Month: March 2022

Week 9 Learning…

5/6 students who are impacted by COVID, can engage with the following learning opportunities while at home: Reading – write a summary, response to what was read, a book review Numeracy – daily practice of maths goals linked to fluency with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Writing – as well as writing provocations, students can …

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Harmony Week

As we continue our Inquiry into Our Place in the World, students have been researching the history of Harmony Day and its importance. They explored their emotional connection to the idea of harmony by writing poetry to express what it means to them. Some of these poems are shared at the end of this post. …

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A community of collaboration and sharing

Collaborating and sharing with our community – Gabe As we move towards the end of Term 1, the 5/6 Neighbourhood continues to thrive. Not only have we had many exciting events happening but the students are continuing to deepen their understanding of “Community” through some exciting Inquiry workshops.  This fortnight, the school community gathered to …

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A community is more than a place

Communities are groups of people all coming together. – Louis M. This week the children in the year 1 neighbourhood have been deepening their understanding of the community. Through observations and discussion through provocations, the teachers identified three key lenses that will help broaden the student’s ability to apply their understanding of community and take …

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Week 5 – Using brushes to create marks

‘It is customary for Yolŋu artists who paint Country and the stories it holds to use materials collected from Country…’ Last week students explored their immediate surroundings and collected natural materials to make their brushes. Their aim was to further explore the idea of mark making and pattern and experiment with a range of materials …

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