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“AGE-appropriate pedagogies are shaping the way we teach and learn at Tieri State School now and into the future,” principal of Tieri State School since 2015 Sarah-Jane Clark said.
She has a strong teaching and learning philosophy that believes children learn best when they are actively engaged in purposeful learning experiences.
While most schools focus solely on Explicit Instruction Pedagogy, Tieri State School is making the move towards recognising teachers as professionals who can modify their skills to bring out the best in their students by adapting the teaching and learning opportunities they use to deliver the Australian Curriculum.
■ Students in 1/2S with Miss Brooke Scarborough have turned their classroom into a zoo and have become zookeepers to show what they were learning about information reports in English.
Together the class has researched, highlighted and have written a variety of information reports about many different animals.
Students in 3M with Miss Casey Malcomson have so far survived the heat.
In Science this term, the class has been working up a sweat investigating heat energy.
The students have enjoyed the more hands on approach to their learning through investigations and inquiries to explore topics such as heat sources, measuring temperature and are getting ready to test their solar ovens to cook some s’mores.
Student council news
THIS year, the school formed their Year 6 Student Council, which has met every Monday during first break. Miss Hughes and Mrs Krause supported the students this year and worked on leadership skills and fundraising ideas.
As a result, the Tieri State School Student Council has helped organise and support many school, community and P&C events, which is an outstanding effort for only 16 students.
Most of the fundraising generated by the school’s Student Council is going towards the school’s strategic planning to install fans into their popular, but exceptionally hot, school hall.
The Student Council is hoping for another couple of sunny Friday afternoons before the end of the school year to increase their fundraising, which is currently sitting about $600.
If you would like to donate towards the school’s project for installing fans into their school hall, please feel free to phone Tieri State School on 4981 7555 or email ad[email protected]
Day for Daniel
ON FRIDAY, October 26, students, staff and parents walked from the Tieri Shopping Centre to the school gate in recognition and remembrance of Day for Daniel.
Participates carried red balloons and wore red to show that they were participating and supportive of Day for Daniel.
“Child safety is everyone’s business and everyone has the right to be safe,” Miss Clark said.
The Day for Daniel will be celebrated again in 2019 on Friday, October 25.
ON FRIDAY, November 23, Tieri State School had their Annual School Swimming Carnival.
Student attendance was high, all sports houses had so much fun cheering on their teams and everyone had a go at swimming.
The winning house on the day was McLaughlin Sports House where House Captains, Julia Lines and Shaylah Say, held the 2018 Swim Carnival Shield and were jumping with joy.
The 2018 Age Champions were:
Cayden Hoare and Alison Stenner
Beau Stewart and Cate Wiseman
Daniel Stenner and Emma Angel
Todd Stallman and Lara McMahon
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Community volunteers kindly painted Tieri State School’s School Hall in 2017. Installation of fans is a top fundraising agenda.
SWIMMING CARNIVAL WINNERS: Back: Daniel Stenner, Todd Stallman, Shaylah Say, Julia Lines, Beau Stewart and Cayden Hoare. Front: Emma Angel, Cate Wiseman, Lara McMahon and Alison Stenner.
Student Council members Willow, Shaylah and Todd sell icy cups at the disco.
Year 3 students prepare their solar energy ovens in anticipation of cooking some delicious s’mores.
Tieri State School students, staff and parents wearing red and gathered together to walk to school in recognition of Day for Daniel.
Tristan Sloper enjoys learning about fresh water crocodiles while pretending to be a zoologist.