Maths Investigation

We have been conducting a mathematical investigation this week. The students were posed with a question: which would be worth more? 1 metre of $2 coins 1 square metre of 5c coins a milk carton filled with 20c coins; or … Continued

School Film

Last week year 6 completed the script for our school film. It’s one of the most exciting so far. We began by writing short stories on the theme: “bad decisions.” The students worked in groups to compose a story and … Continued

Words into Action

Our unit for this term involves taking action on an issue in our local area and acting to make a change. At the beginning of this year our class instituted a new bin system to ensure we were taking advantage … Continued

Welcome Back

Great to see everyone back and happily refreshed. It’s been a positive start to what looks to be an exciting term. In maths we have started a unit on financial literacy. As most of our class have chosen to run … Continued


Throughout this term, the Scorpions have been engaging with a unit that explores whether Ned Kelly was a hero or a villain. After reading Carol Wilkinson’s Black Snake, the students are divided on their issue. This week, we held a … Continued


In maths this week we have been using last week’s exploration of long multiplication and applying it to calculate area. The students were challenged to find the total area of the visible concrete at the school. It was a comprehensive … Continued

Bin Audit

The students were very excited to attend their first orientation session this afternoon. They were divided into different groups and allocated to teachers they will be having next year. The subjects ranged from art, music and drama to maths and … Continued

Ned Kelly

This term we are collaborating with the other VoSS schools on a unit about Ned Kelly. The idea is to debate whether he should be regarded as a hero or a villain. The students have been reading Carol Wilkinson’s Black … Continued

Learning how to Learn

The end of this week marks the official end of our Learning how to Learn Program although, of course, we never stop learning and we hope our students will get better and better at it! One of our primary focuses … Continued

Learning How To Learn

Welcome back everyone! Great to see our year 6 class refreshed and energised for another fantastic year of learning. For the next 3 weeks, every class in our school engages in our learning how to learn program. The focus is … Continued