Welcome Tori and Jack

We would like to welcome Tori and Jack to Grade 1A. Tori has moved from Wembley P.S. and began at the beginning of Term 2. Jack started with us this week.  He has joined us from Woodend P.S. They have both settled in very well and we hope they enjoy their schooling at New Gisborne P.S.

Amazing Australia

What is amazing is how much your children already know about our wonderful country. We have some terrific photos on display of the children and their families on holidays at some fabulous destinations around Australia. We have been studying the states and territories and the various capital cities. We have also discussed the major landmarks … [Read more…]

Fun & Games in Maths

We are currently learning different strategies to solve subtraction equations. One activity that is proving popular is a subtraction game using dice. The children take it in turns of rolling the dice and subtracting the number from 100. The first to reach 1 is the winner.            

Fun Run

It was wonderful to see the children decked out in their house colours for the Fun Run last Friday afternoon. They were very excited about the event and set off eagerly to run as many laps of the oval as they could manage in half an hour. Some children seemed to make their way around … [Read more…]

WOW! 75 nights of reading

Congratulations to the following students on reaching 75 nights of reading. What a wonderful achievement. Keep up the great work. Hunter                                                 Bradley Chloe Emily Jessica Reese            

Farewell Bradley

Today we farewelled Bradley who is moving to sunny Queensland to live with his family. Bradley has been a delightful class member and will be missed by all his classmates and friends. We wish Bradley and his family a safe trip north and all the best in their move. We held a class party to say … [Read more…]

Mrs Ward's trip

We have had a couple of messages from Mrs Ward and she is having a wonderful holiday in Thailand and Laos. Mr and Mrs Ward have been having some great experiences – staying in tree house accommodation and seeing gibbons, soaking hands and feet  in a fish tank and having the dead skin cells nibbled by small fish, … [Read more…]

Western Water incursion

On Friday 23rd April we were visited by Anne from Western Water who taught us how to be water wise. Of course many of the children already save water at home and were able to enlighten Anne with their knowledge of 4 minute showers using a timer, putting a bucket under the shower to catch water … [Read more…]

Writing A Recount of our Holidays.

Before 1A write about an experience, in this case their holidays, they share their news orally with other children.               Sometimes a hand is passed around which indicates whose turn it is to speak and which also acts as a tool to remind them to include the ‘5 W’s’ … [Read more…]

50 Nights of reading!

First day back at school and quite a few children in the grade received their 50 nights of reading certificates. Well done to all those children and also to the children who have earned it through the week. Wonderful effort all of you!