November 19, 2018

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November 28, 2018

The Foundation students have been so busy this term learning all about toys and the forces which make them move. There has been a 'toy flurry' in classrooms as students have been making scientific toys and designing and creating a toy of their choice using recyclable materials. Today the students are all excited to be showing off their toys in our 'Toy Expo', where Foundation families are invited to come and join us in celebra...

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FOUNDATION @ TORQUAY COLLEGE

The Foundation year is all about setting the foundations for students to become lifelong learners and discover their full potential. Through inquiry, hands on learning and play we provide students with real life experiences to become collaborative learners and critical thinkers. We have a strong emphasis on student wellbeing and building positive, respectful relationships with one another, as well as learning how to be ‘bucket fillers’.

November 28, 2018

The Foundation students have been so busy this term learning all about toys and the forces which make them move. There has been a 'toy flurry' in classrooms as students have been making scientific toys and designing and creating a toy of their choice using recyclable m...

November 19, 2018

It was finally our turn to amaze the crowd with the Prep performance at assembly last week. During the week, students practised singing and dancing to their song and speaking to their class in anticipation for the sea of proud faces they would have at assembly. C1 and...

September 5, 2018

What a fun day the Foundation students had visiting Fairy Park today. They loved listening to and learning about lots of fairytales in Fairyland. 

Some of their favourite stories were Pinocchio, The Little Mermaid and Rapunzel. The students were also able to see how sto...

August 31, 2018

We have enjoyed celebrating Book Week at Torquay College, presenting all the CBCA shortlisted books and voting for our College favourite.

Our guest presenter, Mark Penzac, was interesting and engaging.

The students' story writing has been a big feature in our Library in...

August 31, 2018

This term in Foundation we have been looking at traditional Indonesian stories. In particular the Kancil dan Buaya (Mousedeer and the Crocodile). 

August 31, 2018

To celebrate Book Week last week, the Foundation students published their very first book and dressed up as their favourite book characters. Everyone put so much effort into their costumes!

We had superheroes, Wally's, princesses, animals, Harry Potter's and f...

August 28, 2018

What an exciting time we have had!  The Foundation students loved learning how to program these cute little robots and problem solve with a partner, how to get them to move forwards and backwards as well as turning around. Lots of excitement and forward thinking relati...

August 22, 2018

Today in Science, the Foundation students created magical potions with special powers. They mixed different materials such as, 'Big Bad Wolf's Blood', 'Wizard Water', 'Giant's Toenails' and 'Fairy God Mothers Glitter' and observed the changes that were happening when t...

August 7, 2018

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. 

August 7, 2018

Welcome to our new Foundation blog! We're looking forward to sharing some of our exciting adventures and learning experiences with you!

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