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.

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…