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Date:

14/12/18

Year 5 students – helping out at graduation

On Thursday night, Year 6 students held their graduation ceremony in Kings Hall. For many years it has been a tradition that Year 5 students help out by waiting on the tables of their Year 6 peers. This year saw our wonderful Year 5 students take this action to a new level. In order to […]

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Date:

13/12/18

End of Year Preparations

Hello Year 5 Families!! As the year draws to a close we have been busy practising our performance for the End of Year Family Picnic…always a wonderful celebration of learning and life! A team of Year 5 choreographers worked through their lunchtimes with Ms Roy to produce a delightful performance of Michael Buble’s ‘I’m Dreaming […]

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Date:

06/12/18

Year 5 Leadership and more!

This week the Year 5 Leadership groups have been very busy. The Whole School Community Group ran the Festival of Fun. This was where the group ran sports and arts sessions at lunch time for all students, and a baked sale helped raise money for student projects. All the Year 5 groups also presented what they have been doing this […]

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Date:

27/11/18

The Big Announcement!

                                                You could cut the air with a knife in the library today at 10.00am. With bated breath and nervous chatter, the Year 5s waited for Ms Higgins and Mrs O’Malley to […]

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Date:

17/11/18

Saving our planet!

Today we started measuring the impact we are having on the planet. Students from our Climate Action Year 5 Leadership group weighed how much organic waste we saved from going to landfill. This stops it from becoming a greenhouse gas and adding to global warming. Today we stopped 2 kg of waste by doing this. […]

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Date:

09/11/18

Frisbee Gala Day

Frisbee Gala Day My team did pretty well. We were communicating well with each other. Overall we did well. Zander It was fun. My team mates had good sportsmanship. Even though they fell over and hurt themselves, they got up and kept going. I thought this was very good. Kara

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Date:

09/11/18

Year 5 speeches – democracy and government

Students from Year 5 were able to give speeches to their class this week. These were school captain speeches based on speeches written as part of our unit of inquiry on democracy and government.   The School Captain speeches were very good. They were persuasive with strong words and good ideas. Xavier   Everyone who […]

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Date:

30/10/18

Exciting Times for Learning

The Year 5s have put so much effort into learning the choreography, their lines and the lyrics for Wind in the Willows. The challenge is to be loud and proud with jazz hands and smiling faces on the night. We just came back from our full dress rehearsal on site at the Phoenix Theatre and […]

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Date:

15/10/18

Extra Maths with Paul

This term Paul (one of our parents, and a professor from the Mathematics Department at Melbourne University), continues to meet with a group of students from across the senior classes of the school. Our Year 5 students who attend, look forward to the sessions as they provide a fun opportunity to work through a range […]

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