Year 1 News

Miss Hansson's ELC2 Superstars

What's Happening in ELC2:

This week:

  • Thursday 28 May: ELC2 Photo day from 10:05-10:35

Next week:

  • Wednesday 3 June: Cycle Safe Incursion 11:00-11:40

Cycle Safe Incursion

What: The incursion is run by Trevor Quick a Cycle Safe WA expert and is targeted at Kindergarten to Year Four. The aim of this programme is to provide a rich opportunity to develop life forming safety habits. This will have a positive impact on future road and bike path usage to reduce injury and hospitalisation from bike related injures.

The key messages of this programme are:

  • No helmet, no ride
  • Stay left
  • Ride on roads with an adult
  • Only ride on pathways & cycle ways until 12 years old
  • Drive way safety
  • Make sure your bike and scooter are safe to ride
  • Be seen, Be safe
  • Be aware
  • Cycling is fun for the whole family.
When: June 3

Duration: 40 minutes

Where: Coolbinia Primary School

Cost: $1 per students can be paid via a deduction from your child's student account or as cash put in a labelled envelope in the ELC2 blue box. Payment is encouraged as early next week as possible to ensure your child can attend the presentation.

Q&A: Please contact the Curriculum Coordinator, Julia Creasy, for any queries relating to the performance via email julia.creasy@education.wa.edu.au or phone 9444 3798

Please note: Students do not need their bikes

History Incursion

What: The incursion titled "Then and Now" is about Women in Australian history from the First Fleet to the early 1900's. The key (K-6) history concepts will be portrayed through storytelling, audience participation and puppets.

When: June 18

Duration: 50 minutes

Where: Coolbinia Primary School

Cost: $5 per students which can be paid via EFTPOS at the school reception or as cash put in a labelled envelope in the ELC2 blue box. Payment must must be made by June 15 for your child to attend the presentation.

Q&A: Please contact the Curriculum Coordinator, Julia Creasy, for any queries relating to the performance via email julia.creasy@education.wa.edu.au or phone 9444 3798

Poster Competition

Amazing Mystery prizes!!!

Theme : Design a poster to promote TravelSmart …

  • Coming to school in a healthy way – walking, riding a bike or scooter
  • Enjoying the company of friends and family as you walk or ride
  • Reducing traffic congestion around the school at drop off and pick up times
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions
  • Other reasons you think TravelSmart is a good idea

Prizes: for a WINNER for every year level : K, PP, Yr 1, Yr 2, Yr 3, Yr 4, Yr 5 and Yr 6.

Rules:

  1. The poster is to be created on an A4 sheet of paper.
  2. Posters may be decorated with pencils, crayons, paint, or collage.
  • Other media may be approved by the TravelSmart Team upon request.
  1. One entry per student.
  2. Posters must be the student’s own work-no computer generated images accepted
  3. Student name, year level and room number must be on the back of the poster.
  4. Hand deliver finished posters to the ‘Poster Competition’ box in the Kwobadarn.
  5. Competition closes at 3pm on Wednesday 24th June.
  6. Competition entries are judged by Term 2 TravelSmart Team (Tuesday 30th June)
  7. Winners are announced Wednesday 1st July & prizes collected in the Kwobadarn.
  8. Winners’ artwork will be displayed around the school to promote TravelSmart.

Telling News this Term

Even (assembly) weeks-

Mon: Sara, Tayla and Adam . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues: Matthew, Helen and Evie

Thursday: Jack, Eva, William and Jasmine


Odd (non-assembly) weeks

Mon: Fletcher, Ruby and Isaac . . . . . . . . . . .Tues: Jiao-Jiao, Chloe and Joshua

Thurs: Fergus, Elliana, Indi and Oliver . . . . Fri: Mario, Winnie, Ethan T and Ethan D


Speak for 3 minutes on the topics below:

  • Week 6-7: Describe your dream house (suggested by Joshua)
  • Week 8-9: Teach the class an activity/skill (suggested by Jiao-Jiao)
  • Week 10-11: Share an Aboriginal Dream time story (suggested by Tayla)


To support their presentation the students are able to bring in pictures, drawings or objects to show. It is important that your child practises their presentation at home, however please refrain from encouraging your child to read or rote learn their speech as it is important to build their confidence and flexibility.

Handwriting Books & Cooking Fees

  • To support our Handwriting program children will be using a handwriting book "Handwriting WA". The cost of the book is per child is $13.50.
  • To enable our cooking program for this year we would also like to ask each family to contribute $25 as listed in in 2015 Fee Schedule. Payment can be made in cash or electronic transfer. Many thanks for your ongoing support

Have a Safe and Enjoyable Long Weekend Everyone!