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Bananas in pyjamas
From the ABC, this website has a collection of interactive games, stories, music, and craft projects related to the Bananas in Pyjamas. Songtime is at http://www.abc.net.au/children/bananas/games/songtime/default.htm Children can select the musician and musical instrument for each section of the song then at the end, it is all played together.
The Charter on Primary Schooling sets out the Australian Primary Principals Association’s views on the nature and purposes of primary schooling in Australia. It aims to be a foundational document during policy deliberations about the role of primary schools, their curriculum and the level of support that they require to achieve high standards. The core learning areas are presented as: English literacy, Mathematics (including numeracy), Science, and Social Education.
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The big melt
Global warming affects the polar regions. Use the introduction to the International Polar Year to select the appropriate answers
Disruptive pupils are to be given foot massages in a bid to curb their unruly behaviour.
Lambeth Council in south London is to spend £90,000 next year on sending reflexologists into schools.
The team is from Bud-Umbrella, a London-based charity which offers complementary therapies to adults and children.
This ABC site provides simple songs for singing to young children. The songs are provided as animations with sound, and subtitled with words highlighted as they are sung. So they can be used as a reading exercise as well.