Lower First News (Kindy)

Fair Fun for the littlest ones

The focus is on “Life at Big School” at our Open Day, so our Fair entertainment is, for the most part, geared to pre-schoolers and younger students.   Parents enjoy looking through our Infants classrooms and meeting the teachers, while younger students make the most of the animals.   …

Open Day Art Attack

Be sure to visit all our classrooms …

Lower First children settling in well

A report from our two Lower First (kindy) teachers …

Raising baby chickens at school

Over the past two weeks, Lower First (kindergarten) have been looking after little baby chickens. It was a great learning experience for the children as they were able to see the chicks actually hatch out of their eggs. We also learnt how to take care of the chicks which involved cleaning out their cage every day and making sure they were warm enough, with enough food and water. We played with the chicks, gave them all names and lots of love. Fortunately we found homes for all 10 chicks who are now being looked after by people in our school community. Thank you to all those who are taking care of the chicks. Miss White Teacher …

Grandparents Day art

Our First Classes have been busy making cards to give to their Grandparents on Grandparents day. They will be able to post their beautiful cards to Grandparents overseas.  Some have never met their Grandparents but talked to them on skype. Some Grandparents drop the children to school or pick them up. Some children love that their Grandparents read them books, play with them and spoil them. They love their Grandparents because their Grandparents love them. One boy received a picture of a grizzly bear by phone, another received a message in a bottle from the North pole (by mail). Grandparents Day is a Special Day. John Colet School has a special Grandparents Day celebration in September. …

Lower 1st excursion to Featherdale Wildlife park

Rounding out a body of work on living and non-living things, our Lower First classes had a wonderful day out at Featherdale Wildlife Park this week. …