Saturday, March 10, 2012

Swimming Lesson 9

We have had 9 swimming lessons from our instructors now. The first part of this video is Group 3 and you can see how well their freestyle stroke is developing.
The second part shows group 2. They are getting more confident all the time.
Sadly, we have only one more lesson to go this year but hopefully our parents will take us to the pools so we can keep improving.

Untitled from Glenbrae Room 7 on Vimeo.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Roots of Empathy at Glenbrae School

Hi everyone,
Room 10 is very lucky because we are part of the Roots of Empathy programme. This programme was begun in Canada and is now in many countries around the world. It's purpose is to teach children how to be empathetic to others.

"Empathy is the ability to identify with another person's feelings. The ability to see and feel things as others see and feel them is central to successful social relationships in all stages of life. Children learn to care for one another, their world and their future."

Our tutor is Ally Fulcher (pictured)and she spent 40 minutes with us last Wednesday explaining the programme to us.
We are looking forward to meeting 'our baby' who will visit us with her/his mother nine times this year. Ally will come every Wednesday at 11.30 am to continue the programme with us. We will keep you posted as we go along. Look for reports in the Glenbrae School newsletter as well.

Ka kite ano.
Room 10.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Planting Jacaranda Trees

Click this link to see what our jacaranda trees will look like after they mature

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Swimming Room 10 2012 from Glenbrae Room 7 on Vimeo.
Hi Everyone. Glenbrae School is very lucky because we are having swimming lessons with instructors from the Swimming school at the Glen Innes pools. We have really learned a lot and our swimming has improved hugely. Thank you very much for the opportunity to learn to swim properly.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Flower Pollination

Wind pollinated flowers: the grains of pollen are usually light so they travel by wind.

Animal pollinated flowers: pollen grains are large and stick to insect's,bird's and mammal's bodies.