Category: Year 4

Year 4 Celebrates Science Week

This week is Science Week (woo!) and to celebrate the Year 4’s have put on their white coats and conducted a few nifty experiments. Today we sent old photo film canisters into the stratosphere using bicarb soda and vinegar… we also learned what photo film was and how it was used in ancient civilisations. With…

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Yr 3/4 Hoop Time

Electricity was in the air on Tuesday (01/08) as our Year 3 and 4 students showcased their athletic talent at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. It was a day of non-stop action, with 15 teams representing Toorak PS in a mix of round robin and friendly competitions. From the bias-free position of the Year…

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Bouncing Back in Year Four

To put smiles on our dials and keep them there, the Year Fours have been devoting an hour each week to the Bounce Back program. This term we have been focusing on positive thinking and how changing the words we think and say can change the way we feel. Last week the boys and girls…

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Chorus Pirate costumes in Peter Pan Junior- 3A, 4B, 4C &4D

          PETER PAN PIRATE COSTUMES Dear Parents of students in 3A, 4B, 4C and 4D The school is hiring pirate costumes, however, due to a shortage of pants available for hire, all chorus pirates in the grades above need to come to the performances dressed in dark pants suitable for their…

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International Mathletics Competition

Dear Parents/Guardians, Following on from the WordMania national competition, a Mathletics international tri-nations competition is about to begin between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. All students at Toorak will have the opportunity to compete against international students and challenge themselves through online mental Maths games. Prizes are awarded to the top performing students and…

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Grade 4 Incursion

Last Friday the Grade 4’s participated in a dramatic incursion linking to our inquiry topic of the First Fleet. Students showed great engagement, with many having a role in the play which they portrayed with energy and enthusiasm. Here are some of the students comments about the day:   I loved the incursion because it…

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