Entries by susanwoon

Author Visit – Meg McKinlay

The amazing Meg McKinlay came to talk to our budding authors about what is it like being a writer! She even shared her new book, ‘Once Upon a Rhinoceros,’ with us; and detailed the process of what it takes to go from ideas, to drafts to a published text.

Open Night Success

Thank you to all families who came out in the rain last night to support the learners of Room 40. It was certainly a success and incredible to witness the students leading families around the room, telling all who were there what they had learnt. Nights like these allow us to take a step back […]

T3W10 Honour Certificate Winner(s)

Congratulations are extended to our lucky winners Luke and Joshua! After an extremely busy term of learning, these boys have jumped into the driver’s seat of their learning and accelerated their progress. Luke has consistently shown progress across all learning areas this term including numeracy, narrative writing and his capabilities with technology. Joshua has become an […]

Open Night Preparation

Open Night is this Wednesday, 20th of September, from 5:30pm-7pm! To prepare you to get the most out of Rm 40’s learning journey this term… Download a free QR app (on iOS or Android), or alternatively, trial your device so you have access to a QR code reader.        2.    Please come […]

Rm 40’s Assembly

What a clever bunch of cherubs that live in Room 40! On Tuesday of Week 8, it was Room 40’s time to shine with their History based assembly. During rehearsals, students were open to effective feedback and happily improved every day. All students had their best foot forward, adopted a growth mindset and delivered their […]

T3W8 Honour Certificate Winner

Congratulations to the T3W8 winner, Jayden! Jayden demonstrated amazing comprehension skills when she re-read with me last week. Jayden is a patient and well-expressive reader, who thinks carefully about the book and uses clues she has read to ensure she answers correctly. As a result, she moved up 10 PM reading levels! Phenomenal!    

Kiss & Drop is Starting!

Starting Monday, all Year 2 classes will be instigating a kiss and drop policy. This means ALL parents will drop their kids at the door of the classroom. This will allow us to secretly set up our learning journey for open night, and is also part of our transition into Year 3. Kiss and Drop will also […]

Book Week – Week 10

Now that our assembly is over, we can focus on the next big event: our Book Week! This will take place in Week 10. On Wednesday, Meg McKinlay, author of some amazing children’s books including Ten Tiny Things which Room 40 has read, is our book author and will visit us for a special reading! […]

Our Samson Excursion

What an incredible excursion full of learning and laughter! Rooms 21, 31 and 40 enjoyed some fun in the sun on Wednesday as we took off to where the Samson’s began – Fremantle. The day started at the Esplanade where we had a bite to eat and prepared for our 1.5 hour walk around Fremantle. […]

Excursion Requirements

There is so much excitement for our excursion to Samson House this Wednesday! PLEASE ENSURE STUDENTS ARE EARLY OR ON TIME AT THE LATEST. Please also ensure students have the following, ALL CLEARLY LABELLED WITH FULL NAME AND ROOM NUMBER: Drink bottle Lunchbox Hat Jumper Appropriate shoes (runners/sneakers) School uniform – NO exceptions Students will […]