October 31, 2018

Scooting, scanning and safe breaking were just some the things the Year 4’s have been learning about during Bike Ed week. Students learnt how to check their bikes and helmets before riding as well as safely navigate obstacles including cars and pedestrians while riding...

October 28, 2018

Introducing Our Learning Specialists

Victoria Long, Darren Findling & Michelle Watson.

Welcome to the Torquay College Learning Specialists' Blog. This newsletter will regularly bring you videos, readings and resources focussing on initiatives being implemented across our...

October 28, 2018

Year 2s are enjoying exploring Asia as part of this term's 'Amazing Asia' inquiry unit.

They are learning about the continent of Asia and its countries, their history, culture, beliefs and other aspects.

Students will also gain experience in digital mapping technologie...

October 26, 2018

On Thursday we welcomed the Foundation students into our classrooms for their first Transition Day. All the children really enjoyed working together to complete an art and craft activity. The Year One students were wonderful role models, demonstrating how they can list...

October 24, 2018

On Monday, 22nd October, the Year Three students participated in a Red Paper Plane Challenge event to help raise awareness about Dyslexia whilst incorporating STEM education.

Then students could choose to make their planes either as individuals or in teams. There were n...

October 23, 2018

Passport. Check! Suitcase. Check! Camera. Check! "Don’t forget your toothbrush!"  Term 4 has gotten off to a wonderful start and we are thoroughly enjoying our new topic, ‘It’s A Small World,’ in Year One. We kicked things off by learning about the 7 continents: Asia,...

October 23, 2018

This term for Inquiry the Year 6's are focusing on global citizenship. As an immersion for this unit of work, students participated in the 'World of 100'. This helped students to visualize what the world would look like if there were only 100 people in it, highlighting...

October 23, 2018

Torquay Festival – Thank you to everyone who supported our festival on Saturday. Besides the odd shower, it was a great success and we’ve gathered some great ideas for next year. The students who provided the musical entertainment were massively popular and put on a fa...