Week 3, Term 4 in Year 5

Natasha GuglielmanaYear 5

Wow! What an exciting week we have had in Year 5 this week.  On Tuesday we headed off on our excursion to Fremantle Prison.  When we arrived, we were introduced to our tour guide for the day, Ben, who took us around the sights of the prison.  We first started by looking around the Prison cells and Ben told us … 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

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

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

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

Year 5 and Year 6 Visual Arts – Week 1 Term 3

Monique FordVisual Arts, Year 5, Year 6

Year 5 Visual Arts This term the Year 5 students are taking part in an Artist in Residence program. Laura Galati (artist) will work with the students to teach them the skill of monoprinting. In preparation for the Artist in Residence, the students will learn about colour and texture. Today the students started with colour theory. Small groups were assigned … 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

Year 5 Visual Arts – Week 6 Term 2

Monique FordVisual Arts, Year 5

The Year 5 students have worked tirelessly this year on their clay Mad Hatter Teapots and on Friday they completed construction. This was the first time the children had used this medium and concentrated on designing and perfecting the clay sculpture techniques. First play doh was used to learn and practise the sculpture techniques and their once confidence grew, the … 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