With term 1 well underway, students across the school are enjoying a variety of activities and extra curricular programs. Grade 1/2 students have been enjoying learning in all areas of the school, particularly the library. Here are some of the reasons why 1/2D loves the library:
“We get to look at lots of tricky books.”
“There’s so many things to look at!”
“I like to draw and read with my friends.”
“Libraries are such cool places”
“It’s just fun.”
Here are some photos of us enjoying the library.Read More »
Prep W & Prep G have made a wonderful start to their first year at school!
Here are a couple of class photos of each class.
We can’t wait to share more with you as the year progresses!Read More »
As part of the integrated focus in Animal Science this Term, Grade 3/4 students had the opportunity to experience Healesville Animal Sanctuary on Tuesday 5th December, 2017.
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At the beginning of term 4 the students in grades 1 and 2 completed a unit on poetry. We looked at acrostic poems, cinquains, rhyming poetry and using ourRead More »
Thank you to everyone who came to our working bee on Thursday afternoon. It was great to see so many parents and students helping to clean up our veggie patch and tidy up after our recent building works. As the old saying goes – many hands make light work 🙂Read More »
Some lucky Grade 4 students accompanied Ms Woodhouse & Mrs S to visit Green Group at Bellevue Kinder on Monday. Some lucky Grade 4 students accompanied MsRead More »
Having a huge focus on Narratives in Term 3 meant that a book review poster seemed a wonderful way to reflect on all the hard work they had put into their writing and VCOP this Term.Read More »
The Preps have been having a wonderful time learning about coding this term!
We have been solving problems in pairs and working on directions together.
We need to follow specific steps to ensure the computer can understand the code we put in.
These lessons help us with our problem solving and computer language.
We will be very tech savvy when we grow up!
If you are interested in learning simple computer coding, go to this website:
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Throughout the year, students in year 5/6 have been lucky enough to work directly with our computer technician Ric, building up their understanding and skills in programming and robotics.
The learning started with students using computer programs and resources such as excel, flash, scratch and brainpop (blockly maze), to learn the basics of programming.
Students have since worked in teams to manually put their robot cars together. They are now learning about how the robots work and how they will provide their robots with the set of instructions they will need to perform particular tasks.
The next step is for students to start writing the codes and seeing the results in their moving robot cars!
Our students (and teachers!) have already learnt a lot from Ric, and we are excited to continue learning in this incredibly important area of education.
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In grade 5/6 at Belle Vue, we try to make maths as hands-on and realistic as possible. It’s important that students learn by doing and can see the connections between what they are learning and the real world.
Above are some of our students measuring the distance their paper planes traveled in order to record data, make graphs and calculate range.
We recently completed a unit on mapping and location, where students used a map of the school to write directions for a partner to follow. They had to use a grid reference, scale and compass or the Cartesian plane to accurately direct their partner around the school grounds.
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