Each year across Australia, The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Children’s Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature. Every year there is a theme to help celebrate. This year the theme is… Escape to Everywhere There are… Read More Book Week 2017
During Week 2 all Year 4 classes participated in swimming lessons at the Adelaide Aquatic Swimming Centre. Swimming is part of the curriculum and is another way we can be active whilst learning about water safety. The skills we developed were: Water confidence Survival in the water Swimming technique Rescue of others Water safety Endurance and fitness… Read More Swimming Lessons 2017
Welcome back for another big term of learning. Mrs Baldwin hopes everyone had a relaxing and WARM 2 week break! Term 3 is always the busiest of the 4 terms with loads of activities that will keep us on the go for 10 weeks. Here is just some of the things to loom forward to… Read More Welcome to Term 3
On Friday 23rd of June our class attended a music/percussion workshop with Jon Madin. Jon is a music teacher with a background in a variety of music experiences. His experience includes playing in folk/rock bands, multi-cultural bands, an orchestra, family music workshops and bush dancing. Jon has worked in musical instrument design including marimbas and… Read More Musical Workshop
National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27th of May and the 3rd of June. The dates represent two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey. 27th of May – Marks the anniversary of the 1967 referendum which gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples… Read More Reconciliation Week 2017
From Wednesday – Friday of Week 3 Room 10 and Room 11 went to Camp Illawonga at Swan Reach. Below is a map of where Swan Reach is and also how close the campsite is to the Murrey River. It was an action packed camp with so many activities to do and new information to… Read More Camp Illawonga 2017
This term our class have been lucky to have Alan visit us for a lesson each week to teach us about Chess. Chess is a two player strategy board game played on a checkered game board with 64 squares arranged in an 8 by 8 grid. It was thought to be the first ever game that was… Read More It’s Chess time!
Well the holidays have come and gone and hopefully you were able to relax and enjoy the sunshine and spend time with family and friends. There is so much to look forward to this year! Below are just some of the things to get excited about!! Working with our CAT buddies Science investigations Maths investigations… Read More Welcome to Year 4 – 2017!
Our class would like to share with you something special that one of our students is doing at the moment. Sophia has made a decision to raise funds for Cancer Council South Australia’s ‘Do it for Cancer‘ community fundraising program. Sophia made this decision because she has unfortunately had some family members suffer from Cancer. She… Read More Sophia’s Gift!
On the last week of Term 3 we were lucky enough to have 2 special guests some and visit us at school. The first was Anna Meares who is an Olympic Cyclist. She is the best performed Australia womens cyclist we have ever had. She spoke to us about her success as a cyclist and… Read More Term 3 Special Guests