SEESAW— A ‘Snapshot’ of Learning

Seesaw gives families an immediate and personalized window into their child’s school day, helping to answer: “What did you do at school today?” Our Classroom teachers have started to trial the use of Seesaw as both a sharing tool and a type of learning journal for students. It is a great way to link instantly […]

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RPS Walkathon

The Annual RPS Walkathon was held at Barkly Gardens on Thursday May 16th and it was a great success. All the students walked with purpose, dressed in their house colours for this important fund raising event. The rain managed to hold off for us which made it a pleasant day for walkers and watchers, alike! […]

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5/6 Camp 2019

Camp 2019 We faced our fears We had fun We pushed ourselves We swung from 18 metres in the air We flew on the flying fox With that said, camp was an excellent experience: “I liked team rescue be-cause of the obstacles that we had to overcome and everyone was able to contribute” – Miles […]

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REDUCE, REUSE & RECYCLE WITH GRADE 1/2

After many weeks of learning all about the 3R’s, Grade 1/2 are ready to answer our ‘big question’ – ‘How can we Reduce, Reuse and Recycle to sustain our environment?’ Every Grade 1/2 student will be thinking of one personal action they can take to be more sustainable before the end of Term. These unique […]

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How we can help the environment with grade 3/4

For our Inquiry Topic ‘How can we help the environment?’ We decided that our main focus was ‘How could we inform our local community to help reduce their use of plastic coffee cups and plastic straws?’ As a part of our ‘Taking Action’ phase of Inquiry we wrote an email to Frank Green (The Sustainable […]

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GRADE 3/4 —Focus on History

On the 22nd of July the 3/4s went to the Shrine of Remembrance and the Botanical Gardens for our Term 3 inquiry topic ‘Cultural Diversity’. At the Shrine we learnt about World War 1. We walked around and were informed about the Victorians who fought in the war, the medals they received, the animals in […]

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In Honour of Stu

Since the first week of Term 2 the FLAG (Fun Learning Activities Games) group has been designing a mural, painted in honour of Stu for all his work he has put into the school. He has worked at this school for 43 years now WOW! After making 33 plays for the year 6s, being a […]

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GRADE 5/6 FOCUSSING ON SUSTAINABILITY

The Case For a Container Deposit Scheme In Our State Did you know that according to: plastic-pollution.org, every single year 8 million metric tonnes of plastic end up in OUR ocean! Isn’t that horrendous that so much of OUR plastic ends up in OUR oceans! And did you also know that it takes over 80 […]

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Division Netball and Footy

On the August 1, the RPS girls netball team competed in the Division Gala Day and got through to Regionals! We played three matches, all the teams we played against tried as hard as they could, but we pulled out the victory winning all three games. We played against Fitzroy North, St. Fidelis and St.Corpus […]

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