Monthly Archives: February 2017

Exploring Numbers to 10

Category : Foundation

The Preps have been exploring numbers to 10 using hands on materials and ipad apps (eggy numbers to 10) this week. They have practiced recognising, making, writing and ordering numbers.

Grade 5/6 and Preps – sharing lunch in the sun!

Category : System

Spending time with the littlest people in the school is a pleasure for our Grade 5/6s. Here they all are, enjoying eating lunch together in the sun today!

Maths – 3D shape

Category : Grade 5 & 6's

Shapes! We have been focusing on 2D and 3D shapes in maths this month, with a particular focus on understanding how 2D shapes come together to form 3D prisms. We’ve also been building up the vocabulary needed, such as ‘apex’, ‘vertices’, ‘faces’, ‘edges’ and ‘prisms’. Activities range from online challenges, such as using Scratch to program 2D drawings, including using directions and angles, to hands-on challenges, such as creating the nets for 3D prisms from cardboard and investigating the different options for these nets in terms of layout.

Here are a selection of images from the unit of work so far!

Developmental Play

Category : Foundation

The Preps have been at school for 13 days today, time flies when you’re having fun!

Today during Developmental Play, some of the preps made robots out of K’nex, castles out of magnetic shapes, played with sea animals in water, created towers out of blocks and opened a restaurant (just to name a few of their explorations).

Yubi yubi yubi!

Category : Foundation

Today the Preps started learning about our senses. We used our yubi instead of our me to find gold coins in an obstacle course.

Yubi yubi yubi!!!

Week 1

Category : Foundation

Below are some photos of the Preps during the first few days of school, the Preps have been busy making new friends, exploring our play spaces, meeting their buddies, using hands on materials in maths and having lots of fun!


Week 1 and 2 Grade 5/6 Stuff!

Category : Grade 5 & 6's

Fish Flapping – get your fish to the finish line first by flapping it with a book!

Team Building exercises

Spaghetti and marshmallow challenge – make the tallest tower!




Category : Grade 1 & 2's

Last year we had a wonderful team of helpers who organised the borrowing and returning of books for students in our area.  The helpers also kept the library tidy and if there was time assisted in the covering of new books.

We have library borrowing each day so that students can change their book any day.  The helpers came in the last hour but usually the last half hour of the day is sufficient time to do the borrowing.

It is anticipated that we will be ready to start library borrowing next week, Week 3.

If you are interested in helping out on a particular afternoon, please email me with your availability at

I look forward to hearing from you.

Prue Satchwell, 1/2 Learning Area

Welcome to Grade 1/2!

Category : Grade 1 & 2's

Welcome to Grade 1/2!

We hope you all had fabulous holidays and we are looking forward to hearing all about them!

Parents – the home group lists have been put up on the window where the 1/2 students line up.

We are looking forward to a fun year full of learning and laughter.

From the 1/2 Team
Miss Jennah, Prue, Luisa, Rosa, Mrs Khattar and Sengul