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Scibbly Gums Stem

This week in the Scribbly Gums it has been all about STEM. Science Technology Engineering and Maths. The challenge was set to design a unique mini beast. The design had to include head, thorax, abdomen, and antenna. Wings were optional. … Continued

Ghost Gums

It has been a very busy few weeks for the Ghost Gums. We have been learning how to use a formal algorithm for addition and subtraction in Maths. We are learning about narratives and are beginning to plan and write … Continued


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: . It is an interesting project where students investigate microbial activity in their local soils by burying tea bags in different locations and determining … Continued

Scribbly Gums Class News

The Scribbly Gums are developing strong mental computation skills during our Numeracy games. Using regular playing cards to add the numbers and try to get to the magic number of 14 or 24. If you go over the magic number … Continued

Message from Mrs Esau

Hello Main Arm Upper community, It is amazing to witness children striving to achieve their goals and using their You Can Do It foundations to extend their growth mindset in positive ways. Our school camp and Caine’s Arcade project were … Continued

Scribbly Gums Go Flying

Hi everyone, What a great time we had on camp! We were so lucky with the beautiful sunny weather to enjoy the gorgeous surroundings of Tyalgum Ridge. It was wonderful to see the students using the five foundations as they … 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

school camp and other fun things

Hi everyone, Excitement is building as we fast approach our school camp to Tyalgum Ridge. Get your bags packed using the list provided by the school and then you won’t forget anything. The bus is leaving at 9am on Monday … Continued

Ghost Gums

Welcome back to all the Ghost Gums. I hope everyone has had a relaxing and fun filled holiday. We have started the term on full speed with robotics and athletics carnival in our first week. The next two weeks we … Continued