Coding Club – Week 9 – Term 3

Marion PasiniCoding Club, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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.

Coding Club – Week 8 – Term 3

Marion PasiniCoding Club, General News, News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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

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

Coding Club – Week 7 – Term 3

Marion PasiniLearning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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

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

Coding Club Week 6

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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

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

Year 5 and Year 6 Visual Arts Week 6 – Term 3

Monique FordVisual Arts, Year 5, Year 6

The Year 6 Surreal Bedroom Drawings are coming together beautifully in Visual Arts. The students are adding grey tones to their 2D shapes to give the illusion of 3 dimensions. The focus this week has been refining the highlights, which are the lighter tones, as well as creating a smooth gradient (transition from dark to light). A range of pencils … Read More

Coding Club – Week 5 Term 3

Marion PasiniGeneral News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 5 of the Coding Club really put our students coding skills to the test! This week the students had the task of building and programming a colour sensor that can detect the colour of an object and use this information to give instructions to different motors. The main function the students learnt to use was the ‘switch’ block, a … 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

Coding Club – Week 4 Term 3

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 4 of Coding Club was our most challenging week to date with students programming their conveyor belts as well as designing and building a latch which will sort the M&Ms. The students discovered how to use the ‘loop’ and ‘wait’ functions in the EV3 programming software, two of the most important  coding blocks for any good program. The building of the … 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