Zoo Excursion 2016
Nov30

Zoo Excursion 2016

The Year 4’s  spent a day at the Perth Zoo and on their return the students of Room 20 spent some time constructing their zoo enclosures. Using their imaginations they worked either individually or as pairs to decide what would make a suitable enclosure for their animal of choice. Below is an example of some of their results. Katie & Olivia After the zoo Olivia and I decided to do a gibbon’s enclosure. We used the...

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Be WaterWise-The Water Bus Is Coming-Vote For Us
Nov20

Be WaterWise-The Water Bus Is Coming-Vote For Us

Forest Crescent PS has proudly been a Waterwise School for 13 years. The National Water Week theme for 2016 was ‘Water, Life, Growth’ and once again our students enjoyed a variety of activities related to the conservation of this precious resource. Our year one students created maps showing the different uses of water in our school. A water audit was conducted by students in our year 3 /4 class and they are currently analysing their...

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Lego Mindstorm Sessions
Nov05

Lego Mindstorm Sessions

Students from Year 4 to Year 6 were involved in the pilot program of Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robotics, in Term 3. Students worked in pairs with their EV3 controller, learning  about the basic controls and coding principles of the Mindstorm software, in addition to using skills associated with investigative, persevere with trial-and-error experiments, brainstorming for solutions and problem-based learning. The sessions seek to give students...

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The Great Book Swap
Sep16

The Great Book Swap

On Friday 25th August, the Great Book Swap was held at our school. In the weeks leading up to National Book Week, students were encouraged to donate used and unwanted books in good condition. These were collected up and grouped into different age groups. On the Great Book Swap day, classes were taken to the Science room where the donated books were displayed. For $1, students could purchase a book. Over $673 was raised to support the...

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FCPS Sustainability Program Recognised by Local Government

Switch Your Thinking is a Local Government initiative that helps the people of Perth, our business community and Western Australian Councils to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to global efforts to secure a safe climate. To achieve this Switch Your Thinking: Promotes resource efficiency and environmental awareness Trials new technologies and new ways of doing things. Upskills our community and facilitate behaviour...

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