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Year 5 Newsletter – Term 2 Week 4

17 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

English During the past 2 weeks, the Year 5 students have continued to hone their persuasive writing skills. We have looked at the use of emotive language and how to brainstorm our ideas and select our strongest arguments. Students have been reading each other’s writing and breaking down their own writing using 2 acronyms, WWW (What Went Well) and EBI […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter – Term 2 Week 2

9 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

English This term, in English we are inquiring into persuasive writing. We are learning how to use emotive words to enhance our writing to persuade. We will be reading and analysing our classmates’ persuasive texts and also viewing commercials to see how we can be persuaded through media. Maths We are learning about fractions, patterns and general rules, perimeter of […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter, Term 1 Week 10

3 April 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Year 5 Newsletter Edition 5 Dear Parents, Wishing you all a wonderful and safe holiday. All the students have worked so hard throughout their first term in Year 5 and they have earnt their break. We will be farewelling Thomas Ambrens-Barnes who is relocating with his family back to Australia and will be welcoming two new students into Year 5 […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter Edition 4

25 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Dear Parents, Welcome to the 4th edition of the Year 5 Newsletter. We are sure that this edition finds you both happy and relieved that your child survived camp. It was such a wonderful experience and the students will have many memories for years to come. We thank you for giving your child the opportunity to participate in this priceless […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter Edition 2 Term 1

21 February 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Dear Parents, Welcome to the 2nd edition of our fortnightly newsletter. The students have applied themselves well after the CNY break and it was wonderful to hear stories of their holidays.  In The Classroom ENGLISH: As part of our writing program, ‘Seven Steps to Writing’, the students have been understanding the importance of text structure and how to engage the […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter Term 1 Week 2

31 January 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Welcome to the first edition of our Year 5 Newsletter for 2019. We have been ever so impressed with the students’ resilience and responsibility since starting back to school. They have been involved in both individual class and House Group activities which have allowed them to connect as a whole cohort. These experiences have seen our new Year Fives off […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter, Term 4 Week 6

19 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

School Fair Yes, it was a fantastic day – the weather held, and it was neither too hot nor too cold.  Thanks to huge amounts of planning by the Parents Association, our class reps, parents who helped before, during and after the event and students who also put in such an effort for their school.  I have to say that […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter, Term 4 Week 4

5 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

Literacy We have been spending time on beautiful language this term.  Students have shown such great clarity around alliteration, clauses, onomatopoeia, antonyms, synonyms and homophones, as well as increased skill in editing.  Classes are doing a variety of activities with figurative language, including writing text for a book with only illustrations, and poetry writing.  It has been fun to share […Read more]