Living Eggs

Over the past two weeks the Grade 1’s have been lucky to be part of the Living Eggs Chicken Hatching Program. We were provided with 10 Embryo eggs, a few days from hatching. The eggs were placed in an incubator which was specially designed for classroom hatching. An electronic thermostat ensured accurate temperature control for a high … [Read more…]

Alpha Shows Thank you

  Hello Grade 1A, Yesterday I sent all your comments about Beauty and the Beast from the previous post to the Alpha Shows company and I received this email from them today: Hi Prue! They are so beautiful! Awesome job 1A!! I’m so glad everyone enjoyed the performance and thank you for passing those on, … [Read more…]

Beauty and the Beast

  What was the funniest part of Beauty and the Beast? Amber – when Lumiere shook his bottom at us Jack I. – when Gaston chased Jiggens Lola – when Scooter wee’d on Gaston Edie – Jiggens being silly Cameron – when Gaston pushed Jiggens onto the ground Caitlin – when Belle said to the … [Read more…]


Today we had a visit from Martin Stockdale who is the dad of Julia in Grade 1C. Martin owns a chicken farm  and brought along some 3 days old chicks for the students to hold and cuddle. We learnt that there are 2 types of chickens. Those that are bred for eggs and some for meat. Martin … [Read more…]

Bob the lamb

We had a visit from Bob the lamb last Monday morning. He was not even one week old and was incredibly cute (even if he did wee on the carpet 4 times). We were able to give him a bottle of warm milk and he was very thirsty. Thanks to Mrs Stevens who brought Bob to … [Read more…]

Farm excursion

We all had a wonderful day at the Diggers Rest Animal Land farm on Tuesday 21st July. It was a cold day but we were well rugged up in coats and beanies. It was with great excitement that we travelled to and from the farm in a double decker bus. What great views from the … [Read more…]

Scone making

Thank you to our wonderful band of mums and dads who helped Grade 1A make scones yesterday. As part of our Past and Present theme we made 3 varieties of scones to show the difference between traditional scone making of the past and the easier method of the lemonade and cream scone varieties of present day. We also … [Read more…]

Williamstown Literary Festival

On the weekend of the 13th and 14th of June, the Willy Lit Fest will take place in the stunning surrounds of the Williamstown Town Hall and Williamstown Library. This year’s theme is “Swimming in Words” and organisers are presenting a jam packed programme with more than 70 authors and 50 events covering poetry, politics, … [Read more…]

Grandparents Day

WOW!! What a turnout. Today was Grandparent’s Day in Grade 1 and I was so impressed with the confidence of our students as they introduced Grandma, Grandpa, Nanny, Nan, Pa, Poppy, Granny and Nanna and told us where they came from. We had a 90 year old great grandpa and 3 sets of grandparents who travelled from interstate … [Read more…]