It is difficult to comprehend that we are now halfway through the year and our children have already received another semester of quality education. When I reflect on all that we have achieved over the last six months, it inspires me to know that there are so many fantastic learning opportunities being provided for our students.
The Year 5 students were super excited to set off on their camp to Woodman Point yesterday, where they have participated in such educational activities as visiting the Fremantle Prison and the Fremantle Maritime Museum and challenging themselves through rock climbing and going on a flying fox.
Year 4 and 5 students were excited on Friday as they received their new iPads. Already they have been incorporating these devices into their learning, using them to complete physical movements through Champion Life – a program teaching the children how to participate in various physical activities, producing a report, which includes images, text and diagrams and as a research tool.
Last Sunday, we were privileged to witness 10 of our Year 6 students receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Fr Tony Chiera reminded the students not to have fear in their decision to become adults in the Catholic faith and asked the community to always support our youth in their spiritual development.
We were lucky enough to have the Brunswick Women’s Choir visit us yesterday morning. It was an interactive experience for our Year 3, 4 and 5 students, where our choir was able to perform with them and then we were treated to a performance from the ladies.
It is wonderful to see such great learning continuing to happen in each of the classrooms. As I visit the classes, it is clear that the learning opportunities being presented to the children allow for creativity, problem- solving and higher-order thinking skills to be developed.