Rainbow Beach School sample some fruit and vegies!

Alex and Zoe Kingsley (seated, centre) were so proud to know that Dad had sent in fruit and veg from Rainbow Fruit to make a delicious platter for their fellow Year 1/2 students

Alex and Zoe Kingsley (seated, centre) were so proud to know that Dad had sent in fruit and veg from Rainbow Fruit to make a delicious platter for their fellow Year 1/2 students

Welcome to Term 4. As always there is a lot on this term, culminating in the Christmas Concert and Year 6 Graduation.

This term we will also be visited by the team from Questacon who will be putting on a science show on Monday November 2, we will also be doing swimming lessons and our Swimming Carnival in Week 9, and the Sporting School program is back with Rugby League.

I would like to thank Ms. McColl for the great job she did as Acting Principal, making sure the term finished off smoothly for everyone.

Friday Parade and Coffee Club

As the weather has warmed up again we will be moving parade back down to the undercover area from this Friday. I would also like to thank everyone who has been supporting the coffee club.

Kerry and her helpers are doing a great job with this and it was good to see some lucky parents and students receive free drink vouchers on Friday, as part of the Friday Morning Coffee Club.

PREP/1

This term our theme will be Kitchen Chemistry; so we will be doing some cooking and eating of course. Our reading focus is on ‘Persuasive and Procedural’ texts so we started our journey with procedural texts by making a “Chocolate Milk Shake” on Friday morning after reading one of our group booklets with that title.

We are all so impressed with the quality of writing the children are producing and they try their very, very best to stay in the lines.

YEAR 1/2

The children will also be doing investigations in History, Mathematics, Health and Technology. Types of investigations will include asking an older person (grandparent) about daily life when they were a child, choosing an aspect of technology and seeing how it has changed over time.

The children will be doing investigations about healthy foods and about the best ways to represent locations.

FANTASTICA

If you get a chance, come on down to our room and have a look at the wonderful cereal box designs on display.  This term students are examining traditional stories and their inclusion of a lesson/moral and creating their own.

Fantasticans will complete a science experiment for presentation in class and enjoy a Geography excursion to Double Island Point. This will be a great chance for students to research why D.I. is such a special place to many in the community.

YEAR 4/5/6  

Just a few primary school days left for our year 6s. In that time we will be looking at comparing novels written by the same author in English; looking at energy and the way it’s transferred in Science; Technology sees us designing solar ovens, and we’ll have to think about a Christmas concert item too.

As report cards will be going home this semester we have a large amount of work to complete and assess before week 7. To say the least – we are going to be busy!