Indonesia – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

In our Inquiry unit, the year threes ‘visited’ Indonesia with Mrs Astuti. Not only did they learn some facts about Indonesia, they now know how to say some handy phrases in Indonesian like “Apa kabar?” (how are you?)  and “Terima kasih” (thank you). They learnt about Indonesia’s rich cultures and traditions, for example the Balinese…

Singapore – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

Welcome to Singapore, a tiny island otherwise known as the ‘Little Red Dot’! Singapore, or Singapura (Malay name meaning ‘Lion City’) is a highly multicultural country where 20 different languages are spoken, reflecting its rich linguistic diversity. Most street signs are written in four languages – English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay as these are Singapore’s…

Japan – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

Konichiwa! As part of Year 3’s Inquiry topic ‘Australia and its Neighbours’, students were immersed in various cultures. In my class (Mrs Chan), the students learnt about Japan. The experience began with students learning quick facts about Japan, for example – Japan still has at least 60 active volcanoes! I also showed photos and shared…

New Zealand – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

Kio Ora! Welcome to New Zealand! Students were welcomed into Room 22 with Miss Scarth and greeted with the traditional Maori greeting of ‘kia ora’, which means hello! Miss Scarth introduced us to the New Zealand islands and we were amazed at how the population of New Zealand (both islands!) is still smaller than the…

Garageband – Year 6CW

By Miriana, Zaineb and Sarah 6CW In Year 6, we have been learning to make all kinds of music from different cultures using Garage Band. Our leading teacher in this project is Miss Ioannidis. In 6CW, we think that it’s important to learn about different cultural music and what instruments they use because we can…

Ethiopia – Year 3 Rotations

In the Year 3’s ‘Around the World’ rotations (as part of the Term 3 Inquiry topic: ‘Australia and its Neighbours’), students learnt about the fascinating country of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a country known for its rich history, robust coffee and stunning highlands. Ethiopians are kind, honest and welcoming people! As part of this activity, the…

One Point Perspective Circle Cities – Year 6

Year 6 students were asked to produce a circular city along the lines of One Point Perspective. The students explored buildings from around the world and drew a selection of 6 buildings onto a piece of circular paper. The results have been amazing!

Readers Theatre – Year 4

During our Reading sessions, the Year 4s are exploring, investigating and learning how to perform a Readers Theatre. The students are having a great time developing their cooperation, reading, speaking and listening skills as we go. During this week, 4CM looked at two different reader’s theatre plays that connected to International Education. One group studied,…

We Are Connected – Year 2SS

As part of the Year 2 integrated topic ‘We Are Connected’, students have been exploring the ways in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples maintain special connections to a particular place. The students in the photos are researching Australian places that come from Aboriginal words and the language group that each name belongs to….