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Singing time with our friends

Last updated 09 August 2012, 06:41 AM
Every Wednesday afternoon, Emerald, Lilac, Maroon and Magenta join us in our classroom for some singing. We always have heaps of fun. This afternoon we shared one of our favourite songs..... Kangaroo! Read more

BOOK WEEK

Last updated 06 August 2012, 06:22 PM
Are you getting your costume organised for our Book Week dress up parade? The theme for Book Week this year is CHAMPIONS READ! An author named DC Green is coming to visit us at school. That's right, an author is someone who writes... Read more

More Open Day...

Last updated 02 August 2012, 07:39 AM
All the Infants kids got together in the hall today and enjoyed teaching their families some of the great numeracy games we play at school.   Lots of these games are in the NUMERACY at HOME sets which everyone is allowed to borrow and play at... Read more

Open Day

Last updated 02 August 2012, 06:33 AM
Thanks to all the wonderful parents who came to visit our room today. It was so much fun sharing our learning with you. Please come again soon and see what we are doing. Here are some photos the children took to remind us of our special day. Read more

Who sank the boat?

Last updated 29 July 2012, 09:25 AM
Have fun reading along with this fun story.   Read more

Are you an olympic swimmer?

Last updated 29 July 2012, 09:02 AM
Would you like to race lke an olympian? Click here to have a go. You may have to ask mum or dad to help you read the instructions. Have fun! Don't forget to let me know how you go. Do we have a champion among us? Read more

Our famous BeeBots

Last updated 28 July 2012, 09:50 AM
Last night in Newcastle lots of teachers gathered together to learn more about how to use technology in their classrooms. Mrs H took our BeeBots along to have some fun. Read more

Sink or Float?

Last updated 25 July 2012, 10:42 PM
Mrs Howard wanted to know if certain things would float or sink so we decided to do an experiment to find out for her. First we filled a tub with water, then we gently placed the objects into the water and watched what happened. First we popped some... Read more

The Olympic Rings

Last updated 25 July 2012, 07:29 PM
We have been learning some interesting facts about the Olympic rings. Did you know that the five rings represent the five major regions of the world: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania (this one includes us!) Every national flag in... Read more

Asia Performance

Last updated 26 July 2012, 07:31 PM
Today some of our senior students were involved in the performance of Asian music at our school. They dressed up in special costumes and learned to play some traditional instruments. Have a look and listen to the great job they did. ... Read more

Responsible Pet Owners

Last updated 24 July 2012, 11:32 AM
Today we had a visit from Jess and her dog Mojo who taught us how to be a Responsible Pet Owner and how to be safe around dogs. Here are the 4 steps you must follow before you pat a dog. 1. Walk up sowly. 2. Ask the owner. ... Read more

BeeBot visits the radio station

Last updated 23 July 2012, 09:20 PM
This morning, Mrs Howard took one of our BeeBots to the radio station to tell other kids and their parents and teachers all about how much fun we have learning with them.   Read more

The Olympic Games

Last updated 20 July 2012, 09:39 PM
Did you know that the Olympic games are starting soon in London. Check out THIS LINK which has lots of information for kids. Let me know what you learn by leaving a comment on this post.   Here is a youtube clip about the TORCH... Read more

Madison's visit to the Reptile Park

Last updated 19 July 2012, 06:23 PM
Madison visited the Reptile Park at Somersby during the holidays. Her mummy took heaps of photos and Madison brought them to school to share with her friends. Here are her favourites... Having a look in the big crocodile's... Read more

HOLIDAYS

Last updated 11 July 2012, 08:58 AM
Hi everyone, I can't beleive how quickly the holidays are passing. What have you been up to? Leave a comment here to let us know what you have been enjoying. Read more

NAIDOC 2012

Last updated 30 June 2012, 07:19 PM
The fantastic NAIDOC cake decorated by Caitlyn and Chloe's mum. Congratulations to Hannah and Byron who recieved the awards for our class. Read more

NAIDOC FUN DAY

Last updated 30 June 2012, 07:09 PM
Have a look at how Mrs H and the Lorikeet group enjoyed their day. (PS...don't forget to turn the music on at the bottom of the slideshow) Read more

Painting Emu Callers

Last updated 26 June 2012, 12:50 PM
Today "Red Ochre" came to our school and showed us how to paint an "emu caller." First we painted dots in a design, then the ladies dried the paint with hair dryers. Then, we painted some more dots and dried it again. Last of all, the man... Read more

Aboriginal Technology Performance

Last updated 24 June 2012, 07:59 PM
Friday's show was awesome. Here's a snapshot of what the children enjoyed. Read more

What are the ALLSTARS up to?

Last updated 20 June 2012, 09:40 PM
Our friends the ALLSTARS did a fabulous perfomance recently. I'm sure you will all enjoy watching their play.   Click here to watch it. Read more

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