Dali Paper Cutting – Years 4 to 6

Some selected TMPS students from Years 4 to 6 were invited to take part in a special paper cutting activity led by the Dali students. Two students showed us a presentation on the history of Chinese characters and modelled how to cut out different characters. It was interesting to see artforms from different cultures and…

Dali Assembly

On Monday 30th July we had a special assembly in the gym for our Dali visitors. We shared many special performances to welcome our visitors and they also put on some shows of their own! Poem Recital: The Dali students prepared a special poem reading in Mandarin and English. They stood at the front and…

Dali Buddy Excursion – Years 4 to 6

By Pavlina, Rico and Visal 6CI We clambered out of the bus like teddy bears. The sun blinded our eyes as we walked out to greet our buddies. The extravagant lush trees swished in the wind. We had arrived at an abandoned yet welcoming sanctuary. Soon we sat down on the icy bench, eating our…

Lunches From Around The World – Year 1

Look at our yummy lunch boxes! Students in Year 1 come to school every day with DELICIOUS lunches from all around the world. These are a few mouth-watering photos from this week. There was food from most of the continents, such as Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia. We are proud of our different lunches and…

Places Are Different – Year 1

This term the Year 1 students have been focusing on ‘Places are Different’. In Investigations, the students have participated in a range of activities, which include flag making, flag matching, calligraphy, surveys on the best places to visit in the world and many more. Students have particularly shown a great interest in learning about flags…

Asian Language and Culture Workshop – Mandarin

Davie (王大伟) presented his interactive song medley with our students (Year 3 – 6). He was teaching/revising a few key words and expressions through popular Disney songs in Chinese. Our students absolutely loved it! His interactive presentation contained fun language and culture activities about China’s major cities that are all linked to his personal story…

Toys Workshop – Year 1

This term the Year 1’s topic was “Blast from the Past” where we had the opportunity to explore toys that were from the past. We found toys from all around the world. Can you see any toys that you used to play with? Did you know Chess originated in India?

Suitcases in a Nutshell – Year 6CI

When you think of suitcases, you think of those lush paradise resorts, don’t you? Well refugees couldn’t have the same experience because of the conditions of which they had to escape in. Sad, isn’t it? Now we put our knowledge to the test and decided to put ourselves in a little refugee’s shoes. This coincidently…

Environmental Waste – Year 4

During Harmony Day, the Year 4 students had discussions about reducing waste in our environment. We looked at different food and drink items and how they created waste and we investigated other options that would reduce waste. We then connected our discussions and investigations with a number of Global Goals. 13 – Climate Action (reducing…