Years 3,4,5 & 6 News

Lemon Myrtles

It is a quick HELLO from the Lemon Myrtles. We have had a great start of the year. The Lemon Myrtles are settling in nicely to formal schooling. We have been concentrating on our routines, procedures and expectations e.g. lining … Continued

Lemon Myrtles

It is a quick HELLO from the Lemon Myrtles. We have had a great start of the year. The Lemon Myrtles are settling in nicely to formal schooling. We have been concentrating on our routines, procedures and expectations e.g. lining … Continued

Surfing

Our last day of surfing turned out to be our best, with the tide and wind producing the perfect waves under a sunny sky. This allowed year 5 and 6 to showcase the amazing skills they had developed over the … Continued

School Film

Last week year 6 completed the script for our school film. It’s one of the most exciting so far. We began by writing short stories on the theme: “bad decisions.” The students worked in groups to compose a story and … 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

Bin Audit

The students were very excited to attend their first orientation session this afternoon. They were divided into different groups and allocated to teachers they will be having next year. The subjects ranged from art, music and drama to maths and … Continued

Ned Kelly

This term we are collaborating with the other VoSS schools on a unit about Ned Kelly. The idea is to debate whether he should be regarded as a hero or a villain. The students have been reading Carol Wilkinson’s Black … Continued

Learning how to Learn

The end of this week marks the official end of our Learning how to Learn Program although, of course, we never stop learning and we hope our students will get better and better at it! One of our primary focuses … Continued

Reports

Thank you to all the parents who attended the learning awards. For those of you who couldn’t make it, we’re very sorry that you missed our students performing songs they had composed. The good news is that we intend to … Continued

Film

As we near the end of term, it’s been a big week for the dramatic arts. Our school film has now been completed. Next week, Barry Pheloung will be coming in to help us compose the score. It’s always educational … Continued