A SPECTACULAR end to term three

Thanks to Shelley Ware for this week’s post on Kew Primary’s part in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular.

VSSS-4It was so exciting for Kew PS students from year 5 and 6 to be involved in the 20th anniversary State Schools Spectacular. The theme, What’s Your Story?, paid tribute to the wonder of story telling and the power of the imagination. Continue reading

Oh, what a night! The Footsteps Dance Fiesta

I would say that having some moves down pat to Footloose is an important life skill. Clearly the folk at Footsteps agree because the dance routine to the eighties classic was sensational!

This week, Mr Penson reflects on last week’s Footsteps Dance Fiesta.

footsteps-4Have you stopped tapping your feet yet?

“I could have danced all night” as the song goes and that was definitely the case for many last Thursday night. The Footsteps Dance Fiesta was a great success. All of the students rose to the challenge and were absolute stars! Continue reading

What’s on for the holidays?

I used to take the ‘relaxed’ approach to school holidays – the ‘let’s see where the day takes us’ attitude. And then I discovered that makes for two very long, drawn-out weeks. Now I plan, and the challenge is to find activities that suit everyone and don’t kill the budget.

This September holidays, I’ll be challenging Alex St. Claire’s kids to say “I’m bored!” because she has put together a huge list of all sorts of holiday activities (including lots of freebies) and she’s sharing her ideas with us –

school-holiday-activities-1Every school holidays I love to check out all the events and activities Melbourne has to offer and plan lots of fabulous ways to spend the days. Although, the only planned activity that is guaranteed to be achieved is the obligatory Monday pajama day.

Still it’s good to make plans . . . Continue reading