We Learn - Year 1 and 2 Events and Topics

Literacy/Reading Program (Rotation Monday-Thursday)

Children participate in ability based reading groups with classroom teachers and specialist literacy teachers.

Mini Beasts, Lifecycles and Food Chains

We will be learning about Mini Beasts. How to classify them, as well as looking at lifecycles and food chains.

Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle

The students learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Gr 1/2 Swimming Program

The students participate in 8 lessons over two weeks. They join in activities to become familiar and comfortable in the water and learn about basic water safety.

Music 

Singing Pitched and non-pitched percussion Composition and improvisation Musical literacy Movement Drama activities Aural skills Singing Pitched and non-pitched percussion Composition and improvisation Musical literacy Movement Drama activities Aural skills Singing Pitched and non-pitched percussion, ukulele Composition and improvisation Musical literacy Movement Drama activities Aural skills Concert song and dance preparation Singing Pitched and non-pitched percussion, ukulele Composition and improvisation Musical literacy Movement Drama activities Aural skills Concert song and dance preparation Concert

Art

Art activities change from term to term and are rarely the same each year but all students have activities in drawing, painting, collage, threads and textiles, ceramics/ modelling and construction. Focus is on the elements of art, expression of ideas and feelings and development of skills Term 1 Organic and geometric shapes, making pictures focusing on textures, making rubbings Term 2 Looking at leaves- drawing, resist painting, printing, display, modelling with clay Term 3 Looking at birds- painting, construction Term 4 To be advised Grade

Walk Around the School (community).

The children walked around the school block and observed our surroundings.

Easter Hat Parade

The children made hats and learnt songs. We presented them to the parents and had a hat parade.

Grade 1 Dinner

Students in Grade 1 attend a dinner and participated in sports games and craft activities. This is a part of the schools camp program.

Grade 2 Sleepover

The Grade 2 children have dinner and sleep over at school as a part of the schools camp program.

Imax/ Museum Excursion

The students will be going to IMAX to watch Bugs! 3D as well as going to the Melbourne Museum to view Mini Beast exhibitions.