Stages 2 and 3 have had some exciting new additions to their bookcases over the past few weeks with many new books piling into the classrooms. Our goal is to provide students with books that are of great interest to them while ensuring they are challenged and have opportunities to improve their … [Read more...] about Love Reading
There was a recent article in the newspaper about our college. Perhaps you have read it. It made me feel very proud to be a part of such an extraordinary college but it also made me feel a little sad that there was little emphasis on the teaching staff. Yes. I get it. I do work with quite the … [Read more...] about What’s your Super Power? I Teach
We’re back, and we've hit the ground running! I always enjoy returning to college following student vacation time. Being greeted by faces full of expectation and excitement are promises of great times ahead and a fruitful and productive new term. Term Four 2015, Monday - Day One: In Stage Two … [Read more...] about Being The Best I Can Be.
Stage 2 has begun Term 3 with a roar! ‘Is the World Indestructible?’ is the driving question for our new project. Already in the first two weeks of term we’ve explored many natural disasters, their causes and the results. Studying earthquakes, volcanoes, cyclones, tsunamis, floods and … [Read more...] about Is the World Indestructible?
I love college camps ... and I dread college camps, (a little). As a teacher, it's just part of the job. It's an exhausting time for us as teachers, but it's also a time where we laugh so much with our students and colleagues. I love camp because of the experiences we get to share with our students. … [Read more...] about Primary School Camp
caresmorepics Stage 3 have had a busy week out of the classroom. Monday and Tuesday we had the CARES Bike Safety Education days. The police commented on how “energetic” the kids were but also how positive and happy they were too. They enjoyed the day and the competitive streak to keep all their … [Read more...] about Busy Times in Stage 3