Term 4 Week 7

  The following recount was written collaboratively by Paige, Georgia, Flynn,  Tieg, Justin, Jasper, Jeremy, Joe, Mahley and Noah. It is Part One of our Cape Naturaliste Experience!!   On Monday the 16 th of November we went to the historical Cape Naturalise National Park.  We travelled by bus and it took 11 minutes to get to this magnificent location!       First of all, we met Josh Whiteland, who is a Wardandi Custodian of the local region.  Wardandi means “forest people by the sea.” He calls the land "country".  Aboriginal people see “country” as being like a mother.  It gives to them what they need and protects them.  Respect of country is the backbone of Noongar people. Josh learned all of his knowledge from Aboriginal elders in our region.  He encouraged us to make a “connection to country” where we can become “cultural custodians” thus developing our own identity and sense of belonging to the place in which we live.   Josh led us on a brilliant bushwalk (approx

Week 5 Term 4

  THANK YOU Thank you for the beautiful bunch of flowers and candle for my birthday last week!  I had the happiest of days in 5H and felt totally spoilt with so many lovely smiles, hugs, cards and pressies! So blessed!     CRICKET BLASTERS CARNIVAL On Friday 13 th  November (this week) the Year 5 and 6 classes will be travelling to Bovell Oval in Busselton for an Interschool Cricket Carnival. The day  allows local schools to come together and participate in a round-robin competition. Students play a modified game of  cricket , where each player gets to bat, bowl and field during each game.  We will leave on the bus at 8.45am and return to school by 2pm. Can you please ensure your child is wearing their Sport uniform (Sports polo NOT faction shirts) on this day. They must bring a hat, sunscreen, recess, lunch and a water bottle in their SCHOOL bag. A permission note (with more information) was sent home regarding this last week so, if you haven’t already, please fill out and re

Week 4 Term 4

  What an incredible term of learning we are having!   The class are busy learning about fractions, researching and writing an information report about their chosen illness, delving deeply into the characters of our class novel, Wonder, revising our Friendology skills, learning about the leaders of the Church in Religion and creating their own screen saver in Visual Arts.   It was a fantastic reward for them to share their favourite picture books with Pre Primary on Friday… What a fabulous way to practice their fluency and expression!!                        HOME LEARNING Thank you to those of you who are signing our Home Learning Grids and ensuring your child is completing their set homework.     Spelling focus: the phone “ow”  as in fl ow er, cl ou d, pl ough , c o ward and d oub t Wonder Reading: please ensure your child has read up to page 145 by the end of this week.   Remember you can read some of the novel out loud to them to help them catch up if they are behi