Kindergarten and Pre-Primary.

This term as part of Prep's visual arts focus, we studied Hanoch Piven. Piven was born in Uruguay and raised in Israel and is known for his comedic celebrity caricatures. We looked at some of Piven's artwork on the Internet and encouraged the children to give it a 'thumbs up' if they liked his artwork or a 'thumbs down' if they did not like it. They had to provide a reason why. ...

With the school holidays on the horizon, many parents of younger kids might be wondering what to do, especially with the weather outside being more unpredictable at this time of the year. As such, we interviewed our fabulous Kindy teachers, Morah Deb and Morah Dionne, to get their top tips for keeping the kids entertained this July. “Don’t let the weather decide your mood! Pop ...

Last Thursday our Kindy friends were lucky to have Cara, the eco fairy come to visit! Cara encouraged the Kindy’s to become eco heroes by helping to look after our beautiful environment and learning to care for Mother Earth. Through songs and demonstrations, including the opportunity to plant their own seeds, the children learnt all about recycling, composting and being kind to ...

On Monday the 18th June, I was delighted to welcome 16 Prep 1 students accompanied by Janine Cohen, Andy Kristal and Claudia Finocchiaro to the Sylvia and Harry Hoffman Library in the High School.The purpose of the visit was to familiarize the little historians with the History of Carmel School from February 1957, when the first Kindy class was started with 17 pupils, at the ti ...

Our exemplary Year One practitioner, Michelle Scher, was recently invited to showcase how she encouraged “Learning About Weather Through Inquiry," after the work she was doing with her students, using this approach was recognised as outstanding. The ways in which Mrs Scher facilitated discovery and learning with her students, was documented and published in the latest Associat ...

Thanks go to Nikki and Ralph Leib for their donation of How to Hypnotise a Droid by Joshie Lefers, Lost in the Jungle by Greyson Mann and The Poppa Platoon by Danny Katz, in honour of Asher’s 6th birthday, on the 18th June 2018. ...

Calling all athletes, and people just wanting to get out in the sunshine and have some fun! A Carmel School City to Surf team has been established and if you’d like to take part you can register here. Please note that registration costs are to be covered by each individual, but by using the code SCHCARMEL you will receive 15% off the entry fees! Early bird registrations close J ...

Last Monday, 4th June, a very excited group of parents and children arrived at Carmel for the Peek and Picnic for Kindy 2019.  Guests were invited to spend some time in both Kindy classrooms, to engage with our amazing educators and interact with a selection of investigative and educational areas in order to give them a little taste of what Kindy will be like. The children had ...

Year 3 students recently spent an afternoon getting to know their Kindy Buddies. The children met for the first time and were shown around the Kindy classrooms and completed some fun activities together, including drawing pictures of themselves and reading stories. Everyone had a great time and these visits will occur once a fortnight now until the end of the year.   ...

The Prep children have been trialling a parent communication tool called ‘Seesaw’. Parents can download the Seesaw app to their phone and when children take a pictures of their work on our iPads, it is sent to Seesaw for parents to view. The children are very engaged with this tool, and enjoy the process of busily creating beautiful work, capturing it and using the technology t ...