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Date:

05/12/14

Japanese Calligraphy- (Shodo)

The Year 6 children have all done an amazing job at writing their own Japanese Kanji characters and then had a go at making them into beautiful Japanese Calligraphy. Well done Year 6

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Date:

01/12/14

Matsuri Day 2014 – Thank you (Domo Arigato Gozaimasu)

                      A huge thank you (Arigato gozaimasu –ありがとうございます),to all the parents that helped to make Matsuri Day 2014 so fantastic, the activities ranged from Tea Ceremony, Bunraku demonstrations (Japanese Puppets) by our Yr 3 / 4 Children, Origami, Lantern making, Japanese Calligraphy, Manga drawing, Kami […]

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Date:

18/11/14

Matsuri Day 2014

MATSURI 2014 IS FINALLY HERE!!!!                         Next Tuesday 25th November we will be having our traditional Matsuri Day. This is a wonderful chance for students to immerse themselves in the various cultural traditions of Japan. Please mark it in your calendar. We dress up […]

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Date:

24/10/14

Japan Tour 2016 Expression of Interest Information Session

                             2016 JAPAN TOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Dear Parents/Guardians of Year 4 students, I would like to invite you to a short meeting about the 2016 Year 6 Japan home stay and tour program. THURSDAY 6 NOVEMBER                                                4:00~5:00 PM                                            YEAR 3B CLASSROOM The purpose of this meeting will be to provide you with specific information around […]

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Date:

24/10/14

Matsuri Day 2014

                              MATSURI DAY                                                                             TUESDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2014 Each year SKPS has a Matsuri Day (festival day) to celebrate Japanese Art and Culture and support our LOTE program. The day is run by parents and is always fun, exciting and interesting. This year we will be celebrating Obon Matsuri, also known as the festival of the lanterns. Obon […]

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Date:

27/06/14

Wonderful Maps of Japan

Year 2 and 3 have been busy making their own maps of Japan. They  have done a fantastic job at naming the 4 main islands of Japan and all the major cities and towns. Here are a few examples of their awesome work:  

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Date:

23/05/14

Japanese Classroom Objects

Year 1 and 2 have been learning the Japanese names for ‘Classroom Objects’ this week. They did a fantastic job at making their own Origami ‘Classroom Objects Dictionary’ !!!! Fantastic work Year 1 and 2 🙂    

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Date:

16/05/14

Amazing Japan !!

It is hard to believe that we have been back from our awesome trip to Japan nearly 2 weeks now. What an outstanding and exciting trip it was. We were treated like royalty at Ishigase Elementary School with an amazing ‘Welcome Ceremony’, trip to the Shinkansen Museum and Nagoya Aquarium. We then headed off to Kyoto […]

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Date:

19/03/14

Japanese for Parents, Families and Friends !!

Dearest lovely families of St Kilda Primary, Here are some common Japanese phrases that you might like to use at home with your child!! The more you use the phrase the easier it will be for your child to remember it and use it in class!! If you need any help, please do not hesitate […]

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