Posted by Miss Elliott | Posted in STEM | Posted on November 30, 2016
STEM club has been successfully running every Wednesday at lunch time in Room 15 and is continuing to grow in popularity. This week we had more than 30 students attend to experiment with robots, known as Spheros. Although everyone is welcome, two weeks ago we had only girls attend. They took on the engineering challenge of building something using only toothpicks and marshmallows.
STEM club has been a huge success and we would like to thank all the students who attended and all the teachers who have helped.
Making our own experiments
Next week, Wednesday 7th December, will be the final week of STEM club for the year. We hope to see you there!
Come one come all to the ice cream stall, we have ice cream cups and we have cones and best of all we have different kinds of toppings.
When will this amazing event happen you ask? Well its on: Friday 2nd of December.
What are the costs of these amazing sugary treats? only $2.00 for an ice cream, and toppings only 50 cents each!
(Please bring ice cream and topping donations any time before the 2nd of December).
please donate ice cream,toppings, and cones.
Posted by Tyler_eSmart | Posted in Year 6 | Posted on November 23, 2016
During the swimming program, the year 6 non-swimmers have been learning about water safety. A few students made posters to demonstrate their learning. Here are some examples:
Five ways to be safe around water;
SLIP on a shirt!
SLAP on a hat!
SLOP on some sunscreen!
SEEK some shade!
SLIDE on sunglasses!
The creators of this poster, Angela and Day Day, made this poster to remind everyone a great message: Be SunSmart, especially around water.
The creators of this post, Ruby and Angela, made this for the same purpose; to remind everyone the importance of being safe around water, although this poster focuses mainly on being safe at the beach.
What do you do to be safe and SunSmart around water?
By Tyler (eSmart Leader).
Posted by mrtooth | Posted in Music | Posted on November 14, 2016
Mr Tooth would like to invite you to take a look at the new Music Room blog page (just click here), where you can find out what has been happening in the Music Room, ask any questions you might have and help us celebrate how much we enjoy making and performing music!
We have been focusing on some really exciting stuff in the Music Room, with songs being written, ukuleles being played, composers being researched and instruments being made. You can find out all about it on the Music Room blog page!
Mr Tooth is looking forward to answering all of your questions about the Music Room, and don’t forget…
Posted by Siñor Araya | Posted in Spanish | Posted on October 12, 2016
Siñor Araya is glad to present the Werribee Primary School Blog!
Click here to check out what students have been learning in Spanish along with songs and flash games to practice your Spanish knowledge!
I look forward to hear your response!
Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Writing | Posted on October 6, 2016
The year 6’s are learning about poems, specifically about sound and onomatopoeia, which is a word that sounds like the sound it’s representing. When it came to writing my poem, I decided to put a creative twist on my writing and use the words in a different way. Here it is:
What did you think of my poem?
Feel free to share your own poems in the comments!
From Samantha 6S
Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Sustainability | Posted on October 1, 2016
Walking is good for children: Walking is a great social activity where children spend time with family and friends.
Walking is good for schools: More children walking to school means less traffic around the school and improved safety for the children.
Walking is good for the environment: Walking is a non-polluting way to travel
Walking saves money: Walking is free.
Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in chess | Posted on September 12, 2016
Early in Term 4 we will be holding a school-wide chess tournament to find the Werribee Primary School Chess Champion for 2016!
- You will need to know the rules of the game. During competition there will be no time to teach you how to play.
- Please fill out an entry form with your name and class and return it to Mr Reichenbach at Room 10. You could also give it to your teacher and he/she can pass it on.
- There will be limited spaces available, so put in your entry as soon as possible. This week would be perfect!
- Matches will mainly take place at lunch times.
- You will have the holiday break to practice your game!
If you were not able to get an entry slip, please collect one from me in Room 10.
There has already been a very enthusiastic response from students, with over 50 entries received so far!
Thank you, Mr Reichenbach.
Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Student leadership, Sustainability | Posted on September 5, 2016
The BEST (Environment Student Leaders and Reps) had a fun filled day at the Werribee Open Range Zoo on Thursday. The purpose of the day was to raise awareness of the extinction of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot in the wild. The Zoo is doing all it can to ensure its survival through captive breeding and increasing community awareness.
I’m a Little Bandicoot
Short and Stout
Here are my stripes and Here is my Snout
When the Foxes and Cats come
Hear me shout
“Guardian Dogs Keep Them Out”
Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Sport, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 | Posted on August 24, 2016
What a fantastic day of running, jumping and throwing! Mrs Staehr, Mrs Smider and Miss Scarrott took 48 students to the District Athletics Competition to compete against 9 other schools from our region.
All of the students showed excellent effort in their competitions, and supported each other by cheering on their peers.
Press play to see how we went
A special thanks to Mrs Staehr for organising the day for our students.
Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Science | Posted on August 15, 2016
Did you come to the amazing STEM night last week? If you enjoyed making the slime and want to make it again here is the recipe. If you missed out on attending the night try out this fun recipe.
Click here for Silly Slime Recipe.
Posted by Ayan_eSmart | Posted in Foundation | Posted on August 8, 2016
The foundation students have been doing Developmental Play. They develop their communication skills, creativity and literacy. Here are some pictures of the students along with their writing. Well done to the Foundation students!
Click on pictures to enlarge;
We think the Foundations have done a really good job. What do you think?
by Ayan and James eSmart
Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Reading, Sustainability | Posted on August 4, 2016
Last week the whole school read ‘The Last Tree in the City’ by Peter Canavas. Each year level created something inspired by the book. Students from each year level presented their work at assembly on Monday – press play to see their amazing work.
The book reminded us how important nature is and to always think of others and lead by example.
‘The best time to plant a tree is 25 years ago. The second best time is today.’
On Friday students from across the school contributed to weeding and planting to help improve our gardens. Press play to see some of the hard work
Thank you to everyone who participated – a big thanks to Mrs Wembridge for organising the lessons and gardening.
Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Sustainability | Posted on July 27, 2016
Over the last couple of weeks, Tess and Evan have been conducting waste incursions for all classes. They have been learning what can and cannot be recycled. What do you know about recycling?
Just a reminder:
- 1. Nude food is best (then there is no rubbish)
- 2. If you decide to bring food in packaging then the landfill rubbish belongs to you and needs to be taken home.
There are two Snack Shack areas. This is the only place where students are allowed to eat when outside.