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…

Environmental Waste – Year 4

During Harmony Day, the Year 4 students had discussions about reducing waste in our environment. We looked at different food and drink items and how they created waste and we investigated other options that would reduce waste. We then connected our discussions and investigations with a number of Global Goals. 13 – Climate Action (reducing…

Outdoor Classroom

By Liz Cooke—Sustainability Coordinator During the first week of Term 4, we have been participating in the Outdoor Classroom. This is an international program, encouraging students and teachers to take their lessons in to the outdoors. With research showing that a larger number of children and adults do not spend much time in the outdoors,…

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…