Library

Year 2 students visit the library weekly and enjoy borrowing and browsing. In addition lessons cover library skills and literature. This term the Year 2 students literature focus has centred on Margaret Wild’s Pocket Dogs ,Colin Thompson’s, Stanley and Aaron Blabey ‘s Pig the Pug picture books. Discussions and comparisons relating to the themes of… Continue reading Library

Year 2 Robotics

Students in Year 2 have been working on improving their coding skills through the studio.code.org website and robotics. The website uses block coding, a skill that they are finding is very useful when it comes to programming robots. The robots that we are using are Edison robots. They can be programmed by running them over… Continue reading Year 2 Robotics

TERM 4

A very warm welcome back to Term 4! This will be a busy and exciting term for students in the Junior School. Our Inquiry topic this term is, ‘How can we be Scientists?’ The activities planned aim to help the students develop the following understandings: Everyday items are made of different materials. These materials can… Continue reading TERM 4

The Lorax

This term, grade 1 and 2 have been focusing on the Inquiry topic of ‘The Rainforest’. We have been exploring the benefits of rainforests, the different layers and all the animals and plants found within the rainforest. This week, we focused on the deforestation that rainforests are currently facing. We read the book ‘The Lorax’,… Continue reading The Lorax

eSmart Week

Last week, Mont Albert Primary School participated in National eSmart Week to show our commitment to building a cyber safe community. Students undertook some activities to help them develop skills to stay safe online. Year 1 students watched some episodes of Hector’s World. https://www.esafety.gov.au/education-resources/classroom-resources/hectors-world They then completed an activity where they sorted online situations into… Continue reading eSmart Week