School Play

We have been more than busy rehearsing our school play this week. It is amazing to see the improvement from last week to this week. All our hard work has finally come together. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow … Continued

Reports

Thank you to all the parents who attended the learning awards. For those of you who couldn’t make it, we’re very sorry that you missed our students performing songs they had composed. The good news is that we intend to … Continued

Film

As we near the end of term, it’s been a big week for the dramatic arts. Our school film has now been completed. Next week, Barry Pheloung will be coming in to help us compose the score. It’s always educational … Continued

Surfing

We had wonderful conditions for surfing today with perfect weather and just the right swell for learning new skills. The students were so excited to stand up on the waves and a [positive energy flowed through the class. In addition … Continued

Fractions

In maths this week we have been reviewing mixed numbers and how to add and subtract fractions. We played a game where students had a pool of eighths and rolled a dice to form wholes. They had to track their … Continued

Adoles:sence

Our Adoles:sence program was an amazing success. Our teacher, Jane, was quick to outline guidelines for how to respond to the information and questions raised in the course and our students took them seriously, creating an atmosphere of trust where … Continued

Editing

We have a strong focus on editing our writing this term. Our students seem to score well on their spelling and grammar assessments but they don’t always carry this knowledge through to their written work. We have established a routine … Continued

Robotics

Robotics is just one of the many exciting projects we are engaging with this term. In term 2, the students had a go at programming a sumobot with our lego robots. We have a white circle surrounded by a black … Continued

Waste Audit

Having presented their case for change speeches, the Flame Trees elected to revamp our recycling system. The first step was to measure the current state of our waste disposal habits by conducting a bin audit. We tipped out the entire contents … Continued

Sideshow Games

In maths this week the students have been investigating how to run a sideshow game. The task involved determining the probability of outcomes, reducing fractions to their simplest forms and measuring length, including perimeter. They had to make several choices … Continued