During Term 2 we have been carrying out a number of Biodiversity audits within our school with a particular focus on the wildlife living at Belle Vue. We watched out for birds in the different parts of the school and created a list of the different species observed. We also recorded all the different bugs that we found in a variety of places around the school grounds.
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The grade 1/2 students have been working hard on Wednesday afternoons to create some scarecrows to protect our plants in the veggie patch. Check out the photos of our scarecrows below, along with some of our beautiful produce that we are growing!
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As part of our integrated unit “Watch It Grow!” we have been growing lots of different seeds and watching how things develop from a seed into a seedling. One thing we have noticed is that our sunflowers and broadbeans have grown best when we keep them inside overnight. We think this happens because the plants don’t get too cold or get frost bite.Read More »
Friday means “Friday Fun Maths!” in grade 1/2. This is a time when we revise concepts that we have learnt over the past few weeks. This weeks activities included:Read More »
Today we thought about what the word healthy means. We thought of lots of different things, like eating healthy food, exercising, getting enough sleep, brushing your teeth and personal hygiene.Read More »
Some of Belle Vue’s junior choir headed along to Vista Valley kindergarten in Bulleen.
The choir performed ‘Brave’ for a very captivated audience! With only 6 members able to come along, they were also very brave when singing for the kinder kids.
Then Ms Anstee read a wonderful story about winter.
We followed up by making a winter picture with the kids, with our Belle Vue students helping out.
Thanks to everyone who helped out and came along.
Everyone enjoyed themselves and hopefully we some Vista Valley kids at Belle Vue in the future!Read More »
Today at school we thought about some different ways that we can be kind to each other. Here are some of the ideas that we came up with:Read More »
Did you know that there are shapes WITHIN shapes? We were amazed!
The grade 1/2 classes have been learning all about 2D shapes this week. We have learnt about the different properties of shapes, their names, and how many corners or edges they have. Today we looked at how some shapes can be constructed by other smaller 2D shapes.Read More »
Ms Woodhouse, Mrs Paterson & Mr Robinson took members of our Junior Choir to Yarraleen kinder today.
The choir sang ‘Fight Song’ beautifully for the 4 year old Rainbow group.
Then Mr Robinson sang with the kids, taught them about keeping the beat and loud and soft sounds.
The Junior Choir sang ‘Brave’ to finish off our time at the kinder.
The kinder kids had a great time with our school students and the Junior Choir should be very proud of the way they conducted themselves.
Thanks to Chris and the kinder students at Yarraleen, and everyone who was involved today.Read More »
We held our first ‘Building Strong Foundations’ session on Friday, to begin the transition into Belle Vue.
Lots of eager and excited kids and parents attended the session run by Ms. Woodhouse in the Prep W classroom.
We made caterpillars, looked for letters, sang songs and talked about our favourite animals.
A great time was had by all and we can’t wait to see some more happy faces at the next session.
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