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MAPs and SLCs

MAPs sessions started today and will continue over the next 2 weeks. See last week’s post for more information. This week we are beginning our new unit under the theme How we express ourselves. The Central Idea and Lines of … Continue reading

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Thinking about the MAPs

 This week we’ve been bringing our current unit Government systems influence the lives of citizens to a close. It’s been a short but sweet unit and although our time was limited the students made many powerful connections to their exhibition inquiries and … Continue reading

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School closure May 2 and 3

Dear parents, As per the messages sent last night and this morning, the school is currently closed due to flooding in the primary building. All academic and support staff are in school working together to ensure that we can reopen … Continue reading

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A wet end to the week…

Last week was a great celebration of Literacy around the school. We saw a huge turnout of costumes on the Character dress up day and all G5 students brought in and talked about their favourite book even if they didn’t … Continue reading

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Welcome back

We hope you had the most wonderful holiday! We’ve all returned full of energy and enthusiasm for our last term of Grade 5 – and we have a lot of awesome stuff to do! This week we will be starting … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!

Have the most wonderful break. Here’s something nice to leave you with (thanks Jane and her mum): And something not so nice (remember MAPS tests will be taking place on the week commencing 13th May), here are some good links … Continue reading

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Speechless…?

…well, not quite. What an amazing experience to be part of PYPX2019. There was such a wonderful atmosphere on Monday evening at the official event. The performance in the auditorium was tear jerking and powerful and the level of engagement … Continue reading

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1… The official invite!

G5_PYPX 2018-19-1 Artigras was great fun last week and full of creativity and collaboration. During the week it was lovely to see many G5 students join Mr Matt for his lunchtime workshops and also find the time to create hundreds … Continue reading

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2 weeks to go

Only 10 school days to go! Things are really starting to heat up and every minute counts at this stage! The students are getting excited about the prospect of sharing their inquiries and their team work skills, cooperation and organisation … Continue reading

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3 weeks to go…

So there are just 15 school days till the Exhibition and things are really starting to take shape. Don’t forget that your child can use the homework as a guide for activities/tasks that they could be spending time on – … Continue reading

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