Brilliant Brushstrokes

Learning calligraphy and writing vertically instead of horizontally, as we are used to every day, is just one aspect of Japanese culture that is different from our own. Read more about 'Brilliant Brushstrokes'...

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Fun Fungi

I found some a couple of weeks ago in the gully by my house. Hana Read more about 'Fun Fungi'...

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Pretty Patterns

Dani said, Most of us worked well together by taking turns and listening to each other. Read more about 'Pretty Patterns'...

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5 Top Tips From Room 9

Room 9 students are learning to slow down to a pace they can maintain over the whole cross-country course. Read more about '5 Top Tips From Room 9'...

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The Magic of Rainbow Reading

Headphones on and strange looking pens at the ready, they tap the ‘magic dots,’ more commonly known as ‘reading dots’ and hey presto! The students have started their Rainbow Reading session. Read more about 'The Magic of Rainbow Reading'...

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JourneyBegins

When working in a Year 5 class, I was shared an example of building a picture in a reader’s head and to ‘show not tell’ when we write. Read more about 'JourneyBegins'...

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Attributes in Algebra

Learning Objective: to create and continue a pattern using a single attribute.Learning Objective: to describe an efficient algorithm to communicate a pattern.As part of Room 11’s work on patterns and... Read more about 'Attributes in Algebra'...

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Geothermal Blog

All of our classrooms created their own power stations using different types of resources such as cardboard boxes, paper, glue, Lego and other recycled materials. Read more about 'Geothermal Blog'...

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