Today saw the culmination of our annual Thinkfest program! Students showcased their talents, creativity and problem-solving skills at our host school New Lambton South PS. It’s been a huge amount of work: making props, writing scripts, maintaining a visual diary, painting backdrops, having fun and making lots of mess!Our efforts were rewarded today with a win for our English team, Best Visual Diary, Highly Commended for Enthusiasm and Best Backdrop.Our History team received awards for Best Prop and Best Backdrop. Our Maths team received Best Skit Solution and Science also received Best Backdrop.Congratulations to Ember who was recognised as Best ‘Thinkfester’ for her outstanding effort, leadership and contribution to this year’s program. Well done everyone – a terrific result!
Year 5 and 6 students attended the Murrook Culture Centre today as part of their Aboriginal History unit this term. They participated in a variety of activities, including Aboriginal Totem Art with Rachel, Bush Medicine and Tucker,Aboriginal Artefacts, Worimi History and Boomerang throwing. It was a fantastic opportunity for students to learn about Worimi culture from Worimi men and women. Thank you to Mrs Bowman for organising today’s excursion and a special thank you to Kristy Pascoe for giving up her time to come along with us today. Enjoy the photos from our day.
Well done to all students for the settled and productive way they have started the year. Below is an interview task that links with our History unit this term, for students to complete at home and present in class next week. Regular homework will begin next week.
This term Stage 3 have been learning all about Government in preparation for our Canberra excursion next term. To finish off our unit we held a Stage 3 vote in the Upper Hall with polling booths and a custom made THPS electoral roll. A big thank you to Mrs Bowman for organising this activity. Check out the photos below!
Well done to everyone who attended our Sydney excursion on Friday. We had a terrific day participating in programs at the Botanical Gardens and Hyde Park Barracks as a culmination to our History unit Australia as a Nation. Thank you to our parent helpers, Megan and Michelle, who did a great job helping out throughout the day. Enjoy the school holidays!