Practising Conversations – Indonesian

The Year 6 students have been working hard this term on extending their general conversational skills during Indonesian. They have been engaging in many different speaking and listening tasks, practising correct pronunciation and strengthening connections with each other at the same time. Learning languages helps to develop students’ understandings of the world in which they…

Special Chinese Visit

We were very lucky to be selected by Victorian Chinese Language Association to host three groups of Global Village Bilingual Contestants on Friday July 26th. There were 36 Chinese students and 4 Chinese teachers who visited Thomas Mitchell Primary School. They came from different parts of China including Suzhou and Xi An. The visitors went…

Investigations – Year 1

During Investigations, the Year 1 students will be going on journeys across the world, making lots of discoveries along the way. Flag Matching – Students to match the flag to the name of the country Flag Colouring – Students need to find flags of countries and then colour using the correct colours Design a building…

Aussie Bread Tags for Wheelchairs Program

As part of our recycling program, Thomas Mitchell Primary School is now collection bread tags for the Aussie Bread Tags for Wheelchairs Program. This program began in South Africa to raise money for money for people in need of wheel chairs and has now been set up in Australia. During term 2, as a total…

Poetry – Year 3

The Year 3s have been expanding their minds about other cultures and countries they have a connection to. As we have been looking at different poetic styles in our writing, we wrote a variety of poems inspired by different places all over the world. Italy by 3AC Amazing, beautiful, peaceful, busy Playing soccer, cooking pasta,…

Blast From The Past – Year 1

This term, our Inquiry topic in Year 1 is ‘Blast from the Past’. We have been looking into all the things that have happened before our time. So far we have been exposed to the different clothes people used to wear, the toys they used to play with, and more recently, we got to interview…

Money Around The World – Year 2

The Year 2 students have been investigating money this week and to build on their understanding of money we have looked at coins from around the world. Together we looked at, discussed and compared and contrasted different coins. Then we did some rubbings of them to make a display to share with school community.