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Eva Chakrabarty
We read Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove as part of this year’s National Simultaneous Storytime annual campaign. It was a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator. The book is read simultaneously in many places around the country. We are proud to promote the value of reading and literacy as well as...
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Students at the Pleasant Road Campus participate in the weekly swimming program held at Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre. The program develops water confidence and swimming skills such as floating and breathing underwater.         Another program that is also linked to the Health & Physical Education domain of the curriculum is the Tennis Program....
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‘Celebrating Careers’ was our theme. Students at the Pleasant Road Campus dressed up as the job they wanted and joined in the parade on the Oval. Parents also came into the classes to talk about their jobs and explained how they used what they learnt at school in their jobs. We had a surprise visit...
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On the 2nd of April, the staff and students at the Pleasant Road Campus wore hoodies to support the AMAZE 2019 Autism Acceptance Campaign. This year’s theme aimed to draw attention to the range of sensory processing challenges people with Autism Spectrum Disorder may experience. We also raised money for the AMAZE foundation to support...
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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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