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Learning Adventures TA7

Learning Adventures TA7

                                  The year 5 students of TA7 have been lucky enough to have an intern teacher, Mrs Bevan, who has developed an exciting learning program in Technologies for them. The students have been focusing on the context of Food […]

Learning Adventures – Science

Learning Adventures – Science

                          In Science we have been looking at Earth and Space. The year ones have been investigating how the world around us changes between day and night, natural and human made, and how a plant grows from a seed. In year two we […]

Learning Adventures – Music

Learning Adventures – Music

                          This term, the students began to explore the musical concept of timbre (also known as the ‘colour’ of sound) Year 1 and 2 students have been learning how to differentiate classroom percussion instruments visually and aurally. Year 3 students have been exploring […]

Our Big Friendly Garden

Our Big Friendly Garden

                          Big Friendly Garden (BFG) Update. Our school garden is thriving! Passionfruit, Australian native herbs, warrigal greens, carrots, cauliflower, snow peas, lettuce, tomatoes, capsicum, strawberries, potatoes, cabbage and native berry plants. New signage for the garden has been created using recycled milk bottle […]

Learning Adventures – TA1

Learning Adventures – TA1

                                              In TA1 we have been very excited to get back to learning in the classroom! We have enjoyed being independent and walking to class by ourselves. In class we read ANZAC Ted […]

Buddy Programme TA2 & TA9

Buddy Programme TA2 & TA9

                          Buddy programs consist of older students reading, helping, playing, mentoring and completing activities or projects with younger children. Buddy programs can strengthen the school community and help to challenge stereotypes, misconceptions or fears that students hold about younger or older age groups. A buddy system can also […]

Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre Excursi...

Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre Excursion – TA3

                            On Tues 10 March the students in TA3 visited the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre where the children had the opportunity to get involved in hands-on, outdoor learning experience and discover the tiny aquatic life, which live in Herdsman’s Lake. They started […]

ROTTNEST CAMP REPORT

ROTTNEST CAMP REPORT

Camp was great! We took the ferry on Wednesday morning and even though most of us got sick, we still made it to Rottnest. We rode to the barracks and had lunch and explored an abandoned army post while we where waiting to get the keys to the houses. The houses were named after the […]

SWIMMING

SWIMMING

Interm Swimming is a school-based swimming program for children from Pre-primary to Year 6. It provides quality swimming lessons across the State to ensure children develop vital swimming and water safety skills. The children at HPPS will be participating in In term Swim from Monday 26 November – Friday 6 December at Craigie Leisure Centre. […]

MUD DAY

MUD DAY

When teachers take learning outdoors they report some powerful impacts: Children’s behaviour improves, whole classes are excited to learn, and individuals who feel inhibited by the curriculum often thrive in an outdoor environment.  When adults think back to their own happiest memories of childhood, they frequently recall the joy of playing outdoors. Play is not only central to children’s enjoyment of childhood, […]

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