Welcome to Year 5 2017

Week 10 - Monday, 11 September - Friday, 15 September - Wow! We made it. A lot of learning was undertaken in many different formats this term and the girls coped brilliantly. On Tuesday morning at 8am we will open the classrooms for you to visit and view the work completed this term. I am sure you will be impressed with the efforts made. No Homework this week. Our excursion on Friday is from 11:00am to 1:30pm and we hope to be back in time for Assembly as Peacemaker Awards will be presented then. The girls will vote for these awards on Monday and you will be notified of the recipients by email on Monday. I will be taking leave for the first two weeks of Term 4 and Mrs. Norina Brown is the replacement teacher. A programme of lessons been set for Mrs Brown to follow who will work under the guidance of Mrs Conlon. Thank you for your support during the term and enjoy the break.

Tag Gala Day

Week 9 - Monday, 4 September - Friday, 8 September - The second last week of term and a couple of interruptions. Tuesday is Tag Gala Day and all permission slips have a been returned......thank you. On Wednesday, Mrs Conlon and I will be out of the classroom planning for next term. Thursday will be our last day of homework. It has been a very busy term learning and assessing in different formats to meet Australian curriculum standards across the subjects.

Friday Assembly Awards - Yr 5F. Lily-Rose, Sienna and Clodagh and Yr 5O to come.

Book Week Celebrations and Constructions

Week 8 - Monday, 28 August - Friday, 1 September - A quiet week this week apart from the Father's Day Stall at 9:50 Friday morning. The timetable will be followed as per usual with the finishing touches being put to work that is to be completed or presented next week. Science, history, geography and poetry should be ready for assessment next week. The Yr 5/6 bake stall made approximately $780.......a HUGE Thank You for your support.

Friday Assembly Awards - Yr 5F Scarlett and Sophie De and Amelia Mc

Book Week Celebrations
Solar System Constructions, Our visiting poet and Athletics Day

Week 7 - Monday, 21 August - Friday, 25 August - What a great week we had last week for Wellness Week. It provided us with the opportunity to allow time for students to work on their constructions......and they look good. Photos will come next week. It was still a busy week but the learning environment looked quite different. All the money we made from the Bake Stall will be banked next week and will let the girls know how much we made. Thank you for your stirling efforts. On Monday we have a poet visiting our rooms talking to the girls about the poetry he has written and about poetry in general. At assembly on Monday afternoon athletic carnival presentations will be made. Book Week Parade is first thing Friday morning where the girls may choose which book character they will dress up as.

Friday Assembly Awards - Yr 5F Eliana A and Eliana M Yr 5O - Bonnie G andMontana Mc

Construction, Bake Sale and Bird Feeders
More Athletics Carnival photos next week

Week 6 - Monday, 14 August - Friday, 18 August - Wellness Week. This week for Wellness Week, we will follow a different timetable. There will be more freedom and time given to the girls to work on their constructions. Specialist lessons will be as usual but normal class lessons will change to allow for more individual learning. There will be NO homework this week. NO Friday Assembly Awards also.

Tuesday is our Bake Sale and we are asking the girls to bring in some cupcakes, biscuits or slices. The proceeds from the sales will go to St Vincent De Paul. For Science Week Yr 5 classes will make bird feeders. Remember a cardboard roll is required. There is a Paper Plane challenge as well. Wednesday is the Ekka Holiday and Friday is the Athletics Carnival.

Cybersafety lessons with Mrs Murphy
Sharing our crochet efforts with residents of Delamore

Week 5 - Monday, 7 August - Friday, 11 August - Don't forget to bring in library books on Monday. Tuesday is the feast of Mary MacKillop and Wednesday is the Yr 5/6 mass at 9:30am. Some girls will be visiting residents of the Delamore Centre on Thursday to share their crochet samples. Advance notice that Yr 5 camp is on the 8-10 November (Week 6). The necessary paperwork will be sent home at the beginning of Term 4.

Friday Assembly Awards - 5F Sarah B and Zoe S. 5O Danielle R and Emily G

Italian lessons with Mr Pulvirenti

Week 4 - Monday, 31 July - Friday 4 August - Thank you to the grandparents and visitors who came into our classrooms on Friday to share in our learning; the girls really enjoyed having you with them. There are no interruptions to the timetable this week so work will continue at a steady pace. Well done to Molly for her efforts at City Districts Athletics Carnival.

Friday Assembly Awards - Yr 5F Aluat and Evie. Yr 5O - to come

Grandparents visit the classrooms
Outdoor art lesson

Week 3 - Monday, 24 July - Friday, 28 July - This week is Catholic Education Week with the theme Sharing the journey.  A whole school mass will be celebrated at 9:30am Friday, 28th. Some girls are attending the City Districts Athletics Carnival on Tuesday. Library borrowing is on Monday.

Friday Assembly Awards - 5F Lily C and Alessia M 5O Ella Q and Rose W

Friday recycling

Term 3 - Monday, 17 July - Friday, 21 July - Welcome back to the routine of school life. It has been an easy week as some girls have been away on Music Camp and we have not charged ahead too much in their absence. Our new learning has begun and the girls appear to be in control of it all. We have noticed a marked change in the girls' approach to their schoolwork, the confidence they now demonstrate and the enthusiasm they show as they undertake the challenges their new learning presents. There are no significant changes to the timetable. PE uniform Tuesday and Thursday, Library borrowing on Monday.

Friday Assembly Awards - 5F Maddy C and Sierra P. 5O Taylah J and Imogen N

Celebrating 100 days in Prep and Gilford Grammar (Perth) visits

Holidays - Happy Easter - Well an unplanned end to Term 1. Some loose ends will be tidied up when we return on Tuesday, 18 April. Have a restful, enjoyable break from the routine of school.

Walk to Make a Difference and Cross Country

Week 10 - Monday, 27 March - Friday, 31 March - This week is a busy week with the timetable just about unworkable so a few changes have been made. Firstly, the girls have no homework this week as we didn't think we would have the time to correct their work. Monday - 8:45am liturgy on the oval for Walk to Make a Difference. The Yr 5s will walk the oval at 9:30am and again at 1:50pm as their contribution to the cause. Gymnastics lesson this week (11:40am) will be a display of the skills the girls have acquired this term. Tuesday - Cross Country. First race is at 9:15am, last race at 10:35am. Yr 5 race at 10:15am. Open classroom will still be offered at 8am before we leave for cross country. Friday - Peacemaker Awards at assembly. The Passion Story is at various stations in the school grounds at 11:45am and a Farewell munch 'n crunch party for Charlotte T who is moving south these holidays.

Peacemaker Awards - 5F Kate and Eliana A. 5O Tess and Imogen

Cross Country training

Week 9 - Monday, 20 March - Friday, 24 March - On Tuesday we recognise Harmony Day/ Anti-Bullying Day by wearing a splash of orange. Thursday morning is our annual Cross Country. Students are being assessed at gymnastics this week. All Project House constructions have to be in the classroom by Friday.

Friday Assembly Awards - Yr 5F Lily C and Ella Yr 5O Montana and Emily

Constructing houses for the geography section of the Yr 5 Project

Week 8 - Monday, 13 March - Friday, 17 March - Thursday - Tuckshop is offering a sausage sizzle lunch for $2.50 and there is a school disco in the evening. On Friday students may wear a splash of green to celebrate St Patrick's Day. Students should now be building their house for their project. Most of the activities on the Term Grid Homework tasks should be nearing completion.

Friday Assembly Awards - 5F Sienna P and Molly, 5O Amelia McF and Chloe

Our Excursion to Downfall Creek

Week 7 - Monday, 6 March - Friday, 10 March -Tuesday, Excursion to Downfall Creek. Remember to bring a 'Litter-less' morning tea. Thank you to Eliza's mother, Zoe's Mother, Alessia's mother and Heidi's mother for joining us on this outing. Wednesday is International Woman's Day - Mass at 9am. Guest Speaker, Laura Fenlon, 10am. The students are working their way through their Science/ Geography/ Technology Project and are at the stage where they should be constructing their house. The students may need some advice and some re-purposed material for this activity.

Friday Assembly Awards - 5F Scarlett and Eliza, 5O Charlotte T and Olivia

Age Swimming Champion - Sienna Counsel. 2017 Swimming Carnival

Week 6 - Monday, 27 February - Friday, 3 March - Special Swimming Awards Assembly on Tuesday at 2:20pm. Ash Wednesday Mass at 9am. Lent begins. Project Compassion focus during lent will include Caritas mission stories and fundraising activities. By now students should have completed at least three activities on their TERM Homework Grid. Work has begun in class on the Science/Geography and Technology Project.

Friday Assembly Awards 5F - Kate and Alessia. 5O - Still to come

Learning about Perimeter

Week 5 - 20 February - 24 February - Tuesday is Reconciliation for 5F and Swimming Carnival on Friday. There will be a special assembly on Tuesday, 28 February (after the Swimming Carnival) to present awards. Thank you for coming in this week and speaking with us about your child. It is important to share information that assists with your child's learning. 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting and fruitful year for us all.

No Assembly Awards this Friday - Swimming Carnival

Art, Reading and Geography lessons

Week 4 - 13 February - 17 February - Monday - Gymnastics and 5F library borrowing. Tuesday is 5O Reconciliation and Valentine's Day. Happy Valentine's Day -Thursday is PE and on Friday Yr 5O library borrowing. Also this week there are Parent/Teacher Interviews. We look forward to chatting with you.

Friday (17 Feb) Assembly Awards - 5F Meg and Eliana A / 5O Milena, Tylah and Amelie K

Yr 5O working diligently

Week 3 - 6th February - 10 February - Monday is gymnastics and 5F library borrowing. Parent night sharing information about student laptops from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Tuesday, 7 Feb Parent information night to discuss classroom learning. 6:00 - 6:35 and 6:40 - 7:15pm (Two sessions). 7th, 8th, 9th February student Boot Camp for computers. Friday 5O library borrowing.

Friday Assembly Awards (10th Feb) - 5F - Sarah and Clodagh 5O - Olivia S, Gabby and Imogen N

Hello from Mrs Cathie Bennedick and Mrs Anne Conlon. We are excited to be walking the learning path with the 55 girls in Yr 5, your daughters, as they learn and grow this year. We offer a special warm welcome to the three new girls and their families who have joined the group this year. We look forward to meeting up with you all at Parent Information Night.

Please check the Parent Portal and the school newsletter for information sessions and dates concerning learning in Year 5

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