Showcasing our learning

December 4, 2015

We enjoyed showing our parents and grandparents some of our Jamaica learning this afternoon! A great turnout – thankyou to all who came to celebrate our hard work!

Bob Marley Album covers

November 13, 2015

We have been learning about Bob Marley and Jamaica. We have listened to and even learnt some of his songs! We decided to make a Bob Marley style album cover. First we practiced making tones and tints using paint. We made a background by blending colours. We used iPads to experiment with camera angles. We […]

Hello from Jamaica! (2)

October 22, 2015

Hello year 2! Your pinda cakes looked yummy, how did they taste? I bet you enjoyed making those! Today, I finally spotted a doctor bird! He looked just like the ones we studied, but he was fast as lightning so my pictures weren’t very good. I’ll keep trying! Did you know doctor birds are one […]

Hello from Jamaica!

October 21, 2015

Hello year 2! Here are some photos from Jessie Ripoll primary school in Jamaica. It has over 900 primary age children- most primary schools here have around 1000 children, and some have even more. Jamaica is very religious and the children pray at least three times a day- here is morning ‘devotion’. The classrooms are […]