than indicated.  

9.00am 5A,  5B 11.30am 6D
9.13am 6A,  6B 11.40am 1B,  2A
9.26am 3A,  3B 11.53am   P1,  P2
9.35am 3C,  3D 12.05pm 4A,  4B
9.48am 2D,  2E 12.15pm 4C,  4D
10.00am 2B,  2C 12.25pm 4E,  6C
10.13am 1A,  1C 12.35pm P3,  P4
10.26am 1D,  1E 12.48pm 5C,  5D
10.39am P5,  3E    
Morning Tea   Lunch  
Class Photos Tuesday 31st May











Tour & TalkTOUR & TALK
It was pleasure and privilege to welcome so many parents and caregivers to our “Annual Tour and Talk Day” that was held earlier this week. The event provided a relaxed and informative opportunity for our guests to glean important enrolment information and afforded them with several opportunities to join classes, to witness the dedication of staff and the enthusiasm of our students and to appreciate our well-resourced learning environment. In coming weeks, Mrs Royle and Mrs Dickson-Ford will be extending invitations to parents and caregivers, along with their sons and  daughters to attend an enrolment interview. These interviews are an essential and most important part of the enrolment process.

Earlier in the day the Preparatory staff and Leadership Team hosted a breakfast for the Directors of the many Pre-Prep Centres that provide many of our prospective students with access to age appropriate creative and challenging learning experiences. The strong links we continue to build have with our Pre-Prep providers greatly increases the success of the transition to Prep.

Thank you Albany Creek – The Loose Change Challenge is proving to be a very successful initiative and with your continued support we are on target to raise approximately $3500.00 which represents $100 per class.  All of the funds raised will be used to purchase cooking ingredients, drinks and other items to make our 2016 Winter Carnival a wonderful success and a true celebration of community. Don’t forget to bring your loose change in each morning before. The collection buckets are located outside Grayson Hall each morning.

The Winter Carnival will be a day of great fun, excitement and a genuine “Celebration of Community for Albany Creek”. Preparations for the Winter Carnival are providing us with many opportunities to share in the enjoyment of being part of the Albany Creek School Community. The Cupcake Decorating Competition at the Winter Carnival is always a great activity for the children, and others. This year our special ‘Master Judge” for the Cupcake Competition is Mr Mair.  Andrew is looking forward to this added responsibility and took the initiative to come to assembly dressed for the occasion. Thank you Andrew (Mr Mair) we know that you are totally committed to Albany Creek State School and encourage opportunities for the children. (We may need to implement a plan to stop Mr Mair from eating many of the cupcakes.)

Some of our most loved stalls at the Winter Carnival are Trash, Treasure & Toys and also Books, DVDs & CDs.  These stalls require the goodwill of the ACSS Families and Friends.  Bring Days for these stalls will be as follows:
Term 2 – Friday June 10th
Term 2 – Friday June 17th
Term 2 – Friday June 24th
All items must be in good condition. No electrical items will be accepted. 

Please see the Winter Carnival page for more information and competition entry forms.

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To find out more about our P&C please download our latest brochure.

Help wanted!
We are still looking for a volunteer Hall Canteen convenor. If you are interested in this role or would like to find out more, please email

Entertainment Books
We are selling 2016/17 Entertainment Books again this year, with 20% of sales coming back to the school. We recommend the digital subscriptions. Please follow this link so your purchase is registered to Albany Creek State School P & C:

The P&C have a Face book page ALBANY CREEK SS P&C. Keep up with the latest, connect with other ACSS families and watch out for our competitions to be a winner.

Next meetings Prep P & C sub-committee: Wednesday 8 June at 7pm in the Prep 1 classroom.
P & C: Tuesday 21 June at 7pm in the library annexe.

Open Day

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