Category: Foundation

STEM Day 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, The whole school STEM day was a great success. The students showed excellent teamwork to complete their investigations and a big thank you to all the teachers for helping run the day. Activities included bridge building, creating a marble maze, building towers, finding QR codes and solving mysteries. Well done also to those…

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Whole School STEM Day – Thursday 14th September

On Thursday 14th September, all students at Toorak Primary, will participate and compete in a whole school STEM day. The students will be working in groups of 3 and completing a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths tasks with points awarded to the most successful groups. Medals, certificates and prizes will be awarded at…

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Foundation students start PMP!

The Foundation students have made a fantastic start to the Perceptual Motor Program (PMP) for term 3. The PMP program is a great chance for students to engage in hands-on activities and games to assist the development of children’s gross motor skills and therefore assist with the development of fine motor skills. We would like to extend…

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Foundation students are Bouncing Back!

Within our Bounce Back resilience program, the Foundation students have been learning how to bounce back from challenging situations. Last week we explored the importance of making mistakes, and how this helps us learn and grow. Nobody is perfect, and we wouldn’t want them to be! “I made a mistake when I was writing and…

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Fire Safety with the Fire Brigade!

At the end of Term 1 and the beginning of Term 2, Foundation had the privilege of learning about fire safety from our local fire brigade. Learning from this team of firemen was extra special because Alice in Prep B has a dad who is a fireman! After going over what safe and unsafe fires…

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Foundation’s Crazy Hair!

Last Friday was an exciting day for Foundation. We got to participate in our first fundraiser by coming to school with CRAZY HAIR. There were sparkles, fancy plaits and colours galore! The gold coin donations raised well over $700, with all donations going to the Leukaemia Foundation. Thank you for your donations and hair styling…

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