On Tuesday, Torquay College were lucky enough to have a team of footballers head off to Regional footy. It was a great day; in the first match, we played St Therese. It was a tough challenge but we did not succeed and lost by nine points. However, as the day went on we started to develop as a team and made it to the second final where we played St Therese from Melbourne. We continued our winning streak, beating them by 45 points. In the end we finished third in the region, wh
The Year 5 students have been blessed to participate in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program where we cooked some delightful treats to spoil our taste buds. Green coconut crepes, pita bread, fried halloumi and tabbouleh salad were just a few dishes we cooked. You can find the recipes to cook these delicious meals on the Year 5 Google Classroom.
To celebrate Planet Ark’s National Tree Planting Day the Yr 4’s buddied up with Foundation students and connected with nature. They dug deep doing re vegetation works around the Environmental Centre, enhancing the wetland habitat. The Foundation students helped to plant 100 seedlings then with the help of some Yr5’s we went on to plant a total of 250 seedlings!! A huge team effort!!! Thanks to Barwon Water for supplying the native plants, we look forward to watching them gro
Presenting their final assembly performance of their primary schooling, students from F8 + F9 worked extremely hard to dazzle their audience, as they traveled through time from the 1920's to present day.
In Year 4 we believe that every student has an insatiable and innate drive to understand the world around them. Our Curriculum is based on the concept that the world is changing rapidly and we want to upskill our students to be 21st Century learners and prepare our students to be successful adults who contribute to society and see themselves as global citizens. ____________________________________________________________________________ STEM EDUCATION IS A KEY PART OF our Tea
Last Friday the Foundation students celebrated their 100th day at School! And did we Celebrate! The students and teachers were busy all day doing all things 100. We made 100 crowns, necklaces with 100 pieces, planted 100 trees and had huge parties.
Student Learning – The DET has released their vision of ‘Practice principles for excellence in teaching and learning.’ Essentially it focusses on three core areas, which have specific principles aligned to them. These are: Positive climate for learning – encompassing high expectations for every student and promoting intellectual engagement and self-awareness. A supportive and productive learning environment promoting inclusion and collaboration. Student voice, agency and lead
It's all go in Pod One and Pod Two term, we're writing and reading, just like a book worm. Stay tuned on this blog for work that we do, a great way to share all our ideas with you. Bookmark this page so it's easy to find, we'll post each week what's been on our mind. We are busy as bees each day they we're here, we love being at school, that is sincere. Here is a photo of us doing some dance, we enjoy this activity when we get a chance. It's a great way to work out our bodies
Did you know that Indigenous Australians have lived on this land for over 40,000 years? This paper chain is a visual timeline. Each link is equal to 100 years. See the white links at the end? They represent how long white people have lived in Australia. Only just over 200 years - that’s only 2 links - WOW!