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We are looking at ways to perform, without being in the spotlight. We've looked Shadow Puppetry, using our hands and our whole bodies and are now moving on to how puppets are made and used. Elmo was certainly a hit last week!
Lights, camera, ACTION! This term, we are looking at how movies are made and all the people that involved in getting the movies to the big screen. We've looked at some clever animations from Pixar Studios and looked at the behind-the-scenes work that helped Neo dodge bullets in The Matrix.
Romeo, Romeo... where for art thou, Romeo? Is that a dagger I see before me?! Grade Four are looking at the plays of Shakespeare this term and how he wrote to engage and entertain his audience with humour, betrayal, tragedy and a whole lot of dramatic solutions to problems! We have some serious questions about the lack of resilience shown by many of Shakespeare's characters! So dramatic!!
Grade Five have been taking a close look at the script for Beauty and the Beast Jnr in the lead up to the auditions, but will now move on to some different styles of dancing around the world. Tinikling is a favourite of mine, watch your Class Dojo for videos soon!
Grade Six have been studying the Beauty and the Beast Jnr script and will begin assisting me in making decisions about costumes, staging and choreography. It's a big job ahead of us... but I know that it will be amazing!!
Years Foundation-6 students enjoy weekly Music lessons in our specialised Music teaching space. Students engage in singing, explore movement and an introduction to the basics of creating, making and appreciating the wide world of music.
Grade 3 and 4
Grade 3 and 4 students learn to read music and play the recorder as part of the Music Program. Students learn to play a number notes, as well as simple tunes.
Grade 5 and 6
Grade 5 and 6 students learn the basics of ukulele as part of the Music Program. Students learn to play a number of chords, as well as a simple strumming pattern.
Grade 1 to 6
Students from Grade 1 to Grade 6 have the opportunity to participate in the Maiden Gully School Choir.
The choir rehearse weekly and perform regularly throughout the year. Past events have included the Student Leader Investiture, ANZAC Ceremonies, School Production and Community Carols.