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2020 Year Six Graduation

2020 Year Six Graduation We are now finished a truly remarkable year! Well done to our 2020 Graduates. We wish them all the success and happiness next year! 2020 Highlights Video Reading, Writing, Maths, Remote Learning, Events & More! Check it out in this great...

A trip to the Zoo!

This week our Junior School is off the Zoo! Located just outside of Mansfield in the Victorian High Country the Mansfiels Zoo is a hidden gem. A lot of people do not even know it is there! It is a really amazing place in a beautiful setting. On Wednesday our Year Two...

Grazie Tallulah!

Buongiono! We would like to acknowledge and congratulate Tallulah’s achievements during her time in the art room in term 4. Tallulah is a previous Bourchier Street PS alumni and came back as a student on work experience to become an AID. She finished her placement...

The 2020 COVID CUP (Bourchier PS v Guthrie PS)

With an extremely difficult year in the sporting department being that most things were all cancelled, we partnered up with Guthrie Street Primary School and with a little bit of planning the Bourchier Guthrie Covid Cup was born. The slogan for the cup is Bringing...

Orientation Day: Tuesday the 8th of December

Next Tuesday for everyone except for our 2021 Foundation Students will be our Orientation Day! More information about Foundation Orientation Week can be found here. Orientation Day will provide an opportunity for kids to meet their 2021 teacher and check out what will...

Orientation Week for 2021 Foundation Students!

At Bourchier we have always placed a high importance on a successful transition program. A good transition program is an opportunity for us to engage and build relationships with children and communicate to children that they are in a safe, secure and predictable...

Year Four Writing Showcase

Today our Year Fours hosted an exhibition of their recently published books. It was fantastic to see so many authors and so many fantastic stories.  There was interesting characters, incredibly descriptive settings and entertaining plots. It was great to see so many...

Remembrance Day 2020

Today was Remembrance Day. At 11am on the 11th of November in 1918 the fighting stopped in World War One. This ended four years of continuous fighting where millions of people lost their lives. Every year we pause with a minute's silence to pay tribute to people of...

2020 Book Day!

Book day in 2020 was a book day like no other! Our Book day is always a very special day on our school calendar. It is the perfect time to elaborate authors, books and of course...reading! Due to COVID-19 restrictions we were unable to have visitors on site which...

2020 Bourchier Cup

The Bourchier Cup has become an institution at Bourchier Street Primary School. It started ten years ago as a way of using the spring racing carnival to bring fun and learning. Beginning its life as a Senior School event, the Bourchier Cup involved students and...
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Fun Friday’s & Dress Ups!

Fun Friday’s & Dress Ups!

We wanted to thank everyone for all the great work they have put into outfits for our Book day, Footy Colours day and also tomorrow's 'Bourchier Cup' day. The idea of Fun Fridays in Term Four was to ensure that the kids were all very excited about returing to school...

Spoonville in our Junior Yard

Spoonville in our Junior Yard

Last week the children in FJS set up a “Spoonville” in our Junior yard! We hope to bring some cheer and happiness to all who pass by and see these colourful characters! The children had a lot of fun creating some weird and sparkly characters! Be sure to say hello to...

Watch out Shark Tank! Kidpreneurs on the loose!

Watch out Shark Tank! Kidpreneurs on the loose!

This term our Year Five students have kicked off their Kidpreneur projects. Kidpreneur is a program that teaches our students financial literacy and all the skills that go with starting and running a business. So far our students have formed business teams, designated...

2021 Transition: Story Time at Bourchier

2021 Transition: Story Time at Bourchier

It was great that many of you were able to make our Story Time Zoom session on Friday afternoon. We really enjoyed seeing the faces of some of our newest Bourchier students! We will be running another Story Time on September the...

Fun Fridays!

Fun Fridays!

Who likes fun? Surely everybody! That is exactly what we wanted to bring to everyone with our Fun Fridays. We are in the second period of remote learning in 2020 and have now been unable to be at school since the start of August. Everyone has been doing such a great...

What is it like in…North Korea?

Our Year sixes have been learning all about countries around the world. So far their investigations have led to discoveries about what it is liek to live in contries such as Russia, Germany, and North Korea. Quite often these places are very different in many ways to...

Summarising: What’s it all about?

Being able to read is an extremely useful skill to have. For many people, it is one of life’s pleasures. But what is the purpose of reading? We might read a text to gather information about a topic or idea. We might read a text to learn how to do or make something. We...

What is all this data about?

How many times do wash your hands in a day? How many biscuits do you eat? How many minutes do you exercise? You might never thought about these questions but our junior school have! They have been very busy counting, recording and displaying information (or data)...

Keep those comments coming!

In the last week our school reached a significant milestone, we reached over 100,000 total submissions on Seesaw. During our remote learning periods this year we have averaged around 10,000 pieces of work being submitted each week. While these numbers are mind...

Let’s Keep Reading!

I know we have said it hundreds of times, but here is it one more time....2020 has been like no other! We have been thrust into home learning not once but twice! Even when we returned to school we faced many different restrictions which meant school was very...