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[Head of Primary] Week 5 Update

23 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

It has been wonderful to have 5 (almost) uninterrupted weeks at school with the students this term. Students are still very excited about coming to school each day and we hope the routines of getting up earlier, packing school bags and putting on a uniform are getting easier for everybody. Although, we cannot have parents in the school at the […Read more]

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Library Update – Week 5

23 October 2020 Jen N 0

Australia’s CBCA Book of the Year Announcement In Australia this week, schools are celebrating Book Week and with that the CBCA Book of the Year winners have been announced: Early Childhood Picture Book of the Year My Friend Fred by Francis Watts and A. Yi Honours Goodbye House, Hello House written by Margaret Wild and illustrated Ann James When Billy […Read more]

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Head of Primary Message: Week 3 Update

9 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

It has been a wonderful return to school, with students settling into their routines smoothly. Each morning, students have been looking very happy coming into school and enjoying the opportunity to see their friends and teachers in person. Students are navigating and adapting to the restrictions put in place very well, particularly those related to mask-wearing and different lunchtime routines. […Read more]

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Year 6 Students To Compete in the eSports FUSE Cup

9 October 2020 Jen N 0

This semester, AISHK will be offering Year 6 students the opportunity to participate in The Federation of United Schools Esports (FUSE) Cup. FUSE Cup is an e-sport competition that aims to connect students across Australia and internationally to develop positive gaming behaviours and digital wellbeing. Participating students will meet once a week at lunchtime to take part in age appropriate, […Read more]

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Primary Music Recitals 2020 Coming Soon

25 September 2020 Jen N 0

Normally, in Term 3 the Performing Arts department is delighted to present the annual Primary Recitals. Usually, these would involve students from Prep to Year 6 performing a range of musical instruments in four different recitals according to age. Sadly, these live performances were not possible this year, but instead we asked students to submit video recordings of themselves playing […Read more]

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Library Update – Week 8

11 September 2020 Jen N 0

A special thank you to all the students for their efforts in Library learning, Term 3. It was wonderful to have everyone involved in the online Book Week celebrations. The Library team are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone back to School in Term 4 and hope you have a relaxing holiday! Nicole Atkins | Primary Teacher Librarian

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Coding Virtual Reality Creations with CoSpaces

11 September 2020 Jen N 0

After exploring a range of cybersafety and digital wellbeing topics in Semester 1, Year 6 students began experimenting with CoSpaces. CoSpaces is a mixed reality application that allows students to design and code VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) creations. Students were asked to create an interactive game that involves the player to successfully move through an obstacle course (parkour). […Read more]

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Funky Friday Update

28 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Dear Parents, Students and Staff, Today we hosted the first Funky Friday! The theme for this week was Crazy Hair Day. We saw very colourful and creative hairstyles today including some wild and wacky wigs. Thank you to everyone who took part! We’re excited to announce the theme for next week’s Funky Friday (4 September). Next week is Book Week […Read more]