Category Archives: Inquiry

Bendigo Bank Competition

Over the next couple of weeks we will be showcasing the winning groups from our Term 2 Bendigo Bank competition.  This week, we will look at the Friendship Seat Group and Native Plant Group.  Some of the members of the … Continue reading

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Excursion 2016

Dear 1/2 Parents/Guardians, During Week 2 of Term 4, the Year 1/2s will be going on an excursion to Scienceworks. This excursion will allow the students to immerse themselves into our Term 4 Inquiry topic ‘Forces – push and pull’. … Continue reading

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Term 3 Overview

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to school and welcome to Term 3! We have a very busy 10 weeks ahead of us. Here is an overview of what we will be learning in each subject area this Term. LITERACY This term, … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

Welcome to 1/2 2016! We have had a busy start to the year with Lent already underway. In 1/2, our theme for the year is ‘Be your best – The year to challenge yourself!’ In order to be our best … Continue reading

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Our Aquarium visit!

What an interesting first week back for Term 4 we have had! We are already exhausted! We are studying habitats this term. We were lucky enough to get to visit and explore Melbourne Aquarium to have a look at some … Continue reading

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Trees and plants

During art we made trees from clay and then painted them. This week we made trees from paper bags. What have you learnt so far about trees? Why are trees important? Have you planted a tree or plant?  

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Science Incursion

On Monday the 8th of September 1/2’s were very lucky to have a science incursion. The incursion took place in the undercover area. Hayley from ‘Silly Science’ showed the children a few experiments and then let the children be involved. … Continue reading

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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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Our excursion to CERES

On Friday the Year 1/2s went to CERES environmental park for our excursion. We were so excited to go to learn more about our Inquiry topic ‘Food, Glorious Food!’. We got into our Wednesday groups and went around the park … Continue reading

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Things to remember for our upcoming excursion: Bring a backpack with your lunch, drink bottle, and jacket Do not bring any wrappers Wear your sports uniform

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