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Temporary Change of School Operations

Dear Parents, As you may be aware, there is currently an emergency situation in our surrounding area  involving bushfires. To ensure the safety of our students and staff, a decision has been made that our school will not be opened … Continued

School Film

After working hard at it all year, our students have finally completed their film. I am always been impressed at how patient and open minded she is with our students as she guides them through the entire film production process … Continued

Scribbly Gums News

Hi everyone, Welcome back to our final term for 2019. As always, it is a busy and exciting term with assessment and reporting, swimming lessons, the school play to rehearse and our end of year activities to look forward to. … Continued

Term 4

Welcome back! This term looks to be very exciting with the culmination of many projects including the class film and the school play. We have our 3D printer up and running and the students will be designing a product they … Continued

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

SeeSaw

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: https://sydney.edu.au/science/industry-and-community/community-engagement/tea-composition.html . 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