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…

Animals Around the World – Prep

In Prep we have been learning about animals from different parts of the world. We learnt that animals live in different habitats and have features which help them adapt to their surrounding. We enjoyed writing information reports about our favourite animals which included their features, habitat, diet and interesting facts. Interesting facts we learnt about…

Connections Around the World – Year 2

The Year 2 students have continued to extend their understanding and knowledge of the connections of people to other places in Australia, the countries of the Asia region and across the world. The ‘Map of Me’ has helped students discover their place on Earth, they have mapped themselves in relation to their house, street, city,…

Travel Brochures – Year 5

The Year 5s have been studying North America and Europe as part of our Geography unit. We have been looking at manmade and natural features of both continents. Our final task is to create a travel brochure that will encourage people to visit our chosen country. As you can see from the pictures, we have…

Investigating Plants – Year 4

During Term 4, the Year 4 students are investigating plants. As part of this unit we are investigating plants that the indigenous people use. We have variety of these already growing at school such as the lemon myrtle, native pig face and native mint. The students will also look at how trees were used for…

Indonesia – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

In our Inquiry unit, the year threes ‘visited’ Indonesia with Mrs Astuti. Not only did they learn some facts about Indonesia, they now know how to say some handy phrases in Indonesian like “Apa kabar?” (how are you?)  and “Terima kasih” (thank you). They learnt about Indonesia’s rich cultures and traditions, for example the Balinese…

Japan – Year 3 Around the World Rotations

Konichiwa! As part of Year 3’s Inquiry topic ‘Australia and its Neighbours’, students were immersed in various cultures. In my class (Mrs Chan), the students learnt about Japan. The experience began with students learning quick facts about Japan, for example – Japan still has at least 60 active volcanoes! I also showed photos and shared…