2022 – Term 1 [Dianella]

Executive Principal’s Message


Dear Parents/Guardians and Members of our Community Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmutallah wa Barakatuhu As we are approaching toward end of term 1 2022, and the weather cools down, it is important to take steps to minimise the impact of COVID-19. Vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect your child, and the community. I would like to encourage and remind you all to book a COVID-19 Vaccination for your child. Over 50 per cent of all children aged 5 to 11 have now received a first dose, with many now due for a second dose (eight weeks after the [...]

Executive Principal’s Message2022-04-04T12:50:46+08:00

Sewing Club


Despite the many disruptions this term (due to Covid), students in the sewing club were engaged in learning how to thread cotton through a sewing needle and use knitting needles with wool for the first time. They have started their individual pieces with my assistance. As you can see in the photograph, many students are learning basics about colours, how to use the needles efficiently and the overall basics of knitting. All members of the club are enjoying themselves this term and find it quite a relaxing activity.I look forward to their completed pieces and we [...]

Sewing Club2022-03-31T12:32:04+08:00

High School


High School Language DepartmentThis term the high school students have maintained their Arabic Language subject studies despite the impact of COVID. We have utilised Microsoft Teams to ensure we maintained a virtual class environment for the students isolating at home. The students also used Education Perfect both at home and at school while guided by the teacher . They thoroughly enjoyed the activities on Education Perfect and connecting with each other with regards to the activities on the program.High School Digital Technologies DepartmentWe have offered coding lessons to our high school students through the use of Code Avengers. Our students have [...]

High School2022-03-31T12:31:56+08:00

Basketball Club


This term the basketball club has grown to 25 students, surpassing all other terms by far. The new year 7s of 2022 were super keen to join basketball club and have played with immense enthusiasm. We also have returning basketball club members who have made great progress. An example is Sami Omer from year 9 who was a bystander in previous terms to now being an all-out attacker and defender.Most if not all students have progressed over time. We incorporated Mr. Jacob’s photography club to show students their shooting form which also gave the photography students an opportunity to practise on [...]

Basketball Club2022-03-31T12:31:47+08:00

Year 6


Welcome to Year 6 2022! This year we welcome new teachers into our cohort team and as staff of AIC Dianella, we are very keen to ensure that our Year 6 students get the very best learning experience they deserve in their last year of being in the primary level. To maintain the quality of delivery and curricula for our students, teachers had put in a lot of effort into preparing, planning and cooperation with the teaching and learning resources. Each week, the teachers meet and discuss regularly how we can improve upon the content or delivery of our teaching. [...]

Year 62022-04-05T13:17:11+08:00

Year 5


We are proud of our wonderful students during these challenging times. They have shown resilience and determination in every aspect of their schooling and education masha’Allah. Math In Math this term, we have been focusing on multiplication and division, solids, fractions and decimals, addition and subtraction, measurement and chance. During our math session, students are immersed in a variety of rich mathematical tasks that promote problem solving, reasoning and higher order thinking. Literacy They Year 5’s have been working hard in improving their writing skills this term. They have acquired the essential skills to start developing further their written Narrative and [...]

Year 52022-03-31T12:33:12+08:00

Year 4


This term the year four students have been learning about soil and the different types of weathering that makes up our natural landscapes. Here the students of 4C are conducting an experiment  exploring four different types of soil. They are investigating the colour, texture, absorbency, and size of grain particles.Mathematics has been exciting this term with the introduction of new concepts such as identifying angles as measures of turns and comparing angle sizes in everyday situations. We have also looked into reading a scale, legend and following directions on a map. Students investigated identifying and drawing perpendicular and parallel line segments. [...]

Year 42022-03-31T12:33:32+08:00

Year 3


We started the new year and term with excitement, looking forward to all the new learning areas.MathsIn Maths, we began term 1 by learning place value along with reading and writing numbers up to four digits. Through the term, we learned to recognise different notes and coins and how to add and subtract money. In addition, we learnt about fractions, namely, halves, quarters, thirds and eighths.EnglishFor writing, we have focussed on Persuasive Texts. We wrote on a fair few topics and the most popular one among the students was ‘Summer is the best season’. We had almost all the students agreeing [...]

Year 32022-03-31T12:33:47+08:00

Year 2


The Year 2s have had a wonderful start to the school year.EnglishIn English we have been learning to write reports. We have been investigating koalas, snakes, crocodiles, tigers and rhinos to name a few. The students have been learning to form paragraphs when writing and to include factual information. We have also been busy learning about dialogue. The students are now using speech marks when writing direct speech.MathsIn Maths the students have been learning to use different strategies for mental addition and subtraction. These include, counting on, using a number line and split strategy. We have also been learning about the [...]

Year 22022-03-31T12:34:02+08:00

Year 1


It has been a very busy term in Year 1 at AIC Dianella this year! We have achieved so much already! We are getting to know each other, following class rules and settling in to new routines.We have been learning about stopping the spread of germs and maintaining good hygiene at school. We have absolutely loved learning about number bonds and addition in Maths, and exploring the day and night sky in Science. We have really enjoyed learning about natural, managed and constructed features in HASS and exploring the past through old household objects and toys. Ring ring! Went the school bell…. [...]

Year 12022-03-31T12:34:21+08:00
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