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The Edney Primary School Board Awards program recognises the outstanding achievement, support and contribution of staff, community members and groups to Edney Primary School.

The vision of the Board is to support excellence, and we seek to encourage and recognise excellence in our school through the Board Awards.

As with all things at Edney Primary School, we are about making the difference for students, the Edney Way – with Respect and Excellence.

TERM THREE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The Edney Primary School Board Awards for Term Three have been presented to five worthy recipients who each exemplify excellence in one of the priority areas of our School Plan, Edney 2020.

The recipients have demonstrated exemplary practice, innovation, dedication and above all, the school values of Respect and Excellence.

The School Board Awards are open all year round, and nominations are invited for any staff, parent or community members who are contributing to our schools success for children.

EXCELLENCE IN BUILDING A STRONG COMMUNITY

Mrs Tambri Farrar 

Tambri has given hours of her time over many years to serve the Board and P&C, help in the Canteen and with fundraising and school banking. Whenever there was a need she would step up and donate her time. She is very deserving of this award especially as she is leaving the school this year. Her continuous help will be greatly missed.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN NURTURING THE FUTURE

Mrs Corrina Forbes 

If Edney had only one face, it would be Corrina Forbes. She is the embodiment of Respect and Excellence and someone who is truly nurturing the future. As the frontline, she is the consummate professional, hardworking, friendly and deeply caring. There is nothing Corrina won’t do to brighten the day of our students, parents and staff.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN NURTURING THE FUTURE

Ms Deanna Hoy

Deanna fosters strong and enduring links between the school and community. Deanna leads Aboriginal Education at Edney that is affirming, inclusive and celebrates diversity. She supports students, staff and families in building a sense of identity and brings groups together to build capacity. Her leadership of NAIDOC events stretches across the whole school, and the whole school year.

 

EXCELLENCE IN LEADING INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Mrs Katie Rozario

As our Visual Arts Specialist, Katie has transformed the art room and inspired children and colleagues to pursue and develop their talents with her gentle, caring and expert guidance. Although Katie is employed for just one day per week as our Art Specialist, she has direct contact with more than 200 children including through the before and after school art clubs which she conducts in her own time.

 

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Mrs Rosie Connolly

Rosie creates a classroom culture that is safe, supportive and inspiring. She communicates positively with parents, colleagues and students, setting and achieving high standards. Her integration of sustainability initiatives into her teaching and learning programs fosters responsibility and citizenship among the class.

 

 

Past Winners – 2018

 

EXCELLENCE IN BUILDING A STRONG COMMUNITY

Mrs Kaye Andrews

Mrs Andrews has been listening and helping students to read for 2 or 3 days a week over the last five years at Edney PS. She also attended the Edney Echidnas playgroup to support families of pre-Kindergarten students during this time.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN NURTURING THE FUTURE

Mrs Deb Scanlan

Mrs Scanlan works tirelessly to improve the educational outcomes for students with special needs. She shows compassion and empathy when dealing with all students, especially those she is assigned to. She assists with integrating these students into the classroom and making learning fun for all students. Mrs Scanlan also maintains and improves her professional learning in her own time to ensure that every student she works with has an enriched learning experience.

 

EXCELLENCE IN LEADING INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Mrs Kathryn Johnson

Mrs Johnson is a dedicated teacher with a strong ethos on sustainability and the environment. Her work in this area reflects her care and concern for the future of our students. She has encouraged the whole school to become more aware of the environmental issues and has improved the approach the school has taken to recycle, reduce and reuse.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Mrs Stacey Brown

Mrs Brown is an organised, talented and incredible teacher. She is always sharing and collaborating as well as checking up on her colleagues’ wellbeing. She has been complimented time after time by students, teachers and parents on her efforts and time she puts into connecting with students.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Mrs Teresa Woosnam

Mrs Woosnam’s classroom is a model of excellence. Her curriculum knowledge and programs are of outstanding quality, innovative and incorporate use of a variety of technologies. Her teaching practices are engaging students at all levels and supportive to students with special needs. The tone of the room is uplifting, purposeful and nurturing.

 

 

 

NOMINATE TODAY

Nominations are open all year round, with awards made at the end of each term, culminating in major awards at the end of the year. All staff members, parents and community members are eligible for nomination, and nominations can be made by any member of the school community, including students!

The Board Awards recognise excellence in achieving the goals of our school plan, Edney 2020. Full details of the Board Awards are contained in the information brochure. Nominations are welcome at any time on the nomination form. These documents can be downloaded by clicking on the pictures below.

Completed nomination forms, or any enquiries are most welcome at Edney.PS.SchoolBoard@education.wa.edu.au