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18/08/18

SKPS Sustainable Goals for the Future

SKPS Sustainable Goals for the Future Teams formed. Action Plans being developed & worked on. Change beginning to happen!   In order to develop leadership skills, and leave a legacy of a better future for the school, the Year 5 students have been continuing to develop goals to work towards achieving. The students are divided […]

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18/08/18

Helicopter visit, Book Week & Poetry

This week on Thursday morning we were visited by a police helicopter! We took this as a wonderful opportunity to use the visit as a stimulus for  writing. Students chose to write a range of text types, from narratives, information reports, poems and even procedural texts (how to fly a helicopter!)   This coming week […]

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Date:

12/08/18

Basketball Gala Day

Earlier this month the Year 5 & 6 students participated in the basketball gala day. The students had fun, and the finals had everyone up on their feet supporting their school’s teams. The day ended with a lot of emotion!

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Date:

25/07/18

Term 3 – Welcome back

Maths place value & fractions We have been learning about place value again. We have been rounding numbers for decimals too. We have just started learning fractions. We are focusing on understanding equivalent fractions, and how to add fractions in different problems. Juliya & Soleil (5E SRC reps) Literacy Poetry This term we have been […]

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28/06/18

The Gold Rush – how it helped democracy to develop

Sovereign Hill & Blood on the Cross On the 13 Jun 2018, our Year 5 historical adventures began. Sovereign Hill was one of the best experiences we’ve ever had. We thought that the Education Session was going to be boring, but it was actually fun. We learnt to look at historical artefacts to find out […]

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28/06/18

2018 Year 5 Camp – Lady Northcote Recreation Camp

Lady Northcote Recreation Camp On 12 June 2018, the Year 5s went to Lady Northcote Recreation Camp. Everyone was excited to find out their cabin and activity group members. After settling down, we started our first rotation. Most of us favoured the Giant Swing. [The favourite activity for most of us was the Giant Swing]. It […]

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Date:

28/06/18

House Athletics – Lots of fun

House Athletics 2018 This is the first House Athletics day we have ever participated in. It was a fantastic event. With some activities we had to focus and concentrate to do well, such as discus and shot put. And for others, we just had to get our bodies working hard, such as for the 1 hundred and 2 […]

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Date:

02/06/18

Maths – displaying data using graphs

The Year 5 class have been identifying issues they wish to be involved in, to make the school a better place. They are developing goals similar to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They then made graphs of this information. They are learning how different charts present data in different ways, and serve different purposes.  

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Date:

02/06/18

Year 5 Camp Meeting

Not long to go now. The Year 5s are getting really excited about going off to camp. We’ve had camp information meetings and chosen cabin buddies (we find out who is in our cabin once we arrive at camp). Everyone is looking forward to the combination of adventure activities and learning at Sovereign Hill!  

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