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Our Year 11 and 12 Art students embarked on an adventure around the Wheatbelt recently, to experience the Public FORM Silo Trail. They travelled from Perth to Northam and then on to Merredin, Pingrup, Hyden, Bluff Knoll, Katanning and Kojanup. Along with experiencing the incredible artworks, highlights included camping under the stars each night, cooking all their own food and ...

The Year 5 cohort was fortunate to visit both the Fremantle Literacy Centre and the Fremantle Prison this week. At the literacy centre, they were treated to an in-depth analysis of the Moondyne Joe novel. They are now experts on his exploits and the conditions for early convicts in the Swan River Colony. After lunch, they visited the Prison and were excited to see the actual ce ...

The Year 4 students and their parents enjoyed a fun interactive and educational evening to celebrate Lag Ba’omer this week. They spent time with their parents learning in a chevruta and discussing meaningful texts. They then had a delicious meal and ended the evening singing around the bonfire and roasting marshmallows. The fires for Lag Ba’omer continued to burn the next day, ...

Our students had the opportunity to hear Rolene Marks speak on Wednesday morning and ask questions on what to do or say when confronted with Anti-Semitism, both on the sports field or on social media. Rolene is executive chairman of Public Diplomacy within WIZO, she is a freelance journalist and broadcaster and appears on international radio and television and has been publishe ...

Year 7 and 8 Design and Technology students have been racing to class recently, keen to work on their projects that make use of the ‘First Lego League’ teaching tools and curriculum. Ably led by Lego enthusiast (and outstanding teacher) Mrs George, students engage in four main activities for their selected project in this class. They get to build and program their Lego robot, w ...

On Friday 17 May, the Year 10’s spent the morning completing the Morrisby Careers Profile. This is an online assessment tool whereby students complete objective assessments of their aptitudes, working style and academic achievements. The aim of the tool is to provide a comprehensive, holistic and individually tailored analysis on which students can use as a basis to make inform ...

Our Year 11 and 12 Visual Arts students visited the Art Gallery of WA to view the Perspectives exhibition earlier this week. Year 12 Perspectives is described as an exhibition that “showcases work by some of the best, brightest and most talented graduating high school artists in WA and is a barometer of what our youth are thinking and feeling.” Between 50 and 60 artworks are se ...

On Friday 17 May, the 4.2 class presented their assembly. Centered on a family having a discussion at the dinner table for Shabbat, we reflected on all of the things we have in our lives to be grateful for. The children had a great deal of involvement in writing the script for this assembly and confidently shared their ideas and creative inventions, with a PowerPoint presentati ...

The Prep children created a Magen David, Star of David, sculpture on a recycled canvas using recycled lids of different shades of blue and white to celebrate Israel’s 71st birthday. Using their classification and counting skills they classified the lids into different groups and then counted how many in each group. They counted in groups of 10 to get to 71. Did you know that th ...

Last Wednesday, our Year 7 English students had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Scribblers Festival 2019. The Scribblers Festival is an annual literature and arts festival at which students listen and engage with authors and illustrators of young adult novels and picture books. This year, over three sessions, Year 7’s listened to interviews with 4 well known Young Adult ...