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Posted: Tue 13 Jun 2017

Music is the universal language of mankind

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [poet]

 

It is well documented that the arts have a powerful positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals.

 

Posted: Tue 13 Jun 2017

Year 3 students have been learning about what it takes to create and publish a book as part of their studies in descriptive writing. Students from 3A and 3G worked collaboratively, playing with words and poetic devices to compose a rich description of an island scene. Using the wax-resist process they created illustrations with oil pastels and food dyes.

 

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Posted: Wed 7 Jun 2017

This week in Kindergarten the children are learning about the ‘M’ and ‘oo’ sounds. To reinforce learning their weekly cooking lesson featured a ‘M’ activity.

 

Using spoons the children decorated milk arrowroot biscuits to resemble mice using marshmallows, musk sticks, white chocolate melts and o...

Posted: Thu 25 May 2017

It is the Sydney Writers Festival this week and our budding writers of Middle School are celebrating by exploring the works of Roald Dahl.

 

Middle School encourages students to develop their passions and explore their emerging interests through a range of Excellence Groups and Co-Curricular Programs. The Writers Excellence Group, led by Mrs Roxanne Gray, aims to...

Posted: Thu 25 May 2017

Aspiring children’s author Kathryn Fletcher took time out from her busy writer’s schedule to talk to our girls at the Library’s Books for Breakfast Group. 

 

Posted: Mon 22 May 2017

Kindergarten went on an adventure to Darling Harbour this week to see the production of a Diary of a Wombat.

 

The production by Monkey Baa Theatre is based on the multi award-winning iconic picture book, Diary of a Wombat...

Posted: Mon 8 May 2017

Do you need to be an artist to be an art teacher?

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Posted: Fri 5 May 2017

SGCS students of 6W typed their way to success recently when they won second place in the Australian Typing Tournament for the Fastest in New South Wales category. This online challenge saw more than seven hundred and fifty classes compete Australia-wide.

 

Mrs Karen Binns, ICT Teacher said:...

Posted: Fri 7 Apr 2017

Innovation is not a result of chance, it’s the result of action.

It’s not a thing to wait for, it’s a thing to do.

Phil McKinney

 

If you had to create a wind turbine where would you begin?

 

Posted: Fri 7 Apr 2017

Our School Captains,Ben Meller and Caroline Edwards, were recently invited to meet the Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC.