Holidays for 5/6J.

After a busy and fun final week of term, 5/6J are on holidays for 2 weeks. I wonder what the boys are up to? Making clouds in a bottle? Turning corn flour and water into non-newtonian liquid? Making popcorn? Watching the Mighty Ducks? Oh we have already done all those things in class! Alright for…

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More superstar artworks!

Inspired by the Tyler’sArtShack Channel on Youtube, 5/6J attempted to recreate Tyler’s mountain artwork, following his video tutorial. Miss B even did an artwork too, so it was a learning curve all round! Wow, some fantastic blending occurred! It was so awesome to get all the little tips as we watched the tutorials. Here is…

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Beach Landscapes

We have been developing our drawing skills this term. We used chalk pastels to create these  drawings (Miss B’s favourite). First we looked at some other chalk drawings and beach landscapes for inspiration. Then we used a photograph of a beach (From Miss B’s holiday on the south coast) to create our artwork. we were…

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All correct, in 165th place!

Last Thursday there was a lot of screaming in 5/6J. And Miss B thought it was completely ok. See, we were trying to login to the Murder Under the Microscope website at 1200 hours to make our accusation, and THE SCREEN FROZE. Luckily we were in the computer lab, so there was a lot of…

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Murder Under the Microscope

As our investigation draws to a close (Accusations made this Thursday!) 5/6J are frantically trying to solve the case and work out the villain in this crime; Shockwave on the Shoreline! This challenge has involved a lot of online researching, many many many discussions, closely watching for clues and then some amazing moments when we…

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Anzac Day

All Stage Three Students attended a special Anzac Service on Friday 23rd April at Penrith Paceway. Check out the article and gallery that featured in our local paper: The Penrith Press. Andrew from our class got to sit out the front with special guests, retired soldiers  and cadets and lay a wreath on behalf of…

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Creating Ads!

During the last week of term, 5/6J wrote and starred in their own TV ads. THE TASK: 1. Design and make a new brand of Energy Drink. 2. Write a script, rehearse, perform and film a short TV ad. Here are some shots of the planning process You’ll need to check out the videos on…

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Pop Art Andy Warhol Portraits

After studying some artworks by famous artist Andy Warhol, 5/6J created their own portraits. Pop art was an art movement in the sixties where artists portrayed popular culture. Warhol produced artworks on famous people, such as Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, as well as depicting everyday famous products, such as Campbell’s soup. We used a…

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Stage Three Excursion to Warragamba Dam

On Tuesday 23rd March 27 lucky students from year 5 and 6 attended a FREE excursion to Warragamba Dam. This excursion was provided by Penrith City Council. Warragamba Dam is the main water supply for the city of Sydney. It is almost 50 years old. recently reopened to the public, it features a brand new…

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