Primary

Year One Community Portraits

18 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

This term, Year 1 students created portraits of our Early Childhood Community.  In investigating the work of several famous portrait artists including Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Modigliani, the students discovered that artists like to learn about the subjects they are painting and reveal aspects of their lives in their portraiture. Students chose a photo of a community member and were […Read more]

Primary

Primary Environment Committee Semester 1 Re-Cap

15 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Semester 1 Primary Environment Committee members are getting ready to wrap up their duties and hand over the reigns to new students for Semester 2. The keys focus points for the committee and its work this Semester has been waste management and water and energy conservation. We have worked hard as a team to come up with ways in which we […Read more]

Primary

[Student Report] Images of Greatness

8 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

On June 7th, the year 6 students dressed up as a huge variety of idols, from Isaac Newton all the way to Cathy Freeman. All of the students hard work paid off as the 2018 Year 6 Images of Greatness was an amazing success. Walking away from the experience, we felt proud of our projects and have grown their knowledge […Read more]

Primary

Visual Arts News

8 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Prep Prep students have been investigating the Weather. In art we have looked at the concept of hot vs cool colours and identified them on a colour wheel. The students were inspired by artist images of the sun and moon including stained glass artists. After looking at these images they created their own sun/moon pictures using hot/cool colours. They were […Read more]

Primary

Celebrating Success at the Zhou Youguang Chinese Talent Show

1 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Last Saturday 26 May, the 4th International Zhou Youguang Chinese Talent Show Award Ceremony was held at the ESF Bradbury School. This year, the competition attracted more than 600 students from 35 schools to take part. Our school had 57 students participating, with 12 students receiving 1st, 2nd or 3rd place, and 8 students receiving Merit – a result which […Read more]

Primary

Chinese Week Celebrations

25 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Next week (Week 7) will see our annual Chinese Week celebrations take place. Please note the following schedule and reminders: Monday 28 May: Lion Dance at 10:30am on the field. Parents are welcome to attend. Tuesday 29 May: Chinese Games & Shopping Day in the Auditorium. Please be reminded that students need to bring $20 to enjoy this activity. Thursday 31 May: Upper Primary Chinese Talent […Read more]

Primary

Early Childhood Updates

25 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

As the children in Early Childhood visit the LEAP (Life Education Activities Program) van as part of our health curriculum, it is a good time to be thinking about other aspects of health and wellbeing. Across Reception to Year 2 we are very aware of the necessity to build skills in resilience, mindfulness and self-regulation in our youngest school members. […Read more]