This week we are lucky to have an interview with Mrs McNulty from K/1A, who shares her favourite books and also some great tips for getting boys into books! Continue reading “Which teacher can identify with Cinderella????”
Natalie Jane Parker is an artist based in the Hunter Valley. Natalie’s latest book Australia’s Endangered Animals is a beautiful guide featuring exquisite paintings with interesting information about each animal. Continue reading “New Book Launch – “Endangered Australian Animals””
On Saturday 12th November, local author Deborah Kelly will be launching the 3rd book in the Ruby Wishfingers series. The launch event will take place at Belmont library at 2pm. Continue reading “Ruby Wishfingers #3 Book Launch”
Our next teacher interview is with our school principal, Mr Beard! Continue reading “What is Mr Beard’s favourite children’s book?”
During week 3, Belair will host a Scholastic book fair in the library!!! Continue reading “The Book Fair has arrived!!!!!”
What is coding?
Coding is simply telling a computer what you want it to do, which involves typing in step by-step commands for the computer to follow or dragging blocks of code into a sequence.
Computers are not clever things, however they are very obedient. They will do exactly what you want them to do, so long as you tell them how to do it correctly.
Learning to code has been likened to learning a foreign language, or perhaps more specifically a family of foreign languages. Continue reading “Why is coding important?”
Every Tuesday the Library is open for all of lunch for students to participate in Lego Club. The Lego Club is currently run by Mr Lohs the General Assistant at Belair. Mr Lohs is an ADFOL ‘Adult Fan of Lego’ and member of the Rainbow Bricks Lego Group in Newcastle. Continue reading “Why have a Lego Club?”