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…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags

On Friday 2nd June, the school leaders presented the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to the school. They explained the reason why we are having them flown and what the symbols on each of them mean. They also said acknowledgement to country, which will be said at the beginning of each assembly in the…

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!

International Film Club: The Rocket

Review by Susan Campbell I am thoroughly enjoying the TMPS International Film Club and the latest screening was no exception. “The Rocket” is an award winning 2013 Australian made film set in Northern Laos. A thought provoking and heart-warming story on so many levels it has certainly sparked my interest to learn more about Laos,…

Harmony Day 2017: Grade 3

Our Harmony Day activities involved undertaking a research and speak out activity on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Each student was given the opportunity to choose which of the 17 SDGs they were most interested in and were grouped with students from other year 3 classes. Students were then given the chance to research their…

Harmony Day 2017: Grade 2

The Grade 2s were so excited about Harmony Day! We had a very interesting morning sharing our knowledge about how to say ‘hello’ and count from one to ten in various languages. We also shared about the different traditions and cultural practices that are still observed in our families. Check out our speech bubbles! How…

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…

Clean Up Australia Day

We took part in Clean Up Australia Day. Classes went out into the school grounds to collect rubbish and then reported back the types of rubbish that were found. Our main issue is food wrappers. We have come up with some suggestions to assist in the reduction of the waste in the grounds. These are…

Indonesian Visitors 2016

On Thursday the 9th of November, we were visited by 26 teachers from various Indonesian schools and two people from their Ministry of Education and Culture. The purpose of their visit was to understand how an Australian school works and to observe our teachers and students. After going into classrooms to have a look, there…