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2017 Blogging


Once again I am back in the year 6/7 class so we will be restarting our blogs. This is a place that students will be able to keep you up to date with what they are doing in class and reflect on their own learning. Feel free to comment and give them feedback on what […]

2016 here we go.


We’re back! A new year and some new students added to the class for another action packed year. Feel free to comment on student posts as they share their learning and activities with you.

End of year


Today marks the end of our school year. We have farewelled our year 7 students, who will no doubt continue to work hard on their education where ever they end up. It has been a busy year with many,many student achievements. They should all be proud of their efforts across the whole range of curriculum […]



This week we returned to school to find the NBN connected and ready to go! Has it made a difference? Definitely. There isn’t the lag time while waiting for pages to load. No more excuses to waste time especially when using things like Duo Lingo for our French program. Students aren’t as frustrated using computers, […]

End of Term


This term we have been reading Wonder by R J Palacio – almost finished, will read the last section next term. It has been a novel that has had many students thinking – What would I do, How might I handle that? There were many themes running through the book and much discussion about theĀ  […]

What a Week!


Last week we had a 3rd of the class away. Many were at SAPSASA hockey and soccer in Adelaide and some were ill. So the timetable and programme had a makeover. Everyone left had to choose a topic of interest to them and worked on that during most afternoons. We had a range of new […]

Leadership Forum


Here’s a report from some of our students who attended the leadership forum at the start of this term. On Tuesday the 28th of April, 7 of the year 6/7 students went to Mount Gambier for a GRIP Leadership Conference to learn about being a leader and how to be a good leader at school. […]

Class Blogging


At the end of Term 1 we had a mini ‘Blogging Boot Camp’. Students spent most of each day learning a skill for blogging and then put it into practice to create their blog page. Now we are up and running with at least 1 blog entry from each student. Each student has been asked […]

Beginning Blogging


This is it. I am taking on the challenge to create a blog for my class. 2015 looks like being an interesting year as I have just completed the CSER Digital Technologies online course and now on to blogging. I see this blog as a way to share information with families and maybe the world, […]

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