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…

Hello! – Prep

Hello to all the Children of the World – Prep 2019 Every morning, we greet each other by singing the song ‘Hello to all the children of the world’. In this song we have learnt how to say hello in different languages. Such as, G’day – Australian Bonjour – French Buenos dias – Spanish Guten…

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…