My Past and My Family’s Past – Prep

In Prep this term, we are learning all about our past and our families cultural backgrounds. We looked at the world map and located all the different countries that our families have come from. We also made flags that represent these countries and shared them with our class. Our families come from all over the…

No Poverty – Year 4

The Year 4 students have been focussing heavily on Global Goal number 1: No Poverty. We started this journey by discovering exactly what poverty means. Each class played the “Living on 1 Dollar a day” role-play game. Students pretended they were living only 1 dollar a day. They ‘worked’ each day and couldn’t go to…

Australian Stories – Year 6

In Year 6 this term, our Inquiry topic is ‘Australian Stories’. We have been learning about the differences between immigration, migration and emigration. We are reading various migration stories, so we can learn about people’s experiences and reasons for coming to Australia. Even our parents were migrants! Ayah: My mum migrated to Australia from Lebanon…

Eco Kids 2019 – Sustainability

Introducing the Eco Kids, Eco Ambassadors and Sustainability Leader for 2019.  Each class has chosen a representative to be the Eco Warrior for their class. They will attend weekly meetings, where they will have discussions on what can be done around the school to support our sustainability program. They will also be active members involved…

Hello! – Prep

Hello to all the Children of the World – Prep 2019 Every morning, we greet each other by singing the song ‘Hello to all the children of the world’. In this song we have learnt how to say hello in different languages. Such as, G’day – Australian Bonjour – French Buenos dias – Spanish Guten…

Investigating Cultures – Year 4

The Year 4 students have completed a unit on interpreting graphs, collecting data by conducting a survey and using that data to great a bar graph. They were given the opportunity to collect data using their own class as a sample group. Students were encouraged to think of a survey question that investigated the many…