The Year 1/2 students have made an excellent start to the year settling in to their new classrooms and getting to know each other. In Maths we have been working on addition, subtraction, and mapping. In English we have been working on predicting, learning new spelling words, anagrams, and homonyms, and in Writing we have been writing recounts, adding descriptive words to sentences to create interest, practicing letter formation, and structuring stories (beginning, middle, end).
We have been having a wonderful time working together to make the most of our learning opportunities and giving everything our best shot.
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Mondays are always fun days in grade 1/2! Students work with all grade 1/2 teachers to participate in sport, music, and art-based integrated activities.
Below are some pictures of the grade 1/2 students who created some collaborative artworks this week about different communities: urban, suburban, rural and seaside communities.
These are also on display outside 1/2 A if you would like to come and see them.Read More »
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 »
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 »
As a conclusion to our Push and Pull Integrated Studies unit, this week the students in grades 1 and 2 presented their sustainable playground designs and models.Read More »
This week for maths the grade 1/2 students have been looking closely at angles. We have identified acute, right, obtuse, straight and reflex angles and had great fun.Read More »
This week in 1/2P we have been investigating the forces of push and pull. We conducted 2 experiments – making balloon rockets and constructing paper helicopters.Read More »
The students in grades 1 & 2 have been very busy this week learning all about money.Read More »
The students in grades 1 and 2 are enjoying their second week of looking at multiplication during maths.Read More »