Month: October 2016

Home Learning Task

Over the past few weeks, we have been investigating plant systems.  We have looked at the life cycle of a plant, what plants need to survive, photosynthesis and parts of the plants we eat.  We are going to start exploring where our food comes from and also the dependence on plants and animals for our survival. …

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Learning Focus

5/6 Assembly Presentation Well done to all the students who presented the learning from the 5/6 neighbourhood today, specifically the research process and how it has contributed to better understanding topics such as ethical clothing, our impact on the environment, body systems and the Stolen Generation. Congratulation to Lola, Ruby and Georgia for their fantastic …

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Learning Focus

Human Body Inquiry Over the last two weeks, our students have been researching the different body systems. One of their tasks was to draw a labelled diagram of the system they were researching. Take a look at some of their amazing diagrams!

WEEK 4 HAPPENINGS

MONDAY Recount /Mathematics workshop – money / Reading – Art Projects and Provocations / Maths Target: Triangles Literacy target groups TUESDAY Projects and Provocations / Maths Target: Circles Literacy target groups Specialist classes Blue – Visual Art, Italian Red – Italian, Physical Education Green – Physical Education, Visual Art Buddy time – Outdoor games / Art / ICT …

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Term 4 Hat Policy

We have noticed that quite a few students have been coming to school for the last few weeks without their hats.  Here is just a reminder about the school policy in regards to hats: “The school has a Sun Smart Policy which encourages responsible attitudes towards protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays. In accordance …

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Runny Noses and Tissues

Unfortunately it is the season for runny noses! There are many runny noses in both Neighbourhood 1 and Neighbourhood 2. If you could send in a box of tissues with your child this week or next it will much appreciated by those students with hay fever and colds. Thank you!

100 Story Building

  Just a little update regarding our exciting excursion! The Preps have been placed across two days to accommodate the facilities. So, Red and Green Group will be taking part in the experience on Thursday 27th Oct and Blue Group on Monday 31st.

Author Study: Eric Carle

As part of our learning into author study, the Preps have been exploring Eric Carle and his unique storytelling and illustrations. First, we began by reading through various texts such as “Slowly, slowly said the sloth”, “The secret birthday message” and many more. As we read through each story we discussed the reoccurring style of Carle …

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Action Required

Dear Parents and Carers, Just over 3 weeks to go until the Bazaar! The Spinning Wheel hampers for the Bazaar are now in your child’s neighbourhood. Please donate according to the hamper theme for your child’s home group (see below).  We look forward to another year of generous, good quality, non-perishable donations! ALSO, beginning this …

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Buddy time assembly

At assembly on Friday, the Preps and Year 5 buddies presented their learning to the community.  The speakers explained the steps we have taken to create our robots.  Creating instruction manuals Coding Robot design Constructing the robots