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How Are Your Problem Solving Skills?

Years 5-6 have been participating in the APSMO Challenge once more. Last year we achieved super results, and this year The Australasian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiad has been operating since 1987. Each year thousands of schools participate in the competition from around Australia and New Zealand. Last year we achieved super results, and this year …

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Caretakers and Problem Solvers: Catching Up with Year 5

Over the past few months we have been in Year 5. Of course, a major focus of our timetable has been learning about and understanding Sorry Day and moving on to the celebration of NAIDOC Week. The students have gained an understanding of how we, as Australians, celebrate the achievements of the wonderful indigenous people …

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The Game Project: Year 7 WOW Day

The students thought it was strange being allowed to play games during school time because “school is for learning”. It’s probably not surprising to learn that there are many benefits to playing games. However, they were surprised that through the games they learnt an array of skills and concepts such as teamwork, communication, careful listening, coming up with winning strategies, …

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