Category: Year 5/6

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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Year 5/6 Welcome to Term 4

What a finish to Term Three! The Year 5 and 6 students have rehearsed all year for the Aladdin production and what a entertaining show they put on! They should all be extremely proud of their contributions; cast and crew. It was a fantastic way to wrap up the term! We hope everyone has had…

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Grade 5/6 Business; Economics Mania and a Graduation Fundraiser

In week 8, the Grade 5/6s participated in the incredibly engaging Smoothie Bar business excursion. The excursion covered everything from collecting market research data (including producing graphs for their data), calculating costs and profits, trialing smoothie flavours, receiving and taking on feedback and pitching their smoothie business to the “shark tank”. Teachers were extremely proud…

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Sustainability education – learn skills for life and work.

This week, Mr Beck taught the Grade 5 and6 students how to start a social enterprise: “The Social Seedling”. Unlike common business enterprises where profits only benefit the company shareholders, we will trade to make a profit which is 100% given back to the community.  Students research and design their own seedling range: from market…

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Grade 5/6 Week 3 Blog

Last week students received their roles for Earn & Learn and have begun to set up their businesses and government roles. Students learned to write job applications in writing and have been exploring financial mathematics and budgeting in maths groups. The grade 5/6’s are excited to welcome some of the younger students to our Market…

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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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