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God’s Beautiful Animals: Year 3 Investigates Endangered Species

In Year 3, our class has developed a passion and amazement for God’s beautiful animals. This year, Endangered Species Day is on 18 May, so we have been looking at ways to protect our endangered species and their habitats. We loved creating art pieces that expressed the beauty of God’s creation.

In Project-Based Learning we have investigated which animals are extinct, which ones are close to extinction and what can be done to protect them.…

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Jack and the Beanstalk, STEAM Style

We all know the story about Jack and the Beanstalk… but did you know that Jack had to find a quicker way to get back home from the Giant’s house in the sky? Using Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM), we are going to take you on a journey of the process we took to solve Jack’s problem.

Our problem…

How, oh how, can we help Jack (AKA a Lego man) get back home…

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Our Excursion to Perth Zoo

A fantastic day was had by all the Year 3 students when we visited the Perth Zoo on Tuesday 19 February. We were blessed with amazing weather and, with the support of our parent supervisors, we were able to visit the Zoo’s four main regions that mimic the animals’ habitats.

In the Australian Bushwalk, we saw a quokka and watched the kangaroos lounging in the heat. We also learnt about the numbat from a Zookeeper.

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Splashing About: Year 3-6 Swimming Lessons

Over the last couple of weeks, the Year 3-6 students have been attending Swimming Lessons at Cannington Leisureplex as part of their Physical Education program.

This is always a highlight for many students as they attempt to pass the next stage in their swimming levels. In Australia, it is especially important for our students to be confident around water and have the basic skills required to keep them safe, even though they should still be…

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All Monkeys Love Bananas

On Thursday 23 August, the Year 3/4 class went on the bus and drove to Cannington Library. There we met author, Sean Avery. Did you know he wrote, All Monkey’s Love Bananas!?

Sean told us that he loved art and he brought in a sculpture of a chameleon that he made. It was sooooo cool! He also told us what it was like to be an author. It was very interesting to hear him talk.…

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Tree Planting with Year 3 and Year 6

The Year 3 and Year 6 students enjoyed a morning of planting new plants at the Kent Street Weir. The day began with beautiful, clear, sunny weather, that got all 52 students in the mood to enjoy a casual walk to the weir. Once there we were met by Ms Patricia Summons, who explained where we were going to plant, what we were going to plant and how many plants needed planting.

With gloves on…

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ANZAC Cottage: The House that was Built in a Day

On Thursday 3 May, the Year 3/4 Class went to visit ANZAC Cottage. We had an interesting and fun morning learning about how the Cottage was built.

Our tour guides were Mr and Mrs Chappel.

Mrs Chappel is the granddaughter of the wounded soldier, John Porter, for whom the cottage was built in 1916. Private Porter fought at Gallipoli, but a gun shot to his left leg meant that he came back…

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Hands-on 3D Maths Activities with Year 3/4

Nothing brings a Maths lesson to life more than when you get to try out some things with your hands. Recently, the Year 3/4 class did just that as they investigated the beauty, fun and complexity of 3D shapes!

“In class, we have been learning about different 3D objects. We did 4 different activities about making and drawing 3D objects. It was a lot of fun and I enjoyed it” – Isaac

“Cindy and…

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Credo 2017: On This We Stand

On Thursday 21 September, Wilson’s entire student body sang the truths of Scripture together at our school concert, filling the gymnasium with the sounds of “I Believe”. Credo 2017 was a celebration of the rediscovery of Biblical truths during the Protestant Reformation 500 years ago. The venue was “standing room” only as many family and friends attended.

We were privileged to “meet” Martin Luther, William Tyndale, John Calvin, John Wesley, and John Newton as “The…

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Year 3 Enjoys a Starry Night

On Friday 15 September, the Year 3 Starry Night went off with a BANG!

The students waited with excitement and anticipation all day, until the final siren sounded and it was time to begin. They eagerly joined in with the activities which included face painting, astronaut chocolate game, Oreo moon phases, bottle rocket launching, moon rock relay, don’t drop the asteroid, and of course the bouncy castle.

After bursting at the seams from out of…

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Wanjoo: NAIDOC Week 2017

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC is celebrated all over Australia, focusing on the recognition and celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. It actually was started by an Aboriginal Christian man, William Cooper!

After a service in 1884, Cooper approached the pastor saying “I must give my heart to God…”. From there, he began a lifelong work to fight for Aboriginal rights.…

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Year 3s and the Universe: Perth Observatory Excursion

Did you know that today the Year 3 classes went on an excursion to Perth Observatory in Bickley?

We did four activities and they were about:

Shadows and Sundials Earth, Moon and Sun Our Solar System Meteorites and the Moon

We enjoyed looking at the observatory sundial, making our own, and touching part of a real meteorite! The highlight of the day was definitely seeing a historical telescope which was used for…

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