Today our student leaders, with support from Miss Clohesy, gave our school an insight into the importance of Remembrance Day. Students highlighted that it was a day for us all to remember those who have served and fallen in all wars and peacekeeping operations.
At the 2022 State election, the Victorian Government committed to providing Little Angler Kits to students via schools. Our eager anglers have taken to the waterways over the Melbourne Cup long weekend with some amazing results!
This week our Year 4-6 students competed in the Billy Slater Challenge Rugby League Gala Day. Two teams represented our school in the competition and had mixed results throughout the day. The games were played in great spirits and with a high level of competition.
Junior School Council created a bright and vibrant school community this past week hosting the first ‘Wear a loud shirt day’ at Carrington. Our students wanted to highlight hearing loss in children and raise funds for the cause.
Martials Arts were reintroduced to our students focusing on physical and mental well-being through discipline-based activities. Students were put through their paces by the MAT group and worked through breathing, stretching and movement together.
What a fantastic day! Bright and vibrant colours filled the school with a mixture of AFL, NRL and football (soccer) jerseys filling the school. Students participated in a range of fun football themed activities during the middle block before having their special lunches!
Our Carrington team competed at Division Athletics at Bill Sewart Athletics Track. Competition was fierce with our students showing great sportsmanship and representing our school very well. Results were mixed throughout the day but our students held their heads high after a competitive performance.
Our Year 4-6 students ventured to Healesville Sanctuary as part of their inquiry learning unit. Each class took part in an educational learning experience organised by the Sanctuary staff, with students having the opportunity to explore, engage and expand their knowledge on native flora and fauna.
Carrington hosted some of our nearest and dearest today for our special afternoon tea for Father's Day. Our Junior students put on a dancing display for their loved ones - even inviting them up for a turn. Gifts were shared, biscuits eaten and many stories read.
A wide range of activites were undertaken last week during our school well-being sessions. These sessions are proving to be a major hit with our students who have brainstormed a variety of tasks to complete this term. Relationships are strengthened, problems are solved and minds are active.
Downball became the talk of the town when Ben and Andrew (from Downball Australia) visited Carrington to run clinics based around skill, technique and gameplay. Our students eagerly participated in each of the tasks, with a 60 minute incursion for every class in the school.
Our representative athletics team comprising our Year 3-6 students participated in the Bayswater District competition today. The team was well supported by families and staff from Carrington, with participation and engagement high.
Students at Carrington this week completed several rotational activities during our SCIENCE week! Miss Colla created a wide range of hands on learning opportunities for our students to challenge themselves including engineering, technology, experiments and robotics.
TRIBE Athletics were held today with students competing in a range of track and field events. Students scored points for their TRIBE by participating in each event. It was great to see so many students dressed in bright colours from head to toe showing their allegiance to their TRIBES.
Students (and staff) from CPS created a wonderful piece of artwork to celebrate the special day. The artwork was presented by our student leaders at a special whole school gathering.
What a fantastic way to start the week – SPIRIT DAY! Thank you to our amazing Junior School Councillors and Miss Clohesy for such a wonderful and well thought out initiative. Students dressed in beanies of all colours, sizes and shapes – joining in on a fun day.
Our Foundation-Year 3 students made dinosaurs following a range of steps to conclude the term. These dinosaur puppets were a lot of fun and kept the students engaged.
A particular highlight this past week was seeing one of our students bring their creation from STREAM club into my office – a motorised Ferris Wheel! Our clubs continue to be accessed throughout the week with students exploring and building upon their knowledge.
What a dino-mite day! Our Foundation-Year 3 students headed to the Melbourne Museum as a follow up to the work they have been doing within their inquiry units focusing on prehistoric times, the critters that lived during that time and the environment they live in.
Bright. Colourful. Spiky. Crazy hair was everywhere at Carrington last Friday. It was great to see so many of our students (and staff) get involved with our monthly 'Spirit Day'. Junior School Council's idea came to life with a wide range of creative hair styles across the school.