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National Simultaneous Storytime 2019

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools,...

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Life Education

Over the past 2 weeks each grade has participated in the Life Education Program. This is a health and well-being Program which aligns with our Social and Emotional Skills Program and Inquiry that we teach. Each year level completed a different program relating to...

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Premiers’ Reading Challenge has begun!

The Premiers’ Reading Challenge has begun! What a start our students have had reading many books already. The school has read 621 books in total! The enthusiasm from the students is fantastic to see. Keep reading over the holidays and don’t forget to log your books...

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Footy Day

On Wednesday 12th September the whole school enjoyed a Footy Day celebrating their teams. Many colours could be seen from AFL, Rugby Union and Soccer teams. The students also enjoyed a hot lunch of pizza. After lunch the school had a parade and listened to all the...

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Rainbow and Sunflower Day

On Friday the 24th August, the Junior School Council organised a special day where you could wear ‘Rainbow and Sunflower Colours’ in support of Mrs Lindsay Kennedy (a past teacher) who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Her choice of charity is the McGrath...

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Science Open afternoon

The 22nd August the students were all about science, opening their classrooms to their parents to come in and see what we have been learning about. It may be messy but lots of learning and problem solving skills were developed through making volcanoes, watching magic...

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Prep News

Grandparents’/Special Friends’ Morning

On Wednesday 22nd June, the Preps invited their Grandparents and Special Guests to school during Education Week. Altogether, we dabbled in some Arts and Crafts to create a self-portrait, journeyed around the school for an interactive tour and visited the Book Fair for...

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Mothers’ Day Morning

On Friday the 10th of May, we celebrated Mothers’ Day by spoiling our Mothers with a pampering session. We decorated cookies, painted their nails, read books, coloured in pictures and gave massages. We had a wonderful time showing our Mothers’ how much we love them....

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Prep – Term 2 2019

This Term is an exciting Term for Preps. We have lots of celebrations coming our way. We are celebrating Mothers’ Day with our Mothers by spending a morning showing how much we love them. We are also celebrating Grandparents’/Special Friend day during Education Week....

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Cultural Diversity Week

During Cultural Diversity Week, the Preps celebrated each of the different countries that our families come from. We completed different tasks to represent each country for example, we made alpine hats to represent Germany. We also celebrated how we are all different...

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Term 1 Phonics

During Term 1, the Preps participated in a range of phonics activities helping us learn our letters and sounds. Please enjoy some photos of the tasks that we completed.    

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Prep – Term 1 2019

Term 1 in Prep: In Term 1, the Prep children will be learning the following: English: CAFÉ Reading: Learning reading behaviours: getting started straight away, reading the whole time, staying in 1 spot, reading quietly and building stamina. Learning strategies:...

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Grade 1/2 News

Grade 1 Chance

Grade 1A have been focusing upon Chance in Maths. They made spinners and then used them with a paperclip to create their own chance spinner. The students tracked the chance result ten times to see if the outcome would be the same or different. Grade 1A students really...

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Socratic Circles

Each week Grade 1/2 students complete a 'Socratic Circle' session to work on their Speaking and Listening skills. The inner circle discusses the text or picture prompts, aiming to work out the 'Main Idea'. While the outer circle is critiquing how well the inner circle...

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Grade 1 and 2 Maths Flexible Groupings – Place Value

The Grade 1/2 students participate in maths flexible groupings. Here the students can practise skills that they need to improve on. The students mix between classes and work together to gain more knowledge in the area of place value. The students have been enjoying...

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Wacky Wednesday in 1/2 C!

The students in 1/2C have been very enthusiastic about Wacky Wednesday! Whether it be playing games in a different way, reading the months of the year backwards, or even reading words backwards it's always lots of fun. Today we had to pass a hula hoop around the class...

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1/2 – Term 2 2019

Inquiry Topic Focus – Sustainability The students will explore Sustainability throughout the term. Each 1/2 class will consider how they sustain their health, their friendships and their environment. The students will explore the Sustainability topic whilst posing the...

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1/2C CAFE Reading

CAFÉ Reading in 12C is important work! The learning intention for this task was ‘finding the word meaning in context’. It’s hard work finding the clues to figure out the meanings of words we don’t know. Look how they are concentrating and helping each other work them...

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Grade 3/4 News

Open Night

For our annual Open Night, the Grade 3 and 4 students showcased their achievements by displaying the work they were most proud of. Those who attended did an outstanding job explaining their work to their parents.     [gallery...

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4A Environmental Walk

4A went for a walk around our school looking at Sustainable Practices for Waste, Water, Energy and Biodiversity. Students identified what we are doing well and what we could do better in these areas.  

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3/4 – Term 2 2019

ENGLISH Students in Grades 3 and 4 will continue to work on the C.A.F.E reading strategies during Term 2. Strategies will be taught as a whole class, while students work on individual strategies during read to self and strategy groups. In Term 2, students will be...

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Grade 3/4 – Term 1 2019

ENGLISH Students in Grades 3 and 4 will begin the term by revising and practising reading protocols. They will begin to build reading stamina through the C.A.F.É Reading Program with Read to Self and Read to Someone. They will be introduced to what it means to be a...

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Grade 3/4 – Term 4- 2018

Grade 3 and 4 English Reading Students in Grades 3 and 4 will continue to build their reading stamina through the C.A.F.É Reading Program with Read to Self and Read to Someone. We will revisit the skills of being able to pick books that are suitable for their level...

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Grade 5/6 News

5/6 – Term 2 2019

The Year 5/6 students have had a nice slow ease into the term with Easter Monday, ANZAC Day and Curriculum Day. Our school captains did an excellent job running our ANZAC Assembly during week 1 and our Grade 5/6 students presented some outstanding examples of their...

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Grade 5/6 – Term 1 2019

The Year 5/6 students have quickly settled back into the new school year. With our focus on ‘Building a Culture of High Expectations’ students are being encouraged to come to school with an open mind, a willingness to try new things and always endeavouring to do their...

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Grade 5/6 – Term 4 – 2018

Grade 5/6 look forward to an exceptionally busy term. Term 4 sees us exploring creativity and building on our business model from last term. Students will be analysing the things they consume and use and have been mass produced. They will be more discerning about the...

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Grade 5/6 – Term 3 2018

Grade 5/6 look forward to another exciting term! Term 3 sees us investigating business ideas and creating budgets through the Connections unit ‘Data & Decisions’. Students will be exploring the difference between needs and wants, types of resources we have and how...

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Grade 5/6 Term 2 2018

Beginning Term 2, the 5/6 cohort is exploring a new Writing program called VOICES. This program focuses on the individual elements of Writing which are categorised into 6 headings; Voice, Organisation, Ideas, Conventions, Excellent Word Choice and Sentence Fluency. We...

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Visual Arts

Big Cat Faces – Observational drawing by Year 3 & 4

In Visual Arts, the students in Year 3 & 4 have just completed a unit on observational drawing using oil pastel. They studied pictures of big cat faces (leopards, tigers etc.)  and then sketched their own big cat face by observing very carefully and drawing what...

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Visual Arts – Term 2 2019

For the first part of Term 2 focus in the art room for the Preps will be painting skills. They will be painting several pictures focusing on holding the brush correctly, brush strokes and even application of paint. They will also be doing some paint flicking using...

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Visual Arts – Term 1 2019

During the first weeks of Visual Arts in 2019 all students have engaged in discussions about the ways they may be able to demonstrate the school values in the Art room. We have discussed students’ rights and responsibilities in the Art room and how to use the Art room...

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Visual Arts Term 4

This term we have a lot of exciting projects coming up. Our foundation students will be working on repetition and patterns, using different tools and paint to create images. We will be off to the circus in class, creating unique clown collages and painted lions. Maybe...

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Art – Term 3

Term 3 This term we will be focussing on improving drawing, collage and painting skills. Our foundation students will be learning about layering papers and creating collages while improving cutting and fine motor skills. It will be back to the basics, with the...

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Visual Arts Term 2 2018

This term we have a lot of exciting projects coming up. Our foundation students will be working on repetition and patterns, using different tools and paint to create images. We will be off to the circus in class, creating unique clown collages and painted lions. Maybe...

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Physical Education

P.E – Term 2 2019

  Physical Education at Narre Warren North Primary School is linked to the Victorian Curriculum and aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to improve and maintain their physical health and wellbeing. Students focus on...

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P.E – Term 1 2019

Physical Education at Narre Warren North Primary School is linked to the Victorian Curriculum and aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to improve and maintain their physical health and wellbeing. Students focus on the...

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P.E – Term 4

Physical Education at Narre Warren North Primary School is linked to the Victorian Curriculum and aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to improve and maintain their physical health now and into the future. Students from...

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Physical Education – Term 3

The aim in Physical Education is for students to be actively involved in sport and to have the skills required to participate in a fun and supportive environment. In order to achieve this, students at Narre Warren North Primary focus directly on the fundamental motor...

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Science

Science – Term 2 2019

This term in Science we are studying Earth Science. Students will learn about natural and manmade resources. They will learn about how human use and natural processes cause change to the Earth and how this affects us. Students in Grades 3 – 6 are learning about...

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Science – Term 1 2019

This year all students will be involved in our Science Program again. We have lots of fun and engaging new activities for everyone. In Term 1 all students will be learning about Physical Sciences. In Prep to Grade 2 students will be learning about our 5 Senses, Light...

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Science – Term 4

In term 4 students are exploring the living world through the study of Biology. Our junior school have searched for living and non-living things. Students have been in the garden planting cucumbers, zucchinis, sunflowers and Marigolds. Students are watching their...

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Science – Term 3

Term 3 Science In Term 3 we will be focusing on Chemical Science. This term students will get to be involved in a range of hands on experiments. They will mix together a variety of different chemicals, make predictions and observe how they change once they are mixed....

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Technology Lunchtime Club

The lunch time technology club started this term. Many of the students have participated in using technology to create. They have made electronic circuits with working lights, fans and motors. In Term 3 we will use coding in our lunch time club. Students will be able...

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Science Term 2 2018

In Term 2 in Science students are learning Earth and Space Science. Prep, Grade one and Grade 2 are learning about changes in the sky. This includes weather, the seasons the phases of the Moon and the stars. Preps created windmills to show the wind moving. Grade 1 and...

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Garden News

Environmental Club – Term 1 2019

This year Environmental Club will be running again on Tuesdays at 2:10 in the garden for the green thumbs at the school who would like to learn more about gardening, planting flowers, fruits and vegetables or just helping make our garden look beautiful.

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News from the Garden

News from the Garden. We have our first carrots. Last week the Environmental Club harvested our first lot of carrots. These carrots were then washed, peeled and cut so that everyone could try some. The children thought they tasted delicious, giving them a huge thumbs...

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National Plant a Tree Day

Last Friday 27th of July the Environmental Club participated in National Tree Day. We planted 2 apples trees in our vegie garden, one red and one green. Our Environmental Leaders and the Environmental Club dug holes, carried compost and planted both trees. We are...

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Term 2, 2018

Winter is coming. The Environmental Club have been hard at work planting spinach, rocket, lettuce and carrots. They have also been weeding, watering and moving soil for more planting. Exciting news the spinach and lettuce are beginning to sprout. The mandarin tree is...

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