Fairytales From Around The World – Prep

This term, the Prep students have enjoyed reading fairytale stories. Did you know that fairytales originate from all over the world? The story of Little Red Riding Hood was told by peasants in Italy. The Three Billy Goats Gruff was first published in Norway between 1841-1844. The earliest recording of Rumpelstiltskin was found in Germany….

Information Reports Around The World – Year 5

In the past couple of weeks, the Year 5s planned and wrote information reports about different countries around the world. We chose these places based on where we’ve been, where our parents are from or where we’d like to go in the future. We went through the whole writing process including planning, drafting, editing and…

Genius Hour – Year 4

This Term, the Year 4 students have been learning about famous landmarks all around the world. They started the term by researching their favourite three landmarks with a partner. They then had to pick their favourite of the three landmarks to BUILD and bring to life as a design and technology project. They had a…

Creating A Health Care Building – Year 6

In Year 6, as a part of our Inquiry unit ‘Global Village’, students have been learning about the vast differences between Australian housing and health care and that of developing countries like Niger. Students participated in an activity where they needed to create a health care building that would positively benefit the country of Niger….

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…