This week, students entered the Auslan room with great excitement, eager to begin learning a variety of new
hand signs and demonstrating some of what they had discovered during the holiday break. All of the grades have
been introduced to the topics to be covered throughout each semester and taught a list of basic hand signs to
engage in short conversations. We also discussed the Auslan classroom expectations, and took part in some fun
getting to know each other activities. The student’s enthusiasm towards learning Auslan this week has been
This week students discussed the SWPBS, respectful behaviours and learning routines in the Science Room. They
also had the opportunity to list their own expectations and preferences for learning activities.
This week students discussed rules and expectations that will be reinforced during PE. We explored the
importance of being a ‘good sport’ whilst identifying the exciting events coming up in Term 1 for different grades
and the different focus topics that will be participated in. Students in Grade 3-6 will begin to practice and prepare
themselves for the upcoming Athletics Day in Term 2 whilst the junior school will consistently explore and refine
their fundamental movement and motor skills.
This fortnight in Visual Arts, students were excited to be back in the Art room for another semester. We have
started the year with developing classroom expectations, including cleaning up after each session, using and
cleaning the sink, walking to and from the classroom and revised the safety poster.
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