Dragonflies Class News

Hi everyone, The Fry Sight Word List contains the most used words in reading and writing. These words are words that students must instantly recognize by sight in order to build their reading fluency. Research shows that children who learn … Continued

Fine Tuning Literacy Groups In The Dragonflies

Hi everyone, Thanks to all the parents who were able to make it to the parent information session last Thursday afternoon. It was good to connect with you and discuss what happens in the Dragonflies classroom.I am sending home the … Continued

Jumping Into The Learning Pit

Hi everyone, The Dragonfly Class did some brainstorming about why we come to school. After discussing all the ideas we came up with our class purpose… We come to school to learn and have fun. We meet new people and … Continued

Welcome back

Hello Parents of Year 1 and 2 students, Welcome to the new school year at Main Arm Upper. I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday. Our class will be called the Dragonflies this year. We had lots of … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, I’d like to say a big thankyou to you, the parents of year 1, for supporting me in my role as your child’s teacher for 2017.They have worked really hard all year and I am so proud of … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, Our Swimming Program is coming to an end for another year. Well done to all the boys and girls for showing all five of our You Can Do It foundations during this time by being organised with their … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, We have been focusing on addition facts in our maths groups recently. So this week it was time to look at how addition facts can help us with subtraction. Using the tens frames and some double sided counters … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, Wasn’t Music In The Valley a wonderful event this year. It was so wonderful to see so many parents helping out with the running of the event. Your generosity of time and spirit is amazing. It was great … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, Welcome to Term 4. This term we look at our learning goals and continue with our assessments to determine how far we have come this year. It is interesting for the students to look at their own work … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, The Banksia’s have immersed themselves in an insect’s world this week as they explore the concepts of addition and subtraction, using information from the food diaries of Sammy and Susie, the very hungry spiders. This investigation also provides … Continued