Basecamp

  • Easter Day

    Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, 4:15 PM

    Today was Easter Day in Basecamp.  In the morning we used white hat thinking to present and write facts that we ‘know’ about the Easter Bunny.  Then we drew some beautiful Easter Bunny portraits.  In the afternoon we decorated Easter cupcakes and watched a special movie about the Easter Bunny.  It was a lot of fun!…

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  • Germ Experiment

    Friday, April 7th, 2017, 10:24 AM

    This week, as part of our Inquiry, we have been finding out about ways to keep our bodies healthy. We had a big focus on how we can keep our hands clean and wash away germs. We did an experiment using glitter as pretend germs. Basecamp covered their hands with glitter (germs) and we did…

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  • Quarrelsome Queen’s Quinoa

    Friday, March 24th, 2017, 3:28 PM

    We had great ‘risk-takers’ in Basecamp this afternoon! Zoe was chosen to be the Masterchef and with her two assistants Caua and Maddie  made  ‘Quarrelsome Queen’s Quinoa’ for Basecamp to try. Everyone had a taste and lots of Basecampers loved it. It was wonderful to see everyone giving it a go.    …

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  • Art Day 1

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, 10:08 PM

    Today was our first Art Day.  The theme of the day was ‘Lines’.  We did lots of different activities to understand how we can change a straight line.  Later in the day we used a range of lines when we were drawing.  Look at our fabulous line sculptures and our silly zentangle hats!…

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  • Swimming

    Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, 10:03 PM

    What do we like to do in the school pool?  Swimming, diving, paddling, handstands, forward rolls, floating, kicking, playing, learning, having fun …!!    …

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  • Science Alive Fun!

    Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, 11:25 AM

    We had a wonderful morning learning all about our bodies when we were visited by the Science Alive team. The children worked and rotated around 4 activities where they discovered lots about their senses and how their bodies work. A HUGE thank you to Stacey, Julia, Sarah and Amy who were the most amazing parent…

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  • Introducing Numicon

    Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, 9:29 AM

    We have some great new maths equipment called Numicon.  This week we have been doing different activities with the equipment to learn the colours and numbers for each shape.  …

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  • Basecamp Superheroes!

    Friday, February 17th, 2017, 2:30 PM

    This week we have been learning about our Learner Profiles. We have thought about, discussed and brainstormed what it means to be “A Carer”, ” A Risk-Taker” and “A Thinker”. After talking about superheroes we thought about which one of these would be our super power. The children thought very carefully about which profile best describes…

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  • Meet our Best Bears

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 2:42 PM

    We have been reading a book called ‘My Best Bear’.  We brought along our best bears to introduce to all our friends in Basecamp.  There were huge bears, small bears, fat bears, thin bears, fluffy bears, old bears … !!!  It was a bear-y good day in Basecamp!…

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  • Tabloid Sports

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 2:31 PM

    What a great time we had today!  It was so much fun dressing up in our house colours and doing all the fun sports activities in our teams.  We had to be real ‘Risk-takers’ as there were lots of new activities to try and new people to meet.…

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