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Italian Sports Cars

The Year 6/7’s have just finished a unit of work on transport. One of their assignments was to design their own Italian sports car. These are some examples!

In Room 11 we love to read!

When the weather is nice we like to head outdoors to find a quiet spot where we can read, read, read! Last week we found cosy spots in Tommy’s Garden for partner reading. Here are some of our thoughts about… Continue Reading →

Italian Carnevale

The Year 6/7 students have been learning about Carnevale and the origin of improvisation in Commedia Dell’ Arte.

Apple Store Field Trip with Room 11

HUGH Ben gave some Apple badges and we made a movie. I made a football movie. It was fun everyone’s movies were excellent. OWEN On 30thAugust we took the bus to the Apple Store. As soon as we got there… Continue Reading →

Students shine in the Royal Adelaide Show Art Prize

At the end of last term, students from room 21 and any year 5s who wished to participate in the Royal Adelaide Art competition gathered together. Firstly we discussed what categories we could be in and made choices about which… Continue Reading →

It’s a circus in PE for our junior primary kids!

Over the last term, junior primary classes have been further developing their fundamental movement skills through a variety of different activities, including circuits and modified games using the theme of ‘circus’. Students juggled by themselves and with partners, balanced on… Continue Reading →

Poignant poetry

Rabbit-Proof Fence written by Amna Sattar, Year 7 Trio cruelly snatched. Mother horrified. Grandmother helpless. Deafening engine roaring. Comfort snatched. Pitiful expressions on arrival. Enforcement racial, purposeless, unjust. Mocking surroundings. Instinctive escapade. Determination steered to triumphant fate.      

GWS Captain’s Run on

Last Friday, students from Unley Primary School were invited to attend the Captain’s Run at Adelaide Oval, by the Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL team. UPS students were able to watch the players training, kick the footy with the team… Continue Reading →

Italian Classes

The Italian students have been doing oral presentations based on their own personal details, including information about their families, friends and pets.

Room 12 students go on a food discovery tour

Our current Inquiry topic in Room 12 is investigating food from the earth. The topic has been represented across all areas of learning this term. To support our research, we went on an excursion to Woolworths at Unley Shopping Centre… Continue Reading →

Room 7 Inquiry

As our first inquiry topic in term 2, room 7 is inquiring into farm animals. The topic has been present in various areas of our learning. We have been writing descriptions about farm animals; experimenting with different materials in our… Continue Reading →

Developing oral language to support writing

The Year 1 students in Room 11 are developing their oral language skills and growing their vocabulary in our English lessons. With this ‘Morning Surprise’ image as a stimulus, they brainstormed describing words, suggested ideas of where the octopus may have… Continue Reading →

Amanda takes to authorship

Spears of rain drummed on Lily’s roof, while glowing beams of lightning scribbled across the gloomy night sky. Thunder bellowed. Lily woke up in a cold sweat, her eyes filled with fear and dismay. She hated thunderstorms. If this opening… Continue Reading →

Wonderful writing and fabulous families!

As part of our Inquiry theme “Who am I?”, the reception students in Room 7 have been inquiring about families, what they are and the many forms they can take. The theme has been running through all the learning areas… Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating in Room 14

The Year 2 students in Room 14 have been discussing healthy eating. They each designed the most delicious, and healthy, lunch box they could think of. We hope you enjoy our posters.

Smart Start in Room 8

The Receptions in Room 8 have been settling in to school life. They have been exploring how to work together and be the best learners they can be! They have been exploring: – our Golden Rule – what friendly people… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Lessons in 2019

If your child wishes to apply to start learning or continue learning an instrument at Unley in 2019, applications are now open. This year, all the information is available on the UPS website. www.unleyps.sa.edu.au Click on – ‘Student Activities’’ –… Continue Reading →

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