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Have a wonderful holiday break!


Have a wonderful holiday break!

It has been a very long but very fun Term 1. I can’t believe that it has come to an end. I want to wish the Hihi class a wonderful and safe holiday break and I look forward to seeing you all in Term 2!

Lest we forget!

On our last day of term our entire school gathered together to make poppies in remembrance of our ANZAC heroes. Our challenge was to make the tallest poppy possible using only 20 sheets of newspaper, 4 sheets of red paper, one sheet of black paper, string, sellotape...


We certainly missed our Year 4, 5 and 6 friends when they went to camp but we were determined not to miss out on the fun! On Friday 29th March we had our very own MINI-CAMP here at school. The weather was not on our friend so we pitched our tents inside.  We made...

Happy Holidays!

Wow! We finished the term in sp-egg-tacular fashion… This morning we had a whole school technology challenge, where our groups had to make the tallest freestanding poppy they could using only 20 sheets of newspaper and some red and black paper for the flower....

Fascinating Angles

We have been learning how to recognise and measure angles.  To help use find right angles we invented our own tools then tested them out.  It was really fascinating.

Speeding Ducks

Congratulations to Jessica, Brooke and Sam, who were selected to represent Wentworth Primary at the recent Interschool Swimming Championships. All three students gave it their best, with Sam making a number of Finals and placing second in 25m freestyle and butterfly;...

Not Faulty Towers

The Pareras worked in small teams today to see who could build the tallest, steadiest tower that would safely hold a basketball for at least 20 seconds….and they only had newspaper and stickytape to work with!! Well done to our winning team of Atia, Sam and...

Today’s the day the Teddy Bears have their Picnic.

Picnic time for teddy bears, The little teddy bears are having a wonderful time today… And so are all the children! What a lovely time we had in school with our teddies, turtles, dogs, seals and all other cuddly toys – and, in the middle of all that fun,...

It’s fun to stay at the…. Y.M.C.A.

The YMCA, Shakespear Park, that is! Our annual camp was filled with fun, excitement, new adventures and teamwork. Students pushed themselves to climb walls, navigate rocky coastlines, cook pancakes on camping stoves and kayak. They also raced around to find markers,...

Sport report

The Pareras have been investigating sports in our school community – asking questions about the amount and type of sport children participate in on a regular basis. We were interested to find out whether our data reflected the general trends in the Harbour...

Shave for a Cure

This brave and caring student raised over $1000 in support of those living with leukemia and blood cancers by shaving her head. She also donated her beautiful locks to create wigs for those undergoing treatment.    Well done, Amy!

Dads Rule the School…

It’s always cool when the Dads visit school. We had a fantastic record-breaking number of dads, grandads (and even some mums) turn up to school to join in a fun morning with their children. First, they joined in with tongue twisters and singing rounds. Then it...

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