Author Archives: Mrs Royal

The 1/2s travelling around Australia.

Hi 1/2s, Well done to everyone on making this such a fabulous start to Term 3. As rehearsals for our school concert ‘The Lucky Country’ are underway, the 1/2s have had a focus on learning all about Australia. They have … Continue reading

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Responsible Pet Ownership Programme

Last Friday, the 1/2’s had a special guest speaker named Simon come to talk to us about how to be safe and responsible around pets. He spoke to us about how to approach dogs safely to ensure that we don’t … Continue reading

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1/2 Expo and Prayer Service afternoon

On Wednesday the 1/2s presented their family stories at our Expo. It was a big success and the children were so proud to get to show their work to family and friends. We had a wonderful range of presentations. Throughout … Continue reading

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Reading fun!

The 1/2 students have been extremely busy readers already this term! Many students have been independently changing their readers each day and getting used to this part of their morning routine. Please encourage your child to record a comment after … Continue reading

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The Jesse Tree

As we start to lead up to the Advent season, our Religion lessons we will be focusing on a special catholic tradition, the Jesse Tree. We will be learning about exactly what this is, its importance in the lead up … Continue reading

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Mad about Minibeasts

Both children and teachers have been loving the start of our Minibeasts unit. We found some on a ‘Minibeast hunt’ around the school, read and wrote about them in literacy time, and labelled the different parts of some of them.  … Continue reading

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Busy little brains in 1/2!

In 1/2 we have continued to learn more about the brain, it’s different parts, and how we can use it best. We have talked about the importance of ‘Brain Gym’ to keep us firing, as well as what other things … Continue reading

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Weather Artwork!

In our Art lessons, the 1/2s have been discussing our understanding of the different weather seasons, and created artwork based on our learnings. We created snowmen characters, Autumn cotton-bud painted trees and Storm paintings which were inspired by the sounds … Continue reading

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Weather in our World!

So far this term we have had a great time learning about various types of weather conditions, and have done rotations in order to learn more about the science behind this. We have discussed Snow, Thunder and Lightning, Rain, Fog, … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Preparations

In Religion we have been learning about Holy week. We have discussed the very special days leading up to Easter, and one of them was Palm Sunday. We made special handprint Palms out of cardboard and icypole sticks. Here are … Continue reading

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