Last Thursday the Year 3-5 (Primary Years) classes enjoyed an interactive day learning about how our brains react to and process our emotions throughout a day. We made models of our brains and named the parts of our response system, discussed our Window of Tolerance and explored some strategies to regulate our emotions throughout the day. We practised a mindful meditation technique and belly breathing and learnt about the powerful effect music can have on the brain. Understanding how our brain works and practising mindfulness helps strengthen our brains’ emotional response so we feel calm, keep our stress low, learn better, feel happy, make good choices and care for others.
Primary Years Team
Ms Grantham and I will be using ClassDojo to communicate with parents this year. You should have already received an email invitation with instructions on how to access ClassDojo. A big thank you to all the parents that have already signed up. If you haven’t signed up, we would greatly appreciate you doing so as soon as possible so that you don’t miss important information. If you didn’t receive an email invitation please let us know via email. There is already information on ClassDojo about the upcoming Book Day, our Lunch order code and when our PE day is.
We presented our act “Come Follow the Band” on Thursday evening and Friday as part of the Grandparents & Special Friends Day performances. A big thank you goes to Mrs Cannizzaro for your direction and choreography and to Mrs Black for the wonderful costumes. We hope you enjoy the photos and video below.
The Primary Years (year 3 -5) hosted our annual Project Compassion Carnival. Each class was responsible for organising activities for the school to take part in. It was a gold coin to enter and participate in as many events as you could.
We had great fun setting up the hop scotch courts and the Project Compassion sign in chalk.
All the money raised went to Project Compassion.