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Date:

11/05/18

What’s happening in Prep?

Hello everybody, We’re well into our second term of school and aren’t things moving fast!? Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning to: retell a story using the beginning, middle and end draw a detailed plan for a piece of writing use our ‘slidey snail’ (finger) to track where we are up to as […]

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14/03/18

Our first full weeks of school

What a wonderful few weeks we’ve had. The children have had their first full weeks of school and are doing tremendously! It’s harder without the Wednesday off. If you’re experiencing some really tired little people and some out of the ordinary behaviour, don’t worry. It’s common at this time of year. As the children work so […]

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Date:

21/02/18

Welcome to Prep 2018!

Welcome to the Prep Blog 2018!   We’ve had a wonderful first few weeks. It’s been exciting to meet new friends, explore our new environment, learn new routines and learn about all the different things that happen at school.   On this blog, you’ll find information about what’s happening across the five Prep grades. We […]

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Date:

07/11/17

Melbourne Zoo Gallery

We had so much fun at the Melbourne Zoo! Check out our collection of ‘Wild Explorer’ photos… Here are our Wild Explorers at Zoo School! We then used our Wild Explorer skills to explore other parts of the zoo… Remember to look up, look down and look all around! The gorgeous Butterfly House was one […]

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Date:

24/10/17

Welcome to Term 4

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day was a wonderful way to begin our final term! We thoroughly enjoyed touring the learning spaces, making things together, reading books and sharing our writing with our visitors. It was so interesting to hear about what school was like when they were children, too. We’ve saved the busiest Term until […]

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Date:

02/08/17

100 Days of Prep!

Here are some happy snaps from our wonderful day. Firstly, our incredible costumes! SMILe was extremely busy with ‘100’ related investigations! These last two absolutely blew us away with their explorations. They collected loose items and wanted to get 100. How would they know they had 100? By making groups of 10, then counting by […]

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Date:

01/08/17

We are learning to MEASURE

Welcome back to Term 3! Since returning from holidays, we have been learning about measurement. We are learning to use words like tall, short, big, small, long, high, low and wide. In teams, we were challenged to construct a tall tower using only a piece of A3 paper. We created a city where all our towers […]

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Date:

14/06/17

We’ve Been As Busy As Ants

This term we have been almost as busy as the ants we saw at the Museum! In Reading we have been developing important comprehension skills. You can ask us about these skills at home! If you keep one or two of these skills in mind each time we read a take home book, you can ask us questions about […]

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Date:

02/06/17

Melbourne Museum

Last Wednesday, the Preps went on their very first excursion to the Melbourne Museum. We arrived at school nice and early and boarded the two big buses (definitely a highlight of the day!). When we arrived, the three classes split up to make their own way through the exhibitions. We visited the insects and dinosaurs, […]

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Date:

23/03/17

Our Final Learning for Term 1

We’ve been busy in Prep enjoying our last few weeks of Term 1. We’ve been learning to work alongside others and show interest in other children. Here you can see some amazing examples from SMILe! We’ve been reading the sounds ‘d, g, l, r, e, v’ and spent lots of time blending these sounds to make […]

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