School Film

After working hard at it all year, our students have finally completed their film. I am always been impressed at how patient and open minded she is with our students as she guides them through the entire film production process … Continued

Term 4

Welcome back! This term looks to be very exciting with the culmination of many projects including the class film and the school play. We have our 3D printer up and running and the students will be designing a product they … Continued

SeeSaw

This week the class has been experimenting with using seesaw  to reflect on their learning. We have been using all our learning dispositions to solve challenges with the technology, which has slowed us down a little but by next week … Continued

Tea Composition Project

The Ironbarks are working with the University of Sydney  on a citizen science project on Tea Composition: https://sydney.edu.au/science/industry-and-community/community-engagement/tea-composition.html . It is an interesting project where students investigate microbial activity in their local soils by burying tea bags in different locations and determining … Continued

Stack of Cash Maths Project

This term, our Voss schools have been collaborating to trial inquiry based learning in our classrooms. These are learning experiences that are driven by questions generated by students, rather than a teacher. They are designed to engage students’ natural curiosity to … Continued

Robotics

Great to see all the students back, refreshed and excited about a new term. We began the week with a full day of robotics, which is always an engaging learning experience. Our class has been learning to code all year … Continued

Discovery Day

On Monday, most of our students took the opportunity to engage with the Science and Engineering Discovery Day at SCU. Students were placed into teams and competed to complete a diverse range of STEM focused activities. Students were challenged to … Continued

Genius Hour

The students have been really engaged with their science fair projects this fortnight. It’s fantastic to see such a range of experiments and to witness the excitement when the results come through. Groups growing bacteria have experienced the importance of … Continued

Film

The students have completed the treatment and script for our school film and today we begin auditions for the cast. It’s always exciting to see who gets what role and there is a part for everyone. We always remind the … Continued

Science Fair

Science week occurs early next term and years 3-6 have a science fair planned to celebrate it. Each student must select a project that tests a scientific concept. We have conducted a number of investigations as a class and learnt … Continued