The benefits of sand-play

You may have been inside our new Early Learning Centre recently and seen the incredible sand pit located outside the front door.  Did you know that there are amazing benefits to sand-play? As well as being a lot of fun, sand-play develops children’s motor skills and strength as they manipulate the sand in various ways. … Continue reading The benefits of sand-play

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‘Beach Day!’

There may not have been the sound of the surf or seagulls squawking, but there was a sand modelling competition, a real fisherman, surfboards and a lot of fun while Year 2 had their own in school ‘Beach Day’ this week. Students participated in various activities as a part of their English unit based on … Continue reading ‘Beach Day!’

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Triple the Fun!

“omne trium perfectum” (everything that comes in threes is perfect, or, every set of three is complete) We think so! Kindergarten has been triple the fun this year with three classes and triplets Samson, Jakob and Thomas – who are students in each of our three Kindy classes.  Already they are loving their new classes and … Continue reading Triple the Fun!

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Math warmups in 3 Blue

Have you ever thought of warming up before you exercise your brain? Every day in Mathematics Mrs Castle has her students in 3 Blue do a warm up to practise their mental math skills. Last week they were practicing skip counting by threes using hopscotch squares and body movements to reinforce their number skills. Students … Continue reading Math warmups in 3 Blue

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Gymnastics fun!

Year 3 are enjoying their time at gymnastics this Term, learning movement, jumping and landing techniques as part of PDHPE. Not only is it a favourite sport/activity, gymnastics is one of the most extensive exercise programs available to children, incorporating strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, power, and discipline. Mr Willett was able to capture some … Continue reading Gymnastics fun!

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