Week 1 Term 4 – Year 3M

Gerard PolAboriginal News, Year 3, Year 3G, Year 3M

Welcome back to Term 4! With only 9 weeks this term- and the first already over, we have so much to get done. NAIDOC The Year 3 students have been learning about Aboriginal culture across Term 3 and have tied their learning up nicely with an exhibition and assembly performance that will take place on Wednesday of Week 3. With … Read More

Pre Primary M Term 3 Week 9

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

This week in Religion we discussed that Jesus enjoyed life and came to show people how to enjoy life by living as God wants. If you would like to extend this, take time to wonder with them about God who created the gift of life. Children explored how, through Baptism, people become members of God’s family. In English we explored … Read More

Pre Primary M Term 3 Week 7

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

In Religion this week we discussed signs that we are alive. Children identified actions that people can perform because they have life, and how this has changed from when we were babies. To help in celebrating the gift of life I would like children to bring in photographs of themselves as babies. We will then photograph the children holding their … Read More

Year 1G Week 5 – Term 3

Michelle GlanvilleYear 1, Year 1G

Literacy In Literacy this week we presented our speeches on our favourite dinosaur in front of the class. We started with an introduction, 2 facts about our chosen dinosaur and finally a conclusion with questions. We made sure we used eye contact, spoke clearly with appropriate pace and varied our tone of voice and volume. Our speeches were brilliant! Numeracy … Read More

PPM Term 3 Week 4

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

This week in Religion we explored communication. Children discussed ways that we communicate and brainstormed what communication means to them. We created wonder questions about communication which we added to our Religion board. In English we have begun looking at sentence content. Children had a go at writing a sentence containing “who”, “where” and “what doing”. An example is “The … Read More

PPM Term 3 Week 3

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

This week in Religion we discussed how we can care for God’s creation. If you would like to support children’s learning at home you could: share stories about times you have enjoyed creation. list all the ‘living’ and ‘non-living things in your home. discuss the ways you care for creation at home, for example feeding pets, gardening, etc. In English … Read More

Year 4 News – Week 3 – Term 4

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion, we are discussing that we can learn through the gifts of curiosity, memory, thought and imagination. Without these gifts we would not be able to discover new things or ask questions, remember anything or work things out. We have also been  preparing for our Class Mass. The theme will be St Mary of the Cross. We have been … Read More

PPM Term 2 Week 8

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

This week in Religion we discussed that everyone experiences feelings. Often people’s bodies and faces tell what they are feeling. Feelings prompt people to act in certain ways, they tell something about the person to others. Children explored some of the feelings people experience and celebrate God who loves us and who created all people with feelings. Children had their … Read More

PPM Week 5 Term 2

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

Pre Primary children have been learning about celebration. They examined one experience of Jesus celebrating with his family and friends: The Wedding at Cana [John 2:1]. Jesus came to show people how to love other people by sharing in celebrations for them and with them. If you would like to support this learning discuss a time when your family has … Read More

The week that was – Week 9 Year 3M

Gerard PolYear 3, Year 3M

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS Students have focussed on Scriptures that describe different situations Jesus faced – questioned as a child, sad, tired and hungry. Through reading and discussing various Scriptures, students related to the stories by coming up with examples for times they have felt the same way Jesus did. This week, students will have an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets … Read More

Week 8 In Year 3M

Gerard PolAboriginal News, Year 3M

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS As we draw closer to Holy Week, students are looking at ways Jesus communicated in various ways by using his body. Here are some ideas the class came up with… ·    Jesus used is mouth to speak kindly and spread the Word of God ·    Jesus used his hands to reach out to the poor and heal people ·    Jesus … Read More

What’s Happening in PPM

Sarah MicklePre-Primary, Pre-Primary M

In Religion PPM have discussed that God made our bodies to do good things. We discussed that we can help others and children came up with a great list of ways they can help family and friends. We linked this to our PATHs program and children listened to the story of Twiggles the Turtle learning to deal with problems in … Read More