Primary School News

GCC wins at French MLTAQ speech contest

Congratulations to Jasper Tait for winning 1st place, Euan Caldwell 2nd place and Aimee Cullen 3rd place for French, at the MLTAQ speech contest held at the University of the Sunshine Coast this Sunday. The annual language event was once again a buzz of excitement and nerves as students from Year 4 to 12 from
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Book Week Primary Parade – photo galleries

What a huge week of dressing up and didn’t the students do well! Thanks to all the parents, friends and families who spent time on costumes, creativity and craft. We know it is well and truly a combined effort.

Buranga Camp for Year 6

In Year 6 we are passionate about developing a growth mindset. We are beginning to understand that a struggle can be a time when our mind is challenged and therefore our brain has the opportunity to grow. There was plenty of challenge to be had at our recent Buranga Camp. Some students have described their
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Science incursion for Year 4

Year 4 students enjoyed a Science incursion with a focus on Forces. Each group explored a range of fun activities that used a variety of forces to work.

Year 4 girls’ mentoring day

The Year 4 girls enjoyed a day at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens. The focus of the day was building good friendships and resolving friendship issues, building on Godly principles. The Year 4 girls were joined by Pastor Joc and Pastor Donna.  

Highly Commended at DAF Plant Science Competition

Congratulations to Mac King, Lachlan McGilvray and Jake McGilvray, who received a Highly Commended Award at last week’s DAF Plant Science Competition awards ceremony at Warwick. The boys completed a research project on the effects of different soil textures when growing corn, and had lots of fun learning and getting their hands dirty along the
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Year 6 Science Incursion -The Science Factory

Recently the three Year 6 classes had an opportunity to explore a wide range of exciting and challenging science and creative thinking activities in our collaborative learning space. It was like an entire science centre in our school! There were around forty activities to participate in. One of the best activities was a virtual reality
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Science Week 2017

Monday – Robotics and Coding Day On Monday 14 August 15 students from Year 8 attended a Robotics and Coding Day held at the USC Innovation Centre, Sippy Downs. The Robotics and Coding Day was presented by Dr Damien Kee. Damien encouraged the students to use robotics to think creatively, analyse situations and apply critical thinking
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Year 5 Camp 2017

According to many campers Year 5 Camp was a huge success. The sun shone and weather was amazing, the team spirit was huge and many of the camp leaders commented on the excellent behaviour of our GCC students. Here is a collection, a kind of summary, of what a few Year 5 students wrote in
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Prep Science Sessions

On Friday 11 August all the Preps had a Science session with Brett from Big Bang Education. The children brainstormed ways things move, conducted experiments to find out what bounced the highest and how different shapes more. Then we all had loads of fun playing with different toys before sorting them according to how they
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