After delaying for bad weather, we had a lovely time in the sunshine. Well done to all the children who gave it their all! Thanks to Mrs Sutton for a fabulous Junior Athletics organisation - everything ran very smoothly. athletics
Here are just a few of the wonderful displays shared in theJunior classrooms for Ag Day. Well done children - the standard was very high and the judges had a tough job deciding on who to give prizes to.
It has been a very busy time in the lead up to Ag Day. We are all excited and ready to go for tomorrow. Well done to all the children, you have worked very hard. Your teachers are very proud of you!
This was a truly AMAZING event. We saw all our school values in action with well behaved and considerate children who demonstrated respect and nurture amongst their school friends. It was wonderful to see the levels of independence as children assumed responsibility for organising their own beds and washing and drying their own dishes. [...]
We had such a fantastic time with our Science Rotation - 10 activities with 10 different staff members! The students from Years 1 to 6 had a range of exciting science experiences linked to our Inquiry, and everyone came away smiling. Well done to everyone involved - a huge success!
During terms 2 to 4 our Intermediate students participate in week long intensive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) units. 2016 focuses were: * Marine Ecology (Save the Penguins) * Astrophysics - Space * Biology - Genetics 2017 focuses are: * Electronics - Robotics * Matter * Geology (Earthquakes & Volcanoes) STEM focusses on teaching these disciplines [...]
We all enjoyed our visit from the Science in a Van team. With reactions and mixtures and bubbles galore, this was a fabulous experience for our "What's the Matter?" Inquiry.
In Term 2, the year 0 - 6 classes conducted and inquiry into Ancient Civilisations. Each class focused on a different civilisation, and unpacked the culture, art, architecture and food that featured in each. At the end of the term, we came together and shared an item that featured aspects of our chosen culture. [...]
Our inquiry topic for Term 3 is "What's the Matter?". The Year 5/6 classes have been investigating the properties of matter and how they can be changed or manipulated. We have conducted a series of experiments in the classrooms. So far we have looked at the density of hot and cold water, chemical reactions, [...]
This afternoon the Junior students began presenting their poems to the team. Well done to the brave children who stood up on the first day! We have some fabulous future public speakers in the Junior Team.