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1/2’s Demonstrating Confidence

Wow, what an exciting week we’ve just had!

In week 7 we celebrated Book Week. Students enjoyed reading all of the short listed books that were up for the Book of the Year. We spent the week celebrating books, and Australian authors and illustrators. The library had a wonderful display and students participated in lots of fun activities to highlight the importance of reading. The week culminated with our dress up day on Friday. Students showcased their outstanding book character outfits during the whole school parade. It was wonderful to see the confidence shown by both students and teachers on the day. You can see some of the great costumes below:

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Another highlight of the week was the amazing circus performances on Thursday night. Whilst there were a few nerves prior to going on stage these were soon forgotten when they took the limelight. Everyone should be congratulated on the persistence and confidence they showed both during the practice and on the night. The talent was there for all to see!

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Pyjama Day

Dear Families,

On Thursday we had Pyjama day. Everyone was very excited to wake up and wear their pyjamas to school and it was all for a great cause. All donations went to the charity Médicines Sans Frontiéres (MSF) that translates into Doctors Without Borders.

We have also been busy this week practicing for the Little Devil Circus performance which is only one week away. We are getting excited and look forward to sharing our performance with you.

Thanks and have a great weekend!

The 1/2 Team.

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Student of the Week

Good morning everyone 🙂

Here are yesterdays lucky winners. Congratulations Raymond, Leo, William, Lulu, Silas, Alex and Hugo! 20160815_092557

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Student of the Week

Hi everyone,

Have a look at last weeks winners. WELL DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!20160808_094303

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Dear families,

All of the schools has been practising our circus skills as much as possible this term. We have put in even harder work this week since there are only 2 weeks to go before the circus concert!


1/2L are hula hooping their way to the big night, and having enormous fun doing so. Who knew there were so many tricks you could do with a hula hoop? It’s fair to say we found some tricks are easier than others.

Carrie      RosieGemma

“It’s easy to do around the waist.”- Carrie

“I’ve been practising spinning the hoop around on the ground and then spinning myself around to catch it.”- Rosie

“It’s great that you can do extra exercise and also have fun.”- Gemma

We look forward to sharing our new circus skills with you in two weeks. We hope your eyes will pop out with amazement.


From Year 1/2


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In Numeracy we have been learning about multiplication and have been learning how arrays can help us find the answer to multiplication questions.

We have enjoyed hunting for arrays around the school, go for an array hunt around your house. I wonder what you will find!


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