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To Grow Their Own

T6 students have been busily immersing themselves in the fascinating topic of sustainability as they start their new inquiry topic, “Grow Your Own”. Students have been learning though all their senses as they discover the principles of Permaculture, an example of sustainable farming. They have “obtained a yield” from the Kitchen Garden and constructed solar […]

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Out of this World Constructions by Room 6

Last Friday Room 6 students had an exciting morning constructing their Spacecraft designs from recycled materials.  Our room was transformed into a high performance construction zone with some incredible results! Students had to meet criteria such as: aerodynamic shape; provide the power to break through Earth’s atmosphere; surface to be able to survive friction heat […]

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Year 6 Go-Karts Rule!

On Friday the oval was a teeming mass of vehicles, students, utes and men (women too) wielding power tools in a huge collaborative effort to design elaborate sustainably powered go-karts!  All will be revealed when the Year 6s race them at the annual Go-kart Races this Friday.  Enjoy this slideshow of their innovative constructions.   […]

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