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Coding with Prep W!

Coding with Prep W!

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.

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We need to follow specific steps to ensure the computer can understand the code we put in.

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These lessons help us with our problem solving and computer language.

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We will be very tech savvy when we grow up!

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If you are interested in learning simple computer coding, go to this website:

https://studio.code.org/courses

Enjoy!

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Penguin Life with Prep W!

Penguin Life with Prep W!

Prep W received a visit from Ranger Kim from the Philip Island Nature Park.

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She spoke to us about how we can look after the environment, to protect our native animals.

We learnt a lot about Little Penguins, as well as other animals that live on and around Philip Island.

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One student was lucky enough to dress up as Little Penguin.

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We all got to take a book and a penguin jumper!

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Some students also commented how they would like to be Penguin Rangers when they grow up!

Thanks for a wonderful incursion!

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Prep W enjoys Book Day!

Prep W enjoys Book Day!

The Preps had a marvellous day dressing up as their favourite book characters, reading this years short listed books and enjoying a ‘Super Duper’ incursion.

Here are some photos from throughout the day:

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Celebrating ‘100 Days Of Prep!’

Celebrating ‘100 Days Of Prep!’

The Preps have been at school for 100 days! Can you believe it?

We held an amazing assembly to celebrate this wonderful day.

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Here we are getting ready before the assembly, waiting for the whole school and all the families to arrive.

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We started off the assembly singing some songs for everyone. We love singing!

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Then each Prep student gave a speech about what they have learnt and what they have enjoyed about school so far. What a wonderful effort for each Prep to bravely speak in front of everyone!

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After the assembly we took some class snaps and photos with our buddies.

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Thanks to everyone for coming along and celebrating along with the Preps!

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Minions invade the School Concert!

Minions invade the School Concert!

Well done to the 2017 Preps at their first school concert!

The danced their hearts out to ‘Happy’ and had the crowd clapping along.

All the students did a wonderful job and they already can’t wait until next years concert!

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SCIENCEWORKS with Prep W!

SCIENCEWORKS with Prep W!

The Preps had a fantastic time on their visit to Scienceworks! In class we have been learning a lot about forces, push and pull, gravity and what things are made of.

We explored all the different areas and had a great time with all the hands on exhibits!

Thanks to Mrs S and our parent helpers Meg, Phuong & Andrew for helping us have a great time.

Check out some of the photos below:

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We can’t wait for our next excursion!

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Capacity with Prep W!

Capacity with Prep W!

The Preps have been learning all about capacity this week.

We’ve been enjoying lots of hands on activities, comparing the capacity of different containers and estimating the amount that they would hold.

Here we are predicting which one would hold more, out of two containers.

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Then we measured to check:

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We tried our best to make our measurements accurate by filling one container all the way to the top.

Then we poured from one container to another to check.

The next day, we tried different activities such as ordering containers from holds least to holds most.

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Then we filled containers to different levels such as – Full, Half Full, Half Empty, Nearly Full, Nearly Empty and Empty.

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Then we measured using rice, sand and pasta to fill larger containers. First we estimated (a sensible guess!) how many spoonful’s or cupful’s it would take to fill the larger container. Then we checked:

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We’ve had a great week and now we know a lot more about capacity!

 

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Making Patterns with Prep W!

Making Patterns with Prep W!

This week Prep W have been learning about patterns!

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We made towers of blocks in 2 different colours, and then went to 3 and 4.  We even tried making patterns using 5 or 6 different colours!

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After our coloured block patterns, we made shape patterns!

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Prep W Makes The Letter M!

Prep W Makes The Letter M!

Today Prep W were learning about the letter Mm!

The Preps were challenged to make groups of 4 and work out a way to make the letter Mm using all four bodies in the group.

We did MMMMMMMAGNIFICENTLY well!

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Don’t we look MMMMMMMARVELOUS!

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Prep Swimming!

Prep Swimming!

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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!

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