Sunday, October 30, 2016

Life Education

 The Life Ed' Caravan returned at the start of the term, Room 10 took part in the Choices programme:

With Andrea the new Life Ed teacher, they learnt how their brains develop the ability to think about consequences and how they can make decisions that are kind to themselves and others.   They also explored the impacts of decisions on themselves and others both short and long term.

The New South Wales Maths and English Tests.

The University of New South Wales tests are conducted annually in Australia and in over 20 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, Pacific countries, and America. These are in English, Mathematics, Science and Digital Technologies.
High distinction Certificate - The top 1% of entrants in each year level.
Distinction Certificate - The next 10% of entrants in each year level

Credit Certificate  - The next 25% of entrants in each year level 

Merit Certificate -  The next 10% of entrants in each year level. 
Students in Extension Maths and English are expected to sit this test, and this year two Room 10's achieved Distinction. 
Well done Ivy Jean and Caleb.   


Our Science looks at the Living World this term, exploring classification and learning to identify the features of Spiders and Insects.

First up was an activity that involved Classifying different animals by their common features:

Before the class go out into the playground to look for living creatures, they practised identifying and classifying  a variety of spiders and insects by their features: