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Date:

23/06/15

Scientists in action!

Yesterday the Year 5 students watched ‘The Baykeeper’, a video explaining some of the issues affecting the local environment around Port Phillip Bay. We then spent time thinking of questions to investigate while on the excursion. Today’s excursion to St Kilda’s west beach foreshore had students involved in different aspects of scientific study. They conducted a survey […]

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Date:

06/06/15

Sofcrosse Gala Day

The weather was kind to us on Friday and the Year 5 and 6 Students were able to enjoy a fantastic day at Fawkner Park playing Sofcrosse. For many it was the first time they had played and they certainly impressed us with their ability to pick up the new skills so quickly. Thank you to […]

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Date:

29/05/15

Recent learning – Maths and English

Over the last week students have been having fun applying their knowledge of coordinates and location in geometry. They enjoyed gathering data on themselves for the task Greedy Pigs, as well as preparing for the end of term. All of them have applied their knowledge of multiplication and division facts when using written methods.   […]

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Date:

19/05/15

Cultural excursion to the Ngargee Tree

                                                 The Year 5 excursion to Ngargee Tree today was a privilege and despite the rain, wind and cold the students showed true grit and were able to learn and appreciate their […]

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Date:

18/05/15

Exploring patterns for Education Week

What a fabulous and intriguing start to Education Week in Year 5. The focus this year is on maths and coding and the week ahead promises to be filled with lots of fun activities. Today we were challenged to find a pattern somewhere in the school, zoom in on it and take a photo with our […]

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Date:

15/05/15

6Cs Inquiry – deeper learning

Over the past few weeks the Year 5 students have been investigating what ‘character’ is according to the 6C framework. In groups they worked collaboratively to investigate what this meant. The students then had to use a rubric and show at what level they thought their group was demonstrating this idea of ‘character’. The most […]

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Date:

08/05/15

Hockey Gala Day

Friday last week, the Year 5 and 6 students participated in a Hockey Gala Day. Here is a collection of short excerpts from some of the recounts written of the day.   The Hockey Gala was a beautiful day for sport. An army of teams marched into Footscray Hockey Centre. The were getting ready for […]

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Date:

30/04/15

Leadership Group – Lost Property

  Wow, what a huge job the Lost Property Leadership Group have and what a great job they are doing. Each week this busy group of students collect, sort and distribute lost property, analyse data from each class, brainstorm solutions, prepare communication for around the school, Konnective, Blogs, and classroom teachers and as well as […]

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