GOOD SAMARITAN INDUSTRIES- GUEST SPEAKER
Aug22

GOOD SAMARITAN INDUSTRIES- GUEST SPEAKER

On August 2nd, the year 3 classes participated in a presentation given by Ann Cunningham, Donations and Collections Manager from Good Sammy Industries. Mrs Cunningham gave a brief overview of the history of Good Sammy Industries and made the students aware of how their donations can assist in providing employment for people with disabilities as well as reusing and recycling goods to minimise the amount ending up in landfill. She...

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Worm Farm Incursion
Jul04

Worm Farm Incursion

The year 3 classes were recently treated to an incursion from “The Worm Shed“. Kevin, the presenter, started off with a powerpoint presentation which explained the body parts of composting worms and their life cycle. Students were then given an opportunity to touch and observe some red tiger worms and ask questions. Finally, everyone made their own mini worm farm,  complete with a few worms, in an empty cool drink bottle....

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Pre-Primary Reading Workshop April 2011
May10

Pre-Primary Reading Workshop April 2011

The Pre Primary teachers recently conducted a parent workshop to explain the process of teaching reading in the early years. Topics covered were: The reading process in the classroom, The importance of parent involvement, The role of homework, The best way to use reading books, The importance of oral language. During the time the parents had an opportunity to ask questions and view the range of resources’ that teachers are using in...

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Water Wise Presentation
Mar17

Water Wise Presentation

On Thursday 24th February, a guest speaker from the Water Corporation came to speak to classes in Years 1, 2 and 3. The Year One classes looked at how water keeps bodies healthy and how different body parts need water to function properly. The Year Two classes examined the water cycle and learned about the water sources that Perth can access, including ground water. The waste water system was the focus of the Year Three presentation...

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The Day Joe Went Missing From Room One
Feb20

The Day Joe Went Missing From Room One

There were some very worried pre primary children in room one last week, not because they had started school but their class puppet Joe had gone missing.  The children along with Mrs Whitney and Mrs Fidge had to search the whole school looking for him. They started in the kindergarten then the staff room. They asked Mr Anderson and the office ladies but no one had seen Joe. Mrs Wybenga’s class suggested that he may be on the...

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