Homework Question

Think of a team that you support (or know of); this could be a football team, netball team, basketball team, dance team or a team representing Australia. Write a paragraph about some of the successes that they have had in previous years. In the next paragraph write what skills and knowledge related to teamwork you think has helped them with their success.

House Captains have a BERRY good time in the city!

The eight house captains joined over 100 other schools at a special leadership conference in the city today. The GRIP Conference featured interactive activities to inspire students to be leaders and responsible role models. They learnt the principles of being a BERRY good leader- Be sure to do the right thing, Encourage others, Respond appropriately, Refuse to Lie, You overcome criticism.

All eight Beacy kids represented our school beautifully, from the moment they boarded the train at 7am. They all agreed that it was a wonderful experience.

Homework Blog Question

Play a game with your family (this could be a board game, a game outside, cards, hangman, etc). In your homework book, write a paragraph about why inclusion is important. Record how you feel when you are included in groups and teams and record how you would feel if you were excluded.

School Photos Tomorrow

Just reminder, that school photos will take place tomorrow. Students should look their best which includes full school uniform. Grade 6 will need to ensure they wear their grade 6 blue t-shirt. Please make sure students are at school on time as the photographers will not wait if students are late.

Kicking Goals with Jim!

This week all our 5/6 students have had a visit from motivational speaker Jim Asimakopoulos who spoke about respect and empathy. Jim was born with Cerebral Palsy and spoke about focusing on the things you can do, not the things you can’t do. Jim’s positive attitude and love for life is sure to be an inspiration to our students.