School praised for excellence
GOVERNOR Kerry Sanderson has visited Rosalie Primary School to congratulate them on receiving the inaugural Leadership Excellence Award in the 2015 Governor School STEM Awards.
Ms Sanderson visited the school last Wednesday to present the top award for a primary school in the State.
She said the school showed excellence in all four outcomes of science, technology, engineering and maths.
“Rosalie Primary School is to be congratulated for its excellent teaching of the important STEM subjects,” she said.
“The judges concluded that student results at the school show the levels of engagement and outcome to be outstanding at the primary school level.
“With forecasts indicating that 75 per cent of the fastest growing jobs in the future will require STEM skills.”
Rosalie Primary School principal Roslyn Kay said the STEM subjects were embedded in the school and preparing students for future employment opportunities.
“The school and community are exceptionally proud of this achievement,” she said.
“These subjects are embedding in everything we do and are important in preparing these kids for future employment.”
Winners: Rosalie Primary school students Chas Underwood, Sophie Kirk, Abbey Major and Zaine Thorp with class teacher Michael Webb, principal Roslyn Kay and Governor Kerry Sanderson.