Category: Year 5/6

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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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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