Grade 3 – logic & function

Grade 3 are currently working wonders in scratch. Learning to to think sequentially and write cool games and programs. Here are some examples of their logic works.

Grade 5 – Health Week – Teacher Briony.

This week Grade 5 have been taking part in activities for health week. They have learned how to make healthy snacks; about the benefits of fruit and vegetables and were even allowed to take some lettuce seeds to grow at home. Please enjoy the great photos of the activities this week.

Python Coding

We are starting to learn python in computer class in grades 4/5/6. Attached are some photos of grade 5/10 enjoying python coding within a game environment.

Class 1/9 – Plant project – T.Noah

This week class 1/9 have been learning what plants need to grow and change. Part of the discovery has been identifying things plants need to live. 1/9 have been discovering different plant structures (seeds , leaves, stems, roots and flowers) how seeds transform into young adult plants, and what are the essential ingredients for successful plant life.

Throughout the past month the grade 1/9 classroom have been discovering , in depth, all of these fascinating topics inside the classroom as well as in the science lab.

Class 1/9 are looking forward to discovering the animals of our planet and how we scientists classify them in the coming month.

Class 4/8 Computer Art Lessons

Today class 4/8 were making pieces of digital art using the tools available in Paint.NET. Please see attached the photos of some of the beautiful artwork the students made. As well as two files available to download for computer wallpaper.

 

Teacher Craig – Grade 5 English- Endangered animals project

Grade 5 Students have just completed a project covering present perfect and present perfect continuous verbs as well as endangered animals as is covered in current English and Social Studies contents. Working in small groups, students must write short paragraphs describing problems which endangered animals face in the world. Sentences include some present perfect plus present perfect continuous verbs. Students must write and check one another on the writing for content/ideas, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Students also illustrate, making images as realistic as possible to portray endangered animals.

 

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Class 6/9 Science

This Week Teachers George and Briony dissected frogs as part of their Animal Systems unit with class 6/9 in the science lab. The students had a wonderful time and the lesson was a great success! 

 

Grade 4 Rhythm readings – Teacher Ron

Grade 4 students used the Boomwhackers this week to learn notes and reinforce reading rhythms. These tuned percussion instruments produce a pitch when struck on something. This is a great and fun way to learn to read music and work together to play a song. 

 

Grade 3 Photo editing lessons

Grade 3 are currently learning about Photo editing software. This weeks lesson was on layers – which can be used to combine images together.  Here the students are demonstrating using multiple layers of colors and text. Next week we will use the layering skills we have learned to combine images from other sources.