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…

Making Global Connections – Year 2

We have created an area in our classroom to share our global connections. We have a map that displays the countries of our backgrounds, flags that represent our countries, books and objects from around the world from soft toy animals to key rings and pens. The goal is to have something that every student in…

Global Goals – Year 6

6BS Goal: No Poverty Interviewed person: Zion Why: “Many people are not nourished enough and not fed, plus not everyone gets a fair meal.”   6CI Goal: Life Below Water Interviewed Person: Savi Why: “Marine life is disappearing faster than ever before and we humans need to do something about this soon or we will…

Clean Up Australia Day – Year 1

Hi Everyone! This week at TMPS we have been taking part in National Clean Up Schools to support Clean Up Australia Day. We have discussed the importance of taking care of our world and have learnt that everyone can start somewhere to save our world, ‘from little things, big things grow’ right? We had a…

Coat of Arms – Mandarin

During Chinese Language class the students have been creating a Coat of Arms that represents them as a learner and the things that they like. Through this activity the students have gained a better understanding of each other’s likes and dislikes. They have used a variety of skills in this task, such as writing Chinese…

Schooling Overseas – Indonesian

This term the Year 3 students have learned about school life in Indonesia. They carried out various activities to develop a knowledge of how schooling is different in Indonesia compared to Australia. The Year 3 students thoroughly enjoyed dressing up in Indonesian primary school uniforms and found it interesting that most primary schools in Indonesia…