An action packed term with lots of exciting events to keep us motivated until the end of the year. Syndicate First Aid course, Camp, Big Day Out, disco, Y8 Leaver's Dinner, athletics, swimming and hosting Japanese students are just a few of the events that we have to look forward to. A fantastic way for our Y8 students to end the year and an exciting time for our Y7 students looking towards leadership next year. Remember to drop in or contact me if you wish to discuss your child's progress.
Our reading comprehension focuses for this term are Reaction and Evaluation. Using high level thinking skills to develop informed opinions about what we are reading.
Our main focus for this term will be “Careers”. Investigating the trades industry as a sustainable and innovative career option.
The focus for Term 4 will be developing our skill set in athletics track and field events. We will also be studying personal hygiene, emotional and physical change.
Streamed classes continue to focus on Algebra and geometry and Prime Math class have a focus of fractions, statistics and geometry.
We are continuing to learn to write opinion based essays. Investigating persuasive language features and complex sentence structures in preparation for high school writing tasks.
We will Continue to develop knowledge of spelling patterns, word origins, sentence structures and new vocabulary. We will also be focusing on proofreading & editing skills.
These will continue on a Monday afternoons and cover a range of curriculum areas such as: Languages: Mandarin, ICT:Powtoon, Design Tech:Lego, Drama Skills, Musical Performance.