Students in year 5/6 have been participating in the Integrated Unit – Enterprise during Terms 3 and 4. The unit has taken them from learning about the lives of children in other countries, and the varying qualities of life some of these children experience, to researching and promoting a charity, and learning about designing, marketing and advertising a product. Students are currently preparing activities and making their own products to sell on our two Enterprise Market Days coming up at the end of Term. All profits will go to the six charities that the 5/6 students have chosen, which support children around the world who do not enjoy all of their basic rights.
Below are photos of some of our students with their ‘bookmark’ design prototypes, which they created when learning about the design process. All students started with a simple, ordinary bookmark, and followed the design process to come up with a new, creative product.
Here is a student’s bookmark that becomes a hover board.
This bookmark turns into a comfortable arm chair at the click of a button!
Here is a bookmark that has a hologram feature.
This bookmark has a delicious treat dispenser, perfect for those boring books that teachers make kids read.
Who needs an iphone, fitbit AND a bookmark when you can have all the features in one handy product? Enjoy finding out your heart rate while you shock yourself by seeing how many words you have read per minute!
*All designs are copyrighted to students of 5/6RRead More »
Students in grade 3/4 have been designing questionnaires so as to collect data. They then tested their questionnaires within the class. Following this they discussed what worked well and what they found challenging.Read More »
Each week in grade 1/2 we have a chance to learn some new spelling words. We like to learn our words in creative and differentRead 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 »
Thank you to everyone who supported our first ever 5c Frenzy! Your support and enthusiasm was incredible.Read More »
Today in class we learned how to research our favourite animals. We had to find facts about an animal that we chose.Read More »
Friday 18th November – Belle Vue Primary School annual fundraising dinner. Get your Dancing Queen shoes on and help raise much needed funds for our school
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Students have begun to discuss and describe the observable properties of solids, liquids and gases. This activity is part of the Matter Matters topic. Students asked themselves questions such as:
– Does this object have a fixed shape?
– Does if flow?
– Can it be poured?
During the term students will consider how matter usually exists in one of three states (solid, liquid or gas). They will discover the properties of each and understand the importance of heat.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 »