Smooth Moves in Year 3

Why do balls roll? Why do apples fall from trees? Why do some things slide across ice but not on carpet? What makes our bikes stop when we brake? We use all types of forces including friction, gravity and pushes and pulls when we exercise, ride bicycles and drive cars. “For Science this term Year … Continue reading Smooth Moves in Year 3

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Fun Science in Kindergarten

Kindergarten students have had an exciting time learning about the properties of materials in Science this term. “We have been testing materials to see if they are waterproof, or whether they allow light to shine through,”  Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs O’Neill commented. “Our goal is to learn about which materials would be suitable to make a … Continue reading Fun Science in Kindergarten

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Developing Your Compositional Toolbelt

Recently our Band Leader, Connor Hutchinson, taught a ‘Developing Your Compositional Toolbelt’ Workshop for Music students who are in Year 11 and 12 next year. Music Teacher, Michelle Thomas commented, “The workshop combined theory with practical examples. Connor’s delivery had the students engaged throughout the day. The students found the workshop extremely beneficial in preparing … Continue reading Developing Your Compositional Toolbelt

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Middle School Honour Board

Congratulations to the following Middle School students who were the recipients of the Honour Board Awards Week 4 in Term 4. 5B Jack Flapper Sophia Jovanovski 5M Olivia Simmons Angus Wilson 6B Holly Brakenridge Chloe Parkin 6M Miya Andrews Levi Wilson 7B Dejon Leith Kaitlyn Elsner 7M Joshua Collier Kyra Brown 8B Josiah Clifford Michael … Continue reading Middle School Honour Board

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Teddy Bear Picnic

It was a wonderful day for a picnic. Kindy students grabbed their favourite stuffed toy, their lunch box, and set off for the Teddy Bear Picnic last Friday. Mrs Richards read to her eager students under the trees as they all sat together on picnic blankets each holding their teddies close. After the story, which … Continue reading Teddy Bear Picnic

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Primary Band is Back!

It was wonderful to resume our Primary Band year group tutorials last Thursday. These tutorials are 45-minute small group lessons, which provide band students in Years 3 – 6 with the opportunity to learn and make music with their peers as they develop their performance and ensemble skills. Band Leader, Connor Hutchinson  commented, “We have … Continue reading Primary Band is Back!

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