Blogs

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Jun

2019

In 115, we love using hands on materials to learn! Today we used counters, dice, and tens frames to show numbers to 20. Mrs Ottenhoff...

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Jun

2019

The children in 115 have finished a published piece of writing- an information report about koalas. Here are just three of the excellent pieces that have been completed.    Mrs Ottenhoff...

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Jun

2019

Friday was another wonderful Cultural Connectionz day! Full of culture and creativity, all staff children and families really enjoyed it! The morning was full of energy with the Indigenous Hip-hop ...

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Jun

2019

This week the children worked in small groups to begin preparing a short presentation on a topic. This has linked with our current writing text type of information reports as the children had to resea...

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Jun

2019

This week in reading the children created character profiles for the characters in their favorite books. They searched for information about their character in the text and then used this information ...

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Jun

2019

We have been learning a range of different strategies to help us solve problems in Maths! This week, our focus was on the strategy 'Make a Table or List'. We learned that 'make a table or list' involv...

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Jun

2019

In 520 we have been learning how to research information and write it down as 'key phrases'. We then sorted these phrases into different categories! For our informational reports on Little Penguins, o...

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Jun

2019

We have one more week of stomp left and the Year Ones have really enjoyed it! Every Tuesday the children go to the gym with the Year Twos and learn a new dance and something about Indigenous Australi...

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Jun

2019

Last week a lady from the Commonwealth Bank to teach us about different money amounts.  We added coins and notes together and had a few activities. She wore a black cloak with a dollar sign on the...

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Jun

2019

The children in 116 enjoyed the chance to share breakfast with their class last week. They enjoyed it so much that their 'fun day' that they have chosen if 116 win the attendance challenge, is to do i...

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Jun

2019

Another Successful term for Breakfast Club! It has been wonderful to see more children arriving at school early to share breakfast with their peers. Not only do children leave with a full tummy, Break...

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Jun

2019

Update: The outdoor sports (soccer, cricket and T-ball) have been cancelled due to the weather....

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Jun

2019

Hi everyone! I hope you've all had a great week so far, despite the gloomy weather! For the past week and this week, the children in 114 have enjoyed learning about place value. They have been s...

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Jun

2019

We have been exploring place value by recognising, modelling, representing and ordering  numbers to at least 10,000. The children represented numbers in many different ways such as creating numbers b...

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Jun

2019

213 has been busy creating some beautiful artwork to be displayed on D'jeembana day this Friday. We are also very excited to be performing for parents and friends.                  ...

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Jun

2019

024 have been learning that two letters can form one sound. We enjoyed the sound 'sh' and made shark puppets to celebrate!...

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Jun

2019

A big thank you to the parents who were able to attend Cranbourne Carlisle's BYO Bowl breakfast morning.  The students enjoyed having breakfast at school.   ...

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Jun

2019

The children in 210 were excited to share their amazing Lego creations they made during STEM. ...

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Jun

2019

Over the past few weeks we have been focusing on writing Informational texts. We have been getting really good at the structure and content of the text type, however, a focus for our class has been to...

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Jun

2019

In Year 5 we have been learning how to solve tricky problems in Maths by using a variety of different strategies. The strategy we focused on this week was 'Act it Out', which involves children using o...

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Jun

2019

This week in reading, the children went on a non-fiction text feature scavenger hunt! We discussed what a text feature was and what text features might be found in a non-fiction text before children s...

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Jun

2019

This week in preparation for our assembly performance on Wednesday, the children in 308 worked together in small teams to create props for our role play and write a script to go with our performance. ...

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Jun

2019

Thank you very much for the parents who could participate to our assembly. Here are some of the highlights of our assembly, thought it will be helpful for those parents who couldn't  make it.  ...

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Jun

2019

On Monday we all stayed home from school because it was the Queen's birthday. It is not her actual birthday but the day set aside to celebrate it. The children in Year 2 have written cards and letter...

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Jun

2019

This week we have been exploring division. We have investigated how many groups are there if we shared equally from the dividend. Here are some of the problems we have investigated and calculated the ...

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Jun

2019

We are continuing with colour semantics with the resources the children created with Miss Walta. The kids wrote the names of people in our class on the ‘who’ cards, so everyone sits in anticipatio...

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Jun

2019

This term we have been practicing our ball skills, learning a new skill each week. Today we partnered up and worked on throwing with accuracy. ...

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Jun

2019

Yesterday all children at CCPS were encouaged to bring a bowl, spoon and small bag to school. This was to celebrate breakfast club and to simply promote eating breakfast daily. Eating breakfast is gre...

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Jun

2019

Year 3-6 have been participating a voice and choice. Children were able to select a subject they were interested in to learn more about. Gardening was an interest for some children and over the pas...

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Jun

2019

Year Four children have been learning lots about Aboriginal history and culture. It has been great to see the enthusiasm and engagement in these learning experiences. CCPS has been privileged to take ...

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Jun

2019

Each week 406 visit the library. 406 will be attending library every Tuesday. Children are encouraged to borrow different books that both interest and challenge them every week. Children are also remi...

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Jun

2019

Today we enjoyed eating breakfast together in the classroom. It was a great way to start our busy day.   ...

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Jun

2019

This morning the children got to bring a bowl to have breakfast at school! The most popular cereal was Cheerios! ...

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Jun

2019

Today we continued our problem solving strategy ‘Act it Out’. This time we used money to physical act out the problem. Our Steps: 1. Read the problem 2. Identify the facts 3. Plan 4...

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Jun

2019

Snack Shack is coming to an end. All the Year Six team would like to thank you for your support. We hope enjoyed having a special treats at school. Our last day of sales will be next Tuesday. Reme...

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Jun

2019

The children in 210 had lots of fun creating their Array City. Not only does it look amazing but it also involved lots of learning. Aashvi explains - To make an array you have to make sure the row...

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Jun

2019

The children in 210 enjoy their weekly visits to the library. Manyok - I like borrowing books to take home. I am reading Zac Power. It's a really cool book. I like finding books to take back to the...

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Jun

2019

The children have been researching information to use in their information reports. We are looking forward to reading their writing when they are completed.                           ...

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Jun

2019

The children had a lot of fun making their Array City. They were able to understand the concept of multiplication and solve multiplication equations using array models as a tool. The children will ne...

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Jun

2019

Touch typing is a skill that we will use each day with the technology in our lives.   We have been using laptops more this term and so it is vital that we learn to type efficiently and flue...

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Jun

2019

On Monday and Tuesday of this week I was privileged to attend the Education State Leadership Conference with Mr Cuss Assistant Principal. We listened to both international and Australian speakers disc...

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Jun

2019

Today in Maths, the children played Multiplication Scoot. There were 10 scoot challenge cards located around the classroom and the children worked with a small group to solve each challenge. They had ...

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Jun

2019

One afternoon each week, the children in 308 participate in a vocabulary session. In these sessions we explore vocabulary and spelling through engaging and collaborative activities. This week the chil...

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Jun

2019

This week the children in year 1 have been learning about doubles. The children in 114 have also been building their confidence with skip counting by 5s and 10s. We have been using cards to help us...

06

Jun

2019

This week the children in 210 have been focussing on monitoring and self-correcting when they read.  They have been using a checklist to record the different behaviours and strategies they use. The c...

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Jun

2019

This week, the children in year 1 and 2 participated in the STOMP program. They had so much fun learning about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags and what each colour represents as well a...

06

Jun

2019

This term we have been learning about the different levels of government. We researched and explored what the local, state and federal governments are and their responsibilities.   We c...

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Jun

2019

Each day we do ten minutes of number fluency and our focus at the moment is skip counting. This is a game of chance, or knowing where to stand.. and when we get a 50 or 100 we are out. This always bec...

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Jun

2019

Fruit time in 117 and we all have fruit today! Banana, mandies, bananas, apples and berries.. Good work mums and dads :)...

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Jun

2019

Today half of the Year Four children presented at assembly. They spoke about all the different activities they had been participating in during our Friday afternoon Voice and Choice sessions, taugh...

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Jun

2019

The children in our class have been exploring multiplication and division. They investigated multiplication as groups of, repeated addition, skip counting and arrays. There has been some times childre...

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Jun

2019

Today 115 enjoyed some time in the library. We go to the library every Wednesday to borrow new books and spend some time enjoying the books together. ...

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Jun

2019

Sustained reading is a skill of being able to sit and read for extended periods of time. Each day in 405 we read for 15 minutes a day. Each time we read we are choosing 'Good Fit' books that are ri...

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Jun

2019

The children in 210 have been busy researching different animals as part of their report writing. They have been collecting information from non-fiction texts and the internet, taking notes and using ...

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Jun

2019

What are the chances of a coin landing on heads when you flip it? What about the chances of your mum winning $1,000,000 in the lottery? Well - ask your children! We have been learning about chan...

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Jun

2019

Children have been discussing what tools they need to become better readers and writers. Being able to spell and sound out words was the most common goal for many of the children. We discussed how eac...

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Jun

2019

We have been looking at Information reports the past week and have unpacked some nonfiction texts to understand their structure. Children have learnt that a nonfiction text has many different text fea...

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Jun

2019

Children in 213 have been using MAB to represent digits in numbers. See if you can work out what the numbers are. ...

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Jun

2019

We have been learning  about teen numbers. Today the children were picking a teen number card and making  a tower with that many blocks....

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Jun

2019

In 520 we have been learning how to write informational texts. An informational text is a non-fiction text which describes an object, animal, person or event. We have been learning that these texts ha...

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May

2019

We read the books in the morning individually, to partners, to a small group or to our whole class. Sometimes we read to our teacher as well....

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May

2019

In our class we have been learning fractions, and this week we explored how to calculate fraction of a group. Here are some posters of how they demonstrated their learning about fraction of a grou...

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May

2019

Year 3-6 children have chosen to participate in Sewing as their Voice and Choice activity. We have spent two weeks learning to thread a needle, pin fabric together and begin sewing. We are sewing an i...

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May

2019

This term we have been learning about the zones of regulation. We are learning about how our actions affect other people and how to regulate our emotions....

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May

2019

On a rainy day the children play inside for recess and lunch. We have puzzles, lego, dolls and sometimes a movie is playing. Today, these boys decided that playing ‘teachers’ was going to be ...

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May

2019

The Ace Foundation are a not for profit foundation that assists children in the city of Casey. They have kindly donated a book to all of the Foundation year level to enjoy and keep at home. They h...

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May

2019

Hi everyone! This week in STEM, 114 have been learning about FORCES - push and pull. They have learned how push and pull allows objects to move. They used iPads to draw their ideas and they ...

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May

2019

National Reconciliation Week has provided an opportunity for our children to further focus on Australian Indigenous culture. This has included every classroom participating in our Dreamtime Tuesday st...

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May

2019

The children in Year One have been enjoying some time in the kitchen during our wet weather timetable. When it is raining outside we spend recess and lunch time inside the classroom, but this doesn't ...

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May

2019

The children in 115 enjoyed some time dancing on Tuesday morning, as part of a 5 week program with STOMP dance company. ...

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May

2019

Get Out of My House is a fun maths game that the children in 210 love playing. The children in 210 wanted to explain how to play it. You have a house with the numbers 1-20 written inside. Roll 2 d...

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May

2019

This week in Maths we have started to explore fractions! Today the children made fraction pizzas to show their knowledge of halves, quarters and eighths. The children were so engaged in this activity ...

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May

2019

We Should Start School at 10:45 a.m.                                                                                                             ...

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May

2019

Year 4 assembly is fast approaching! Please come see the year 4 children at assembly on Wednesday 5 June in the gym at 2:15pm We are very excited and look forward to seeing our wonderful parents...

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May

2019

Each Tuesday until the end of Term 2, the Year 4 children will participate in Stomp Dance Classes as part of our up coming Djeembana celebration and Indigenous education here at Cranbourne Carlisle Pr...

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May

2019

Last Wednesday the year 4 children were lucky enough to experience a warm sunny day for our excursion to C.E.R.E.S where we learnt about Indigenous culture and land.   We participated in th...

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May

2019

Snack Shack The Year Six children have commenced Snack Shack. This is fun enjoyable way to assist the children with their learning about real life maths as well as fundraising for their end of Year S...

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May

2019

The Year Six children have commenced the Wakakirri during their music lessons. They rehearse for approximately 12-14 weeks. A Wakakirri Story Dance is a 3-7 minute performance by a group of studen...

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May

2019

Hi everyone! This week, the children in 114 have been learning about Part Part Whole in Mathematics and how we can use this to solve addition and subtraction equations. We are beginning to understa...

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May

2019

Today the Foundation children had a visit from Snakebusters.  The children got to either look, feel or hold turtles, lizards, frogs and snakes.  Afterwards they wrote about their experience. [gal...

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May

2019

Children have been so engaged in learning fractions this term. We have made fraction pizzas, fraction number walls and solved fraction problem solving challenges. Here are our fraction number walls. ...

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May

2019

We could not be prouder of our Year Five children at their assembly this week. They worked so collaboratively with each other and showed so much resilience in learning a challenging dance in a short a...

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May

2019

This week we are focusing on the teen numbers. We have practised saying the numbers clearly and counting collections to match the number. The children are learning that teen numbers are made up of ten...

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May

2019

Today we were visited by crocodiles, snakes, turtles, frogs and lizards. We learnt about where they live and what they eat. The children were able to touch and hold them if they wanted to. It was an a...

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May

2019

Today the children experienced Snakebusters. They were able to touch and some brave children held snakes and other reptiles. The children looked at frogs, lizards, terrapins and a crocodile. Lots of c...

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May

2019

A note to all families that Book Club orders are due on Thursday 6 June. ...

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May

2019

Today the Foundation children at CCPS were visited by the Snakebusters. We were introduced to many different reptiles and were given lots of information about each of them! The children were given ...

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May

2019

For the next 5 weeks the whole school will participate in STOMP dance classes on Tuesdays. We are learning four different aboriginal dances during each lesson. The children enjoyed the first lesson ye...

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May

2019

For the next 4 Tuesdays the entire school will participate in STOMP Dance Company’s Indigenous Dance program.   The children in Foundation had fun learning a new dance and learning about Indigenou...

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May

2019

This term we have a challenge to ensure students attend school as much as possible. Children are encouraged to come to school every day and in doing so, data will be collected and the winning cla...

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May

2019

Everyday the children in Foundation complete sustained reading to begin their literacy block. Sustained reading is a time allocated to encourage children to independently read books of interest, books...

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May

2019

Each week we take some time to look at how we make sentences. We have been exploring how we can add extra details to make it more interesting and more complex. We are very proud of our progress and...

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May

2019

Sustained reading is a favourite part of the children's daily routine. In this time they enjoy books that they have chosen from the library, books they have made themselves and their word lists. Some ...

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May

2019

In 308 the children like having opportunities to combine their love of learning with the enjoyment of playing games. Today the children spent some time practising their number fluency in addition and ...

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May

2019

We have been learning about fractions and how to add fractions with the same denominator. We started by refreshing our memory of the numerator being the number at the top of the fraction and the denom...

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May

2019

Children in 213 have been measuring objects using informal units. They enjoyed using counters to measure various objects around the classroom. Their favourite object was measuring the tables. ...

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May

2019

Last week on Friday 24th May the students from years 3 - 6 participated in the first Voice and Choice session. Students had the opportunity to choose from 15 different subjects. The list of subjects w...

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May

2019

After our practice fire evacuation drill the children had many questions about what to do in an emergency. We discussed what action to take if there was ever an emergency at school. Children were curi...

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May

2019

        Last week we begun our Voice N Choice sessions. Children from Years 3 to 6 identified a range of topics they wanted to learn more about and then we found th...

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May

2019

In Foundation, we have continued to look at teen numbers. Children understand that 'teen' means ten! We know that: 14 is made up of 4 and 10 16 is made up of 6 and 10 17 is made up of 7 ...

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May

2019

As part of Education Week - Celebrating Careers, the children in 210 wrote about what they want to be when they grow up. Here are some of their thoughts... I want to be a doctor when I grow up. I w...

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May

2019

National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually and every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author, is read simultaneously around Australia. It is a fun event that aims...

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May

2019

519 enjoyed using probability spinners to predict the most likely outcome of events. We found out that the larger section of the wheel had a higher probability of being landed on. However the outcomes...

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May

2019

This week in colourful semantics the children were creating sentences including a who, what, where, when, adjective and verb. They created these resources that we will now be able to use regularly to ...

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May

2019

We are still open for more participants to over night experience at Camp Manyung.  So hurry don't miss out! Also we are calling for 2 more parent helpers. Please respond asap, thanks....

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May

2019

Before class children need to complete their list of morning chores. Afterwards, they can write on the whiteboard, talk to peers or read a book. This was a gorgeous scene on Thursday morning :)...

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May

2019

In Year 5, children have been using debating to show off their incredible debating skills! I was very proud of them today as they had their first go with debating - they went really well! Each group c...

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May

2019

Wednesday 22nd May, Children in Year 4 visited Ceres environmental park. Here we learnt more about the indigenous culture and land. It  was a beautiful sunny day. Our first activity was a walk along ...

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May

2019

The children in Year One have been participating in a ball skills program presented by The Melbourne Stars. Each week we have a different ball skill we are working on. This week it was throwing! Next ...

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May

2019

It was wonderful to have parents visit out classrooms on Thursday to celebrate Education Week. The theme this year was careers. Children in Year One thought about what they might like to be when they ...

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May

2019

Each Friday we have discovery learning in the classroom and the children are able to choose their activities. During this time the children are working on their social skills as well as their oral lan...

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May

2019

This week is Education Week. Education Week 2019 is all about celebrating careers and pathways that will make your dream job come true. Children were asked what they want to be when they grow up...

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May

2019

This week 003 have been learning about adjectives.  The students put their hand into a bag and had to describe what they felt.  The students came up with words like smooth, slippery, glittery and co...

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May

2019

In Year 5, we have been focussing our learning on how to find text clues to make predictions about fiction and non-fiction texts. We read the book 'What is an Australian Citizen?' as a class. We looke...

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May

2019

Together we work as a team so we learn from each other. We listen to each other when they are talking and we help each other to understand. We are respectful to everyone in our class. We like working ...

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May

2019

We love reading in 302! Every day we enjoy spending some quiet time reading a free choice of books. The children enjoy selecting a book from our reading corner or reading their library books. It is a ...

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May

2019

As part of the lead up to our Education Week activities, we have been reading 'The Little Eskimo' in class. With celebrating careers as the focus for this years education week this book has been a won...

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May

2019

Running from Monday 20.05.19 to 21.06.19 Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School are running an attendance challenge in the hopes to improve attendance across the school. Children in 404 have been busy ...

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May

2019

At our Assembly yesterday the Foundation children performed two songs, Ants go Marching and What I am.  They did an awesome job singing and speaking to their families and the whole school.  Congratu...

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May

2019

At Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School, Dreamtime Tuesdays occur once a month, introducing children to a Dream-time story through a video or short story, as planned by the Marrung Team. As a PLC,...

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May

2019

Year 5 have been reading Non Fiction Aboriginal books. Our purpose has been to use prediction to gain an understanding of what they might learn in the book . We have concluded that the more informatio...

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May

2019

Persuasive writing The 213 children decided to write a persuasive text about Taskworks. They had a choice of saying why Taskworks is a great place to visit or why one of the activities was the best...

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May

2019

This term we have been learning about persuasive writing. In persuasive writing we try and convince people to believe what we believe. For example: If I liked pets and someone else didn't like pets, I...

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May

2019

This week we have been looking at teen numbers. We brainstormed numbers with 'teen' in it. Here are the numbers we names: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 We know that 'teen' means 10! That means th...

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May

2019

Snack Shack The Year Six children have commenced Snack Shack. This is fun enjoyable way to assist the children with their learning about real life maths, as well as fundraising for their end of Year ...

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May

2019

Education week 2019 is focused on careers, so I thought it might be interesting to highlight what happens before the school day starts and when it finishes. The work of a teacher does not begin at 8:4...

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May

2019

We work very hard in the classroom, so at recess and lunch time we like to enjoy ourselves out in the yard! ...

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May

2019

The Premier's Reading Challenge 2019!   "He has knobbly knees, and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose!" The Gruffalo - Julia Donaldson   Week 5 of Term 2, al...

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May

2019

Here we are with Edward the Emu  ...

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May

2019

In 001 we participate in reading groups everyday. Each group independently completes a different activity suited to their ability. Today in reading groups we had one group on the eggy alphabet app on ...

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May

2019

With our student teacher Miss M, the children learnt about prey and predators. After thinking of a prey and the predator, the children painted a predator on a large rock and its prey onto a smaller...

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May

2019

The sandpit is always a popular place during recess and lunchtime. Here the boys were working together to create a large sandcastle....

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May

2019

CCPS went to Taskworks in Mulgrave  - On Friday the 17th of May all of Year 2 went on an excursion to Taskworks and at Taskworks we did lots of activities. Here are some of the activities.... B...

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May

2019

In Reading today we focused on the reading strategy of 'Searching for and using information' with a focus on applying this when reading online texts. The children went on to the Herald Sun's Kids News...

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May

2019

The Year  Two children had a fantastic time at Taskworks last Friday. Stomp a Stump was 213's favourite activity. The children collaborated to complete the tasks and used the equipment respectfully. ...

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May

2019

We have been focusing on the value of resilience this term. A great way we can become more resilient is to use positive thoughts and positive words everyday. It is really important for us to grow up b...

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May

2019

This term we have been learning how to write a persuasive piece of writing. The children have learned to form an opinion, have reasons to support their opinion, and write it all down! Here are some pi...

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May

2019

  Neda - We read in the morning and we read the words we don't know. We use the Reading Wheel to help us so we don't give up and we keep trying. I like reading Where's Wally because you can find...

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May

2019

We had an amazing day at Taskworks! The children displayed respect, resilience, collaboration and curiosity as they worked together in teams, built a robot, solved puzzles, raced against each other th...

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May

2019

This week in preparation for our NAPLAN tests, we spent some time revising our knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The children worked with a partner to complete a range o...

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May

2019

This week in 308 we practiced our reading fluency and expression with a partner. The children took turns to read a section of text to their partner and received feedback on the speed of their reading ...

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May

2019

520 have been learning about different ways to persuade our audience! We have done this by analysing and writing our own persuasive texts, and now we are exploring persuasion in debating. We have lear...

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May

2019

The Year 6 team are holding a sausage sizzle fundraiser this Saturday 18 May. You will find us in the staff carpark at school from 8am – 2pm. Please come and support the school and purchase a sau...

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May

2019

Congratulations on a fantastic assembly on Wednesday Year One! I think we have all had a particular song stuck in our head ever since then and enjoyed seeing all your happy faces on the day. Hug...

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May

2019

This week in Foundation, we have been learning some new letters and sounds of the alphabet! One letter we have focusing on is 'W'. We brainstormed different words that begun with the letter 'w', some ...

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May

2019

The students in Foundation are a part of a 4 week cricket based challenge which has been developed students movement skills and physical literacy promoting active lifestyles. Students spend 10 minutes...

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May

2019

“Mr. Twit was one of these very hairy-faced men. The whole of his face except for his forehead, his eyes and his nose, was covered with thick hair. The stuff even sprouted in revolting tufts out of ...

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May

2019

This week, 114 has been learning about the connection between subtraction and addition. More specifically, friends of ten! The children have learned about all of the combinations of numbers that add t...

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May

2019

Since the beginning of term 2, the Year Ones have been learning about persuasive writing. This has been such an exciting topic for 114 and we have all had such great ideas for our writing. This term s...

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May

2019

In colourful semantics this week, the children worked in groups to create colourful sentences including a who, an emotion, a where, a what, an adjective, a when and a verb. These lessons are widening ...

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May

2019

In maths today we began learning how to tell the time. We learnt that the short hand is the hour hand and the long hand is the minute hand. We practiced making o’clock times and half past times. ...

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May

2019

We have been looking at persuasive writing this term. We have been looking at different ways to make our arguments stronger and using stronger language. We have been working on if classes should be...

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May

2019

Each week Mrs Jess Walta comes into our class to help students with their oral language. This week students had fun playing a barrier game where they had to place a counter on a picture and then descr...

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May

2019

We are participating in The Mascot Challenge by Cricket Australia. The children are given a ball and practice activities of varying difficulty to build their motor skills. We have begun with catching,...

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May

2019

The children in Year Three had a great start to NAPLAN yesterday with their writing on paper. Today they completed their reading assessment online.  The children were quite happy about the assessment...

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May

2019

Thank you very much for the families who already organised the deposit and the permission slip. If you have not, you will still have a chance to come to the office and discuss a payment plan so...

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May

2019

Welcome to 518 blog. Please remember to read 4 nights each week....

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May

2019

In Year 5, we have begun investigating fractions! We first looked at the word 'Fraction'. Did you know that 'fract' means 'to break' and 'ion' means a process? The word has evolved from Latin and orig...

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May

2019

In Year 5, we have begun investigating fractions! We first looked at the word 'Fraction'. Did you know that 'fract' means 'to break' and 'ion' means a process? The word has evolved from Latin and orig...

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May

2019

We have been looking at Multiplication and practicing our quick recall. Raghav loves his times tables and easier ways to find the answers. Aliyah loves learning how to solve multiplication probl...

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May

2019

Visualisation is a skill that we often utilise without realising. Over the past week we have been drawing down our visualisations when listening to and reading a variety of unfamiliar texts. We ...

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May

2019

We like to work together in 302 and we all like to talk, so to use both these skills to our advantage we sit down with a partner and discuss grammar and punctuation questions. We challenge each others...

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May

2019

With lots of time spent being quiet and focusing this week, we have enjoyed getting outside and letting our wriggles out. We spent some time after the NAPLAN writing test running around the oval, play...

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May

2019

We had a visit from the Dental Nurse last week. She taught us some good foods to eat that will help our teeth as well as foods that are not so good for our teeth. Children learnt how to brush their te...

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May

2019

During term 2 we have been focusing more on working together as a team. We have brainstormed ideas together and shared how we solve math problems in different ways. The children have begun to teach ea...

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May

2019

To test our knowledge of addition and subtraction we have been working on creating number patterns. Creating patterns with addition and subtraction has been challenging but fun. Examples of these were...

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May

2019

During term 2 we have been working on understanding what resilience means. We discussed that is it the ability to become strong, healthy or successful again after something bad happens. We tested t...

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May

2019

A big thank you to those who attended our Mother's Day afternoon tea. We look forward to all opportunities to come together as a school community and this was no exception. We acknowledge the vital ro...

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May

2019

Well done to the year 4, 5, and 6 children who competed in district Cross Country. It was extremely cold but the rain held out for us. Well done to the children that come in the top 10 places and will...

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May

2019

519 and 518 have begun literature circles last week. Children have selected a book and a role to do for their group. Children have their first meeting this week and we can’t wait to hear the con...

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May

2019

As we have well and truly into Term Two now, all of the children should be in winter uniform. The expectation for the boys is grey pants or shorts, grey shirt and the black school windcheater. Girls s...

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May

2019

On Tuesday 001 read the book 'Pig the Pug'. After reading the book, children turned and talked about the different words we used to describe the character in the story. After brainstorming our ...

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May

2019

There is no doubt spelling is important, but learning how to spell can be hard. This week we have used our spelling words to play games and to really explore our words and so we played SNAP! Here are ...

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May

2019

Tuesday mornings are super fun in 406, we start the day with a question. I call this "Tell me about it Tuesday" Questioning is a great opportunity to learn more about each other. This also offers o...

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May

2019

We are snakes and Edward the emu is in the foreground....

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May

2019

Our Year Two assembly was an exciting event where we spoke, sang and  danced.  There were many parents there to cheer us on. We were very proud of our masks.  We thought we looked really COOL!! ...

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May

2019

We will be holding a Fundraising Sausage Sizzle @ The Federal Election, this Saturday 18 May from 8am - 2pm. If you are able to assist us cooking or selling sausages for an hour or so throughout th...

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May

2019

Last week our year two children brilliantly presented at the whole school assembly. They introduced audience to our year two mascot, an emu and convinced that emus are the amazing Australian birds. Th...

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May

2019

The Year Two mascot is the emu. The Emu, being the largest bird, was acknowledged as king by the other birds. The children were very excited to present their assembly to the school. I'm sure you will...

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May

2019

In our reading workshops, children learn about different reading strategies to be able to read a variety of texts think deeply and analyse those texts. During this time they are engaged in reading i...

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May

2019

In Numeracy, children have been learning about multiplication through lots of hands on activities of making equal groups and arrays.  To make a real-world connection, children went on an array hunt t...

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May

2019

A tangram is a puzzle made up of seven pieces: a parallelogram, a square and five triangles. Children in 210 had to work out how to fit all seven pieces together to make a square. Here are some of...

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May

2019

Our Assembly At our assembly, we did a performance. It was on Wednesday 7/5/19. All of Year 2 did a performance. Zarif, Aisha and Caelan were the narrators. Anna, Aydin and Manyok said somethi...

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May

2019

Today in 115 we have been exploring subtraction. The children worked with a partner and used the different counters and blocks we have available in our classrooms. During reflection time, the children...

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May

2019

On Monday, the children had a very informative presentation about the importance of dental care and healthy food choices. We learnt to change our toothbrushes every 2 months, to brush our tongues, and...

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May

2019

On Wednesday the Year One children had a great, full day out at Chadstone. They saw Lego Movie 2, viewed the amazing structures at Lego Land and got to see a short 4D movie, go on a ride and build wit...

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May

2019

This week in colourful semantics the children were creating sentences with an adjective, person and verb. ...

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May

2019

What an amazing week it has been. LegoLand was the highlight for many children with the chance to watch a movie in a big cinema and explore the amazing world of Lego. These photos show some of the ...

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May

2019

The Year Ones had an excellent time at Lego Land on Wednesday! Here are the children's answers when I asked them what their favourite part of the day was:   Matthew- the rides Benjami...

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May

2019

Year Five have worked hard on their Wombat Emblem this week. We are beginning to learn about migration and Indigenous Australians. The children have many inquiry questions they wish to explore. ...

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May

2019

In 210, we have been using the Zones of Regulation as a tool to discuss and share our feelings. Each coloured zone reflects different emotions and children are learning to use these zones to e...

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May

2019

Please be sure to read our updated Homework Policy 2019 as discussed at school council last night.  ...

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May

2019

The children are very excited about our Assembly tomorrow!! Please come along!!!...

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May

2019

What would you say to persuade your teacher to give you 'free' time on a Friday afternoon? This was part of the conversation in 210... We have been learning for 3 years and so we need a ...

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May

2019

During our inquiry lesson, we learnt what it means to work collaboratively and we had to work as a team to solve a jigsaw. This was a race and proved very challenging. ...

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May

2019

This week we focused on part, part, whole and ‘friends of 10’. We were visited by Mrs. Kent and we did lots of hands on learning. ...

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May

2019

Last week we explored the concept chance. Children had to sort events into columns: will happen, won’t happen or might happen. Here are their answers ...

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May

2019

This week we had our first lesson on colourful semantics with Mrs Walta. We learnt about creating colourful informative sentences, including a what, who and where. ...

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May

2019

In Maths this week we have been learning about symmetry. To consolidate their knowledge of the topic, today the children in 308 went out into the playground to find real world examples of symmetrical ...

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May

2019

Its our second week back in term 2 and our learning and fun continues here are some of the children's highlights: Jaydah - "This week enjoyed cross country and inter-school sports" Ali - "I like...

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May

2019

This week we have been learning the reading strategy 'searching for and using information'. We read a book about polar bears and talked about how we could search for and use information from the book....

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May

2019

This week in 406 we drew on the tables to learn multiplication! Our learning intention: We are learning to use different multiplication strategies to solve problems. Success criteria: I ca...

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May

2019

This week the Year Three classes performed at the whole school assembly. In Term Two our school value focus is Resilience. We have been learning about what resilience is and how to be resilient when f...

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May

2019

Today the children in 116 had fun learning the words for different animals in Mandarin. They made some very good actions for the different words. They were excited to share them with you. 猫(m...

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May

2019

As a part of the Voice & Choice program I will be running a photography club. If you have any old digital cameras at home that you are not using I would love to have them. Please drop off your don...

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May

2019

Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining the Year Six children and their teachers at Mill Valley Ranch Camp. The children have been having an absolutely fantastic time trying lots of new experiences. O...

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May

2019

In Foundation we have been looking at listening to the sounds in words and writing them down. This week children were asked to look at the CVC pictures on the board and have a go at stretching the wor...

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May

2019

The Year 6 children have been having a fabulous time at camp.   They have been risk takers trying new activities and showing curiosity about their new environment, horse riding, canoeing, c...

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Apr

2019

The children responded to the story  Mirram the Kangaroo and Warreen the Wombat in a variety of ways. Here is some work from the talented artists in 210.    ...

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Apr

2019

The children are very excited about their Assembly next Wednesday. We hope you are able to join us in the Gym at 2.30 p.m.  ...

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Apr

2019

Mothers are invited to attend High Tea on Friday 10th May.  Please fill out the form if you would like to attend. Hope you can come along!...

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Apr

2019

A message from Ms Muir that Scholastic book club issue 3 is due back on Wednesday 8th of May. What: Second hand uniform sales on Thursday 2nd May and Monday 6th May. When: 8:30am - 9:00am Where: ...

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Apr

2019

A note will go home with the eldest child on Tuesday the 30th of April ...

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Apr

2019

Today children in years 4,5 and 6 ran Cross Country. The sun finally came out after 2 previous cancelled events the children were able to compete to attend district athletics. Children in 406 were ...

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Apr

2019

  Woolworths Earn & Learn 2019 Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School is participating in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. Through this program we will be able to get new educationa...

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Apr

2019

Today the Year 6 children were visited by some AFL players from Melbourne Football Club. This included players Nathan Jones who is the captain, Austin Bradtke, Christian Salem, Billy Stretch and T...

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Apr

2019

519 Showed off their marvellous creative Easter Hats at the annual Easter Hat Parade in Term 1. The children worked hard at home to make their hats. We were lucky to even have an award for the most c...

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Apr

2019

Tuesday 30th April bus will be  at 9.15 am but children can arrive normal school time and meet the Year 6 team at the school gym. The children will need to bring their own snack and lunch for ...

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Apr

2019

Anzac Day Commemorative Assembly On Wednesday Year 6 children hosted an assembly to commemorate Anzac Day. Children talked about the meaning of Anzac Day along with the some of the traditions re...

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Apr

2019

We had a great first week back celebrating ANZAC Day. Looking forward to another exciting term ahead, especially with out Lego Land excursion only a couple of weeks away! ...

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Apr

2019

The day is finally here!! Tuesday 30th April bus will be  at 9.15 am but children can arrive normal school time and meet the Year 6 team at the school gym. The children will need to bring their...

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Apr

2019

Each week children from 406 will contribute some highlights from the week! Jazlyn - "In Sport today everyone worked together when playing dodge ball, it was magical" Tanvi - "At sports working w...

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Apr

2019

Yesterday Ms Mepstead and I joined Zayliah and Tamim at the Cranbourne Cenotaph in Greg Clydesdale Square for the RSL ANZAC Day service. The children proudly laid the wreath on behalf of the school as...

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Apr

2019

Please take note of the changes to the Enrichment Timetable for 210. Monday Art Mandarin Music   Tuesday STEM   Wednesday P.E.   Friday Library...

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Apr

2019

The children in 210 were excited to explore the connection between addition and subtraction. They used 3 numbers to make addition and subtraction facts or problems and discovered that once you w...

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Apr

2019

Today the staff and students participated in an ANZAC Assembly, acknowledging the fallen and taking time to remember. 210 worked together to create a wreath which was presented at the ANZAC Assembly. ...

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Apr

2019

    Today CCPS had a special ANZAC Day ceremony. The children created a wreath to mark their respect to the soldiers who have fought and died for their country during the wars, conflic...

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Apr

2019

Congratulations to our first ever ANZAC Spirit Award. Each year one new child will receive this high honour and become part of CCPS history....

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Apr

2019

Welcome back for a very exciting Term Two! The children in 115 have sounded like they had an excellent holidays but have been very keen to get back into learning. Here are some pictures of them enjoyi...

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Apr

2019

We have been discussing the importance of ANZAC Day over the past two days. Children have become aware of its importance in Australia and have developed an understanding of its significance to our...

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Apr

2019

Welcome to our new year 4 blog! Its great to be back at school and back to blogs! Here I will be posting an updates, events and special class items, so it is always good to check the blogs regularl...

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Apr

2019

You may have seen an article reported in the media recently in relation to school boundaries. Enrolling a child in a new school is an important decision for every parent and their local school. The De...

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Apr

2019

Join us today from 2:30pm for our first ever ANZAC assembly. We will hear from our Year 6 children who are leading the assembly. There will also be a song performed by our very own Ms. Belisario. As a...

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Apr

2019

The Casey Academic Homework Club is a free opportunity for local children to receive additional learning support. Please see the flyer below for more information. ...

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Apr

2019

Our annual Easter Hat parade is on this Friday at 9:10am in the gym. This event is open to our entire community so please come and join the fun. The raffle will be drawn after the parade, good luck to...

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Apr

2019

Breakfast Club is off to a flying start this year! A big thank you to the staff members helping weekly and our volunteer helpers John, Charina, Fazl and Banu. Your help is greatly appreciated! Here...

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Apr

2019

As an eSmart school, we feel it is vital parents are aware of what their children are doing online. It has come to our attention that many children in the school are aware of the Momo Challenge, whic...

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Mar

2019

We value your opinion We are pleased to provide a chance for parent feedback. ‘Tell Them From Me’ is an online survey system devised by The Learning Bar that helps schools capture the views...

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Mar

2019

There have been a number of children returning to school too soon after illnesses involving vomiting and/or diarrhoea. This means that children may still be infectious and could spread illness throu...

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Mar

2019

From the Cranbourne Carlisle Uniform Policy: Parents are reminded that stud earrings and sleepers worn in the lower earlobe are the only acceptable jewellery to be worn to school. Watches are permi...

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Mar

2019

Is your son or daughter interested in playing football in 2019? If you were at our Community Night you would have met team President Colin Moore, who is a big advocate for Aussie Rules, as well as t...

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Feb

2019

SchoolPix will be here on Tuesday 12 March Photo Day Tips: Dress: Full summer school uniform. Any head coverings are to be in school colours Hair: Neat and swept off face. Long hair is to be t...

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Feb

2019

A reminder that tomorrow night Tuesday 19 February is our annual Community Night, we hope to see you all there. The night runs from 5-7:30pm and there will be pizza, sausages and ice cream for sale to...

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Feb

2019

We have received notification of a confirmed case of Chickenpox at Cranbourne Carlisle. This is an isolated case at this stage, but we need to inform our community of the following symptoms: low-...

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Feb

2019

The ACE Foundation is proud to partner the Glasses for Kids Programme in assisting the children in the City of Casey. ACE Foundation is delighted to inform you that if your child requires glasses the...

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Feb

2019

Families are reminded that next THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY is a Curriculum Day. Children are not to attend school on this day. Outside school hours care will be operating on this day for families who hav...

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Feb

2019

Families are reminded that next THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY is a Curriculum Day. Children are not to attend school on this day. Outside school hours care will be operating on this day for families who hav...

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Feb

2019

Please visit the School Council page of this website for information regarding School Council elections and how you may participate. School Council Information Page Contact the School Office for...

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Feb

2019

School Fees Thank you to the many parents who have finalised payment of essential item school fees, or who have organised a payment plan with the School Office. Prompt payment of these fees enables...

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Feb

2019

We are excited to say our new website is nearly complete! The site will feature brand new class blogs that will allow parents and families the chance to stay up to date with all things in the class...

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Feb

2019

As of Friday 8 February, Flexischool lunch ordering will resume. Lunches are to be ordered online through Flexischools (information attached) and will be prepared and delivered by Bazil’s Mobile ...

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Feb

2019

The first issue for 2019 is out now! Orders must be placed by Monday 11 February. ...

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Feb

2019

At Cranbourne Carlisle we believe the key to a successful child is the support of school, family and the wider community. We see local community groups as vital in the development of children and fami...

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