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 […]

Buddies in Technology

Room 1 students worked with their ‘Buddies’ from Room 13 this week sharing their skills and knowledge with Digital Technologies. Using an iPad, the children were controlling Spheros to navigate through a Maze and play ’10 Pin Bowling’. The children were also using an iPad and the new OSMO kits that were purchased by the […]

Water Wall

The DIY Water Wall has arrived! The children from the junior area were VERY excited to play with the Water Wall when it was set up this week, the hot weather making it even more engaging. The Water Wall was purchased by our wonderful P&C and is a super STEM activity which involves children working […]

Go Kart Challenge

After weeks of construction, trials and an elimination final at school, our Year 6 teams competed in the Interschool Go Kart Challenge on Friday at Falls Rd Primary. The Billy Tornado team made it to the Grand Final and came a credible 3rd. Congratulations to all students on your efforts and a special thanks to […]

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 […]

Synergy Solar Car Challenge

Last Friday the Year 6 students raced their solar cars to see who would represent our school in the Eastern Division of the inaugural Synergy Solar Car Challenge. The successful team was the Bumblebees – Harry, Riley, Bryce and Levi. On Tuesday the boys competed against five other schools. Unfortunately we did not progress to next […]