Monthly Archives: August 2014

Athletics Day 2014

On Friday we had our school Athletics Day. We couldn’t believe our luck when we realised we would have beautiful sunny weather! Unfortunately, the sun did not come out in Dingley until 3:25pm! However, we all still had a brilliant … Continue reading

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Literacy and Numeracy Week!

The Year 1/2’s have been learning about multiplication and division over the last few weeks.  We have been learning how multiplication and division are related and doing many activities to reinforce this concept.  Here is Emily demonstrating some examples: What … Continue reading

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Mathletics AFL Challenge

Register now by choosing a beanie for your Mathletics avatar. The challenge begins on Monday, August 25th. Who will win? Support your team by taking part! Well done to 1/2D too on winning the class award for the most Mathletics … Continue reading

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Enviro Week!

Next week is Enviroweek! The 1/2s have decided to take on the ‘Waste Warrior’ challenge to reduce waste in our school and help the environment. Try not to bring any rubbish to school next week. Nude food dudes will be … Continue reading

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Questioning

Good learners ask questions about their learning. There are 2 types of questions that you can ask: thin and thick questions. Thin questions usually have one-word answers which are easy to find. Thick questions require you to think and search.   … Continue reading

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The duck family that came to visit St. Mark’s.

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1/2’s are learning to multiply

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Science is Taking the 1/2 Level by Storm

Some of us have been so interested in the Science we’ve been doing in class that we’ve even been doing our own experimenting at home! Fantastic!    

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Chemical Change

The 1/2’s have been doing a lot of predicting and experimenting with different materials to see what happens when they are put together. They have discovered that when some materials are combined they change. Look at the photos below to see … Continue reading

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How to be a great friend

Hello Bloggers! So far this term, we have been trying really hard to figure out how to be a better friend to our peers. In Religion we have been discussing the qualities that make us all unique and how we … Continue reading

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