Category: Year 5/6

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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Grade 5/6 Blog Week 7

The last two weeks have been jam packed with lots of learning about our inquiry unit on Natural Disasters. In week 5, Ben from Fizzics Education came in to show us some exciting and engaging experiments to demonstrate a range of natural disasters. During week 6, students completed their inquiry presentations. Parents, students and teachers…

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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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Welcome back and Year Level Newsletters now available

Dear Families, I hope you all add a relaxing and restful holiday and took the opportunity to refresh the mind and the body over the last couple of weeks. Please note that year level newsletters are available on Compass. Please take the time to read them as they provide valuable information of the work that…

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ANZAC Assembly

Congratulations to the Grade 6 Captains and Miss Macaulay for putting together a respectful and thought-provoking ANZAC Assembly. The school community was very grateful for veteran and past Toorak parent, Drew Horsell, for sharing his reflections on Gallipoli and the story of Simpson and his Donkey. After the assembly, Grade 5 and 6 students were…

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Student Progress Reports

Dear Parents and Guardians, To view your child’s progress report, you can either ‘View Academic Report’ (shown on the left hand side under their attendance), or alternatively by using the ‘clicking here’ link in the green box, under ‘My News’. To view their academic report, scroll to progress report and view cycle. A pdf of…

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