World’s Largest Lesson – Year 1

On Wednesday the 20th of September at exactly 12.00pm, all of the Year 1 students took part in the ‘World’s Largest Lesson’. The Year 1 team decided to all deliver the same lesson at the same time. The WALT (We Are Learning To) for the session was to understand the impact that fleeing from a…

‘I Wish’ Poems – Year 5CI

In Year 5, we have been focussing on poetry writing, in particular, learning about how to write an ‘I Wish’ poem. In 5CI, students decided on a few really important things that would make their lives and others around them happier. We had a look at the Global Goals, and discussed ways in which we…

Aboriginal Culture and Nations – Year 3

As part of the Year 3 Community and Remembrance History topic, students were fortunate enough to go to Melbourne Museum and explore the Bunjilaka Gallery in a Place and Culture staff-led activity.  Students were able to learn about the Aboriginal culture while creating a video on the iPad about the exhibits they were looking at….

Mother’s Day – Year 1

Look at how many different languages we can say I love you to our mums! Last week the Year 1 students shared different ways we say ‘I love you’ and made a card to take home to our mums just in time for Mother’s Day. Look how happy we are with our cards!

Immigration to Australia – Literacy Group

During Literacy Group sessions, the year 6 students increased their knowledge about immigrants coming to Australia. They examined not only where in the world they came from, but also why so many people decided to begin a new life in Australia. The students selected a country that they had a connection with or were interested…

Year 1 Investigations

In Term 2, the Year 1 topic has been ‘Blast from the Past’. During Investigations, students have participated in a variety of activities that our parents and grandparents and even some of our great-grandparents used to play/do. These activities have come from all parts of the world. Please take a look at some of the…

Calligraphy Club

We have started a calligraphy club during Monday lunchtimes. This term, students in Years 5 and 6 are invited to participate in a 25 minute lesson on the tools, how to correctly hold a calligraphy brush and the different strokes used in calligraphy writing. This club is taught by our Chinese assistant Elaine Mu. All…

Harmony Day 2017: Grade 6

On Harmony Day 2017, Grade 6s worked with their buddy classes from Grade 3. Our activity included a discussion of the Global Goals which is a part of internationalising education at T.M.P.S.We then paired up with our Grade 3 buddy and chose one global goal to discuss. We helped our buddies think of reasons why…

2017 Mission Statements

Welcome to our blog for 2017! We hope to be sharing many great examples of how we are internationalising education at TMPS this year. For our first blog we have chosen mission statements from Years 1-6 to demonstrate how each year level shows links to the world around them. Year 1JX: 1JX students realise we have…