March 27, 2017

The last fortnight had the students participate in swimming! The kids loved learning new swimming techniques and finding out how to be safe around the pool. After all of this we got to celebrate by going on the blow up water slide!

Next week the grade 5/6's are preparin...

March 27, 2017

This week in reading we have been focusing on summarising. Students have done a fantastic job of sharing the important parts of the story with their reading buddy.  In reading we use rotations to consolidate our learning. The kids love working independently to extend t...

March 23, 2017

Levels 1 – 6 have been fortunate enough to attend daily swimming lessons at Yarra Junction Pools. All 1 & 2’s loved the experience and showing off their skills in the water. Students not only learnt about different swimming styles/techniques, they also learnt about poo...

March 19, 2017

The grade 1/2 students have been working really hard during maths learning time.  Many have moved levels on Blitzmaster and they have all improved their personal best scores since the start of the year.  During maths sessions the 1/2 students are highly organised being...

March 19, 2017

In 3/4 we have been voicing our opinions in persuasive writing. The passion and determination from our students about topics they are interested in is amazing. We are sure we have some up and coming politicians who will change the world.

March 16, 2017

 The Preps and Grade 5/6's have been having a great fun spending time with each other. It is important for our preps to have someone who is older to help them if they need. The Grade 5/6 students have been helping their buddies with their addition facts to help them wi...

March 12, 2017

In our Writer’s Workshop, our 3/4’s have been enhancing their skills as narrative writers. They began by breaking down narratives and determining the essential elements of what makes a strong narrative piece. Students have since spent time creating imaginative ideas fo...

March 12, 2017

Over the past few weeks the Preps have been working on their letters and sounds. They have been hard at work identifying letters in books and around the school, along with working on letter formation. They have been learning actions to go with each sound and have even...

It was great to have Frank here! He taught us about animals, the environment and Canada! Frank lives Canada, he is a scientist and an author of 11 picture story books. He loved playing hockey and he loves mother earth, the outdoors and spending time with his Grandchild...

March 2, 2017

The Grade one and twos have been hatching chicks in their classroom thanks to Ruth Bowers (Jolene’s Mum). Ruth set up an incubator in the classroom with 18 eggs. The children were lucky enough to have nine chicks hatch just before their science lesson and had fun obser...

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