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28/05/18

Student Leadership – Actions for the school

The Year 5 students have been learning about how the United Nations demonstrates leadership by setting goals, and developing action plans designed to ensure world develops into a better place in the future. These goals are related to equity of resources, sustainability and ethical interaction. The students have also been thinking about how they can show leadership, […]

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28/05/18

Go Orange for PWS Day

The whole school got together to bring about greater awareness of PWS – Prader-Willi Syndrome. Students in Year 5 dressed up, and everyone had fun at the disco on the oval.  

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10/05/18

Leadership – United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The Year 5s have been researching the United Nations – finding out how they operate and what they do. They are doing this to learn more about what leadership is, and how to bring about meaningful change. Each class has been looking at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They have been learning what each […]

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28/04/18

Maths – (Measurement – volume)

This term in Year 5 we have finished off our measurement unit by revising volume and capacity, and investigating how the formula can be used to calculate the volume of prisms. Using Challenging Maths tasks, students have also investigated how to calculate the volume for various larger objects. Next we are going to be revising […]

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27/04/18

Welcome Back

What a welcome back with 5P’s assembly item about Anzac Day. The students worked together to come up with the information and poems that they then decided how to share it with you all. Some students wrote their own poems and others wanted to share the well known poem ‘Simpson and his Donkey’ from the […]

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13/03/18

Multiculturalism – Year 5 & Year 1 working together!

The Year 1 students have been learning about the many different countries our students come from. They have also been learning about which countries those in our community – in particular finding out where people who work in Space2b come from. Year 5 students have researched their family heritage – when and where their families came to […]

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Date:

09/03/18

Maths – Measurement

The Year 5s have started their focus on measurement by looking at length and perimeter. They have measured objects when the ruler is not placed at zero to measure. They have also been calculating the perimeter of rectangles, when not all dimensions are written down. Students have had to work out the missing measurements. Here are some examples […]

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20/02/18

Australian Ballet workshop & performance

On Wednesday, 14 February, the Year 5s were fortunate enough to participate in a workshop run by the Australian Ballet. St Kilda Primary School has been involved in these workshops for a number years. Each class had the opportunity to learn the basics of ballet. This included balance, moving between places, improvisation and choreography. Later in the […]

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19/02/18

Just a few things…

It’s hard to believe how quickly the year has gotten underway. Over the first few weeks each class in Year 5 developed their vision and mission statements. You should be able to see them on your child’s Seesaw account. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to Sue’s News, our Year 5 Blog, Konnective, and the Parent Portal to keep informed of all […]

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29/11/17

Sail away, sail away, sail away….

What a glorious day the Year 5 students had yesterday at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Club. The students are lucky enough to be a part of a three day Tackers Sailing Program which has been offered free to our school as part of a generous bequest. The sun was shining and the breeze was gently blowing […]

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