Entries by christinewalsh

Leaver’s Shirt 2018

Dear parents,   The Year 5 students, as a group, have decided on the concept and design of their Leaver shirts for 2018.  They have done a fabulous job with a very creative design.   Over the next two weeks, you will have an opportunity to come into the school to assist your child with selecting […]

Message from Mr Pansini to our Year 5 families

Dear Year 5 families   Next year is a very special year for you, your child and for us with them. Your child is part of a very special group of students in our school’s short history. They are our Foundation Kindy group, the very first group of students who began in our first year […]

Attendance and 2018

Dear Parents If your child is absent from school, could you please notify the teachers or administration at the first available opportunity. This allows teachers to update the daily roll and ensure that all students are accounted for in the classroom. Parents are able to inform the school via the school app, an email to […]

Cyber Safety

Last week was National eSmart Week. All the Year 4 to 6 classes participated in one activity to reinforce their Cyber Safety messages from Term 1. The Year Fives watched a Behind the News episode about Digital Footprints and were quite shocked about how much information is stored online about each of us without us […]

Week 9 and 10 Update

The term has certainly flown by rather quickly, especially being such a busy term with our swimming lessons and assembly item. Just a few reminders for the last two weeks of term.   Carnivals  Jumps and Throws Carnival only for those students who have been selected 13th September Faction Carnival  – students will need to wear their […]

Scitech Excursion

On Wednesday 23rd August, 3 busloads of 143 excited year 5 students headed to Scitech. The students were awed by the Planetarium and learnt so many fascinating facts about space, such as Jupiter having 69 moons! The Things that Glow Show – was a favourite of many students with the loud noises, light experiments and […]

Lapathon

Such perfect weather today was the setting for our biennial Lapathon. The kids were enthusiastic especially the first few laps around. The students will have a record of the number of laps completed so they know how much money they need to collect from their sponsors. Thanks in advance for your support!

Letter to Room 42

To all our students in Room 42 , Tomorrow you will sit the NAPLAN test. Before you take this test there is something important you should know. Some of you love to sing, are good at drawing or can teach others how to use a computer program. Others can dance with grace, speak confidently to […]

NAPLAN

NAPLAN testing begins next week from Tuesday May 9th – Thursday May 11th. It is important for you and your child to know that NAPLAN is not a pass/fail test. It simply shows how individual students are progressing in literacy and numeracy against national standards for all students throughout Australia.The time table for testing is […]

Warm-ups

In our class we use warm ups to revise concepts learned in previous lessons. The warm-ups are fast paced with choral and written responses. The students use show me boards to record and work out their answers, feedback from the teacher is immediate. Students are engaged and it gets them into the right frame of […]