During Maths we have been learning how to give directions using the points of the compass. To help us we created a traditional compass rose and carried out a small experiment to demonstrate how magnets work. We also used them with simple maps and discussed how directions are a way of describing what direction to travel in between two points often using the words “to” and “from”.Read More »
Today in 1/2 P we played an amazing game called Word Tennis.
We had to hit an imaginary ball while saying one word at a time to make fantastic sentences.Read More »
On Tuesday 9th August 2016 all of the grade 1/2 students went to South America… well, not really. But we did learn about Brazil as part of our unit Australia and The World.Read More »
On Wednesday, some of the members of our Junior School Council took part in some tree planting around our school.Read More »
Students in 5/6 have begun a new science unit called ‘What’s the Matter?’, which will be run alongside Bike Ed on Fridays.
The Primary Connections unit, which ties in with the Science, Mathematics and English curriculums, allows students to learn about matter with hands-on investigations.
On Friday, students started exploring the different states of matter (solids, liquids and gases) and their properties. Students observed a range of different materials and explained WHY they though they were either solids, liquids or gases.Read More »
Today in reading rotations some of the students read a section of a factual text and tried to write the key points and main ideas into dot points in their own words. The text they read was about a girl called Gabriella and her school life when she moved overseas. Check out some of their great work below.Read More »
Today we held our first Building Strong Foundations session for term 3.
We had an amazing group of eager future Prep students come and enjoy some counting and craft.Read More »
Today we learned about catalogues. We looked at the prices to see how much the things cost. In the catalogues there was food and other items like washing machines. While we were looking in the catalogues we chose items that we would li ke to purchase. Then we cut them out and stuck them beside our shopping bag. After that we worked with a partner to calculate the total cost of our shopping.
Come in to the grade 1/2 classes to check out our magnificent money work.
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In 1/2 D this week we have been thinking hard about how to Get Along with each other. We are currently working on a puzzle that is full of different strategies to help remind us how to get along. Some of these strategies include:Read More »
In sport this week we have been practicing our basketball skills. This week we learnt how to do a chest pass and a bounce pass. We worked with partners to play the game ‘bump’. We had such a great time out in the sunshine on this beautiful winters day. Check out our pictures below.Read More »