Our Micro Economy food group students experimented with taste buds this week. They learned about taste buds and the different types of taste: bitter, sour, salty and sweet.
Our Upper Primary children got creative last week and enjoyed building some Lego masterpieces! August 2019.
To help celebrate National Science Week the children put on a Science fair in the amphitheatre. The children enjoyed visiting the fair and taking part in some of the activities that were taking place. August 2019.
Our Upper Primary class have been busy completing Science experiments and cooking this week. They enjoyed conducting light, pushing and pulling experiments. They also made some delicious spring rolls and a cheesecake. August 2019.
This week our Lower Primary children have been investigating multiplication using factors and square numbers. We used the pythagoras board, the beeds, cubes and square materials.
They have also been busy matching sounds and words, investigating hot and cold air, and playing games in German. August 2019.
This week the Lower Secondary students completed the 'Youth Futures' backpack handover. 'Youth Futures' were extremely grateful for the time, kindness and generosity of our school community. August 2019.
On Wednesday 31st July the Lower Primary children attended a workshop at the Perth State Library called 'Books and More, Perth Experiences,' relating to the theme of continuity and change. The students investigated how places in Perth have changed or stayed the same over time, with respect to attractions, activities, climate and the connection between early Aboriginal people and the Swan River. They also enjoyed a big picnic lunch together in the cultural area. July 2019.
As part of the Micro Economy food lessons last week the students enjoyed making and decorating some delicious cupcakes. July 2019.
Lower Primary have been planting around the school with the bush committee this week, see some of the hard work they got up to in the photos below. July 2019.
There has been more cooking in Lower Secondary this past week, this time the Micro Economy students prepared and cooked a fabulous meal for their traditional 'Long Table'.
Altogether there was: Mexican Tacos, guacamole and chips, bean tacos, chicken tacos and chocolate cake for dessert. It looks delicious! July 2019.
This week the Lower Secondary students have been learning how butter is made and how to do it themselves. They were surprised to learn how simple the process is and enjoyed trying their 'home made' butter on some freshly made bread. They also learnt how to poach and boil an egg. It all looks very tasty! June 2019.
This week the Lower Primary children have enjoyed another cricket session with the WACA community coaches. They had fun learning how to hit the ball with the bat, throwing the ball and running. June 2019.
Our Students and staff arrived home safely from a fantastic trip to Thailand. Whilst there they were lucky enough to experience so many adventures such as: Learning about the Thai language, culture, cooking, dance and dress. They visited the Wat Baan Den Temple, Sri Lanna National park and met the Karen People at the Mae Kapiang 'Hilltribe' village.
They enjoyed a fun bike ride through rural countryside and were lucky enough to meet, feed and bathe some beautiful elephants. What a fantastic experience for all, memories that will last a lifetime!
Lower secondary students prepared and enjoyed a wonderful long table on the 7th June. They prepared and cooked a traditional Indian meal, it looks delicious! June 2019.
Caleb, Madeliene and Declan built this amazing cubby during a dry spell this week! It's beautiful to see the children creating with natural materials and using their
imagination to build and play. June 2019.
Our lower primary children enjoyed cooking using Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bush tucker ingredients with Renee. The food looks delicious and I am told they tasted just as good! June 2019.
Lower primary 1 spent Wednesday 5th June cleaning up the gardens around their classroom, they did a great job sweeping, weeding and tidying up, well done all!
The Micro Economy Factory class were busy on the 31st May, they spent the day making bath bombs and cleaning solution using fresh and natural ingredients. The products look fantastic and we are looking forward to using them!
The Upper primary and Lower Secondary students have been granted a place in the 'Adopt a Bushland' program of the City Of Joondalup. Here are some pictures of yesterday's excursion where the children and teachers worked very hard, weeding, cleaning up, and planting in our designated area. The students were also visited by Reese from the Parks and Wildlife Service, who spoke to them about Aboriginal Heritage. The students enjoyed seeing the artefacts that Reese had brought with him. During a walk around our firebreak the students learnt the aboriginal names for the plants in our bushland. May 2019.
Last week the children enjoyed investigating a lizard skeleton which had been found. The children have been learning about living and non living and enjoyed talking about the non living reptile. May 2019.
How amazing does this rhubarb crumble look? Our lower secondary students enjoyed making this impressive crumble on the 10th May.
The rhubarb was given to them whilst on their community garden excursion. They were very grateful! May 2019.
Here we have a photo of Madeline's clay job. Madeleine was very proud and happy and asked for a photo to be taken. It is a cat in a land made of sweets. May 2019.
'Dissecting a seed'
This week in pre primary one they have learned about the different parts of a seed. They have been watching a bean grow in a jar. The children were excited to see the radicle sprout from the seed. April 2019.
A fabulous Lego boat designed and constructed by Ashlee and Lily from Upper Primary this week. April 2019.
Our lower secondary students enjoyed a sport session at 'Clip n' Climb' this week, here are a couple of photos of their time there. April 2019.
Here you see one of our children watering the class mushroom. The whole class have been responsible for watering this mushroom as they
look at living and non-living and enable the mushroom to grow. They have also been learning about parts of a toadstool. March 2019.
Lower secondary have been busy with their science experiment this week.
Here is a photo of some water samples they tested, they were investigating and comparing the quality of the water. March 2019.
Have been busy finishing their woodwork project and putting together the mud kitchen. The children had such a good time this term measuring, sawing, drilling, painting and then finally putting the whole project together with the assistance of Ray Coffey.
Broad Bean salad. Children fro the Lower Primary classes harvested broad beans from their garden. They enjoyed the chopping, boiling and mixing. It was a hit as the bowl was left empty.
Lower Primary 2 had a a very busy day making 10 1/2 metres of paper chains. Loom knitting for a blanket was also on the agenda.
Trip to Perth Zoo - The magical Australian forest. The children learned how to protect old trees that provide shelter for native animals and even got to stroke a skink! A wonderful day was had visiting the animals of Africa, Asia and Australia.
A sample of hand made items that have been for sale on Friday afternoons at the Thailand fundraising stall.
Have been cooking a variety of potatoes this week. The purple potatoes were a really big hit!
Children in Lower Primary 2 building the binomial cube from the cubes and squares material.
Lower Primary students performed a small play called ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’. The children knew their lines and practiced very hard, they all moved like the animals and spoke very loudly and clear. They invited Lower Primary 2 to watch and then we talked about books, characters and why stories have “mean” and “kind” characters and how it relates to real life. The children really enjoyed the play and conversation with great input.
A paramedic from St Johns Ambulance group came to school to talk to the children about being a paramedic and demonstrate the equipment. The children had a wonderful time learning through this hands on experience.
Boat building and birthday cake Lego jobs
Constructing binomial cubes with cubes and squares material.
Cooking - French Cassoulet (vegan) The recipe was very well received by the classes.
La Potee - French farmhuse soup - modified veg was cooked in class today. The children enjoyed the soup and some even asked for the recipe.
Chinese cuisine Fried Rice and Nian Gao.