Category: Year 4

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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The solar boats were a great success!

The Grade 4  students have been working tremendously hard over the last four weeks designing and creating solar boats and on Tuesday the boats were trialed. Students had the opportunity to make adjustments to their boats after the trial, and the official time trial will happen in week 10. Students are very excited to share…

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Great start to term 3

Grade 4’s have had an exciting start to term with a trip to the Melbourne Museum and an exciting hands on physics incursion. We have been exploring the first fleet and white settlement and this was further investigated in the First People’s exhibit at the Melbourne Museum. The students displayed great school values while on…

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Thank-you for a fantastic term!

The students in Gr 4 have been working incredibly hard on creating a persuasive piece and a visual element to go with it for open classrooms which will be hel today. Students have now completed their unit on life cycles of plants and had the pleasure of growing their own broad beans and water cress…

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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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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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