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School House Teams

The school is organised into four houses using the four streets surrounding the school which were named to acknowledge the history of the area. House activities include house points which are collected each week for the House Cup, House athletic sports which are conducted in Education Week each year and other lunchtime competitions set up by our house leaders.

Fyans Park Primary School has four houses: Camden, Cook, Ormskirk and Windmill. Each house is led by two Year 6 students and they play an important role in leading and uniting each house at various times throughout the year including the Year 3-6 Athletics held at Landy Field, Year Prep-2 Sports Day held at Fyans Park and multi-age activities. House Leaders have the responsibility of collecting weekly house points across the school and determining the winning house as well as providing the school community with a sports report at each assembly. Belonging to and working together in teams (houses) helps to build cohesion, school and team spirit, self-esteem and encourage responsibility. The Jarman Shield is presented each year to the house with the greatest aggregate score.

COOK

Mr Cook and Mr Francis had a wool scouring factory near the Balyang Bird Sanctuary and owned all the land nearby, including the land on which the school now sits.

CAMDEN

Camden Town, London is the place where former Newtown Councillor (1858), Mr Sanders Trotman lived before coming to Australia.

ORMSKIRK

Ormskirk is a place in Lancashire, England.  Mr Harriott, a former Newtown Councillor, came from a Western District property called Ormskirk and his parents came from Ormskirk in England before coming to Australia in the mid 19th century.

WINDMILL

Mr Windmill dug rocks from the old quarry next to the School.  He donated the land to the Newtown Council for a play park and it is now called Windmill Reserve.

Belonging to and working together in teams (Houses) helps to build cohesion, school and team spirit, self-esteem and encourage responsibility.

The Jarman Shield is presented each year to the House with the greatest aggregate score.

Fyans Park House Captains.
Fyans park sports day, running around track.
Fyans Park on sports day.

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