Yr 6 Secondary School Transition Meeting 11th June Last night the staff, families and students joined together to discuss the transition of our Year 6 students into Secondary school. We shared how we were feeling, what we were excited about, nervous about and suggestions to support the students. The student leaders and teachers also shared some information about how our school supports the students including 2 Transition Day in partnership with St Paul’s and St Peter’s Primary’s. We thank everyone for sharing openly and hope these conversations can continue at home as they do at school.
Yr 1 – I Time Learning On Friday the year 1s had their first session of I Time. I Time is when the children can researched a topic that they are interested in. Here are some of their inquiries. What are bones made of? How can I be a scientist? How do volcanoes explode? What is the strongest materials to build with? The year 5 and 6 students helped us with our inquiries.
The story of the Good Shepherd Today we listened to the story of the Good Shepherd. Then we responded to the story in anyway we wanted to. Do you know the story of the Good Shepherd? Who do you think the Shepherd is? Who are the sheep?
Yr 3 – What makes a successful Reciprocal Reading session? Year 3 Reciprocal Reading Fishbowl
Learn to Play Chess Workshop During the ‘Learn to Play Chess Workshop’ today expert Grant “spotlighted” some great Chess moves made by students.
Yr 6 Confirmation Preparation This week the Year 6's have been exploring the important of Pentecost and how it connects to the Sacrament of Confirmation. Ask your child what the significance of Pentecost is and the connections they’ve made. Earlier this week the Confirmation Candidates and their families joined together for the Sacrament of Confirmation Community Conversation and this weekend they will make their commitment to Confirmation through their Rite of Enrolment at parish mass. We look forward to continuing this journey and learning around the Sacrament of Confirmation in partnership with the families.