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Date:

14/10/16

Science!!!

Students have been continuing to use scientific thinking in the classroom. This week they conducted an experiment investigating the acidity/alkalinity of common items found around the school. They did this by seeing the way red cabbage water changed colour when different objects were placed in it. First they predicted what might happen, based on conclusions […]

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14/10/16

Welcome to Term 4

There is so much happening at the moment. Next week is the concert. Please make sure you get your tickets as soon as possible. There are still some available for the matinee on Thursday. Sustainability The Year 5s have continued to help drive sustainability practices within the school. Because of the work done by the […]

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16/09/16

5P And A Pirate Present Poetry

This week the 5P students presented a poem they wrote together for assembly. It shared memories, moments and magic from the year so far. It was all going well until a pirate hijacked proceedings… Below is a copy of the poem and some photos of the shenanigans!     THE HISTORY OF 5P Hello St […]

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16/09/16

Year 5 Reach Out For Respect

This week the Year 5s had their final session of Reach Out For Respect. Students painted two banners with thoughts, ideas, slogans and images to do with what they had been learning about. It has been an enlightening experience for the students, learning about things such as gender stereotypes, equality and power. The students feel […]

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Date:

13/09/16

Last week of Term 3 – Buddy sessions

The Year 5s have continued to meet weekly with their Prep Buddies this term. They have continued to develop their leadership skills in the way they demonstrate initiative and responsibility when working with the Preps. This involves following instructions given by the Prep teachers, as well as asking and answering questions when working with their […]

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Date:

07/09/16

Year 5 Exploring Fractions

In Maths, Year 5 have started to explore fractions. Students are learning that: -the parts need to be equal -the denominator tells you how many parts the whole is divided into, the numerator tells you how many parts you have -a whole can be divided into equal parts -equal parts of a whole is the same as […]

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Date:

24/08/16

Reach Out For Respect is almost over!!!

Over the last few weeks, the Reach Out for Respect program has investigated stereotypes in the media. Students have looked at how men and women are portrayed, as well as how power plays a part in relationships. In most sessions, students are involved in demonstrating their understandings through role plays. As they act them out, […]

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Date:

19/08/16

Numeracy, Literacy and Book Week at the Year 5s!

  Monday, 21 August – Thursday, 24 August Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Specialists Program       Basketball Gala Day ‘Hooptime’     Literacy   Literacy   Curriculum Day Numeracy Numeracy Numeracy   Inquiry School Assembly   Reach Out for Respect  Program Specialists Program   The St Kilda Primary School Great Book Swap! From […]

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Date:

12/08/16

Bunnings comes to school

On the last two Tuesdays, Sally from Port Melbourne Bunnings came to help the Year 5s with their work to improve the school grounds. The School Environment Action Group planted a range of native plants around the chicken coop the first week she came. The following week, the Productive Garden Action Group worked with her […]

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Date:

12/08/16

Term 3 Sustainability Action Groups

Last term, students indicated that in 2016, it is important to do something about caring for the environment. This term, they have chosen action groups to work in. SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT GROUP The Sustainability Management group started off by working on the Biodiversity Audit. This will will help us to achieve accreditation for the Biodiversity Module. […]

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