Category: Year 1

Gadgets and Gizmos

This term in Inquiry the Grade One students are exploring technology and the ways that we use it. Last week students started technology rotations where they begun learning about coding, programming Bee Bots, creating plays in Puppet Pals and using their navigational skills to direct Spheros. Over the next few weeks students will continue to…

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Toorak Primary School Cultural Survey

There is a wonderful cultural fabric that makes up our school community and we would  love to know more about the culture of the members of our school community. We want to identify with the language/s you speak at home and the cultural events that you celebrate, as this will aid us in finding new…

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Grade One trip to the Library!

This week, the students of Grade One walked down to the Toorak/South Yarra library. We were lucky that the rain held off so we could embark on our first little excursion for the year. At the library we were shown the different sections of the Junior Reader’s area. Reading different styles of stories ideally helps…

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison recognises Grade One students’ work!

Last term Grade One students learnt about the plight of Australia’s Koalas and the devastation of their habitat, when learning how to write persuasive texts. Students became very engaged in the plight of the Koalas and the need to do more to protect them As part of this unit students wrote to Prime Minster Scott…

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Week 8 has been nothing short of great!

It’s getting to the end of the term and things are ramping up! Students loved participating in our annual book week. Students enjoyed an author visit from renowned book author Patrick Guest where they got to listen and get involved in several live story tellings. Of course the dress up day was nothing short of…

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations

To launch the NAIDOC week celebrations, we will be having a special assembly this Friday the 14th of June. Boon Wurrung Elders Janet Galpin and David Tournier will perform a ‘Welcome to Country’ and ‘Smoking Ceremony’. This is a very important event and all members of the school community are encouraged to attend. In the…

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