School’s back on Monday! Don’t forget to pack sunscreen and a school hat as well as an ice pack in your child’s lunchbox and plenty of cold water. Looking for some healthy lunchbox ideas? Check out Nutrition Australia's suggestions.

What's for lunch? | Nutrition Australia
Parents and carers – looking for some helpful information and resources on life at school?

Life at school
Have you got a little one heading to Prep this year? Take a look at these handy tips to help prepare them for school.

Getting ready for Prep - Early Years Count
Looking for information and resources about STEM education for the year ahead? Check out the department’s STEM hub – a one-stop shop for parents and students.

STEM hub for parents and students
It’s back to school next week! Don’t forget that every day counts. Check out the cool Every day counts animation, comic and posters - featuring some of your favourite footy players, including Sam Thaiday as Sam the Dog. [ Link ]

Every day counts animation

Check out the latest animation on why every day counts at school. It features Sam Thaiday as Sam the Dog, as well as some of your other favourite Indigenous ...

MISSING: 11-year-old boy who was last seen leaving an address in Woodridge and has not been seen since. Caucasian in appearance, he is 153cm tall with a thin build with short brown hair and was last seen wearing was last seen wearing black shorts, an unknown colour Nike t-shirt and Nike shoes. If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. [ Link ]

Missing boy, Woodridge - Queensland Police News
MISSING: 13-year-old girl last seen at an address in Deception Bay. She is Caucasian in appearance, 150cm tall with long black hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a black Nike t-shirt and pyjama bottoms. If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. [ Link ]

Missing girl, Deception Bay - Queensland Police News
MISSING: 12-year-old girl who was last seen at an address in Narangba. She is Caucasian in appearance, 170cm tall with long blonde hair and was last seen wearing a black singlet and shorts. If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. [ Link ]

Missing girl, Narangba - Queensland Police News
Want to know more about teaching in Queensland state schools? Teach Queensland News and Jobs provides information about teaching as a career in state schools, including inspirational stories, teaching vacancies, incentives and benefits and PD opportunities. Subscribe now to make sure you receive our special edition focused on 2017 teaching jobs next week: .

Teach Queensland News and Jobs
Big shout-out to all teachers and early childhood educators - you do an amazing job year-round!
MISSING: Police are seeking public assistance to help locate two boys who went missing from Redbank Plains. The boys, aged five and six years old are believed to be in the company of a 32-year-old man who may be driving a silver 1998 Ford Laser. The man (pictured) is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 188cm tall, of slim build with short blonde hair. The 5-year-old boy...
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Missing Boys, Moore Park Beach - Queensland Police News
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Congratulations to Queensland Academies students Ailis and Isabella on their perfect International Baccalaureate scores.

Competitive pair earn perfect scores
Looking for some free fun activities to make with the kids over the holidays? Have a look at MAKEIT courtesy of The Edge [ Link ]

MAKEIT Workshop and Lesson Plans - The Edge
Looking for something to do with your kids these holidays? Check out these suggestions: [ Link ]

Affordable activities for kids - Visit Brisbane
AMBER ALERT: A newborn baby girl went missing from Gold Coast University Hospital at approximately 4pm today and may be at significant risk.The baby is believed to be in the company of a man, a woman and an 8-year-old girl.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance with a shaved head, beard and was last seen wearing a blue pole shirt and board shorts. The woman is described as Caucasian...
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AMBER ALERT - Parkwood - Queensland Police News
We wish everyone a safe and happy festive season. Any inquiries to this page over the Christmas / New Year period will be responded to in the New Year. See you all in 2017!
AMBER ALERT: Missing 18-month-old toddler Aubree Leigh Best. Aubree may have been taken by her father Jordan Leigh Best last week in Logan, Queensland. They could still be in the Logan area or travelling interstate as Jordan Best has family in South Australia. Aubree is described as having light brown, medium length hair and blue eyes, is 85 centimetres tall and weighs 12 kilograms. Jordan...
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It’s hot outside! Why not catch up with Sally and Possum and friends to see how to keep cool on a very hot day.

A Very Hot Day - Episode 2 | Sally & Possum
Did you know that the iconic children’s TV show Play School is 50? Join Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the Gold Coast City Gallery’s exhibition celebrating the show.

Happy Birthday Play School