A Feast For Yeast

Last week, children in Asia class found out about different types of microorganisms as part of their science learning. We watched a video about what is best to give yeast to make it produce carbon dioxide (out of oil, salt, flour, sugar and a cookie, the sweetness of sugar and…

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Sketchup Skills

This term in Year 5/6, we have been using the program Sketchup to hone our designing skills. Building on previous learning in Year 3/4, we were using new techniques, such as the use of the measure and inference tools. In the first few weeks, we have been practising these skills…

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Cake Sale

Inspired by the message of this year’s Rock Challenge theme, some members of year 5 and 6 organised a Cake and Friendship Bracelet Sale last week. They showed great initiative and enterprise; making the cakes and bracelets, advertising the event and then running the sale. The sale was well supported…

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Hindu Temple Trip

Year 5/6 went on a fascinating trip to a Hindu Temple this week. We were welcomed by the Temple’s priest, who explained to us some of the stories and principles of Hinduism. We observed some daily Hindu worship and were able to see the shrines of the temple up close.…

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