Category: Year 5/6

Science Talent Quest Update

With the Science Talent Quest done and dusted, results are starting to drip through. Though we are still awaiting results for most competitors, we have received some very exciting news for one of our group entries. We are very excited to announce that Eddie Mantello and  Liam Egan have been nominated for the National BHP Billiton…

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STEM Day 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, The whole school STEM day was a great success. The students showed excellent teamwork to complete their investigations and a big thank you to all the teachers for helping run the day. Activities included bridge building, creating a marble maze, building towers, finding QR codes and solving mysteries. Well done also to those…

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Whole School STEM Day – Thursday 14th September

On Thursday 14th September, all students at Toorak Primary, will participate and compete in a whole school STEM day. The students will be working in groups of 3 and completing a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths tasks with points awarded to the most successful groups. Medals, certificates and prizes will be awarded at…

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Ski Camp Day 4

After a gruelling 4 days, the Grade 5’s have returned from Ski Camp. I’m sure we can speak for every child and say that this camp was one of the biggest highlights of the year. Each and every student showed the Toorak values through their persistence and by achieving some big successes over the 4 days….

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Ski Camp Day 3

Day 3 conditions were a little bit windy but clear. Despite many of the chairlifts being closed, the Grade 5s had snow much fun challenging themselves on harder runs. All the students are now confident in getting on and off the chairlifts. The students have one more lesson tomorrow and a short free ski, before…

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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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