Tuesday, 30 October 2012
This term the grade 3/4's are learning about science and the many different areas of science. This unit of inquiry will culminate in students pursuing personal or group based projects into an area of science with which they're most interested. Here are some of Middle S' intial wonderings and discoveries...
Monday, 29 October 2012
Friday, 19 October 2012
Yesterday, we continued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our school, with a Mass, sausage sizzle and tree planting. We also invited all our grandparents to join us in our classroom and share our learning! So many of them joined us on this special day, where we were blessed with glorious weather! Here's a slideshow Middle S created that shows us with our grandparents
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
In 1985 John Fulton moved next door to our school. John grew up with 9 siblings and his mum and dad. He takes care of our school doing important jobs such as mowing the grass or taking care of the office.
When John grew up he had 40 kids in his class.
His family used to go to church in the school hall because they didn't have the church to go to. John got the free bus to church with his family.
When he moved here he said that the shops were still here.
Also, John said that there used to be horses in the area, as he once found a horseshoe in his backyard (he brought it along to show us). There were also lemon trees and black berries.
With left over acrylic paint and thick card, Middle S created some small canvas art. Thanks to The Creativity Exchange we ended up with q...
Over the last 2 weeks we have been learning about poetry: what it is and why people like to write it. We have learnt about some different ty...
Simon: On Thursday both middles classes made bird houses for little birds E.g sparrows, Any baby bird and the native honey eater to get aw...
What did you like the most about term 3 , what did you learn that you didn’t know before, what helped your learning? What are you looking...