December 2019

Courtyard Grand Opening!

Last Friday was an incredibly exciting day for the prep neighbourhood community as we officially opened our reconstructed courtyard space. This project was a culmination of our year long inquiry into construction in its many forms. Throughout the year the teachers noticed three main areas of construction including kindness, place and stories. In dialogue with …

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Grandparents’ Morning Tea

The Prep Neighbourhood was buzzing with excitement last Wednesday morning as the children arrived ready for our annual Grandparents’ Morning Tea. Our time together began with a performance of two songs co-constructed with our music teacher, Deb. The next part of our morning was spent engaging in provocations with our Grandparents and special friends, along …

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Term 4 Inquiry Groups

The focus of our inquiry has been to understand our world. With all the climate change devastation, it’s equally important that we have insights into how we can continue to contribute to positive change, and see examples of this. All living things depend on their (built and natural) environments for their survival and wellbeing. The …

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Library Books

Hello! Just a reminder that tomorrow is our last library session and the last day to bring any library books back! We would be very grateful if you could double check at home in case you have any books that need to be returned. Thank you! The Year One Team

Deconstructing and Constructing Learning with Nudel Kart

On Friday, students in the Transport Inquiry group were given the opportunity to use Nudel Kart as a provocation for their inquiry. Students participated in an incursion with the Nüdel Kart, facilitated by Play Specialist Cat Sewell.  Nüdel Kart is a deconstructable, mobile play kart that can be reconfigured in endless ways to encourage self-directed learning. …

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