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What a great trip!

Seth says:

On camp we went to Canberra, the snow ,Questacon new and old Parliament House and the AIS. My  favorite place was Questacon,  here are some activities : free fall, earthquake simulator, lightning maker.

Gabby says: 

My experience at camp (Berridale and Canberra) was really good .I enjoyed going to all the places we went to such as The Lodge, old and new Parliament House, War Memorial, AIS, Questacon and most importantly the SNOW! Thank you Miss Beavis and Mrs Ruchalski for taking us on camp WITHOUT A BREAK!

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Canberra Excursion next week! Getting Exciting!

Oh, but what did you discover this week? Click here!

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Another busy week this term! Click the link to see what new concepts we learnt.

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Thank you to all the parents and students who supported Book Week last week. Our Book Fair was very successful, with many books being donated to our school Library. On Thursday students attended a performance called ‘Read you can – Orang-utan’. 

On Friday we had a book parade and a lot of 5/6J members got dressed up for the day! Can you find: Judy Moody, Jake from Adventure Time, the Child catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bag (complete with child!), The wicked witch of the West, Winnie the Pooh, Smaug the Dragon, Dracula and many more characters?

Who was your favourite? 

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Winter is almost over! Hope everyone enjoyed book week last week.

Share your new knowledge on our board!

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Fantasy creatures feature in LOTS of stories we love reading, from Kindergarten picture books up to young adult fantasy  / adventure novels. They are used by authors to help create movies in your mind of fantastical creatures with extraordinary features and powers. 

Good writers use descriptive phrases, noun groups, similes and other devices to describe these creatures.

Good readers conjure up vivid images in their mind of how the creature looks and acts.

Here is a POPPLET Miss B made about the sleek from ‘Song For A Scarlet Runner’.

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Now it’s your turn to use descriptive phrases!

Choose one ( or ALL! ) of the links below to visit boards where you can add descriptive words and phrases about how these fantasy creatures look and how they might act and move. 

Shimmering light!

Beware the deep!

Is it a tiger?

UFO sighting?




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Last Thursday 12 KSPS choir members performed at the Opera House as part of the Pulse Western Sydney Concert. We travelled to the city by train and had lunch at Circular Quay. We had to rehearse all afternoon in the Concert Hall. In between the rehearsal and Dinner we walked around the Opera House forecourt and got to see a cruise ship leaving the harbour. 

After dinner at City Extra we headed back to the Opera House to perform! Finally at 9.30pm we were finished and got to head home! A big day!

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Our hot air balloon self portraits are coming along nicely. We have drawn and painted our balloons with acrylic paint, along with the baskets. We took photos of ourselves ready to position ourselves in the baskets. The canvases have arrived and are awaiting our painting of the sky.

Outlining the painted designs with black marker of our balloons really helps the design stand out! And as for the scented markers, if it is too much, put a peg on your nose!

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Check out what we are learning about this week in Morning Routine. Visit our sticky note board!

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What a huge week for Stage 3!  We had TWO visits to Kingswood High School, The Ned Show, NAIDOC Celebrations, Open Classrooms, PSSA and a Special Assembly!

Here are some photos of us enjoying Indigenous Art and our trips to Kingswood High School for World of Maths and Multicultural Day.

Thank you to all the Stage 3 students who participated in the week’s activities with enthusiasm and did a great job representing our school.

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