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Executive Function

Student Voice In Learning Project

Our partnership of schools has a number of projects in place to support schools to ensure every learner is engaged, stretched and achieving.  One project is our Student Voice in Learning Project. The purpose of our focus in this area comes… Continue Reading →

SAVE THE DATES… 8 March and 17 May 2017 … exciting Mark le Messurier presentations

We are very pleased that Parent Network has been able to organise two special  Mark Le Messurier  adult presentations  in Terms 1&2  next year.  We are sure these will be very engaging for parents and staff . Mark is a… Continue Reading →

Increasing Your Child’s Brainpower… don’t resist the impulse!!

For a while now we have communicated our focus on developing students’ social and emotional  capabilities as a means of increasing their achievement levels. We know that we can engage  learners in activities to develop the brain’s Executive Function.  Developing Executive Function involves:… Continue Reading →

100 QUESTIONS THAT PROMOTE MATHEMATICAL DISCOURSE

As we try to develop more intellectual stretch for our children, what we say  to them and what we don’t say, become increasingly important. How might we promote greater discussion and thinking as children engage in mathematical activities at home… Continue Reading →

NAPLaN in Perspective … Results +

Weekend coverage on the NAPLaN league tables that the media  produces  to “rank” schools are exactly why  educators  don’t like the hype around these tests.  Everyone wants to make improvements to student learning and every school wants to  improve their strategies to do… Continue Reading →

Developing More Powerful Learners

This year we are once again very excited about helping our students meet the learning challenges ahead.  You’ll hear us talking about more about developing Powerful Learners; an important element of our Learning Improvement Plan. We are determined to make… Continue Reading →

Enterprising Students!

Students in Vicki Gregory’s year 3 class have been very enterprising.  They have been creating, promoting and conducting businesses, as you  can see from the  from the pictures below.  Such learning experience are so rich in maths and planning and  communication… Continue Reading →

SRC … A Focus On Leaders In Learning

Congratulations to our second semester SRC reps.  These students will be presented with their badges at assembly on Wednesday.   We look forward to  working with them  and their first semester buddies.  SRC is an important  leadership role in the… Continue Reading →

What A Wonderful Expo… What Was It All About?

Find out  more when the students in Rooms 19, 25 and 12 report on it … coming soon!     

Student Reports … Working Collaboratively To Achieve Learning Improvements

The  mid year student reports have been sent home today.  They should really summarise what students, teachers and parents already know about learning  achievements, goals and support.  Our school Learning Plan is increasingly focussed on stretching students’ learning by not only… Continue Reading →

Creating Better Anytime Anywhere Learners

In Thursday’s newsbrief we  highlighted the Family Engagement Strategy. The ultimate intent of the strategy is to build the capacity of our students to be better anytime, anywhere learners. Our Family Engagement Strategy is  focused on valuing  the knowledge and… Continue Reading →

Learning Conversations … building our team knowledge

  Our Formal Learning Conversations are occurring now until the end of the term. Look out for the booking sheet from your child’s class teacher. We invite all Parents and Caregivers to participate in these Learning Conversations. We call them… Continue Reading →

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