Year 1

18May

Uganda Reptile Village Excursion

The children had a fabulous excursion to the Uganda Reptile Village. They had a very knowledgeable guide to take them around and share valuable information. He even went inside several of the exhibits when the children said that they could not see the reptile clearly. They saw several types of tortoises and snakes of various sizes. Some children were fortunate to even give a tortoise a pat! We then moved onto the chameleons. The children were extremely excited and very...

16May

The Planetarium

This week we had a planetarium come to school. It was enjoyed by the whole school from Sunflowers to Year Six! – another highlight for our IPC unit, ‘The Earth Our Home’. The Year One children loved learning about the Milky Way and the solar system. Many of them tried to catch the planets and stars as they rotated around the earth. They had many comments afterwards and here are a few of them. I like the Milky Way because I...

15May

Rainforest Presentation

The children enjoyed a Power point presentation about habitats and conservation with Miguel Leal today.  He talked about many different aspects of a rainforest and the children were intrigued to hear about stingless bees. Afterwards they were eager to do back to class and add flowers, a beehive and more birds to the classroom rainforest display. ...

11May

Swamp Excursion

This Monday the children had a super trek through the swamp area at the back of the school. The children spotted snails, butterflies, a praying mantis, tadpoles and several different plant species. They looked like real hikers and swamp ‘survivors’ as they combated some tricky and very wet areas. ...