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Date:

22/04/16

Year 5 Learning To Budget

Numeracy Year 5 students have recently been learning to budget in Maths. We have completed a variety of budget projects. One task involved planning an IKEA shopping spree for our classrooms, then writing and presenting persuasive texts to convince our classmates to vote for our selections. We have been using our iPads to create spreadsheets, which […]

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Date:

17/03/16

Cricket Gala Day

The Year 5 and 6 students recently participated in the Cricket Gala Day at Fawkner Park. It was a fun experience and we were able to use the skills recently acquired in PE to compete against other schools. SKPS students showcased impressive teamwork, sportsmanship and enthusiasm. A beautiful and sunny day at Fawkner Park, and […]

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Date:

04/03/16

Our Prep Buddies

Each morning, Year 5 buddies help the Preps settle down into their class. Sometimes they help them know what to do, sometimes they help the Preps by modelling how to do something. The Year 5s are developing a strong understanding of the importance of being a role model to younger students. We are very proud […]

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Date:

19/02/16

Measurement

The Year 5s have been estimating and measuring the length, perimeter  and area of shapes. This included objects in the classroom and outdoors. The first photo is before the students paced out 7 metres with their eyes closed. The second photo is how far they went. The third photo is their second attempt.

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Date:

12/02/16

Grade 5 Students Help Run Assembly

Year 5 Leaders This week the Year 5 SRC Reps stood in for the School Captains and helped Miss Higgins run the assembly. It was a fantastic opportunity for the students to develop leadership skills through public speaking, making announcements for the school, and leading the national anthem. They did a marvellous job and we […]

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Date:

05/02/16

Welcome to the Year 5, 2016 Blog

In 2016 there are three Year 5 classes. The teachers are Mr Pike, Ms Keays and Eric. What a wonderful start we have had as students have begun to settle into their new classrooms, getting to know their new classmates and teachers. In Year 5, the focus will continue to be the development of leadership […]

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