Dance Fever Challenge
09 Apr 2019
On Thursday 4th April almost 200 St Bernadette's students attended the Dance Fever showcase at Quay Centre, Homebush. We were awarded two trophies, one for ‘best Year 4 group’ as well as winning the ‘overall trophy’ for having the most amount of students in finals throughout the night.
The children performed two partner dances, Foxtrot and Cha Cha, in their grade groups. At the end of the evening the whole school group performed their showcase dance that we have been practising at school. The performance was spectacular and earned rave reviews from the Dance Fever conveners.
Two Year 6 students described their experience by saying:
“Dance Fever was a flash of colours and rhythm, it was very enjoyable” Nathan
“I could really feel the energy and excitement in the room” Ashleigh
The school can be very proud of the way these students represented our school last night.
A big thank you to all the teachers that attended to assist on the night as well as all of the parents who attended.
16 Sep 2022
It has been an extremely busy time in Year 1 this week. On Monday, we began our Literacy learning by going into different classrooms to learn more about indigenous stories and writing responses based on these texts. We were very excited to work in new spaces and with other Year 1 student and teachers throughout the week. In Science, we have been learning about the weather and different instruments to help us track the weather. We built our own rain gauge to investigate how much rainfall we had this week. Yesterday, our buddies helped us follow a directed drawing of the Union Jack to use for our Visual Art lesson next week. We love spending time with our buddies! To cap the week off, we even got time to practice mindfulness with Mrs Coppini during RFF time to help us unwind after a busy week.
16 Sep 2022
If you are interested in becoming an altar server, St Bernadette’s Parish will have a training night with Deacon Jack on Tuesday, 20th September, at 7 pm in the church. If you are interested in attending, please contact the parish office at 9634 2622 or Melvyn at 0433 102 029. You will have the opportunity to serve at school masses and Parish masses.
09 Sep 2022
On Thursday, several Year 6 students accompanied Mrs Cooke and Mrs Floody to the Diocesan Education Mass. The Mass was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta with our Bishop and allowed our student representatives to gather with Principals, Parents, Religious Education Coordinators and Diocesan Priests to celebrate their role in the mission of the Church. Following the Mass, the children could engage with several agencies working in the Diocese of Parramatta to fulfil our calling as Catholics to support those in need.
08 Sep 2022
In term 3 Kindy has been learning about how symbols can be used to represent the different weather conditions we see during the year ☁🌡. We completed this interactive activity on SeeSaw.
05 Sep 2022
Congratulations to Tiana for competing in the Voice of Youth Semi-Finals today. We are very proud to announce that she won the Social Justice Award for her “Dear Santa, poor children on Christmas” speech. Well done, you have a bright future in public speaking.
02 Sep 2022
Today we had a group of 14 Children attend the Parramatta Diocesan Athletics carnival. All students did a great job and pushed themselves to do their personal best. Congratulations to all children. The Snr girls relay came 3rd Georgia came 1st in the Jnr 1500m and set a new record. She also came 3rd in the 800m. Rafael came 1st in the 800m. Emily achieved 1st in the long jump. Harry came 2nd in both the 100 & 200m. Lila came 2nd in the 100m. Abigail came 2nd in the 100m & 3rd in the 200m. Special congratulations to Abigail, who was awarded the Jnr girls runner-up overall. Congratulations to all competitors.