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STEM Video Games Challenge

The Year 5/6 students have been hard at work developing their games for this challenge, focusing on the concept of ‘reaction’. After a number of weeks developing ideas, creating characters and objects, and designing their behaviours and interactions, the end… Continue Reading →

Athletics Carnivals

Our school Athletics carnival is fast approaching. It promises to be a fantastic day but we need parent support and spectators. Our Athletics Carnival will operate on 2 separate days as follows- Grades 3-6 carnival on Thursday 7th September from… Continue Reading →

Creating video games

We have been preparing our ideas, characters and games since late last term. Now, all students from Years 3 to 6 are beginning to develop their computer games. Year 3/4 students are selecting and designing their characters and backgrounds, and… Continue Reading →

Sporting Visitors to GWPS

Over the past three weeks we have been lucky enough to have some special visitors to GWPS. The grade 5/6’s,  received a visit from the Essendon Football Club. Players, Josh Green, Shaun McKernan and Alex Morgan came to speak to the… Continue Reading →

STEM Video Games Challenge 2017

Year 5 and 6 students are preparing to launch into the STEM Video Games Challenge for 2017. We participated in this Australia-wide competition for the first time last year, with students creating their own video games on a range of… Continue Reading →

District Cross Country

On Thursday the 25th of May, 27 students headed to Boeing Reserve in Strathmore to represent Glenroy West and participate in the District Cross Country event. These 27 students showed commitment and enthusiasm towards their training and trials over the… Continue Reading →

Interschool Sport – Round 1

Due to the amount of rain last week, Round 1 of interschool sport was cancelled by the Moreland City Council as their grounds were not able to be played on. Students will play their first game this week against Moomba… Continue Reading →

Interschool Sport Term 2

This term 5/6 students have the choice to play AFL, soccer or netball. There is a cost involved for interschool sport during term 2, as we are required to catch a bus to all venues. Please ensure a payment is… Continue Reading →

Project Management skills

The next two weeks will be an interesting test of your child’s project management skills. Time on holidays is a great opportunity to unwind and relax, and spend time doing the things we don’t have the chance to do in… Continue Reading →

Designing and developing

There has been a lot of excitement in the school with the building works happening at the moment. This has meant that the MakerSpace has shifted to a new home in the Library, while the Admin building is being redeveloped…. Continue Reading →

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