The Best eBooks and Audiobooks for Year 5 and 6

eBooks and Audiobooks are a convenient, portable way for students to keep reading anywhere, anytime. Check out our recommended selection below! Fantasy Drama Mystery & Crime Comedy “All you can do in this life is follow your dreams. Otherwise you’re just wasting your time.” ― David Walliams, Gangsta Granny Graphic Novels “Weird…something happens when you smile…

Folk Art Painted Box

14th October, 2021 Week 1 in the Cre8 Lab and the students are easing into the term and learning some Mexican Folk Art. Each student has a wooden box which they have painted or stained and they will then trace a folk art pattern of their choice to decorate the lid of the box. The…

Wire Bonsai Tree

14th October, 2021 During the second week of term 4, the students in the Cre8 Lab are busy creating a wire bonsai tree. The miniature tree is made out of 24 gauge wire and beads, twisted together in a perfect pattern to create branches, a trunk and roots which are then attached to a rock,…

Drones “Healthcare in the Himalayas”

8th October, 2021 Drones buzzing in Loretto Hall. This year the year 6 students from the Digital Technologies unit have been learning to code drones. The challenge of this activity was to design a carrier that could be attached to the drone which would be filled with medical supplies. This would then be transported over…

Makerspace Activities During Term 3

17th August, 2021 The makerspace started with Naidoc activities during our celebration of Naidoc week at All Hallows’. Students were encouraged to participate in colouring in large posters with indigenous designs. Colouring in is a mindfulness activity that relaxes the mind and reduces anxiety and brings your awareness back to the present moment. “Care for…

Virtual Author Visit Nova Weetman

7th October, 2021 During Term four the students from year 5 and 6 were very excited to have a Virtual Author visit from Nova Weetman. The students were lucky enough to gather in our school theatre and connect with Nova through skype on our huge screen in Claver theatre. Nova chatted with the students about…