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Eva Chakrabarty
Book Week started with a visit from Roland Harvey, author and illustrator of books such as Islands in My Garden and At The Beach, In The Bush and In The City. He explained how he writes his books and the various ways he illustrates moving from pen and watercolour to working on the iPad. Our...
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STEAM is an education approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration and work through the creative process. These are the learners...
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In P8, students have been participating in a program called “The Zones of Regulation” which is designed to develop self-regulation strategies and attain skills in actively regulating actions and emotions. The program teaches children that our emotions and feelings can be grouped into four separate groups; Blue Zone (sad, tired, sick, sad), Green Zone (calm,...
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This term P21 with the help of other staff have created an extra educational learning space within our classroom where the students are able to work on their Individual Learning Goals with 1:1 support. In this space, students are able to concentrate on their English, Mathematics, puzzle completion and fine motor activities with little distraction....
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We have had an exciting year so far with our first ever Archibald Art exhibition, inspired by the annual Australian event of the same name. The event was part of the Education and Autism week celebrations. Every student in the school made an artwork which was a representation and expression of themselves, a self-portrait. Students’...
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P24 love making breakfast every Tuesday morning. Each student makes their own toast and chooses a condiment to go with their toast. This could be either Vegemite, Nutella, butter or jam. They then pour a cup of apple juice for themselves and have breakfast together. The students in P24 also use Proloquo2Go to make requests...
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The Pleasant Road Campus offers a room that is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of STEAM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics). P7 have been able to participate in a variety of weekly activities, co-ordinated by Eva (our ICT Leading Teacher). Each week a new aspect of STEAM is explored. Students in P7...
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P2 and P3 students have been learning how to develop and maintain relationships with their peers. They have been practising basic skills such as turn-taking, active listening and maintaining a conversation. The students have also been learning to look at things from other’s point of view. They have been practising to understand how others feel...
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The ability to communicate effectively is an important skill. In P9, we seek to understand and to be understood. Our 8 lovely students: Sam, Jeremy, Lee, Jacob, George, Callum, Charbel and Eme all choose to communicate in their preferred way, for example through Proloquo2Go, Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) or speech. Through activities such as cooking,...
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P01 and P07 have spent the first term of 2018 having weekly shared reading activities in the library. These sessions have seen the students have a book read to them, and then the text is explored through song, movement and discussion. Books are chosen to: 1) promote reading as a pleasurable activity whilst also allowing...
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