Category: Year 1

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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YEAR ONE FOUR SEASONS CONCERT

On Friday 14th June, the students in Year One will be presenting their Four Seasons concert in the school hall at 2:30pm. We hope that families and friends will be able to join us for this special celebration.

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The Great Book Swap

As part of our NAIDOC Week celebrations we will be holding the Great Book Swap at Toorak Primary School to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation aims to improve literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities. We are seeking donations of second hand children’s books that are in good condition for…

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