Blackbutt State School
125th Celebration held Thursday 19 August 2021
Program of Events
Students, staff and parents/carers come to school in clothes that they may have worn to school in 1896. Children participate in classroom experiences that replicate what it might have been like in 1896 or work on activities to find out what it was like to be at school in 1896.
Each class sets up a game/stall for the expo for visitors to try
Every child is given a slate with Blackbutt SS sticker on it to take home as a memento
|10.45||Play time Children can choose to play old fashioned games such as hopscotch, skipping, chasey, chess, marbles, hoops etc.|
|Children return to their classrooms and eat lunch|
Time capsule Event
All classes gather in the hall to look at the time capsule items
Our Choir will sing a few songs led by Mr Matthew Wild. Our guest speaker Mr Gilliland will e talking about his school experences when he went to school at Blackbutt SS in the 1940's.
This will be followed by our Time Capsule event. The school's time capsule will be opened in 2046. Ms Wright will be leading this part of the session.
|12.30||Our Learning Expo starts|
|||Visitors are welcomed into the school by our student leaders and Playground Pals|
Visitors visit classrooms and are shown the wonderful learning taking place in every area of the school
|Area||What you'll see|
|Prep||Three different learning stations based around olden day games and activities|
|Year 1||Scones, Damper, Picnic outside & puppet show screening|
|Year 2||Making puppets|
|Year 3||Board Games creation and construction|
|Year 4/5||Embroidery, hand-writing, wood- working activities|
|Year 5/6||English, HASS and Science on display|
|HPE||Slideshow of activities in HPE room|
|Office||Entry boxes for competitions|
|Hall||Historical static displays|
|Library||Historical displays/old desk photo opportunity|
P&C will be selling high tea at the tuckshop.
Play time- Children can choose to play old fashioned games such as hopscotch, skipping, chasey, chess, marbles, hoops etc
Visitors are welcome to stay with the children at playtime and eating time
|1.45||Eating time Visitors are welcome to eat with their children|
All students go to the big oval.
All students, staff and parents make the number 125 – photo taken by drone.
After they do this, children participate in traditional games rotations such as
Ball games/ tug a war/ egg and spoon/ duck duck goose/ sack races/ three legged races/ wheelbarrows/fish/etc.
|||P&C will sell 125th merchandise on the day and afterwards-commemorative yoyos, magnets, and keyrings|