Firstly, I’d like to give a big shout out to the Grade Five children who undertook the NAPLAN testing last week. Although it was tiring and challenging, the kids put in an amazing effort and and tried their absolute hardest. We could not be more proud of their positive attitude and their willingness to try their best. Congrats also to the Grade Four and Six kids who showed them so much support during those fews days. By Friday, there were a few fried brains so the children were able to enjoy spending their Maths lesson playing maths games such as Sudoku, Monopoly and chess.

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We have some exciting news! Simone, who comes to teach us drumming through the Australian Children’s Music Foundation, told us we were invited to do a performance at Federation Square! We will join two other grades from Dinjerra, and some other schools from the West and do a concert in July. We’d better get practicing! Two of our soloists are Jess and Harry. Look at them rocking out!

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This week we have conducted a Spelling Investigation into different plurals in the English language and we sometimes get confused about which plural to use with which word. Is it ‘s’, ‘es’, or ‘ies’? We worked in groups with a range of words, classified them and looked for patterns. I’m trying to trick the kids during the ‘Morning Message’ but they’re on to me!

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We hope you are enjoying our blog. Just a reminder, camp is coming up soon and we look forward to sharing our experiences with you. Please comment on our learning, the kids love to hear your feedback.

Until next time,

Miss Watts and 4/5/6A