Author Archives: Miss Corduff

Junior Mayor

On the 20th of April, the School Captains and Social Justice Captains went to the Chelsea Town Hall for the Junior Mayor Election for 2017. 24 schools were represented by a chosen candidate and a supporting team.Each school had to … Continue reading

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Term 2 Inquiry

How Does Your Garden Grow? This term we will be doing an environmental science topic. We will be looking at plants and how they grow, greenhouses, sustainability, crops and how to protect them, bees and other insects. We will be … Continue reading

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Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program

This term 3/4N have been contributing to the Stephanie Alexander Program. They have been picking naturally grown herbs, vegetables and fruits from the garden run by compost. Thanks to this program, 3/4N have been learning about natural produce and how … Continue reading

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Inquiry: Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

This term we are going to be learning lots about our brains and how they work. One thing we would really like the students to work on is their mindsets. It has been proven that when students approach tasks with … Continue reading

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Japanese Art

This term, the 3/4 students have been exploring Japanese Art.  They have learnt how to draw a koi fish, painted cherry blossom trees re-using old plastic bottles, and designed their own kimonos. How are you enjoying Art this term? What … Continue reading

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Concert Art

We know you all saw this fantastic art work at the concert last term but we wanted to give you another look – here is a small sample from each class. Well done to our amazing 3/4 artists! Your skills … Continue reading

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Division Worded Problems

Did you know that there are two different types of division problems? Check out the video below! trim.FdDtrf from 12stmarks on Vimeo.

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Multiplication & Division

Working on your times tables and division facts? Remember we don’t learn our 2 times tables and 5 times tables all together anymore, we use the ranges.  This makes the facts easier to learn and remember. RANGE 1 – 16 … Continue reading

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Maths – Addition & Subtraction

Although we have finished our unit on addition & subtraction, we still use these skills every day! Below are some videos demonstrating some great strategies to use when dealing with larger numbers.  Thanks to Lachlan and Nick. F for their … Continue reading

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Art

How did you guys like this week’s art lesson? We have been exploring the history of art and learning about some famous artists from the past.  In the last two lessons, we have been studying the work of Vincent Van … Continue reading

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