In Literacy we started a word sort for words ending in –ip and –in, we also began Literacy group activities. During this week we completed out Religion topic of Imagination. Word sorts: The children learnt how to cut out all their words for their word sorts and store it in a ziplock bag. We discussed as a whole … Read More
Today we learnt about the ‘Cc’ sound. We Cooked Cornflake Cookies and explored measurement using measuring utensils.
Holy Week 2016 – Easter Reflections The school will come together in the Undercover Area to focus on the significant events leading up to Easter. From Palm Sunday – Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem through to Jesus’ Resurrection. On Thursday 17 March at 2:30pm our Kindy M students will remind us of Palm Sunday. On Friday 18 March at 2:30pm … Read More
On Monday night the children enjoyed a fantastic experience learning how to play the African drums before performing as part of a 28 drum band – it was really loud!! The drummer explained to the children how the drums were made and the skins drawn and tightened to make the sound. They are very talented drummers!
In Mathematics the students learnt about equivalent fractions. They began by putting fifths on a number line between 0 and 1 (0/5,1/5,2/5 etc.), ensuring each segment was an equal part of 5. Then the children put the tenth fractions on the same number line (0/10, 1/10, 2/10 etc.) again ensuring that each fraction was an equal part of ten. … Read More
# Mystery Display Our focus during Literacy Dedicated Time is on narratives. We have explored and discussed the different ‘genres’ found in books and movies. Students focused on the genre: MYSTERY, to brainstorm ideas using props found in a briefcase and to make connections to self, text and world. For example, we identified forms of DNA as a good connection … Read More
The genre we are focusing on in Literacy is procedural texts. Procedures can take many forms and we chose to begin with recipes. Together we created a delicious sugar free healthy treat called Raspberry Ripple by following the steps from a recipe. During this experience we took note of the actions we were engaging in (the verbs), for example, scattering … Read More
On Tuesday 13 October, the year five and six class set off on an excursion. Whilst at Parliament House, Year five had the privilege of meeting Mr Colin Barnett and witnessed the camera crew outside the State Parliament House. The Constitution Centre visit was very informative and looked at how a law is made and if a law is made … Read More
Hello, my name is Lianne and I will be the Out of School Hours Care Coordinator for Saint Maria Goretti, beginning term 4 of 2015. I have previously been working in Holy Name OSHC as an Educator where I have applied the skills and knowledge gained while studying for my Bachelor of Arts – Higher Degree in Applied Social Studies … Read More
I would like to thank you for your support of our new car Parking Policy and arrangements. The traffic flow has been outstanding and the best I have seen! Parents can help in a couple of areas. Parents please use the cross walk as it will teach the children a very important life skill and make for a safer environment. Please … Read More