O'Connor Cooperative School

An ACT Public School
Together we learn   Together we grow


35A Macpherson Street
O'Connor ACT 2602
Telephone: (02) 6205 6340
Fax: (02) 6205 7084

Welcome to the O'Connor Cooperative School.

The O'Connor Cooperative School has a long history of providing innovative, high quality early childhood education. We believe that all children are unique beings, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and beliefs about the world and their place in it. We believe that children are capable, confident and creative learners with unlimited potential.

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Cross Country at Turner School

Posted on 06 May 2016

Turner carnival

Today year 2 attended the Turner School cross country carnival. The children took part in the 1 km race and enjoyed being part of the event. 

This was also transition opportunity for the children. They were able to meet peers at Turner School, get to know some of the staff at the school and begin familiarising themselves with the layout of the school. 

We thank the staff at Turner for a great carnival! 

Anzac Day ceremony at Moreshead Home

Posted on 13 Apr 2016

Anzac Day

This morning current and past O'Connor Cooperative School students took part in an Anzac Day service at Moreshead Home, Lyneham. 

The students were accompanied by school staff, members of the Southside Community Service singers and the Music Engagement Program team as they shared the song 'Gallipoli'.    


Year 2 visit the Materials Recovery Facility

Posted on 16 Mar 2016


As part of their science program, year 2 visited the Materials Recovery Facility at Hume.
MRF staff member, Lee, led the group on a tour of the landfill site and shared interesting waste and recycling facts with the group.
The children will use this experience and the learning which has taken place over the term to prepare a rich task through which to apply their knowledge of environmental sciences. 

Grandparents Morning

Posted on 16 Mar 2016


Each year we acknowledge the role of grandparents and grand friends. This year our visitors were invited to take part in morning investigations.

The 1/2 children enjoyed doing woodwork and collage with their visitors. In kindergarten, grandparents were treated to delicious meals in the dramatic play restaurant. Preschool children relished the opportunity to have their grandparents join them for morning investigations.

Music Engagement Program sing-a-long at the Mint

Posted on 08 Feb 2016

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of decimal currency, the Royal Australian Mint is having an open day. The Music Engagement Program will be running some community singing and invites the O'Connor Cooperative School community to take part in the occasion. 

Date: Saturday 13 February

Time: 1pm 

Place: meet outside to the left of the entrance (facing the building) 

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