Month: October 2018

Gardening

This morning the Year 2 neighbourhood had some more time in our school’s vegetable garden. We were joined by Petros who began by presenting to the whole neighbourhood what has been done in the garden so far, including how the compost has been developed. We then headed outside where the students began by sowing some …

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Poetry Corner

This week, the Year Twos are starting to learn about poetry. Today students learned how poetry is a way of arranging and manipulating words to create unique views of the world, and that a writer combines words in order to share thoughts of feelings about a subject. Students have the opportunity during Projects and Provocations …

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Future City Narratives

This week, we started to think about ideas for narratives based around our inquiry focus of ‘what would a city of the future look like?’. Inspired by science fiction, we first looked at images of imagined futuristic cities as prompts and brainstormed what problems and solutions we could write about in the plot of our …

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Gardening

This week the Year 2 students have been out getting their hands dirty in the garden. After discussing how and why seeds germinate, the students headed out to the vegetable garden and planted some climbing beans. Using a ruler the students made sure the seeds were between 4-5 cm under the ground. They then gave …

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