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School is a special place

Hi everyone, This term as part of our geography unit we are studying our school as a special place. We have identified certain places within our school that are special and had lots of discussion around what makes a place … Continued

Words into Action

Our unit for this term involves taking action on an issue in our local area and acting to make a change. At the beginning of this year our class instituted a new bin system to ensure we were taking advantage … Continued

Special places

Hi everyone, This week we had a walk along the creek bed to investigate a ‘special place’ near to our school. When we got around the bend out of view of the road, we crouched down and were very still … Continued

Hooking in your audience

Close your eyes and imagine you are listening to a story. This is not just any story; it is the world’s most boring story ever. No image is being painted in your mind as the narrator’s voice drones on and … Continued

Long Time-No Hear

Greetings everyone, It has been pointed out by some class members that I have not blogged for a while so I thought I would get everyone up to speed with what is going on with the Dung Beetles. This week, … Continued

Welcome Back

Great to see everyone back and happily refreshed. It’s been a positive start to what looks to be an exciting term. In maths we have started a unit on financial literacy. As most of our class have chosen to run … Continued

Welcome back!

Hi Everyone, Welcome back to term 2! I hope you all managed to have a really nice break, I know I did! This term we will continue to work hard on our reading and learning reading strategies. Listening to the … Continued

Dragonflies News

Hi everyone and welcome to Term 2. We have lots of exciting learning planned for the Dragonflies this term. We will continue with our literacy groups on Monday to Thursday. So parent helpers are always welcome. I am looking for … Continued

End of term

The 4/5 Dung Beetles have been very busy this term. We have been learning about Ned Kelly and watched a debate between our school and The Pocket School. The debate topic was whether Ned Kelly was a hero or not. … Continued

debating

Throughout this term, the Scorpions have been engaging with a unit that explores whether Ned Kelly was a hero or a villain. After reading Carol Wilkinson’s Black Snake, the students are divided on their issue. This week, we held a … Continued