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The ABCs Of Australian Primary School

The place we learnt more than just the ABC.

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A is for Athletics Carnival

You got to dress up, yell bizarre chants and run your little heart out in hope that you claim victory for your colour.
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You got to dress up, yell bizarre chants and run your little heart out in hope that you claim victory for your colour.

B is for Book Week

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Where you got to dress up as your favourite character EVER for the whole day.

C is for Canteen Duty

Because when your mum was on canteen duty, you knew you were in for a delicious day.
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Because when your mum was on canteen duty, you knew you were in for a delicious day.

D is for Dollarmites

You felt like you were saving so much coin at the time.
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You felt like you were saving so much coin at the time.

E is for Erasers

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And all the times you used them to make your tough life decisions.

F is for Friends

In primary school, the biggest drama with friends was really who got to first play the "wolf" in "What's the time Mr Wolf?"
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In primary school, the biggest drama with friends was really who got to first play the "wolf" in "What's the time Mr Wolf?"

G is for Gymnastics

There's nothing like jumping into a pit full of foam to release some good old energy.
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There's nothing like jumping into a pit full of foam to release some good old energy.

H is for Healthy Harold

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The puppet who taught us all about making healthy choices... in a van.

I is for Interschool Carnivals

So you may have placed in your school one, but things got a whole lot more intimidating when you had to compete with other schools.
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So you may have placed in your school one, but things got a whole lot more intimidating when you had to compete with other schools.

J is for Jelly Cups

For that recess sugar boost.

K is for Kindergarten

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Where it all begins!

L is for Library

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The library was easily one of the greatest areas in your whole primary school.

M is for Musica Viva

I think we all prefer to forget tbh.
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I think we all prefer to forget tbh.

N is for "Not Hat, No Play"

That dreaded feeling of forgetting your hat was like no other.
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That dreaded feeling of forgetting your hat was like no other.

O is for Oz Tag

Ripping stray tags off people's bodies has never been so fun... or competitive.
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Ripping stray tags off people's bodies has never been so fun... or competitive.

P is for Pen License

That proud moment when you could graduate from being a mere pencil user to a haughty pen scribe.
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That proud moment when you could graduate from being a mere pencil user to a haughty pen scribe.

Q is for Questacon

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Most NSW and ACT schools got to visit this magical place at least once.

R is for Reflection Diary

"This week was good because I learnt how to do subtractions, it was very good and I feel good about it."
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"This week was good because I learnt how to do subtractions, it was very good and I feel good about it."

S is for Stuck In The Mud

The only game where it's acceptable to crawl underneath someone else's legs.
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The only game where it's acceptable to crawl underneath someone else's legs.

T is for TV

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When it was wheeled in to the classroom, you knew you were in for a good time.

U is for Universe

Because as you got older, you began to learn there's a whole lot more out there than just your little world.
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Because as you got older, you began to learn there's a whole lot more out there than just your little world.

V is for Vortex Balls

Remember the feeling when these super cool, whistling balls were introduced to school playgrounds? Iconic.
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Remember the feeling when these super cool, whistling balls were introduced to school playgrounds? Iconic.

W is for WordArt

That rainbow font really just spruced up your whole assignment tbh.
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That rainbow font really just spruced up your whole assignment tbh.

X is for Xylophone

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Learning all the Christmas carols on them so you could really impress your parents on the night of school carols.

Y is for Yogo Mix

When your Mum packed you one of these with a little freezer block to keep it cool, recess couldn't come soon enough.

Z is for Zooper Doopers

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A classic primary school treat, perfect for the hot summer days.