In the Library we have been discussing Non Fiction resources and the Dewey Decimal Classification System. One of the beautiful books we featured was "The Big Book of Birds" by Yuval Zommer. It inspired Mrs Sayers and her class, B6 to complete some beautiful artwork and they collaborated with Lesley in the Library to complete these wonderful owl collage pictures.
Grade 6 students have enjoyed their trip to the Nation's Capital. They had the opportunity to experience and participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy. On this school camp, students visited Parliament House of Australia, High Court of Australia, Royal Australian Mint, Embassy Drive, National Capital Exhibition, Museum of Australian Democracy, Electoral Education Centre, Australian Institute of Sport,
The Year 5 and 6 students have been busy at work in the STEM CENTRE this Term coding, building and creating. They have been looking at drones and how they can help us in the future. They were given a design brief to build a business and website based around drones. All students had to sit a license test which involved questions from the CASA website and flying a drone simulator. Next was to learn the safety features of a drone then into coding and flying drones. The idea for
The sun shone brightly on the solar panels when Torquay College was host to the Solar Boat Challenge. On Friday 18th October, 19 boats competed from Torquay College and Deans Marsh Primary School. The Year 5 and 6 students had a fantastic time and displayed amazing engineering and design skills, teamwork and collaboration. Students worked in teams or individually to complete the design, wiring and construction of their solar boat from scratch during a lunch time club. All stu
Vote 1! As part of the Year 5 Earn and Learn program in Inquiry, the students participated in an incursion from the Victorian Electoral Commission. Amy, VEC Educator and Inclusion Officer, taught the students about the democratic voting process in Australia. They heard about rights, responsibilities, issues, preferential voting and how important it is to be heard. The Year 5’s then took part in their own election, putting forward five political parties; presenting their campa