At Belle Vue we held our annual information evening during ‘Education Week’.
All our staff spoke passionately to prospective Belle Vue families about what our school has to offer.
We spoke of our values, the curriculum at each level, the wonderful events and all the extra-curricular activities that are part of Belle Vue Primary School.
We hope to see these families again, as part of our Belle Vue community.Read More »
The Preps had a fantastic time on their visit to Scienceworks! In class we have been learning a lot about forces, push and pull, gravity and what things are made of.
We explored all the different areas and had a great time with all the hands on exhibits!
Thanks to Mrs S and our parent helpers Meg, Phuong & Andrew for helping us have a great time.
Check out some of the photos below:
We can’t wait for our next excursion!Read More »
We took some former Yarraleen kinder students back in time to their old kinder this week!
They had a wonderful time engaging in a music session with the kids and talking to them about what Belle Vue is like.
Mr Robinson and Ms Anstee ran a wonderful session and we can’t wait to do some more kinder visits soon!Read More »
On Monday we took some members of the Belle Vue Junior Choir, as well as our resident Art extraordinaire Leanne Anstee to Glass St Kindergarten.
We sang ‘Get Back Up Again’ from the movie Trolls, and then worked with the kinder kids on a lovely Autumn activity run by Ms Anstee.
We had a wonderful time and so did Glass St kindergarten!Read More »
The Preps have been learning all about capacity this week.
We’ve been enjoying lots of hands on activities, comparing the capacity of different containers and estimating the amount that they would hold.
Here we are predicting which one would hold more, out of two containers.
Then we measured to check:
We tried our best to make our measurements accurate by filling one container all the way to the top.
Then we poured from one container to another to check.
The next day, we tried different activities such as ordering containers from holds least to holds most.
Then we filled containers to different levels such as – Full, Half Full, Half Empty, Nearly Full, Nearly Empty and Empty.
Then we measured using rice, sand and pasta to fill larger containers. First we estimated (a sensible guess!) how many spoonful’s or cupful’s it would take to fill the larger container. Then we checked:
We’ve had a great week and now we know a lot more about capacity!
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This week Prep W have been learning about patterns!
We made towers of blocks in 2 different colours, and then went to 3 and 4. We even tried making patterns using 5 or 6 different colours!
After our coloured block patterns, we made shape patterns!Read More »
Today Prep W were learning about the letter Mm!
The Preps were challenged to make groups of 4 and work out a way to make the letter Mm using all four bodies in the group.
We did MMMMMMMAGNIFICENTLY well!
Don’t we look MMMMMMMARVELOUS!Read More »
Our 2017 Preps joined us officially for the first time this week!
They all had a wonderful time learning about what school will be like, meeting some new friends and they are already looking forward to the next session!
Thursday November 24th 2pm – 3pm.Read More »
The Preps have been enjoying their daily swimming lessons!
The intensive 2 week program has seen the Preps grow in confidence in the water and they cannot wait until water slide day!Read More »
Prep A & Prep W were incredibly lucky to have a visit from some special guests during the week.
We have been learning all about the weather in Term 4, and Minnie’s grandparents, Farmer Philip & Julie, payed us a visit to talk about why weather is so important to farmers.
They drove down from the country with a mother sheep and her 2 two week old twin lambs!
Farmer Philip & Farmer Julie brought the lambs in to the hall for us to look at.
Minnie and Archie had a turn at walking them around so the Preps could see them and pat them!
Then Farmer Philip answered all the Preps questions about farming, the weather and the lambs.
Ms Woodhouse even got to have a cuddle!
Belle Vue Primary would like to say a big thank-you to Farmer Philip & Farmer Julie for helping us to learn some more about the weather and for bringing along some of your farm animals. We loved it!Read More »