Year 4 students have been learning about the mystery of God. Through reading and formulating understandings of the Bible story ‘Jesus Wept’ we realize how important it is to trust in the Word of Jesus. As Jesus said “Everyone who trusts in me will live forever”. Jesus’ word was made true when Lazarus rose from the dead and showed himself.
Early in 2018, Mercedes College will commence interviewing Year Five students who are due to start Year Seven in 2020. If you are considering enrolling your daughter at Mercedes and have not yet requested an information pack, please contact Mrs Julie Lamb on 9323 1340 as soon as possible. Further information about enrolments is available on our website, www.mercedes.wa.edu.au.
Week 4 of Coding Club saw our Tuesday students begin work on this term’s main project, the Sumo Wrestling Robots. The students planned out their design and began building and programming their robots. Some of our students got the wonderful opportunity to demonstrate their sumo wrestling robots at the open day on Friday. On Wednesday the students continued working … Read More
On Tuesday the Coding Club had their first chance to program and build with sensors. The students learnt about the many different uses of colour, touch and infra-red sensors. The sensors gather information and send the information to the robot and this information can be used in a variety of different ways. Last week the students discovered the different functions of ‘wait’ and ‘loop’ blocks … Read More
In Religion we have been identifying the different feelings we can experience. We then tried to identify examples of ‘outside feelings’ – like hunger, warmth, cold, sickness and ‘emotions’ – like anger, excited, joy, nervous. We tried to recall some examples of feelings that Jesus experienced. In health we have looked at our body’s response to either a stressful or … Read More
You are invited to attend the End of Term Sumo Wrestling Robot Challenge presented to you by the students of the after school Coding Club. When:- Wednesday 20 September 2017 Time:- 4.10pm to 4.30pm Where:- Year 6 Classroom. Please come along and see the presentation of Term 3 work that your child have been discovering and creating during Coding Club.
This term in Music has been an extremely busy one with preparing for the Assumption of Mary Mass at the beginning of term. We have also been preparing the singing for the Year 6 Confirmation and our special Year 5 Choir performance in the Catholic Performing Arts Festival. In Year 1 we have been looking at the different elements of … Read More
Week 8 of Coding Club had the students begin construction on their very own Sumo Wrestling Robots! The design of these robots was left completely up to the students who all had their own approaches. Some students decided to go for a tank design whilst other students stuck with a traditional wheel design. The students also designed and built a … Read More
In Religion we have learnt about the main teachings of Jesus about our faith. They have called these the Four Pillars – The Creed, The Sacraments, The Commandments of Jesus, The Lord’s Prayer. In Literacy, we are continuing our author study on Paul Jennings and then comparing the short story with the same story presented as a short movie. In … Read More
In Religion this week, we looked at the titles given to the modern day leaders of the Church – Pope, Archbishops, Bishops and Priests. With a partner, we are trying to produce a power point presentation to show a picture and the name of the Pope, Archbishop and Auxiliary Bishop of the Perth Diocese, the Bishop’s of the Bunbury, Geraldton … Read More
Week 7 of Coding Club involved the students finishing this term’s main project, a M&M sorter. The M&M sorters are capable of scanning the colour of an object and communicating this information to a latch connected to a medium motor, moving in different directions depending on the colour detected. The M&M sorter consisted of a conveyor belt, a latch and … Read More
During Week 6 of Coding Club, the students completed their coding by colour sensors and began to put the final touches on this Term’s project – a robotic M&M sorter. In order to finish programming the colour sensor, the students used the ‘loop’, ‘switch’ and ‘wait’ functions. The final testing process taught the students a valuable lesson about the troubleshooting … Read More