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Primary academic news

Riley’s Story

Riley’s Story

Academic News, Primary
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Congratulations to Year 2 student Riley Hill who was the recipient of a Silver Award in the WriteOn Competition. The annual statewide competition is held by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for Years 1 - 6. Of the several hundred applicants only five students from Stage 1 rec ...
What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

Academic News, Primary
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"Haiku" is the term for a poem that contains three lines and 17 syllables. It is difficult to imagine much can be said within the confines of such a poetic structure. Year 3 student Jai Walker, however, was able to capture the entirety of a day in the park in a Haiku called ‘Dandelions’. ...
Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Primary
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Year 1 of 2017 participated in the Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge to learn about the impact of rubbish on the marine environment. Their efforts have now been acknowledged and utilised in a case study published this year for the Australian Association for Environmental Education. ...
Learning to be Better Friends

Learning to be Better Friends

Pastoral Care, Primary
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How are Years 3 and 4 learning to be better friends? It’s well known that children can experience friendship difficulties as they navigate their way through growing up. Many children experience ups and downs and develop strategies for coping with challenges. Some students are better a ...
A Peek into Primary Christian Studies

A Peek into Primary Christian Studies

Primary
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Have you ever heard the sound of 25 little voices singing ‘Bless the Lord oh my soul… 10,000 reasons for my heart to find’, or ‘Great Are You Lord’? This is the splendid sound you might hear in one of our Primary Christian Studies classes. It melts the heart. Students come to Christia ...
‘The Protectors’ Brainstorm Theatre Performance

‘The Protectors’ Brainstorm Theatre Performance

Pastoral Care, Primary
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Stage 1 enjoyed a fabulous, engaging performance, ‘The Protectors’ by Brainstorm Productions. The overarching message was to develop strategies to protect oneself against bullying, out in the playground or online as well as strengthening self-esteem. The children were mesmerised by th ...
HRIS Public Speaking

HRIS Public Speaking

Primary
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16 students from Years 3 - 6 were selected to represent St Columba Anglican School at HRIS in Public Speaking. The competition was held at St Philip’s Christian College, Cessnock. Students were selected to compete in one of the following four categories: Bible Reading; Impromptu Read ...
Year 4 Colonial Day

Year 4 Colonial Day

Primary
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On Friday 8th June at ye Olde SCAS, a lively group of Year 4 individuals arrived in colonial garb, looking forward to some adventure. What was to be their fate? Sergeant Kennedy and his “trusted” convict, James Murphy AKA James Watt, were waiting for us to arrive in Olde England. Litt ...
Year 6 Canberra Camp

Year 6 Canberra Camp

Primary
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Earlier this term, Year 6 began the long drive to our nation’s capital for our Government Excursion.  Our coach drivers Michael and Vince from Australia Wide Coaches accompanied us throughout the trip and were very knowledgeable about places of interest in and around Canberra.   Our t ...