Years 5/6 - The Physicists

Mark NicholsonTeam Leader
Glynis StewartImpact Coach
Brent GriffithsThe Newtons
Jo ArgaetThe Archimedes
Nicole LinsellThe Curies

Students in Year 5/6 continue to extend their reading, writing and mathematics skills developed in the middle years. Students are given the opportunity to work with a range of different teachers, preparing them for the transition to high school. Students partake in activities across the curriculum including the Arts, PE, Japanese, HASS, STEM, English, Digital and Design Technology and Mathematics.

Development of independence skills is strongly encouraged, and students are given opportunities take on leadership roles. Students are given the opportunity to work in teams, developing their decision making and effective communication skills.

The senior team work closely with Melba Copland Secondary School (MCSS) to support students transition into high school. Students participate in transition days both at Evatt and MCSS, work with a range of MCSS staff for the performing arts and digital technology and use the MCSS facilities for the School Musical and other Arts performances.

Useful resources for parents and carers

Khan Academy

PBS Kids

National Geographic for Kids

Time for Kid

BBC History for Kids

A list of fun learning links for students


National Museum of Australia (NMA)

Museum of Australian Democracy (MOAD)

National Arboretum Canberra

The Australian War Memorial

Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Royal Australian Mint

Parliament of Australia