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On Open Night at TVPS some of our Year 2 students presented their fabulous 3D playgrounds. The purpose of this task was to consolidate their understanding of the science topic of forces. The students were required to demonstrate the forces of “push and pull” within their playground equipment.  The results were fantastic. Many thanks for...
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 On Friday we celebrated Chinese Cultural Day with all students dressing up to represent their own cultural background or the Chinese culture. The special morning assembly allowed all students to take part in singing songs in Mandarin, listening to a Chinese Orchestra and learning about Chinese instruments as well as viewing a Chinese dragon parade....
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This week in Foundation we are learning about graphing information and generating yes/no questions about the data. We first brainstormed the most popular ice-cream flavours and then each student coloured in their own ice-cream template representing their favourite flavour. We then graphed our results. Based on the pictograph, we learnt that Mango had the least...
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 Tuesday 28th May was the day of our District’s Cross Country, held at Ruffey Lake Park. TVPS students from Years 3-6 who successfully competed in our school competition last term were invited to attend the event. It was a cold and miserable day, but that did not stop our students from taking on the challenging...
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It has been a very busy week in Grade 3. For homework, students designed their own mathematics games and showcased their creations at our Open Day. The time and effort put into their assignments, as well as the creative capabilities demonstrated was outstanding! Grade 3 also commenced their STEM rotations this week. 3H were given...
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The year 2 students were introduced to the Procedural text type this week and as part of this, participated in a Fairy Bread making activity.  Firstly identifying and recording the procedural steps, everyone then contributed to making slices of fairy bread. The final step to the procedure, of course, was the favourite – eat and...
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We have had a fun few weeks in Grade 2 participating in rotational STEM activities, STEM standing for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Each week the Grade 2 students have enjoyed experimenting and learning something new about each topic. The engineering challenged involved marshmallows and spaghetti noodles, called ‘The Marshmallow Structure’! The goal of the...
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The children in Grade 2 have been learning how to create a Narrative. We have read lots of Narrative stories to understand the structure of how a narrative is written. The children used the ‘Mixed Up Writing’ prompt cards and a dice to choose their characters, setting and problem to create their own narrative. They...
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On Wednesday the 15th of May, the Foundation students were lucky enough to have a visit from the Police. Constable Vanessa and Brad taught us about different types of Police vehicles and equipment. We even got to have a look inside a Police car and listen to the loud siren. It was such a fabulous...
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As part of our problem solving and lateral thinking tasks, Years 5 and 6 students were challenged to complete a Maths activity, The Architect’s Puzzle. During this activity they were asked to explore how many combinations they could make using 4 unifix cubes. Students loved this engaging and challenging task and can’t wait until the...
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Events

june, 2019

17jun7:00 pm8:00 pmParents & Friends Meeting

18junAll DayG2 Excursion - Task Works

18junAll DayRegional Cross Country

19junAll DayMath Olympiad 2

19jun2:00 pm3:00 pmFlying Start Session 3

20junAll DayWinter Interschool Sport Round 2

21jun6:00 pm8:00 pmOSHC Family Movie Night

24junAll DayNo Assembly

24junAll Day3 Way Conferences

25junAll Day3-Way Conferences

26junAll DayL4 Girls Division AFL

26junAll DayLast Day for CSEF Applications

26jun10:00 am11:00 amSpecial Assembly for Mrs. Ellenby

28junAll DayLast Day Term 2

28jun2:00 pm2:30 pmAssembly

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