August 23, 2017

This week in 3/4 we have started the process of designing our own playgrounds! As fun as this sounds, the 3/4's have had to work really hard to consider all the different aspects of designing a playground such as safety, practicality and space. They are now looking int...

August 17, 2017

How amazing is Poetry? 3/4 students are discovering just that! We have been delving into the different styles of poetry (free verse, cinquain, diamante) and the tools that can be used to make the poetry interesting (alliteration, rhyme, metaphor and simile). Students a...

August 13, 2017

On the 4th of August, 20 of the 5/6’s went to Lake Mountain for the day. Students spent the morning cross country skiing through the mountain. There were many spills and every student experienced at least one fall (some had multiple), but they persisted, kept getting b...

August 9, 2017

The Junior School Council organised to have Steve from Friends of the Leadbeaters Possum visit our students last week. Steve came and talked to our students about the endangered Leadbeaters Possum. We all learnt a lot and were very grateful to Steve for coming to educa...

August 9, 2017

During our reading and writing sessions the preps have been working on their visualising skills. On display near the prep rooms is a gallery of work inspired by the poem My tooth fell out. The preps had a go at drawing what they visualised as the poem was being read al...

August 9, 2017

This week the Junior school council went on an excursion to Yellingbo to plant trees to create critical breeding habitats for the Helmeted Honeyeater and the Leadbeaters Possum. We heard all the about the Helmeted Honeyeater from Cecilia at the ‘Friends of the Helmeted...

August 2, 2017

In 1/2 we have been using arrays to learn about multiplication and division. Last week we had to share our m&m's equally with our family members and use an array to show our working out. The m&m's didn't last long!

August 2, 2017

There is a small group of ‘hobbit like’ creatures who meet early on Thursday mornings before school every week, to practise a strange magic called ‘guitar’. Pictured are Oscar, Alex, Olivia and Macee who have practised for years to enable them to play the chords and us...

August 2, 2017

On Sunday some of the parents and kids came to school to plant 100 trees. The kids loved getting their hands dirty and learning a bout how these trees will support the wildlife in years to come. 

A special thanks goes Healesville Toyota who donated shirts and gloves for...

August 2, 2017

The grade 3/4's when to Lake Mountain last week to go cross country skiing. They all had a fabulous time even though there were a few falls. 

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