April 2017

Join the 2017 Premiers’ Reading Challenge!

A message from the Premier “I wish every child and student undertaking the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge in 2017 a fun, enjoyable and fulfilling experience. I look forward to hearing about their discoveries, adventures and achievements.”             – The Hon Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria To complete the challenge: Prep, Year 1 and Year …

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ANZAC Biscuits

On Wednesday, the Preps watched a video ‘How to make ANZAC Biscuits’. We discussed all the things that we need to have to make the biscuits – whether it be ingredients or equipment. The Preps then had the task of drawing an item and labelling it. When sounding out words, it is helpful to stretch out …

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Thank you to all the wonderful helpers, without you we wouldn’t have had such a successful morning. PMP will take place every Friday from 9.15AM-10.00AM, we welcome all helpers to join us when possible.  

Maths Update

In week 1 this term, the preps went on a number hunt. We went for a walk out of the school, searching for numbers between 0 to 20. Every time we found a number, we ticked it off the list and photographed it on our iPad. Having collected the numbers, we collaborated in placing the …

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Reading News

Open Minded Portraits Over the first two weeks of term we have been developing deeper comprehension of what we read by creating an “Open Minded Portrait”. Students selected a single character from a book they have read and drew their portrait. On the attached ‘mind page’ they wrote from the perspective of that character.  This encouraged them to ‘walk …

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Week 2 Happenings

Monday Writing (Weekend recount), Numeracy, Reading (Step Inside) Inquiry workshops / Shared reading – letter study Library – Yoga – Drawing Tuesday ANZAC DAY – PUBLIC HOLIDAY Wednesday Inquiry/ Shared reading – Big book Science / Hour of code / Language experience – ANZAC biscuits Thursday (Reading folder comes to school today) Library / Music /Reading Wellbeing / …

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