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

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


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


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


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


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