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Push & Pull Incursion

On Tuesday, 15th October, Taskworks incursions visited ARPS and worked with the Year 1/2 students to teach them about forces. This incursion linked to the students’ science topic, ‘Push and Pull’. The hands-on activities gave the students the opportunity to experiment...

Kids Teaching Kids Conference

On Friday, 13th September, four students, Kevin, Agam, Jenny and Jonita travelled with Mr Hunter to Silverton Primary School where they delivered an environmental sustainability workshop. The workshop was based on how Indigenous Australians used natural materials to...

Year 3 Sleepover

The annual Year 3 Sleepover was held on Friday, 13th September. 49 of the students attended along with all the Year 3/4 teachers. It was fun coming back to school at 6:30 pm wearing pyjamas. The students had a great time playing games, watching a movie and having...

Senior and Junior Choirs

Last week the Senior and Junior Choirs performed in the 2019 Voices of the Choir Challenge and both choirs were nothing less than outstanding! Their performance was a true reflection of teamwork, discipline and the pure joy of singing! Congratulations to Ms Hrissis...

The Mindset Show

Last week all Foundation – Year 6 students enjoyed the engaging mindset NED show with the positive message: The students enjoyed the humorous storytelling with a yo-yo and magic tricks to deliver positive messages about doing your best and having an awesome mindset...

Foundation – 100 Days of School

ARPS recently celebrated the Foundation students’ 100 days of school. The students looked amazing, coming dressed as 100-year-old people. They brought food for a centenary morning tea. Tasha’s mum even baked 100 delicious cupcakes – an amazing feat which we were all...

VSSS CHOIR

VSSS CHOIR On the 24th July, the 20 senior choir students who are participating in the Victorian State School Spectacular had a mass choir rehearsal at the Melbourne Town Hall. The day was filled with singing and bringing together the different parts of all the songs....

Year 3/4 Maths

Maths What a big term of learning our Year 3 and 4 Mathematicians have in front of them! They have begun the term by investigating the idea of equivalence in equations and that the equal symbol means that both sides of an equation need to balance and using operations...

Year 5/6 Inquiry

Inquiry How can we budget, save and manage our money? What is the economy? How do we keep a record of expenses? Students have started term three with a bang by making important financial decisions! They are making their own nature fun park. They have identified...

Foundation Cooking Term 2

Foundation students have had the opportunity to get their hands dirty with a whole lot of preparing and cooking of food. They have toured the school kitchen garden and identified lots of different produce on their travels. They completed the following...

Year 1/2 Maths

This term, students have explored a range of mathematical concepts and have continued to develop their problem-solving skills. They have been encouraged to think like mathematicians to articulate their reasoning and...

Inspirational Speaker

Year 3/4 students  were fortunate to hear Luke speak last Wednesday. The students were engaged and listened attentively as Luke told his story. Some of his messages were: not to self-bully not to have negative thoughts look after yourself don’t worry about what other...

Foundation Transition

The Foundation students have teamed up with the Kindergarten children as part of the Transition Program. This allows the process of settling in to a new learning space easier for the Kindergarteners, getting them ready for their first year of Primary School in 2020!...

The Ridiculous Rhyme Show

The Ridiculous Rhyme Show (a children’s show in England) came to Athol Road Primary School last Wednesday. All students and staff were treated to an hour of humour centred around learning about rhyming words and then the Year 5/6 students enjoyed a 45 minute segment...

NAPLAN Online

Students in Year 3 and Year 5 sat the annual NAPLAN testing program online - Writing, Reading, Language Conventions and Numeracy - using their Chromebooks.

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