Students' 90th birthday activities and events

  • 90th Birthday Mural

    In collaboration with the ANU School of Art, an artwork celebrating the school's past, present and future will be made by students mentored by a local Artist in Residence Dan Byrd Maginnity on the wall of Ainslie School's Yerra Building.

    Our aim is to have all students spend time with Dan on creating the

    For more information, please contact Kate Chapman (

  • Whole School Photo

    Tuesday 7 November

    A commemorative group photograph will be taken of all current Ainslie students out the front of the school.

    Check out the 80th birthday photo in the school foyer!

    For more information, please contact Kate Chapman (

  • 90th Birthday Sporting Tournament

    Terms 3 and 4, Years 3-6

    A range of sporting games will be held on Monday lunchtimes during Term 2 (weeks 6–10) and into Term 3. Students will need to sign up at the start of the event.

    Points will be allocated to School Houses with the overall winning House being awarded the 90th Birthday Cup.

    For more information, please contact Laurence (

  • School Heritage Week

    Week 4, Term 3

    As part of the school's ‘heritage week’ in Term 3 (7-11 Aug) students will learn about the way schools and classrooms were run in the 'olden days'.

    Oishii Canteen will also be selling retro treats such as 'jelly slice' and 'pigs-in-a-blanket' throughout the week.

    On Friday 11 August, children and teachers can come dressed in clothes from the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's.

    Please contact Catherine for more information (

  • Kids' Birthday Party

    Tuesday 19 September

    A celebratory morning of fun and games especially for our current Ainslie students.

    10.30am-12pm: Round-robin of children's party games.
    12pm: Whole school 90th Birthday assembly and birthday cake.

    To help out, please sign up via our volunteers page.

    For more information, please contact Mel McDonald (

  • 2017 Twilight Concert

    Wednesday 29 November
    5pm and 6.30pm

    The grand finale of Ainslie School's 90th year will be the annual Twilight Concert - 'Rockin' the Decades'.

    This year students will be performing to music from the decades between 1927 to 2017.

    For more information, please contact Catherine Dillon (