Dress Up Parade Fun

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The CBCA Book Week 2018 was celebrated during Week 5 in the Junior School. The theme for Book Week this year was ‘Find Your Treasure’.

Friday 24 August was a beautiful sunny day for the Junior School Book Week Dress Up Parade. Students and teachers dressed as something related to the theme or their favourite book character. There was much excitement as the many and varied, creative costumes were paraded for all to see.

While the judges deliberated after each group had paraded, several teachers read excerpts from some of our library books and the Bible with stories about treasure.

The grand parade showcased the wonderful costumes with winners being announced. Thank you, parents, for helping your children to have such wonderful costumes. Winning costumes for each cluster were:

Kindy / Pre-Primary – Riagan U (PPB) as Captain Underpants

Years 1 and 2 – Eleri H (1A) as a mermaid

Years 3 and 4 – Ella J (4B) as Gangster Granny

Years 5 and 6 – Mikaela T (6C) as the White Witch from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


Thank you to all who participated and joined in the fun. A gold coin donation to dress up and a sausage sizzle raised funds to assist with the work in the Philippines. A special ‘thank you’ to parents who came to help prepare the sausage sizzle.


Student comments:

Hayley P (5A) – I enjoyed hearing the parts of books read by the teachers.

Tillie O (4A) – I liked seeing all the costumes and dress ups and how much effort they put into it.

Dhari K (2A) – Some of the costumes were funny.

David B (1B) – I liked how everyone was different.

Adelina M (2A) – I liked that every class went on stage and showed everyone what their costume was like.


Mrs J Barnsley

Library Teacher 

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