Week 8 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion This week in Religion we have been exploring the Lord’s Prayer.  We have been focusing on developing an understanding of the meaning of the words used in the Lord’s prayer.  We first began by breaking down the prayer and discussing the meaning and intentions of each sentence.  We then played a rage of games in pairs/small groups to help … Read More

Week 7 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion this week we have been celebrating all things within creation that we have been provided with by God.  We began by watching a YouTube clip called ‘God’s Creation’, which illustrated all the weird and wonderful features of creation which we often overlook, or take for granted.  This clip inspired students to construct their own Creation acrostic poems.   … Read More

Week 6 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion This week we began a new unit of work in Religion.  Our new topic for the remainder of the term is ‘God’s Creation’.  Students have investigated the different colours, creatures, plants and natural phenomena around the world.  Students worked in pairs to research the different features of creation within a particular country and we discussed all the weird and … Read More

Week 5 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religious Education In Religious Education we acted out the story of Pentecost, illustrating the moment Jesus’ followers were filled with the gift of the Holy Spirit.  We also looked at what happens during the Sacrament of Confirmation, when the candidates are anointed with the oil of Chrism and receive the git of the Holy Spirit.  Using this knowledge, students created … Read More

Week 4 in Year 5, Term 3

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion God understands that it is not easy to choose what is good as Jesus did.  Jesus promised the Holy Spirit to his followers to give them the strength to choose to do good.  Each student has been exploring how the gift of the Holy Spirit has strengthened one of Jesus’ followers to do good, including Mary the mother of … Read More

Week 2, Term 3 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religious Education We have begun a new unit of work this term called ‘The Spirit Frees’.  The theme of this unit is based around the Sacrament of Confirmation.  To begin our new unit of work we discussed as a class the fact that the choices we make have consequences and when we make choices there is often an alternative.  Students … Read More

Week 9 in Year 5, Term 2

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Congratulations to this week’s merit award recipients Alexa Brown and Victoria Dzal. A very big thank you also goes to those student’s and parents who attended the Year 4 Holy Communion Mass on the weekend and joined in with the choir.  It was fantastic to get such a great turn out! Religion In Religion this week we have ben continuing … Read More

Week 7, Term 2 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion In Religion this week we have begun a new unit of work looking at the Sacrament of Eucharist.  We first started by looking at the talents we each have and how our talents change as we grow and develop.  We interviewed other students in the class to find out what talents they had when they were younger and what … Read More

Week 6 Term 2 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Merit Certificates Congratulations to this week’s merit award recipients for Week 6: Jasmine and Jayda-Rose. Religion: This week in Religion the Year 5 class have been continuing to learn about the Rite of Baptism and the steps involved in a Baptismal ceremony.  We have also looked at the 7th Commandment (You shall not steal) and the 3rd Commandment (Remember to keep … Read More

Term 2, Week 5 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Congratulations to the merit award recipients for this week in Year 5, Kathleen and Eli and Jayla. Religious Education This week the Year 5 class held their class Mass, celebrating the Ascension of the Lord.  We would like to extend a thank you to all those parents and guests who were able to come along and celebrate our Mass with us. In … Read More

Week 4 in Year 5, Term 2

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Religion: This week we have been looking further into the Sacrament of Baptism, paying attention to the words and actions of the Priest during Baptism, as well as looking at the symbols associated with Baptism.  Students acted out the words and actions of the priest to help them to remember wat happens during Baptism. Maths: In Maths we have been … Read More

Week 3 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

This week, being NAPLAN week, students worked extremely hard to complete their assessments for Language Conventions, Writing, Reading and Numeracy.  Each child should be very proud of the effort they applied to each of these assessments. Merit Awards: Congratulations to the two merit award winners for Year 5 this week: Joseph and Sarah. Religion In Religion this week, we have … Read More