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Date:

30/04/15

Leadership Project – the garden

The Year 5 Garden Leadership Group has been working hard since the start of the year researching, planning, watering and weeding every Tuesday the 13 planter boxes across the school. This week they had the chance to reap what they have sown! It was harvest time. The group were excited to harvest green beans, black […]

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Date:

24/04/15

Getting gritty in Year 5

The Year 5 students are working hard to get grittier as the year progresses with a big focus on effort, perseverance and never giving up. This week we designed our own gritty super heroes on our iPads. The results were fun and highlighted just how quickly their skills are improving using the different tools and Apps.   […]

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Date:

24/04/15

Leadership Group – ANZAC Day

It was a proud day on Friday 24th April for the Year 5 students as weeks of hard work were finally shared with the school community. The ANZAC Day Ceremony, meticulously researched, planned and rehearsed by the ANZAC Day Leadership Group was a respectful and very personal nod to servicemen and women past and present. […]

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Date:

21/04/15

All day excursion to St Kilda Botanical Gardens

Students found out all about their local area. They travelled back to the time of the dinosaurs, and then learnt all about what the local area was like for the indigenous peoples – the local Boonwurrung people of Yalukit Willam, of the Kulin nation. All of the Year 5 students were really surprised to find […]

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Date:

14/04/15

Term 2 – it’s all about leadership

Today was the first day working with the City of Port Phillip’s Eco-centre’s Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability Program. We began by understanding just how important it is to do something for the environment. We learnt about nurdles, and where we can find them. We also spent some time thinking about simple things we can do […]

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Date:

23/03/15

Year 5 Super Heroes – Celebrating Earth Hour 2015

Here are the photos from some of the superheroes that sprung up from amongst the Year 5s this year. It is so important that our students understand that there is something that they can do to help our environment. Turning off lights is such a simple thing they can do to help save energy. And […]

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Date:

19/03/15

Old watering cans needed

Our gardening leadership group has been busy making sure that the planter boxes around the school are thriving. This busy little group of students has the important job of watering 12 planter boxes, 5 buckets of water twice a week using the 4 buckets we have. If any families have an old watering can at home that they […]

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Date:

11/03/15

Year 5 Buddies – Happy Videos Part II

Today the Preps and the Year 5s worked again on the Prep Happy Videos. It was another opportunity for the Year 5s to work with the Preps, helping them express what makes them happy. It also provided the Year 5s with problem solving when it came to putting it all together on their iPads.  

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Date:

04/03/15

Prep Buddy Happy Videos

Today the Year 5s were fortunate enough to meet with their Prep buddies twice. They had a ‘buddy lunch’ which meant the Year 5s were able to sit down and have their lunch with the Preps while they were eating. Then after lunch Preps came to visit the Year 5 students in our classroom. After […]

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