Change to school photo date

Hi everyone,
We would like to advise you of a change of date for the School Photos. We were scheduled for Monday 16th March but this date has been changed to Friday 20th March. We apologise for any inconviences caused.

Order forms will be sent home next week, watch out for next week’s newsletter for ordering details.

Thanks

Grade 6 Uniforms

Hi everyone,

Just letting you know that the grade 6 uniforms have arrived today. Unfortunately the supplier has made a mistake and made the uniforms black instead of blue. The students will receive the black uniforms free of charge and the blue uniforms will be sent home in the coming weeks. The students are welcome to wear the black tops until the correct ones arrive.

Investigations Homework Question

Here is the Investigations question for the week. Remember this is compulsory for grade 6 students and optional for grade 5’s.

A Notable Character from Australian History

History is often a reflection upon things that people do which have an impact on the way that we live. Choose any character from Australian history and present the following information:

– A photo or image of the person.

– Who is this person?

– When did this person live?

– Where did this person live?

– What did this person do?

– Why is this person relevant to us today?

– How did what they did impact on our lives?

Thursday Afternoon Activities

For something fun towards the end of our weeks, we have put in place 5/6 Activity Rotations this term. Each class will spend two 50 minute sessions with one of the 5/6 teachers joining in an activity they are passionate about.

Mr McGowan ran science activities, where students got the opportunity to make quick sand, lava lamps and paper planes.
Mr Buckingham took music activities, where students were able to experiment with different instruments and have whole class sing-a-longs to popular songs.
Mr Jeffries incorporated ICT in his sessions, and students have put together a Beacy News program which will air in the coming days.
Miss Backman took the students for cooking, where they created delicious scones and ANZAC biscuits.
Mrs Beilby ran art sessions, where students created Aboriginal paintings.

Each class will rotate every fortnight and get to experience each different activity. They are proving to be cruisy and enjoyable sessions in what is otherwise a very busy schedule. Here are a few pics from today’s sessions.

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Investigations Homework Question

Here is the Investigations question for the week. Remember this is compulsory for grade 6 students and optional for grade 5’s.

A Tale of Two Countries

Using a Venn Diagram, compare and contrast information about Australia and another country of your choice. See example below.FullSizeRender