A very good morning to you all – and welcome to this final assembly of Term 1, on the last school day of 2020.
What a year it has been.
How could I possibly bring the term to a close and speak to you about anything other than the virus-shaped elephant in the room: our unbidden houseguest, COVID19, always a gatecrasher, which has long, long since outstayed its welcome.… Read more
As a child, I did what I imagine many children do at Christmas or during similar festivals that come to represent an opportunity for magic in their lives. I invented traditions.
Tradition is a marvelous technology for intensifying experience and, as I loved Christmas and the many well-established traditions that already associated with Christmas, I believed that the best thing to do was add still more.
Creative Year 4s have been working on projects to improve play-times for their fellow students.
The children have been busy constructing new play items and structures as part of a Design Thinking Unit of Inquiry.
Over recent weeks the students of Years 4G and 4L have conducted research among the upper school, distributing surveys and analysing feedback about how to improve break times.… Read more
Year 7s have been developing their teamwork and communication skills through our groundbreaking Human Technologies curriculum.
They have been working together to build shelters, showing creativity, learning how to solve problems, showing perseverance and entering into a flow of high engagement.