Blogs

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Nov

2019

CCPS is participating in No Pens Day. Classes will be enjoying a day of 'No Pens/Pencils' fun on Thursday 21 November. Classes will be putting down their pens/pencils for the day to participate in...

12

Nov

2019

This term our focus is on Australian animals and today we looked at the echidna. Here are some facts we have learnt. Suhavi - a baby is called a puggle Sam - they eat ants Mason C - they have...

12

Nov

2019

Each week we enjoy a session of discovery learning. During this time the children are able to choose an activity to participate in. This is a great opportunity for them to extend their creaivity, imag...

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Nov

2019

The children in 210 are fabulous at reading aloud because they read fluently and use lots of expression. They love reading plays and sharing them with each other. Some of their favourite plays are: ...

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Nov

2019

11/11/19 - Lest We Forget ...

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Nov

2019

We tested our creativity skills today. We challenged our minds! By working in groups we had to come up with some creative ways to use a paper clip. We began by not having restraints then we added 2 d...

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Nov

2019

Over the past week children have being discovering some of Australia's unique animals including the Kangaroo, Koala, Wombat, Platypus, Emu and Tasmanian Devil. During these lessons children have learn...

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Nov

2019

Children have been learning how to Subtract /Take -away/Minus using a variety of mathematical materials found in the classroom. This week we have used dominoes to take the smallest number on one side,...

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Nov

2019

Lollies Sweet, savoury Soury flavours Crunchy,  smooth Delicious Amazingly tasty Grateful and lucky By Akwut   Akwut won the colourful semantic writing competition this week, with his...

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Nov

2019

The children in 210 created Addition Robots. Can you work out what would happen to the numbers 6, 11, 34 and 157  if you added ten? Why not design your own Addition Robot and have fun adding differen...

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Nov

2019

Many children are fluent readers and are working on understanding the content of their books. Each day children are reading a new book and are checking their understanding by answering comprehension q...

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Nov

2019

Today we had our weekly phonics session with our specialist Tina and we were joined by some Year Three children who showed us how good they are at spelling. We have been learning a new spelling rule e...

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Nov

2019

      Hi everyone, this week the children in 114 have been learning about text features in non-fiction books. The children in our class have gotten so much better at identifying different tex...

07

Nov

2019

This term we looked at Mindfulness a little differently. We explored the use of an image and made it our own. We began by drawing the grid, added the circle and then drew in the tree. We then used ...

04

Nov

2019

fries hot, salty eating, mixing, smelling they are delightful McDonalds fries By Caelan, Blake, Manyok   jungle tiger soft, fluffy growling, crawling, pouncing vicious and scary male ...

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Nov

2019

Every month, C.C.P.S. celebrates Dreamtime Tuesday.  This is an opportunity to develop our understanding of Indigenous culture. Last week, we listened to the Dreamtime story Biladurang the Plat...

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Nov

2019

We have been exploring the First Fleet! We have been looking at why it happened, the conditions of the boats, we researched convicts who were sent on the fleet and what it was like before, during a...

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Nov

2019

The children in 210 were very excited to receive a letter from Buckingham Palace! ...

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Nov

2019

This term Year 5 have chosen the Victorian Gold Rushes and the Eureka Stockade as our main inquiry in Humanities. The children work independently through reading grids, which have questions and activi...

03

Nov

2019

Hi everyone, The children in 114 have been developing their fluency and expression skills during reading by reading with a partner or in a small group. We found that reading aloud to a friend reall...

03

Nov

2019

Hi everyone! A belated message to all the families who attended our Family Maths Night... THANK YOU for making the night so enjoyable! The night was a great success and on behalf of all the staff...

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Nov

2019

Hi again! Children have worked hard over the past two days to expand noun groups to make them more specific and interesting. We have written our collated our work onto Padlet and found a pho...

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Nov

2019

Hi all! In maths, we have had a strong focus around volume. Children are learning at a variety of different levels, some working independently and others with me on the mat. Here are some photos of...

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Nov

2019

Today in mathematics we continued learning about time. We are becoming more comfortable at recognising when the clock reads o’clock and half past. We still need some more practice but we’re gettin...

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Nov

2019

Woolworths Earn and Learn Program rewards have arrived. A huge thank you to everyone who shopped at Woolworths stores to support Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School in gaining new classroom resourc...

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Nov

2019

Huge congratulations to all our sporting teams in the last couple of weeks. A special mention to our girls cricket and volleyball team are off to the regional finals shortly. We also had our first CCP...

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Nov

2019

On Friday 25th October Cranbourne Carlisle PS hosted Diwali Day.  We celebrated with fabulous dance  presentations from our children from all year levels and the children were able to sample som...

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Oct

2019

213 has been composing cinquains this week. A cinquain is short poem of five lines. It does not usually rhyme. The children  worked in groups to write their poems. They spent time collaborating to...

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Oct

2019

                I feel incredibly proud to work at a school that celebrates and acknowledges other cultures. These are some pho...

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Oct

2019

Last week we held our biggest fundraiser for the year and what an amazing night it was. The Colour Run saw children from the whole school running around the oval through clouds of different colours. T...

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Oct

2019

115 enjoyed some time working on place value skills this morning. They used dice to make two-digit numbers and showed those numbers by bundling icy pole sticks into tens and ones. ...

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Oct

2019

As part of our Diwali Cultural Connection Day, 210 were very lucky to have some Year 7 and 8 students from Lyndhurst Secondary College visit them. It was wonderful to see all the students work collabo...

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Oct

2019

A highlight was pushing the colourful sand around to make wonderful pictures. The class enjoyed dancing to the YouTube clips on Indian dance. The sampling of Indian food was terrific as well. ...

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Oct

2019

Another incredible celebration of Indian culture last Friday. It was an opportunity to learn about India.  In the morning, the children enjoyed the display of Indian dance! Pratyush, Abby, ...

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Oct

2019

  Rebecca, Zainab and Teg are sharing their learning on fractions. The children were able to show a whole, half, quarter and an eighth! They can also spell the word FRACTION!!! Th...

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Oct

2019

We learnt about the many ways we can write the long e sound . Many children were pleased with their writing and wanted to share them on our blog!...

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Oct

2019

All the children in 212 look forward to learning more about  being better writers.  They constructed this sentence about the boy in the picture using simple sentences and using the adverb franticall...

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Oct

2019

CCPS held a whole school Diwali Celebration Day and it was a fabulous day full of fun and excitement. We began the day watching cultural dancing by students and guests. We then moved back to the class...

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Oct

2019

We have been very excited to see the sunshine over the past week.  We celebrated with a picnic outside with our friends from 025! ...

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Oct

2019

Happy Diwali!   Hi everyone! On Friday, we celebrated Diwali - "Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. It is a festival of lights and every Indian celebrates it with joy. During this festiva...

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Oct

2019

Hi everyone! The year 1 children in 114 have been learning about telling time this week. We all made our own analogue clocks (with movable hands) and practised telling time (o'clock and half past)....

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Oct

2019

Today was Diwali and it was great! We celebrated the Indian culture and began the day with lots of beautiful dancing. We all dressed in the colours of the Indian flag or in traditional clothing. We al...

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Oct

2019

This week in Maths we started learning about angles. The excitement in the room escalated when the children arrived to see that there were lines marked out on their tables in tape. They used their pro...

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Oct

2019

Here are some of 308's reflections on the colour run and market night: Amira - My favourite part of the night was running in the colour run. Victoria - My favourite part was when I got sprayed...

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Oct

2019

This week in 001 children have been learning the word Subtraction and what it means to take away. We started with a whole amount of different objects and used dice to decide on a number we would ta...

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Oct

2019

Perfect weather made way for a great turn out of children who attended the CCPS Colour Run and market on Tuesday.  It was wonderful to see almost every friend in 001 attend and see their beautiful sm...

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Oct

2019

Hello avid '520-blog-enthusiasts'! Today, children revisited different sentence types and were learning how to analyse their writing. We also found out which type of sentence they use most frequent...

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Oct

2019

Hi everyone! We have been learning about how to revise and edit a piece of writing this week. First, we revisited our editing marks before editing a passage of text together on the whiteboard. Ever...

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Oct

2019

The literacy sessions in 115 show the children all doing different things. The children are completing learning tasks targeted to their specific needs. They really enjoy working in small groups togeth...

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Oct

2019

The children in 115 enjoy our weekly visits to the library. They love the opportunity to explore the books and borrow ones they enjoy for the week. ...

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Oct

2019

When I mentioned that we would be using M&M's in our maths lesson today the excitement was huge! In Year One we have been looking at different ways to read and analyse data. Each child had a sm...

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Oct

2019

After lunch, three times a week 003 Foundation children enjoy 20 minutes of yoga.  This is a great way for the children to wind down after a busy day of learning and playing.   ...

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Oct

2019

On Tuesday 15th October the Foundation children had a visit from the Space Planetarium where they learnt all about space.   ...

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Oct

2019

Each week we are lucky to have Tina come in and work with us on our literacy skills in Year One. Last week we had a refresher of what we have already worked on. This week we are focused on the differe...

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Oct

2019

This term the children in 210  have been reading and experimenting with poetry. Today they edited and published their first poem. I  am so proud of them, and I hope you enjoy them. Roses Ros...

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Oct

2019

On Tuesday last week we were lucky to have the space dome visit us at school. It was very exciting to find out about the solar system and particularly about Earth and how we have day and night. The ch...

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Oct

2019

Colour Explosion Running Times Foundation – 5:00pm – 5:20pm Year 1 and 2 – 5:25pm – 5:45pm Year 3 and 4 – 5:50pm – 6:10pm Year 5 and 6 – 6:15pm – 6:35pm Dont be late!!...

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Oct

2019

This week in mathematics the children were able to collect their own data and represent it on a chart. Each child got their own mini box of smarties and had to record how many smarties of each colour ...

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Oct

2019

This week the whole school got to experience the space dome. The Year Ones crawled into the dome and had the space to lie down, watching the projections on the roof and walls. They learnt about stars,...

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Oct

2019

Our Year Ones worked hard in their first week back, revising addition and subtraction and revisiting place value. Learning about place value - and developing a strong understanding of number value - i...

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Oct

2019

For the past two weeks the Year Ones have been learning about data. In week one they explored how to form a question, how to collect the data and how to display it. In week two they will be able to co...

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Oct

2019

519 explored volume, capacity, multiplication and fractions today while making our Woolies garden. We also followed a procedure to ensure we did the steps correctly. We can’t wait to see what we gro...

18

Oct

2019

What an amazing Planet Expo we had today. All the children showed creativity in their creations and worked so hard on their models. All the year levels and teachers in the school were very impressed. ...

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Oct

2019

We have been busy beavers in Maths! We first investigated area, and now we are putting our knowledge of volume to the test! We have been learning how to calculate the volume of an object, and how to c...

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Oct

2019

Hi everyone! CCPS has been super lucky this term! The Science Discovery Dome has visiting! Children were able to enter an inflatable dome, see incredible projections and hear dazzling facts about o...

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Oct

2019

Hi all! The Year 5 children have all been working hard on their science projects! We have been learning about space and the students have used their new knowledge to invent a new planet! We were ve...

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Oct

2019

Today children in 001 had a wonderful time playing the Maths game "Get Out Of My House!" This involved children working with a partner and each would take turns rolling two dice. The player who rol...

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Oct

2019

Today the class played a math game called 'Get out of my house'. The children were adding two numbers together and putting a counter on the answer. If the other player also got that number they could ...

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Oct

2019

The children in 210 had lots of fun making slime! Being curious, we wondered about lots of things... What is it made from? How does it become slimy?  Why do you need to keep stirring the mixture?...

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Oct

2019

  Anna wants to be a scientist when she grows up because her favourite subject is science.  Anna has written many poems, but still found it hard to write this poem. I think she did an a...

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Oct

2019

The children of 308 became maths detectives as they tried to solve the mystery at the cinema in their maths groups. They had to work together to solve the clues and identify the suspect by using their...

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Oct

2019

This week the children in 308 demonstrated our school value of curiosity as they planted their very own plants. They waited in anticipation to see which kind of herb, vegetable or flower they would ge...

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Oct

2019

The children from 115 would like to share their favourite thing that they have done at school this week! Azaryah: writing Will: writing Meleane: looking at the Year Five's planets Aisha: m...

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Oct

2019

The children are very proud of the poems they wrote together. The Walk I went for a run Down the path and it was fun My sister never stopped talking Then we went back home walking ...

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Oct

2019

The children have been working collaboratively to produce some fantastic poems. They supported each other by editing and revising and worked hard to publish their poems. They are proud of their effor...

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Oct

2019

This term 001 are learning about space and the amazing creations found in space, including the Stars, Moon, Planets and the materials they are made of. We learnt that the majority of planets are made ...

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Oct

2019

Colour Run and Market Day Changed to Tuesday 22nd October With the weather forecast for Thursday being rain, hail and thunderstorms the decision has been made to postpone the Market and Colour Run to...

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Oct

2019

We were given our own seeds and we were curious to open them and find out what our plant would be. Then we all potted our own seeds. We had to add water to make the soil expand. We are responsibl...

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Oct

2019

A reminder that CCPS are holding the School run 4 Fun Colour Explosion night and the schools annual market this Thursday  17 October 5.00pm -7.00pm. Dont forget to get your tickets from the school of...

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Oct

2019

A reminder that the Year Six children will be presenting at assembly this Wednesday in the school hall. Please be seated by 2.25 for a 2.30 start. Look forward to seeing as many parents as p...

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Oct

2019

Year 5 children had their second visit to Lyndhurst Secondary College. Children experienced what it was like to do Systems, Wood Work and Science. We made wooden plaques, slime, connected electronic c...

10

Oct

2019

This week in Maths we have been learning the meanings of 'More and Less' and working out to explain the difference between two quantities. Children used 2 dice to roll 2 numbers u...

09

Oct

2019

This term, the C.C.P.S. value is curiosity. In 210 we decided that showing curiosity or being curious means you: Wonder about something Want to know something Want to learn something Wa...

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Sep

2019

Today was footy day and the children dressed in their favourite football, rugby, soccer or basketball team’s colours. We had a parade in the gym in the morning and sporting activities after recess, ...

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Sep

2019

115 enjoyed Footy Day today! We began the day with our footy parade in the gym. This was followed by some activities where the children got to play soccer. We ended with a hot chip lunch. What a great...

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Sep

2019

Today we celebrated the end of term by spending some time playing a class game outside in the beautiful sunshine!   ...

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Sep

2019

Every Friday morning we visit our amazing library for the children to borrow new books of their interest. The children love sitting and reading together in the library, especially when the sun is shin...

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Sep

2019

Mrs Murphy - What an amazing term it has been. Once again, I am so proud of the children in 210. They have worked hard to achieve their goals, they have been thoughtful and caring. They have shown res...

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Sep

2019

              This is a magical place just where do I begin? Seeing little ones in Foundation like Olie or Arman with such big grins. I ...

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Sep

2019

We had fun today celebrating the wonderful Mr Cuss. Children wanted to do something for Mr Cuss for his departure of our school and they all contributed to buying donuts and some party food. We al...

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Sep

2019

  Reflection of the Life Ed Van -  By Ibtesam What I learned from the Life Ed Van was that no matter who we are we all have to be treated equally and we learned more about respects and...

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Sep

2019

The children in 210 have been exploring the perimeter and area of different shapes. We made these posters to help us remember that the perimeter is when you measure the outside of a shape, and the a...

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Sep

2019

The children are beginning the second week of the swimming program at Casey RACE. They have been very excited to come to the pool every day! ...

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Sep

2019

This week 001 have been looking at a fairy-tale story called The Gingerbread Man. As a class, we first read the book before analysing different aspects of the text including the characters and recogni...

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Sep

2019

In 117, we have regular brain breaks to break up our learning. We may play maths games, have a race, practice our ball skills or play a game outside m. Our new favourite brain break is a game of duck,...

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Sep

2019

This term we have been working on ‘respectful relationships’ and this week we explored the feeling of anger. The class discussed which scenarios may cause people to get angry and what can be do...

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Sep

2019

Last week 210 made bubbles with Jess Walta. When we returned to the classroom we brainstormed all the words to describe when, where and what we did. The children thought of adjectives,...

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Sep

2019

Last Wednesday the Foundation students performed at our Assembly.  They were absolutely fantastic!!   [gallery ids="6180,6181,6182,6183,6184,6185"]...

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Sep

2019

This week and next swimming the children in Foundation have been going to swimming lessons at Casey.  They have been so excited about not only going swimming but going on the bus.   &n...

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Sep

2019

This week the Foundation children presented at the whole school assembly and what a wonderful job they did! They talked about the learning they have been in doing in class, read out their Fairytale wr...

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Sep

2019

Last week the Life Ed van visited our school. The children were very excited to meet Harold the giraffe! We learnt about keeping our bodies healthy though food and exercise, what some of the main orga...

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Sep

2019

We have been busy learning about the word data, how to collect it and how to record it. The children each came up with a question and then set out collecting the data from their classmates. Some of th...

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Sep

2019

Children in both 001 and 003 shared time together relaxing their minds during a very peaceful yoga session. Every child was engaged throughout this time while listening to a story and following the mo...

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Sep

2019

Today was such a beautiful day outside that when we returned from swimming we decided to enjoy our lunch in the fresh air with friends. ...

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Sep

2019

Measurements Board Game The aim of the game was to stretch the children with the knowledge of length, mass, capacity and time. They moved around the game board and the completing challenges along the...

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Sep

2019

Last week we visited the Life Education Van. We learnt valuable skills about how to be a good friend, who we can go to in an emergency, and how to call 000 if we need help. The children were very g...

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Sep

2019

Year 5 explored various methods of working out long multiplication sums. We learnt Area Model, Partitioning, Vertical and Lattice Model. The excitement with the classroom was extraordinary. M...

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Sep

2019

On the 29th of August we got to experience what high school life was like. All the children loved doing PE in the large gymnasium, cooking and making chocolate coconut balls, and playing with the sphe...

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Sep

2019

These are a few of the recounts that the children wrote after making bubbles with Ms Walta. Colourful Semantics Bubble Fun by Sarah Yesterday, just before home time Mrs Waller, Ms K, Ms Walta an...

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Sep

2019

213 had a fantastic time making bubbles. Ms Walta generously let us use her bubbles wands to make bubbles. We were all amazed at the sizes, shapes and sparkles of the bubbles. See what you think. ...

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Sep

2019

This week we have been creating a toolkit full of strategies that can help us to regulate our emotions. By recognizing what zone of emotion we are in we can use different tools from our toolkit to get...

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Sep

2019

115 enjoyed attending the Life Education Van on Monday! ...

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Sep

2019

  Science Discovery Dome  Incursion Monday 14- Tuesday 15 October Children have the opportunity to extend their knowledge of Earth science by observing the changes that occur in the night...

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Sep

2019

  Science Discovery Dome  Incursion Monday 14- Tuesday 15 October Children have the opportunity to extend their knowledge of Earth science by observing the changes that occur in the night...

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Sep

2019

Hi everyone! Last week, the children in 114 got to attend the Life Education Van. They enjoyed meeting Harold the giraffe and Yolanda, who taught us about emotions, friendships and how to make othe...

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Sep

2019

Growing 'Carrot Tree Islands' is so simple and fun to do. The children in 210 took photos of their carrots and recorded their predictions and updates on Seesaw.   Look how much they ...

09

Sep

2019

At Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School we thrive off a respectful curiosity of our diverse backgrounds. Please take some time to view our Dragon Dynasty Festival video. This was the school's fifth ...

07

Sep

2019

During Maths lessons the children in 308 love working together to solve problems. This week the children worked with their maths groups on using mental strategies in division. They rotated through ...

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Sep

2019

Today we had our first day of swimming! It was very busy and exciting. We loaded onto our bus, were organised into our swimming groups and then got into the pool. There were some nerves, but everyo...

06

Sep

2019

  Swimming began today for Foundation children. The children were so excited to get on the bus and go to the pool. Swimming will be four days next week and in week 10....

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Sep

2019

This week we visited the Life-Ed van. The children learnt about the importance of staying healthy and how to keep our body healthy. They loved Harold. What a wonderful experience!        ...

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Sep

2019

Today we went to visit Harold the Giraffe in the Education van. We discussed the different ways to look after our body so that we could stay healthy. Some of these included showering daily, getting pl...

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Sep

2019

This week in Maths children are learning about the value of numbers. Children experimented using MABs which are also known as multi-based arithmetic blocks. Whereby one cube represents one unit and a...

05

Sep

2019

The children designed their own Zones of Regulation Toolkits. Using coloured paper, they crafted different items to represent the things that would help them self regulate and stay in the green zone. ...

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Sep

2019

Last week a group of children from 308 showed a random act of kindness. They could see rubbish on the ground out in the playground so they decided to spend their play time picking up rubbish. When we ...

04

Sep

2019

During reading 213 enjoyed reading plays. They collaborated to work who was reading each part and were very successful in negotiating. Some children presented the play to the class which was warmly re...

04

Sep

2019

On Thursday we wished Chen Lao Shi all the best as she leaves to have her baby. The Year One children are excited to see her again next year when they are in Year Two, and share how much they remem...

04

Sep

2019

This week at CCPS we are participating in National eSmart Week. As a recognised eSmart school, we are participating in eSmart Week to show our commitment to developing an eSmart Australia, where every...

03

Sep

2019

The Year 2 children have been working hard to improve their sentence structure. They have had the privilege of working with the talented Ms. Jess Walta who has taught them about Colourful Semantics an...

03

Sep

2019

Some children from 115 were enjoying the sandpit at recess today. They were using their imaginations while building and demonstrating our school value collaboration. ...

03

Sep

2019

  Today in our eSmart session we looked at the dangers of social media. We discussed as a class the different ways people can contact you online (Eg. games, Snapchat, Twitter, Messenger...

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Sep

2019

In 115 this morning, children were using their sound knowledge to spell different words. This week we are learning about ‘ay’ and ‘ai’ and tweets we use these different spellings in words. Thi...

02

Sep

2019

Hello, hello! It's been a little while since my last post. As you may have heard I will be finishing at Cranbourne Carlisle at the end of this term. The last few weeks have been filled with meetings...

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Aug

2019

In our class the children have been practising giving complimentary feedback to their peers. Last week they focused fluency in reading and the children were reading to a partner who then offered posit...

31

Aug

2019

Highlights of Year Three Assembly The children in Year Three have been fully engaged in book week, completing as many reading activities such as reading their favourite books, writing book response...

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Aug

2019

Wishing all the Dads a very Happy Father's Day. 213 had lots of fun making Father's Day cards. They were very creative and hope that their Dad's like their cards as they are exclusively made for th...

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Aug

2019

As part of Respectful Relationships 213 have been working on a Friendship Quilt. The children wrote the qualities that they thought a friend should have. We then pasted all the pieces together and mad...

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Aug

2019

In phonics this week we are learning about verb endings. We have learnt that past tense verbs all end in ‘ed’, even though it may sound like they end in ‘d’ or ‘t’. We have also started le...

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Aug

2019

Today we had our pre-swimming lesson in preparation for next week’s pool lesson. The children learn about water safety and were shown the different ways to save someone in trouble. We learnt about s...

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Aug

2019

HOW TO BUILD A PRO HOUSE IN MINECRAFT GOAL: If you follow the steps you will build a pro house in Minecraft. NEEDS IPAD MINECRAFT app Bricks sand wood white wool red wool ...

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Aug

2019

It was wonderful to see so many fathers celebrate Fathers' night at CCPS.  This night provided a great opportunity for fathers and special friends to spend some relaxing time with their children. Dif...

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Aug

2019

As a part of our literacy program 003 made Gingerbread boys/girls.  Firstly the students designed what their Gingerbread person was going to look like. Then students talked about the ingredients that...

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Aug

2019

Hi everyone! We hope you've had a wonderful week! I wanted to share some photos from last week and celebrate the success of book week! The children in 114 enjoyed dressing up as some of their fa...

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Aug

2019

Today we had a dry theory session in preparation for swimming lessons beginning next week. The instructors from Casey Race spoke to the children about water safety. ...

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Aug

2019

Footy day is fast approaching. All children can come dressed in their favourite football team, soccer, rugby or any other sporting team colours. There will be a parade in the morning and after re...

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Aug

2019

  National eSmart Week see communities come together to encourage everyone to be smart, safe and responsible when using digital technology. It creates awareness, solutions and ideas for commun...

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Aug

2019

Do you know someone looking to enrol their child in 2020? We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation in 2020. If your child is starting school next year please contact the School Office t...

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Aug

2019

The children in 212 are very excited about their compound sentences.  FANBOYS is a great word to remind the children about a special word to simple two simple sentences together. F for A and ...

27

Aug

2019

This morning the Foundation children enjoyed a presentation of Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, presented by CARP Productions. This was an exciting event where the children had an opportunity to be invo...

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Aug

2019

Today the Foundation children were very excited to watch the Carp Production 'Mirror Mirror on the Wall'. In this version the fairytale characters were trying to win the trophy for being the fairest o...

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Aug

2019

024 are learning to add numbers to 10. This morning the children rolled a dice and put that many counters on their ten frame. They then worked  out how many more they needed to make ten.  4+6=10. ...

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Aug

2019

Erick - On Wednesday we did assembly and I got to dance. I was a bit embarrassed. Taanvi - My highlight was coming 2nd in relay Titako - I went to district and I came first in triple Jump Bir...

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Aug

2019

Last week was book week. We celebrated on Friday with the book character parade. Well done to all the children for dressing up as their favourite character from a book they love. I really enjoyed w...

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Aug

2019

Have you ever made a chatterbox? The children in 210 made Zones of Regulation chatterboxes. They followed a procedure to work out how to do this. This provided them with the opportunity to talk about ...

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Aug

2019

We had a great time celebrating Book Week. We read lots and lots of books and shared our favourite authors with each other. We wrote book reviews and dressed up as different characters. Can you guess ...

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Aug

2019

The Year Twos have been learning about the procedural text for the last five weeks. This week they did their final piece of writing before doing the post write CAT for procedural writing and off cours...

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Aug

2019

Making predictions is really an important skill and we all use this skill in our everyday life. Children in 211 are consolidating their reading skills by learning about lots of different reading strat...

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Aug

2019

The children in 211 have been learning about the word ‘responsibility’ and why it is an important life skill. They discussed the meaning of responsibility and created a whole class ‘Y’ chart t...

26

Aug

2019

Year Two children are working hard on learning about constructing super sentences through Colourful Semantics. It is great to see lots of excitement during these sessions as children are so engaged in...

26

Aug

2019

Year 2 children learnt about area in maths. Area is the term used to define the amount of space taken up by a 2D shape or surface. Children enjoyed measuring the area of different shapes using informa...

26

Aug

2019

Our children have been learning about the Zones of Regulations. The Zones concept helps children to categorise their emotions into four coloured categories - blue, green, yellow and red. This also hel...

23

Aug

2019

We started our Voice n Choice again today. Our sewing group started making a pillow chair and large pillow for our new reading lunch time club. Children learnt how to sew on the sewing machine. &nb...

23

Aug

2019

Our amazing book week characters. Everyone did such an amazing job with their costumes.   ...

23

Aug

2019

How to Save Endangered Animals Animals are nearly extinct!  If you follow this procedure you will know how to save animals. Needs: plants protective clothes meat trees Buy ...

23

Aug

2019

Children had a great time celebrating Book Week this week. Throughout the week classes from Foundation through to year six competed in the 'Battle of the books' whereby we all read seven nominated boo...

23

Aug

2019

What a fun book week we have had. We have read new books and had lots of discussions about the characters and the stories. One of our favourites was "The Day the Crayons Quit". Today we dressed as ...

23

Aug

2019

Outside play is  a fun and important part of our school day. The favourite activity this week has been playing tag! ...

23

Aug

2019

Just a couple of pictures to show how hungry 003 are!!  And all the yummy food you have given them for lunch and recess.   [gallery ids="5387,5388,5389,5390,5391,5393,5394,5395,5396,5397"]...

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Aug

2019

Today 003 had a fun day dressing up as their favourite character in a book.   [gallery ids="5372,5373,5374,5375,5376,5377,5378,5379"] [gallery ids="5380,5381,5382"]    ...

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Aug

2019

We have had a fabulous week celebrating book week in 308! Some of the activities we have done to celebrate reading this week have included writing a Super Book Report, discussing why reading is a s...

23

Aug

2019

For the remainder of the term we will be learning to write Recounts. A recount is retelling an event or something that has happened to us in the order that they occurred. The structure of a reco...

23

Aug

2019

Over the past few weeks during Respectful Relationships, we have been discussing Personal Strengths. We learnt that personal strengths are things inside of us, or in our personality, that we are good ...

23

Aug

2019

This week in maths we have been learning about the symbol for addition and the symbol for equals. We learnt to roll a dice and write a number sentence. ...

23

Aug

2019

We loved dressing up in our favourite book character for book week. ...

22

Aug

2019

Hi everyone! I hope you've all had a wonderful week. It's hard to believe that we are in week 6! Time is flying too fast! This week, the children in 114 have been working on inferring, decoding ...

22

Aug

2019

It's that time of the year again! And a personal favourite of mine. BOOK WEEK!!! I hope you have been busy preparing your costume for this years event. Tomorrow we will be kicking off the day with our...

22

Aug

2019

The children in Year One are enjoying working through their Life Education Van booklet in preparation for the van in a couple of weeks. The theme of the session will be Harold's Friend Ship. The ch...

21

Aug

2019

This week children are learning to use double strategies in Maths while practising the skill of writing number sentences. During the Pumpkin Double Scoot activity, children wander around the classr...

21

Aug

2019

What an amazing assembly! Well done to all year 4 children for participating in today's assembly! We started with a review of what we have done in history, followed by our analysis on the song by B...

21

Aug

2019

This week our phonemic focus is bossy e words. These are words such as mad > made, bit > bite and cut > cute. This is also helping with our general letter to letter sound knowledge. We are a...

21

Aug

2019

This week in reading, we have been learning to infer emotions from characters in books. We are looking at facial expression, body language and which situations lead to which emotional responses. Here ...

21

Aug

2019

Yesterday the winners of the book week colour in competition were announced. We are so proud of the children from 116  for their amazing colouring. The whole class did amazing work, colouring with...

20

Aug

2019

We have been reading the BFG by Roald Dahl this term. Throughout the book we have been looking at the perspectives of different characters. We looked at the BFG and Sophie's first interaction wi...

20

Aug

2019

We have been reading the BFG by Roald Dahl this term. Throughout the book we have been looking at the perspectives of different characters. We looked at the BFG and Sophie's first interaction wi...

19

Aug

2019

Today during Colourful Semantics, the children were learning how to write compound sentences. The children made up sentences in groups of two and three.  This meant the children joined two sentenc...

19

Aug

2019

Welcome to week 7! Morning time at school is a very busy time for teaching staff. After getting their planning and resources in place, they welcome the children in at 8:45am. I often see parents who...

19

Aug

2019

Since the beginning of the year we have been learning about Zones of Regulations and this term we have focused more on why we need to teach ourselves GOOD coping and regulation strategies. The childr...

19

Aug

2019

In phonics today 003 learnt about the bossy 'e' rule including short and long vowels.   [gallery ids="5227,5228,5229,5230,5231,5232,5233"]  ...

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Aug

2019

Last Friday it was the cultural connections celebration day at CCPS for Chinese Day - Dragon Dynasty, for celebrating learning Mandarin and Chinese culture. The event was a huge success and children e...

19

Aug

2019

Welcome to Book Week!! At CCPS this week we are having a Battle of the Books to determine our most loved picture story book. There are 7 books to read, each chosen by a different year level. Her...

19

Aug

2019

In Year Three the children experience lot of collaborative learning. The morning starts reading to a partner and getting constructive feedback. During the day there are many opportunities to work coll...

19

Aug

2019

In 404 on Friday we enjoyed watching and participating the in the morning assembly. Sam and Bobby were lucky enough to be part of the Amazing Race performance. We also really enjoyed the teachers ...

19

Aug

2019

We are pleased to announce that Adult Art sessions are back at CCPS on a Friday from 12:30pm until 1:30pm in the Art Room. Adult Art gives parents and carers the opportunity to share and learn differe...

18

Aug

2019

In o25 we enjoyed making a dog origami in celebration on Dragon Dynasty Day....

18

Aug

2019

In 025 we are consolidating our knowledge of teen numbers. We used it as a strategy to build quick maths skills in addition. Adding 10 to any number we turned over. The children were amazing at this s...

18

Aug

2019

Another cultural connectionz success! Dragon Dynasty was amazing! The children had a fantastic day celebrating Chinese culture with lots of craft activities and even a small taste tester of Chinese...

18

Aug

2019

On Friday we enjoyed another fantastic Cultural Connectionz Day celebrating the Dragon Dynasty Festival! We had a great assembly in the morning with guest performers, student performances & eve...

18

Aug

2019

This week we started playing a new Maths game called ‘flip’. We played this game for 15 minutes everyday to help us develop our number fluency. We had 1 minute to name as many of the card value...

17

Aug

2019

To celebrate Book Week at Cranbourne Carlisle PS we have the Scholastic Book Fair arriving.  Come and have look at the wonderful books they have to offer.  The children will get an opportunity to ...

16

Aug

2019

Children in 001 had a great time celebrating another fantastic Cultural Connections day at CCPS.  The Dragon Dynasty festival was amazing and included a variety of Chinese performances by children fr...

16

Aug

2019

Today 024 enjoyed participating in our Chinese Cultural Connectionz Day. We went to the hall and watched CCPS children speaking and singing in Mandarin. There was also dancing and storytelling.  The ...

16

Aug

2019

Each day during maths we have been practicing a game called Flip. The children work in pairs and one person flips the cards and the other has to say the number. They are working towards recognising th...

16

Aug

2019

We have enjoyed learning about different Chinese traditions today with the Dragon Dynasty Festival. We started the day with some performances and then moved into the classrooms to do some other cre...

16

Aug

2019

Today students at Cranbourne Carlisle Primary school were involved in celebrating the Chinese culture with our Dragon dynasty festival.  003 made lanterns, an origami dog and they had the opportunity...

16

Aug

2019

This week we revisited addition and doubling, and have enjoyed playing lots of different games. The strategies we can use are: counting on, doubling, friends of ten and add ten. ...

16

Aug

2019

Today was our dragon dynasty day. We began the day with an assembly where we saw many performances and learnt about Chinese culture. After recess, the Year Ones did origami, made lanterns and coloured...

16

Aug

2019

Hi everyone! This week our class got to try new addition games. There were a few different types of games. We practised addition strategies like friends of ten (1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5) and doubles...

16

Aug

2019

On Friday 16th of August we celebrated the Chinese Culture - called Dragon Dynasty Festival. These were some of our children's highlights. Dragon Dynasty Festival Dragon dynasty at CCPS has been rea...

16

Aug

2019

As part of our Dragon Dynasty Festival today, we spent some time making origami tigers. The children were very persistent when making the folds and did a great job following the instructions. ...

16

Aug

2019

    Children's Reflections Carlisle Park visits by Ibtesam At the Carlisle Park Kinder we buddied up with kinder kids and read them books then we played with them. My b...

16

Aug

2019

Hi everyone! We have been LOVING our new maths fluency game 'Flip'. Mrs Kent has been working with us for this term on improving our abilities in maths and mental computation. 'Flip' is a new game ...

16

Aug

2019

003 enjoying the yummy food they have in their lunch boxes.   ...

16

Aug

2019

This week 115 enjoyed playing a variety of games to work on different addition skills. ...

15

Aug

2019

Athletics day was on Tuesday 13 August. The day was wet and cold but we powered through! The children had wet feet but that did not worry them! There was amazing efforts put in by all staff and chi...

14

Aug

2019

This week we are learning about measurement and the language of capacity. Children are using the words 'Full', 'half full' and 'empty' to explain how much volume is held in  various measuring jugs an...

14

Aug

2019

All the children at C.C.P.S. have access to ABC Reading Eggs which is an online reading program. The children in 210 were excited to discover that one of the interactive games relates to procedures. ...

14

Aug

2019

We have been having lots of fun making paper bag puppets. By following a procedure, we were able to successfully make our puppets. But the most exciting thing we did was writing our procedures and typ...

14

Aug

2019

On Tuesday this week, Year 5 was involved in the athletics carnival. We participated in a wide range of activities, including: High Jump Triple Jump 100m 200m 800m Shot Put Hurd...

13

Aug

2019

Mohammad enjoyed reading the play SOCKASAURUS and we decided to share the play with the rest of 212. Mohammad was eager to play the part of the Sockasaurus and he picked students to play the other ...

13

Aug

2019

It was a challenge to make the chatterboxes, but the children enjoyed manipulating them with partners.   ...

13

Aug

2019

Mindfulness is a practice of being 'in the moment'. We have a range of activities we choose from each day that we do and focus on that only. We are practicing not letting our mind wonder, calming d...

13

Aug

2019

Welcome back to the Principal's blog. This post goes out to all our families with two or more children. I myself have three young children and felt the need to share a great article with you all. At...

12

Aug

2019

Every month, C.C.P.S. shares a Dreamtime story as part of Dreamtime Tuesday.  We read the story of Tiddalick the Frog and discussed its meaning and interpretation. Then we made a fun Tiddalick frog a...

12

Aug

2019

Do you have your book character costume ready for our Book Week Parade on Friday 23 August? Lombard's are offering the below discount on costumes and accessories. BookWeek-2019-Voucher-Scho...

12

Aug

2019

The Mascot Challenge has been developed to assist Foundation to Year 2 children in developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. It is a program that has children spending 10 min. a da...

12

Aug

2019

We are working hard on Colourful Semantics and extending our vocabulary by creating a bank of words, making heaps of cards with a variety of words so we can create our COLOURFUL SUPER SENTENCES. Stay ...

12

Aug

2019

Last week we started division and the children enjoyed watching “The Doorbell Rang” by Pat Hutchins. They learnt the vocabulary of division and had fun making groups and dividing evenly with diffe...

12

Aug

2019

Student voice is an integral aspect of teaching and learning at CCPS which allows students to engage, participate, lead and learn. Our children are always contributing to decision making processes and...

12

Aug

2019

Our Year Two children have been learning about multiplication and last week they have started division. To connect the learning to real life, we investigated that groups, rows and columns are very imp...

12

Aug

2019

Children in Year Two are learning about the text features of procedural writing. They started off with “How to make lemonade” and then decided to make a paper snowman. They had so much fun in maki...

11

Aug

2019

Wednesdays  school assembly wasn't like any other assembly. It was time to officially say good bye to Mrs Vandenbosch our wonderful principal. The Year One children and Ms B performed a gorgeous song...

11

Aug

2019

On Monday 5th August the Lions Club Australia held the Lions International Peace Poster & Essay Contest. Congratulation to these Year Six children who put amazing effort into creating their won...

11

Aug

2019

Hi everyone! This week, the children in 114 were learning about fractions! We learnt that when you are dividing an object into halves or quarters, each part must be equal. To demonstrate our ...

09

Aug

2019

It’s hard to concentrate when you haven’t been outside for some fresh air so after being stuck inside all day because of the rain, this afternoon we needed to get ourselves up and moving to help u...

09

Aug

2019

This week 308 became mini master chefs when they baked some delicious chocolate chip cookies. We used these cookies as inspiration for our next piece of procedural writing. While this experience wa...

09

Aug

2019

The focus of maths this week has been fractions; wholes, halves and quarters. We also learnt that some shapes can be divided into fifths, sixths, eighths and tenths.. Yesterday we used these fractions...

09

Aug

2019

On Wednesday we celebrated Lisa’s contributions to Cranbourne Carlisle PS and the Year Ones performed a song for her. We had to learn the lyrics and the actions and we practiced really hard. And ...

09

Aug

2019

We have been working hard in maths by reading, making, writing and ordering numbers including tenths and hundredths! We have learned A LOT... please ask us about it! One area of focus, however, was...

09

Aug

2019

We were lucky to be invited to Cranbourne Secondary School performance Grease. The kids loved it. They realised the hard work and dedication needed to produce a theatre show. Well done Cranbourne Seco...

09

Aug

2019

Year 5 worked on graphing. We explored bar graphs, focussed on adding titles and labels to the axis. We questioned the school about what important factors are in our environment. We even graphed the d...

09

Aug

2019

Every week, the children in 114 get a lovely visit from Tina, our school speech pathologist. We love having her in as she teaches us so much about words and the importance of word structures. We are b...

09

Aug

2019

What an amazing performance the Year One children put on for Mrs Vandenbosch on Wednesday. They sang along with Miss B to the song You've Got A Friend. There were many happy tears from parents and ...

09

Aug

2019

This week in maths we have been learning about ordinal numbers and practising our numbers from 1 to 10 in a game called "flip".  Students are in pairs, one flips a card over and their partner says wh...

09

Aug

2019

One of the children in 115 brought in a book about spiders this week. During a reading session, a few of the boys chose to spend their time reading the book together and learn about spiders. They were...

09

Aug

2019

In 115 this week we learned a new way to work on our number fluency skills. The children work with a partner and a pack of cards, taking out J, Q and K. One person flips the cards and the other person...

09

Aug

2019

In 003 we have been learning about collaboration.  The students had to help each other move the hoop around the circle without breaking hands.   ...

08

Aug

2019

This week the children have had fun drawing cartoons of a monkey. At the moment the school writing focus is procedures. As part of their learning the children had to follow the directions of the proce...

08

Aug

2019

Continued from the last week...... We have been further investigating telling the time on an analogue clock to the nearest minute this week. The children enjoyed counting minutes on the clock face ...

08

Aug

2019

The children decided it was time for a change to the seating in the room so they collaborated  in groups and came up with seating designs.   We discussed what would be best for our...

08

Aug

2019

We have been looking at how to tell the time on an analogue clock to the nearest minute this week. Children enjoyed creating their own clock and using the hands to create different times. Working with...

08

Aug

2019

There is never a dull moment in our day, we love to break up the day with a good old fashioned dance! One of our favorite songs to dance to is Waka Waka! ...

08

Aug

2019

Children learnt a new number fluency game today. They used a deck of playing cards and tried to beat the clock to name all the numbers on the cards as their partner flipped them. It was a challenge bu...

08

Aug

2019

We have been learning about Australian currency and unpacking what makes up $1. Children have discovered how to create $1 in multiple ways using many different coins. They have used this understanding...

08

Aug

2019

GREASE THE MUSICAL On Wednesday the 7th of August the grade 5's went on a little trip down to Cranbourne Secondary College to watch Grease the musical! When we arrived we jumped off the bus and heade...

07

Aug

2019

This week during Maths, children in 001 have been learning how to identify patterns and predict what should come next. Some of the different materials used to create these patterns included colour ...

07

Aug

2019

Children in 001 and 003 enjoyed developing fine motor and collaboration skills today while making connections with fellow peers. Each child demonstrated an ability to use creative skills by selecting ...

07

Aug

2019

To kick off this term, we have been learning about Procedural Writing. To help us with our learning and understand how to develop and follow accurate procedures, we made cupcakes! Firstly, we all h...

06

Aug

2019

  During guided reading Mohammad took on the part of the hen.  Some of the other children were the chicks.  The children enjoyed acting out the play using expression with their reading!...

06

Aug

2019

During our second lesson in Colourful Semantics with Miss. Walta, 212 children became familiar with the coloured cards and words associated with these. The children quickly learnt about WHO ...

06

Aug

2019

210 was a hive of activity and laughter as the children played SHOPS with their friends. There were twelve children who wanted to be the shopkeeper so it was lovely hearing Afsana exclaim, "Let's coll...

06

Aug

2019

Parenting is a stressful, draining job. At least it is for me! As we endure the challenges of parenting it is always helpful to reassess our parenting style and consider the impact our actions ...

06

Aug

2019

Recently, we have been focusing in on 'analysing' when reading for meaning. We read a beautiful book call 'Sitti's Secrets', which is about a young girl called Mona who has a grandmother who lives in ...

05

Aug

2019

As the Foundation children enjoyed their 100 days in school celebrations in class, the celebrations continued in STEM last week. We explored the number 100. Children were challenged to design and make...

05

Aug

2019

Last Friday we had so much fun watching the Cinderella performance by Alpha shows. The cast captivated the children as well as the teachers. The boys in 024 loved the sword fight the best and the girl...

05

Aug

2019

 We are learning to order numbers from smallest to largest....

05

Aug

2019

 Ready for the celebrations to begin!!! Maths - Counting out 100 objects. The children realised its easier to count in tens! We wrote about something we have learnt at school this y...

05

Aug

2019

210 have a new favourite game it is called "Place Value Traffic Lights". To play,  you think of a number, it can be a 2, 3  or 4 digit number. Everyone else has to guess what it is. You write it dow...

05

Aug

2019

Every Monday 024 is fortunate to have our school speech pathologist work with our class. We begin the session learning a new letter or digraph sound and any rules that go with its spelling. This week ...

05

Aug

2019

The Year Six team have been working hard to improve their quick thinking maths skills by using a deck of playing cards. The aim is to recite all the cards as quick as possible but having a challeng...

05

Aug

2019

  The Year Six children have seen ever Alpha Show that has been performed at CCPS. They were very upset to realise it was going to be the last show they will ever see. ...

05

Aug

2019

Today 115 and 116 worked together to learn about one of our school values- collaboration. They collaborated in small groups to create a poster describing what it means to be a good group member. The c...

05

Aug

2019

Our Year Two children have been learning about multiplication and last week they have started division. To connect the learning to real life, we investigated that groups, rows and columns are very imp...

04

Aug

2019

On Wednesday 24th July, all the Year Two performed at full school Assembly!  The focus was on Collaboration which is the school focus for Term 3.  Mrs.  Murphy's class explained what Collaborat...

03

Aug

2019

What a wonderful way to end our week with a performance from the incredibly talented Alpha Shows! The children in 308 loved the dances, the jokes they told and all of the singing. They especially love...

03

Aug

2019

This week during number fluency we spent some time practicing our number goals with a partner. Each child was matched up with a partner who had the same number goal as them and they played dice games ...

02

Aug

2019

Hi everyone, In 114 we have been building our understanding of place value. We've had lots of fun using flash cards, interactive websites, songs and scavenger hunts to help us learn the concept of ...

02

Aug

2019

Working together the children came up with all the qualities a good friend may show. The children worked together to create our big poster which reminds us to be the best people we can be. We strive t...

02

Aug

2019

The children in Year three have been practising to tell the time to the minute. They explored the analogue and digital times by making their own clock faces and working out the sixty minutes counting ...

02

Aug

2019

This week we have had a strong focus on explicitly teaching reading strategies. We have learnt about flippy dolphin, eagle eye, chunky monkey, trying lion and skippy frog. These reading strategies wil...

02

Aug

2019

Today all Cranbourne Carlisle got to see another amazing Alpha Show! The show went for two hours and was very loud and funny. It was filled with current music that the children could sing along with. ...

02

Aug

2019

Hi everyone! We hope you've had a great week. Today the whole school got to watch a performance from Alpha Shows - Cinderella. It was absolutely brilliant and entertaining! The teachers and childre...

02

Aug

2019

We loved watching the Alpha Shows team perform Cinderella this morning. There was a lot of crowd engagement and the actors were hilarious!!   "My favourite part was when they were sword ...

02

Aug

2019

  This week we were lucky to have some time with the Year Five children. They helped with our  mathematics lesson on place value. We loved having them visit our class and help with our activities...

02

Aug

2019

We love reading in 213 Thanks to Ms Vandenbosch we have lots of wonderful books to read. It is great that we can find books about things we are interested in. Armani likes to find out informatio...

02

Aug

2019

The Year 1 children are preparing a special performance for our appreciation assembly for Mrs Vandenbosch on Wednesday. We would love to see lots of parents in the audience to support them. ...

02

Aug

2019

Jazlyn - "I started to play  bit of soccer, and I really enjoyed it" Tanvi  - "I enjoyed the Alpha show - Cinderella" Celina - "I loved the Alpha Show, my favourite character was the evil step...

02

Aug

2019

115 loved watching the Alpha Show performance of Cinderella this morning! We were even lucky enough to get a photo with the actors after the show! ...

02

Aug

2019

Division The children have been having fun learning about division this week. We have learnt the strategy of making equal groups by sharing which helped us solve division equations. Here is some of...

01

Aug

2019

Reading is much more than reading words on a page, we have worked on our fluency through readers theater. Each group had their own script and they decided who would be each character. After practicing...

01

Aug

2019

This week in Chemical Science we explored the properties of solids. We squeezed, scratched and forced various solids. We found powered solids very interesting.  ...

01

Aug

2019

519 wrote procedures called How to Decorate a Biscuit. Our aim wasto use explicit instructions in our writing and then we got to test it out by making the decorated biscuit. We worked with partners, w...

01

Aug

2019

This week we were tasked with following the simple procedure below without knowing what the outcome would be. We soon discovered that maybe these instructions were a bit too simple!! Here is wh...

01

Aug

2019

This week, Year 5 children have begun visits to help out at Carlisle Park Kindergarten. Typically, we will be reading the kindergarten children stories, but today 520 were lucky enough to help them ma...

01

Aug

2019

We have been doing a lot of work around writing procedures! Different types of procedures include: instructions, manuals, science experiments and... recipes! In Year 5, we have all written a recipe to...

01

Aug

2019

Congratulations to the children who achieved their awards at assembly on Wednesday. It was great to have two children from 116 receiving awards. Both awards this week were for excellent effort in ...

01

Aug

2019

After our whole school Assembly Wednesday 31st July the Foundation children had some fun playing a Cat and Mouse game. ...

01

Aug

2019

On Tuesday 30th of July the Foundation children celebrated 100 days of school.  Learning was centred around the number 100 and we finished the day with a party.  Thank you to all the parents who bou...

01

Aug

2019

Yesterday, children in 406 were investigating everyday objects. The wonderful staff of CCPS kindly donated some interesting artifacts for the children to look at. First children inquired about what th...

31

Jul

2019

024 have been enjoying exploring patterns. The children have made patterns using colours, shapes and various resources.   [gallery ids="4194,4195,4196,4197"]...

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Jul

2019

  Thursday 8th August at Casey Fields Athletic Complex The children in years 4-6 will travel to Casey Fields to compete in several track and field events against children of the own age. ...

31

Jul

2019

As we grow it is important to always look at our past to learn and grow.   We have begun exploring the different types of objects and how they have changed over time. This sparked great ...

30

Jul

2019

We have been recording the books we have shared together as a class over the last few weeks. Our aim is to get lots more book titles on our wall. Reading is a gateway to adventure and imagination. Chi...

30

Jul

2019

Today the Foundation children celebrated their 100th Day of School and it was a lot of fun!! One of the activities today was to form small groups and make a collection of 100 using resources in the...

30

Jul

2019

Collaboration Assembly What happened...On Wednesday all of the Year 2 classes performed. 210 was performing the letters of COLLABORATION.  211 was doing the Friendship Soup and Riley was the ...

30

Jul

2019

Isla said, "Do we have to make a snowman or can we make a snowlady instead?" We decided that we would make a snowperson and whoever is making it, can decide if it is a snowman or a snowlady. Follow...

30

Jul

2019

Last week the children have been focusing placing numbers on a number line. They experienced placing 2-3-and 4 digit numbers on a number line. first they created numbers using dice, then placed them o...

30

Jul

2019

WHATS HAPPENING IN 521 IN TERM 3?  Welcome back to school and the start of week 3, term 3. In 521 we have soooo many things coming up to share with you. Here are some diary dates for you to make s...

30

Jul

2019

Parents and carers, children and staff all share responsibility for ensuring that Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School is a positive, respectful, inclusive and safe school environment. Adults have a par...

30

Jul

2019

We have been exploring how we collaborate with each other in different ways. Today we looked how we can use trust and rely on each other to succeed in something.              We had t...

29

Jul

2019

Children of 211 made a great start by showing commitment towards their learning from week 1 of term 3! They are working hard to improve their writing by extending their vocabulary skills. They are lea...

29

Jul

2019

It was so much fun and a wonderful start to learning the procedural text by making lemonade in class. We went through the structure from the poster, collected all the ingredients and followed the step...

29

Jul

2019

Children in 211 have started learning about Colourful Semantics to understand the sentence structure. This is such an engaging way to help children develop language and vocabulary in addition to gramm...

29

Jul

2019

As a school leader, it is important to facilitate reflection and opportunities for growth. As I mentioned at assembly last week, we are currently collecting a range of data sets to help us plan for th...

29

Jul

2019

Today we learnt more about Colourful Semantics with Ms. Walta.  The children were engaged in their learning! One sentence, the children wrote was "The cat is looking scary in the house." The...

28

Jul

2019

Our focus in Numeracy this week has been Subtraction and it's relationship to addition. Using addition to find the missing addend in equations such as 10 - _ = 4 or 546 - __ = 283. Children have...

28

Jul

2019

This week in Maths to further explore 3D shapes, we investigated what 3D shapes we can find within our community and around the world. We then created a map of our own 3D shape community and started c...

28

Jul

2019

For over three decades, Lions clubs around the globe have been sponsoring a very special art contest in schools and youth groups. Creating peace posters gives children everywhere the chance to exp...

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Jul

2019

This term in writing we have started exploring a new text type - Procedural Texts. In 308 we have been working with a small group of our peers to write a procedure for a game. We brainstormed game ide...

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Jul

2019

This Tuesday the foundation children have been at school 100 days. We will be having a wonderful day celebrating our achievements!!!...

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Jul

2019

This term in Foundation we are learning about part/part whole and addition. The children are learning to count on and developing automatic recall skills to support their understanding of addition. The...

26

Jul

2019

Each week in phonics, we are practicing dictation. This is where a sentence is read aloud, with a specific sound focus, and the children have to sound out the words. It’s been a great learning tool ...

26

Jul

2019

This term we have been learning about procedural texts. We have practiced writing a procedural text for brushing our teeth and making smiley face cookies. We have also studied other procedural example...

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Jul

2019

Hi everyone! I'm excited to share some pictures from our day yesterday! All the year ones got to make funny face cookies for our writing unit - procedure writing. The children had been looking forw...

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Jul

2019

Hi everyone! I hope you have all had a good week. I can confidently say that my class has had a great week, full of learning, light bulb moments and laughter. This week, 114 learned about proced...

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Jul

2019

Year 5 have loved getting stuck into Science this term! We have been learning about the different properties of liquids, and more specifically - viscosity! Viscosity refers to how much resistance a li...

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Jul

2019

This week 001 have been learning to use the counting on strategy whereby they roll two dice and place the highest number in their head. They then roll the second dice and count on to add that number t...

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Jul

2019

Some days we need a chance to give our brains a break while learning. The children in 116 enjoy moving to a video about counting by Jack Hartman or something to dance to like Go Noodle. This is a grea...

26

Jul

2019

Hi everyone! This week our spelling focus was the suffix '-able'! We learned that 'able' as a free morpheme holds a different meaning to when we use it as a suffix. We have learned that we add this...

26

Jul

2019

Friday 2nd August ALPHA SHOW IS COMING !! CINDERELLA As a part of the Cranbourne Carlisle Arts Program, children will be watching a performance of a classic tale, Cinderella expands on the fair...

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Jul

2019

  Assembly Time Wednesday 31st August the Year Six children are presenting at assembly. Hope you all are able to attend. It will be held in the school gym for a starting time of 2.25pm ...

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Jul

2019

Last week we have been focusing 'Adjusting'  as our reading strategy. The children had lot of learning experiences to practise the skill. Here are some examples of experiences the children were ...

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Jul

2019

As part of learning how to write a procedure the children gave instructions to a partner of how to draw a dog. Their partner sat opposite them and followed the instructions given to them. Below are s...

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Jul

2019

This term we have been focusing on procedural writing. A writing always need inspiration and so this week we made PIZZA! It was delicious! Children made the pizza and then were inspired to write th...

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Jul

2019

Today the children in Year One enjoyed decorating cookies with smiley faces. They watched a video on how to do it. They followed the steps, and then they wrote a procedure to help them make them again...

25

Jul

2019

519 have started Science this term. We are looking at Chemical Science, Solid, Liquid, Gases. We enjoyed exploring liquids and describing the differences between them and the similarities. We found ou...

25

Jul

2019

519 have been building friendships between boys and girls this year. We wrote a procedure on how to make friendship bands. Children were partnered up with the opposite gender and needed to w...

25

Jul

2019

The children in 404 have been working on writing procedures. A procedural text is one that teaches or tells someone how to do or make something. This week we made mini pizzas. Our toppings included...

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Jul

2019

This week in Phonics the students re visited short vowels, 'ck' rule and 'ch' and 'sh' sounds with Tina. [gallery ids="3821,3822,3823,3824,3825,3826"]...

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Jul

2019

We are learning to write procedures this term. We made mini pizzas in class and then we will write up our recipes in the following days. We were excited to eat our delicious creations!  ...

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Jul

2019

The children in 213 decided to see which group could make the highest tower with MAB tens. It was tricky. There were many tumbling towers, but we were able to come up with some designs that stood up. ...

24

Jul

2019

WE WANT OUR PARENTS TO TELL US WHAT THEY THINK! Our school is conducting a survey to find out what parents think of our school. The Parent Opinion Survey is an annual survey offered by the Departme...

23

Jul

2019

During numeracy the Year Three children have been further exploring place value by creating 4-5 digit numbers, reading the numbers, writing the numerals in words, order the numbers in ascending and de...

23

Jul

2019

This week we have been looking at positional language. We have been describing where things are using terms such as behind, beneath, beside, above, on top of.  Today we created an obstacle course in ...

22

Jul

2019

The children in 210 have been learning all about procedures. As part of their reading today, some children chose to read a procedure and follow the steps to draw a cartoon monkey. The cartoon monke...

22

Jul

2019

The children in Year 2 are very excited about their Assembly on Wednesday, 2.30 p.m. in the Gym. They have been busy rehearsing and learning their lines and dance moves. Without giving too much away,...

22

Jul

2019

This term we are focusing on the value of collaboration. We have looked out the skills we need to be able to successfully collaborate and work together to complete a task. The skills we have loo...

22

Jul

2019

This morning in  115 we were using colourful semantics to create silly sentences. We discussed the order of the colour cards in order to make our sentences sound right, then thought of a word to matc...

21

Jul

2019

During reading sessions this week we focused on adjusting our voice and pace to suit different kinds of texts. One of the ways the children practiced adjusting their voice to suit a character and impr...

21

Jul

2019

This week we started learning about 3D shapes and their features. To introduce this topic the children used shape nets to create their own 3D shapes and then went on a shape walk around the classroom ...

20

Jul

2019

We revisited the idea of chance this week and learnt about the terms: certain, likely, unlikely and impossible. We will be looking at chance regularly this term so that we can develop a better underst...

20

Jul

2019

This week we began our phonics lessons led by Tina, our phonics specialist. Phonics is the sounds that letters make and learning these will help with decoding in reading and spelling in writing. Tina ...

19

Jul

2019

Hi everyone! This week, the children in 114 have been learning about place value in maths. They have been doing lots of fun activities which involved lots of team work and problem solving. The chil...

19

Jul

2019

Welcome back for Term 3! I trust you all had a lovely break and are settling well back into routines. The children in 114 have had a great week, making new friends and revisiting our classroom and ...

19

Jul

2019

Each week children share their highlights from their week: Jaydah: I enjoyed singing with the whole class Titako: What I liked about this week was playing outside Jake: I enjoyed changing my ...

19

Jul

2019

In Science, we have been learning about how to observe the different properties of solids, liquids and gases. We focused this week specifically on 'liquids'. What makes a liquid, a liquid?! We obse...

19

Jul

2019

This week children in 001 have been learning how to add two groups of objects together. During the ladybird activity we would roll a dice and draw that many dots on one side. We rolled another number ...

19

Jul

2019

In 520 this week, we have begun to pose our own questions and gather data. We have realised that we often need to sort this data into categories. For example, mint green and camouflage green are both ...

19

Jul

2019

Welcome back to Term 3! This term, 520 and 521 will be starting Literature Circles (or Lit Circles for short)! Children have read all of the six different texts they could chose from and have put t...

19

Jul

2019

During our maths lesson this morning, we used cards with the letters A, B, C and D on them to answer questions. By using these cards all children have a chance to answer questions, rather than the sam...

19

Jul

2019

  This week in our maths sessions we were looking at how to improve our knowledge of times tables. The children played a new game called Multiplication War with a deck of playing cards. Mul...

18

Jul

2019

This week we started learning about 3D shapes and their features, including, edges, faces and vertices. To introduce this topic the children used shape nets to create their own 3D shapes a...

18

Jul

2019

Every week we visit the Library to borrow new books to take home and to enjoy in the classroom. Children enjoy the time reading new books and discovering new genres. They are all beginning to find the...

18

Jul

2019

Term 3 begun with a bang as we had a fire evacuation five minutes into the first day! Luckily for us the evacuation was the result of a faulty detector that has since been fixed. This term we will pl...

17

Jul

2019

HOW TO MAKE A PAPER FLOWER Co-constructed by 213 If you follow these instructions you will make a beautiful paper flower You will need: 1 piece of coloured paper 1 small piece of yell...

17

Jul

2019

Today we used Student Voice and Agency to choose something that we wanted to make  by following  a procedure. The children came up with ideas of what to make and then voted for their favourite. Hayl...

17

Jul

2019

Today in 115 we used packs of cards to practise our doubles facts. The children played go fish and when they got a pair, they had to say the doubles fact. They enjoyed working on the concept in this w...

16

Jul

2019

The children in 210 like all kinds of animals and reptiles. If you would like to find out more about snakes, monkeys, pandas and crocodiles come and read 210's information reports which are on display...

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Jul

2019

Our school values are RESPECT, RESILIENCE, COLLABORATION and CURIOSITY. This term we are focussing on COLLABORATION  which means working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. The children in...

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Jul

2019

Year 5 and 6 netball and volleyball Lightning Prem teams travelled to Cranbourne sports stadium to participate in their chosen sport. The children showed that all the extra training at lunchtimes a...

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Jul

2019

What a great term we have had at C.C.P.S. We love having fun and we also love learning. One of my highlights was when we were visited by Captain Cash as part of the Start Smart Program. Amidst the la...

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Jun

2019

Well, what a Fun Day today was! We were so excited to not only win the attendance 'every day counts' challenge for the junior school, but also to be awarded the best attendance in the whole school! ...

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Jun

2019

We thoroughly enjoyed D'jeembana Day. The Hip Hop dancers were awesome and we had so much fun dancing with them. The dance battle was the best. It was funny seeing the teachers and parents dancing too...

27

Jun

2019

This week we played a game where we had to order ourselves from smallest to largest without talking. Everyone had a number and they needed to find their position. It took three and a half minutes on o...

27

Jun

2019

Today we learnt about 3D shapes. We learnt about cylinders, spheres, cubes, triangular prisms, square based pyramids, cuboids and cones. We also explored the idea of faces and corners. ...

26

Jun

2019

When we arrived at school we saw all the donuts and the toppings and icing we were excited because we didn’t know that we were going to be making donuts. Some of us thought every class got it but it...

26

Jun

2019

213 used their favourite story of the Arnie the Donut by Laurie Keller. Mrs Waller made up a story about Mayen the Donut who was made by Daniel the baker. the children were inspired and decided to des...

26

Jun

2019

The children in 210 have been working hard to complete their information reports. Here are some photos showing them drafting, editing and revising their writing. Working in a group has been a wonderfu...

26

Jun

2019

Djeembana was a day to celebrate and acknowledge Indigenous Australians. 210 participated in a range of activities including bark painting, a didgeridoo demonstration from Uncle Lionel, games and ...

25

Jun

2019

On Friday 21 June our school celebrated Aboriginal culture through Djeembana. This special day was part of our Cultural Connectionz series and provided the school the chance to learn and grow in our...

25

Jun

2019

024  had so much fun at the Stomp dance lessons. We  have learnt some great new moves and enjoyed  listening to the music. [gallery ids="3423,3422"]...

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Jun

2019

Children in 001 had a wonderful day on Friday, celebrating Djeembana Day at CCPS. Our morning was spent experiencing the most amazing performances from special guests at assembly. During the day...

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Jun

2019

On Friday we celebrated all things Australian. We were proud to deepen our understanding of Aboriginal culture and worked together to have a wonderful day. We participated in a whole school assembl...

24

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...

24

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 ...

21

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...

21

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 ...

21

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...

21

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...

19

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...

19

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...

19

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...

19

Jun

2019

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

19

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...

18

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...

18

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.                  ...

18

Jun

2019

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

18

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...

14

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...

14

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...

14

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. ...

14

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.  ...

14

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...

14

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 ...

14

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...

14

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. ...

14

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...

14

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...

14

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 ...

14

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! ...

12

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...

12

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...

11

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...

11

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...

11

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.                           ...

11

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...

10

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...

07

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...

07

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 ...

07

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...

07

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...

06

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...

05

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...

05

Jun

2019

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

05

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...

05

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...

05

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. ...

05

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...

04

Jun

2019

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

04

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...

04

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...

04

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...

04

Jun

2019

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

03

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....

03

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...

31

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...

31

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....

31

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 ...

31

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...

31

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 ...

31

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...

31

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 ...

31

May

2019

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

30

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...

30

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 ...

30

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...

30

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...

30

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...

29

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...

29

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. ...

29

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 ...

29

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...

28

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...

28

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...

27

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 ...

27

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...