World’s Largest Lesson – Year 3

Term 4 Week 2 As part of our education on Global Goal #16 – Peace and Justice, the Year 3s discussed the concept of fairness and the importance of having good values. We looked at situations where an unkind action, if not stopped, could repeat itself (bullying). We also learnt that kind actions would be…

Special Chinese Visit

We were very lucky to be selected by Victorian Chinese Language Association to host three groups of Global Village Bilingual Contestants on Friday July 26th. There were 36 Chinese students and 4 Chinese teachers who visited Thomas Mitchell Primary School. They came from different parts of China including Suzhou and Xi An. The visitors went…

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…

Dali Paper Cutting – Years 4 to 6

Some selected TMPS students from Years 4 to 6 were invited to take part in a special paper cutting activity led by the Dali students. Two students showed us a presentation on the history of Chinese characters and modelled how to cut out different characters. It was interesting to see artforms from different cultures and…

Dali Assembly

On Monday 30th July we had a special assembly in the gym for our Dali visitors. We shared many special performances to welcome our visitors and they also put on some shows of their own! Poem Recital: The Dali students prepared a special poem reading in Mandarin and English. They stood at the front and…

Dali Buddy Excursion – Years 4 to 6

By Pavlina, Rico and Visal 6CI We clambered out of the bus like teddy bears. The sun blinded our eyes as we walked out to greet our buddies. The extravagant lush trees swished in the wind. We had arrived at an abandoned yet welcoming sanctuary. Soon we sat down on the icy bench, eating our…

‘Pathuru’ Sri Lankan Dance – Harmony Day

Written by Seha 3IW I was so excited about this year’s Harmony Day that I couldn’t sleep the night before! At 2:40pm, the entire school had a whole school assembly at the gym. My friends and I (this includes Chenuki, Devmi, Thanushi, Shania and Isini) were performing a special Sri Lankan dance in front of…