K-2 Museum and Botanical gardens excursion

On the 1st of November K-2 students went to Coffs Regional Museum and the Botanical gardens.  Students explored the ways in which people in the olden days used to live, what they wore and their use of plants as food and shelter. Children thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially washing towels in the old fashion way with the wash… Read more K-2 Museum and Botanical gardens excursion

Bongil Bongil public speaking competition

On Tuesday the 25th of October, 4 students from Crossmaglen attended the Bongil Bongil public speaking competition at Toormina  Public School. Prior to this event  students individually had to prepare a 2-3 minute speech on a topic of their choice. Dala from Stage 1 presented a speech on the Kakapo bird from New Zealand. Olivia… Read more Bongil Bongil public speaking competition

Built and Natural Environments

On Wednesday the 14th of September, K-2 went to the Jetty Foreshores for an excursion to look at Built and Natural environments.    We saw various Built environments, for example, boats, houses, bridges, a playground, board walks and shops. We also saw Natural environments such as the ocean, trees, sand dunes, rocks and shells. We all enjoyed our time and finished… Read more Built and Natural Environments

Compound Words

Last week students in K-2 focused on compound words. As described by Bonnie (Kindergarten), “compound words are two smaller words that are put together to make a bigger word like sun + flower = sunflower”. K- 2 students are enhancing their vocabulary, progressing nicely and achieving various learning goals.