Category: Year 2

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 2 – Chemical Science and Scienceworks

Grade 2 have started a unit on Chemical Science for Inquiry. Students are having fun looking at different materials – solids, liquids, natural materials and unnatural materials, and how they can change when heated, cooled and mixed. We have been completing many experiments and students have been thinking scientifically, making hypothesis and changing variables. To…

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GRADE 2 – Readers’ Notebook

Grade 2 students have developed their reader’s notebook in Term 3. Students are using their reader’s notebooks to track down their understandings of the books they are reading.  In reading sessions, teachers are modelling how to use various comprehension and reading accuracy strategies. Then students are using sentence starters to develop their ideas and record them in their books.

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Grade 2 Boys Basketball

Toorak Tomahawks Basketball team is recruiting! Are you in grade 2 and interested in playing basketball and joining a team? Come and join us! No experience required! It’s a fun way to enjoy a team environment and represent our school in the competition. We train Tuesday after school (3:45 pm – 4:30 pm) and play…

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GRADE 2 – Inquiry Unit

In term two, we explored Indigenous Perspectives in our Unit of Inquiry. In pairs, the students have created Google Slides presentations based on a timeline of ‘Before, During and After Settlement’. They have shown exceptional teamwork and research skills throughout this unit of work. The students have learnt a great deal of new skills on…

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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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