The singing of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, signals the beginning of the Advent Season. The song echoes the hearts of those who are waiting for the coming of the Messiah – the fulfilment of God’s promise to His people.
Though it was first published in England in 1854, its roots go back over a thousand years before that. In fact, it is one of the oldest texts sung by the Church at any time of year.
We will be singing this traditional Advent Carol at assembly this week. Here are the lyrics if you want to prepare with us!!
It’s been a while. but as you may or may not be aware, the Grade 4s have been so busy this term, especially after their trip to Sovereign Hill.
They all wrote reflections on their time there, and some were lucky enough to be published on the Sovereign Hill website. Check them out and let us know what you think, after all feedback is part of the writing process!
On Friday the 28th July, all of Year 3 and 4 embarked upon the best excursion of their lives.
Our awesome teachers organised to take us to LegoLand!
We participated in a workshop that taught us all about how gears work and the mathematics behind them. We will definitely use this learning when we start designing and making our solar cars.
After our workshop, we got to enjoy everything that LegoLand has to offer. This included building areas, two rides and an interactive 3D map of Melbourne made entirely out of Lego. We were amazed at this place!
Next, we split into small groups of 5, and with the help of a parent, proceeded to participate in the ‘Chaddy Challenge.’ We had a list of things we needed to find and do around Chadstone shopping centre. This included buying our own lunch in the food court.
It was such an excellent day, and although we were absolutely exhausted by the end, it will definitely go down as the best excursion EVER.
Check out our video below and let us know what you think!!