A message from the Greenery Group

Dear students, parents, grandparents, friends, carers and all members of the SNC Community. We would really appreciate if you would be able to bring or donate some plant cuttings and/or pots or jars for SNC, anytime from now until the end of term 2. We would like to make our LC more sustainable, fill it... Continue Reading →

Spelling it out…

We are sometimes asked about spelling in 4/5/6 - if you've ever wondered how we engage students with spelling in 4/5/6, read on! The program values are that: spelling is developmental and that meaning is the key to spelling spelling needs to be taught explicitly; but in context all children benefit from being taught spelling... Continue Reading →

‘The Art of Arguing’ returns!

It's back! Debating has returned and the buzz in SNC has been electric! For the past 4 years, Debating has become an integral part of the 4/5/6 program. It is easy to see how such an important skill connects to many aspects of the Victorian Curriculum, such as writing, reading speaking and listening, critical and creative... Continue Reading →

The Truth Behind…

Connected to our inquiry topic of 'truth', the writing focus for SNC this term will  be on creating information reports related to a science topic or question that they are interested in learning more about. Students were encouraged to brainstorm all the ideas they had about physical sciences, biological, chemical , earth and space sciences... Continue Reading →

Our writing program – term 2

Term 2 is traditionally an exciting time for students and this includes all the different facets that occur within our writing program. This term we are continuing to focus on 'organisation' and structure, as well as different genres in workshop time and idea generation and planning in 'writer's notebook' sessions. Students have been working on... Continue Reading →

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