Carnaby Rise Primary getting ready to welcome students to new campus

Alecia Lusted, Moya Gibson, principal Karen Giacomucci, Fiona Irvine and Kylie Rimmer.
Picture: Bruce Hunt        www.communitypix.com.au d464685
Alecia Lusted, Moya Gibson, principal Karen Giacomucci, Fiona Irvine and Kylie Rimmer. Picture: Bruce Hunt        www.communitypix.com.au d464685

EXCITEMENT is building at a new Landsdale school as staff prepare to welcome students for the first time.

Carnaby Rise Primary School principal Karen Giacomucci said there was a “real buzz” ahead of the first school day tomorrow.

“We’re all so excited and really looking forward to day one,” she said.

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There are more than 240 children enrolled from kindergarten to Year 6 but student numbers were “growing every single day”.

The school will have a focus on early childhood education through its nature playground, as well as arts and science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

“The technology is state-of- the art because it’s all new,” Ms Giacomucci said.

“We’ve got a really good, fast internet service.”

She said a large number of teaching applications were received, with 17 staff employed, including two graduate teachers.

“We’ve got a diverse range of skilled teachers from across the State,” she said.