Year One News

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

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, It’s great to be back after such a long absence with illness. Well done to the banksias for using their You Can Do It skills to adapt to having different teachers and routines. I am so proud of … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, Excitement is mounting over the school camp next week. A list to help with packing has been sent home. Please write names on the tags of all clothing items. The activities planned sound like a lot of fun. Remember … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, Thankyou parents for making the time to come out to school for parent/teacher interviews. It was a very motivating and positive experience to speak with you all and share your child’s progress with you. It was great to hear … Continued

Banksia Class News

Hi everyone, The Water Cycle is currently being investigated in our classroom. We are learning about precipitation, condensation and evaporation. Some experiments are planned for Friday to demonstrate how water is evaporated into water vapour and then condensed again to … Continued