Solar Cars Heat Win to Team ‘Solar Boost’

Congratulations to Maddy, Tom and Emma who represented Lesmurdie PS in the Hills Heat of the 2018 Solar Car Challenge. Using great team work to solve technical challenges, Team ‘Solar Boost’ constructed a Solar Car from scratch and then went on to defeat all other Year 6 Teams and win a place in the State […]

Solar Car Challenge

A large number of parents and students came out to watch the 2018 Year 6 Solar Car Challenge in fluctuating cloud cover. With a gentle breeze and the sun often disappearing mid race, the teams were presented with unusual conditions to overcome. After elimination heats and finals, it was ‘Solar Boost’ who were the winners […]

Room 14 ‘iShow’

Room 14 had an ‘iShow’ at the end of Term 3 where the students showed their families the digital skills they had learnt this year.   The Year One students showed their families how to use some iPad apps and robotic devices. The afternoon was a success as most families were able to attend and […]

Mindstorm – Engineers of the Future

How do you program a robot car to stop at a Crosswalk? That is just one of the challenges a small group of Year 4 & 5 students are overcoming each week as they work with Mr Bushby and Mr Donetta on the Mindstorm Project. The students are learning to program the devices to compete […]

Solar Car Challenge

Senior students recently competed in a Solar Car Challenge at school with the winning team representing the school in the 2017 Solar Challenge. While not progressing to the finals, our students and teachers engaged in some innovative learning and we look forward to competing again next year. Well done to the students and well done […]

Digital Technology for Parents

Parents were able to get up close and personal to some of our new Digital Technology devices during a hands on session with Mr Bushby. Spheros, Dot & Dash, Bee-Bots and Makey Makeys were previously the domain of our students but parents found using or controlling these devices were both challenging and fun. The P&C […]

iPads at Lesmurdie Primary School

iPads have arrived at Lesmurdie Primary School! Thanks to the tireless effort of our school P&C, L.P.S now has an entire bank of iPads that are being rolled out across the school. With the funding provided by the P&C, the school has upgraded the wireless network, purchased a sync / charge trolley and increase the […]