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Footy Colours Day 2019

On Friday September 20th, Greenvale Primary School celebrated another Footy Colours Day on the final day of Term Three.
This special day celebrates the AFL finals which are currently taking place in Melbourne and raises money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.

At recess, the House Captains ran some fun footy related activities for our junior students, and before the end of the day our school got together to parade our Footy Colours.
The students looked outstanding in the footy colours, with AFL, Rugby and Soccer accounted for, as well as local, national and international clubs.

 

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GPS Maths Team Blog

This year G.P.S. has been fortunate to have three teachers participate in the Primary Maths and Science Specialist training by the Department of Education. The training run over a period of two years and allows us as Primary Maths Specialists with work part-time in the classroom and part-time on the teaching and learning of mathematics across the school.

We have a website that will be developing as we continue this journey and hope you’ll find some time to come and check out the things we’ve been working on. Please find it here (or via the Parents menu above):

http://maths.greenvaleps.vic.edu.au/

Elicia Briggs, Robyn White and Brett McGinniskin
Primary Maths Specialists

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Greenvale PS Hot Shots 2019

For four weeks in Term 3, all students in Years 3 and 4 at Greenvale Primary School engaged in schools annual Hot Shots Program, run in collaboration with professions tuition from the staff at Greenvale Tennis Club.

The Hots Shots Program is a tennis skill development program where students learning about the fundamentals of tennis including, forehands, backhands, serving and volleys.
This active program also promotes game play, which cumulated this week in the Hot Shots Grand Final.

After completing a play-off within their class, the top placed boy and girl, along with a number of wildcard entries, were granted entry into the Grand Final.
Following an exciting Grand Final tournament of 16 boys and 16 girls, I would like to congratulate the following students as our Hot Shots Champs for 2019:

Boys: Aadi
Girls: Melisa

Well done to all students involved, I hope you have learnt a lot during this unit and had a heap of fun.
It will be great to see many of you playing tennis in the future.

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Year 4 Camp

Day 1- Wednesday 11th September

Students are having a wonderful time. They have completed two sets of activities and had afternoon tea.

Day 2 – Thursday 12th September

Today we completed another four rounds of our activity rotation. The weather has been kind to us with only a small drizzle.

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Divisional Athletics 2019

On Tuesday September 10th, forty Greenvale Primary School students attended the Divisional Athletics Carnival at the Meadow Glen Athletics Track.

In mild conditions, our students competed with great skill, sportsmanship and spirit. We experienced a range of results with 12 students winning their way through to the Regional Championships in Term 4.

Thank you to the parents who supported our students on the day, and to the staff members for working tirelessly.

Congratulations to all students who attended, representation at Division is an amazing achievement.
Good luck to the students who will go onto compete at the Region event.

Your hard work and determination is a credit to your results. Keep it up!

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Year 1 Scienceworks Excursion

The Year 1 students have been learning about changes in the weather, sky and landscapes. They explored the phases of the moon and researched space travel and the role of astronauts. On Wednesday the 4th of September the Year 1 classes attended an exciting excursion at Scienceworks. They discovered new and old inventions and experienced a simulated spaceship while viewing the museum. Students then entered the planetarium where they enjoyed a movie called Tycho to the Moon. They also had the opportunity to view the night sky that was projected above on a dome shaped screen. The photos below show some of the fun that was had on the day

  

 

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District Athletics 2019

On Monday August 26th, sixty-eight Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadow Glen Athletics Track in Epping to compete in the District Athletics Carnival.

In gorgeous sunny conditions our students competed in the range of events including: high jump, long jump, triple jump, hurdles, relay, 100m sprint, 200 sprint, 800m run, 1500m run, shot put and discus.

Throughout the day, our students proudly represented our school to the community, both on and off the track, displaying excellent sportsmanship, athleticism and our school values.

We experienced great success with countless brilliant individual performances, finishing as the Champion School and having many students who will now go onto participate in the Divisional Athletics on September 10th.

To all of the students who will advance onto the next stage, keep working hard and we wish you the best of luck. To everyone in yesterday’s Athletics Team, congratulations on your efforts and I can’t wait to see you all on the track again next year.

Thank you to our amazing staff for working tirelessly throughout the day, and thank you to the parents who came along to support.

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