Lower First News (Kindy)

Lower Firsts love giving talks!

Lower First students have been bravely and clearly speaking out to their class mates in Show and Tell this term.  In Weeks 6 and 7, they were encouraged to find out about a form of weather which is extreme and share pictures, books or information.  In Weeks 8 and 9, they brought in a favourite book to show to the their classmates, with a discussion about the author, the illustrator and the purpose of the book.  Here are two photos… …

Infants swimming details

Swimming for Infants in Term 4  In Term 4 the Infants Classes will again be going to the Killarney Heights Swim Centre for swimming lessons in preparation for the coming summer. (5th and 6th Classes will go for four weeks only on another day of the week). As we have no male teachers in the Infants and therefore no access to the male change room the children will be changed at school. The Infants children will swim on Friday afternoons in Term 4, commencing Week 1 (14th  October).On Fridays they should come to school in their sports clothes and sport shoes bringing with them a swimming bag containing: Casual slip-on footwear (such as thongs, Crocs, jelly sandals these not to be …

Sharing their dreams

On ‘Dress Up as your Favourite Book Character Day’, 6th class wrote and illustrated their own Dreamtime stories to read to their Lower First Buddies. …

Lower First learning about “The Little Refugee”

In the build up to Book Week, Lower First are looking at ‘The Little Refugee’ by Anh Do and Suzanne Do and drawing their own people using the art room’s collection of dolls from around the world as further inspiration. …

Morning Teas for Parents of children in our Infants classes

Lower First: Tuesday 5th May Upper First: Tuesday 19th May 2nd class:  Tuesday 9th June The Morning Teas with Mrs McKendrick and Mrs Donald will be held just after morning drop off, in the Staff Common Room on the above days. We look forward to seeing you. …

Buddy monitor update

Over several weeks Sophie and I have had the joy of being buddy monitors.  This duty involves planning fun activities for the buddies to enjoy.  Some of the activities we have planned have been Arts and Crafts based others have been more physical and interactive.  Our most popular activity from the children’s perspective has been the rainbow parachute when the buddies run under the parachute and have lots of laughs.  This Friday we had a very successful Easter Egg hunt, which was lots of fun. We are so grateful for this exciting leadership responsibility as we have really enjoyed working with Mrs McDermott and her class.  We wish all the best of luck to next term’s buddy monitors.  I …