Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2017

Lawson End of Year Wrap Up

December 15, 2017 Preparing the Garden for the Holidays Lawson students had many jobs to complete in the garden to prepare for the holidays. Many plants had to be removed to prevent our garden becoming overgrown during the holiday break. Students mulched the … read more

Walker Puppet Play

December 15, 2017 So it has been a long time coming, but we have finally completed the Walker Puppet Play. This project has been a collaborative effort from both students and staff across all areas of Walker. Thank you all for getting involved … read more

Walker Newsletter Term 4 Week 9

December 8, 2017 Bringing Christmas Spirit to the Learning Centre This year we have decided to bring Christmas sprits to the ward by creating our own decorations. Each of us is a different creative spirit and together we have brought our Classroom to … read more

Lawson Update: Introducing Our New “Chill Out” Space

December 7, 2017 Rivendell’s school library, which is situated within the Lawson program, just got even more relaxing! Encouraged by the students’ love of reading, the staff decided to create a “chill out” space where students are able to peacefully curl up with a … read more

Candle Making Workshop

December 6, 2017 In this terms craft workshop, students had a great time learning how to make candles. They loved exploring and mixing a range of scents including: watermelon, rose, citrus, strawberry, lavender and vanilla. Students heated soy wax in a large pot to … read more

Tie-dye Workshop

December 6, 2017 Last week in the craft workshop students learnt to tie-dye and achieved some amazing results. We used white t-shirts and pillow cases and bound them in a range of patterns: stripes, bulls-eye, donuts and spirals. We then used applied liquid dyes to our … read more

Walker Newsletter Term 4 Week 8

December 1, 2017 Roll up! Roll up! It’s Walker Competition Time! We thought it would be a great idea to finish up the year with a Walker competition in the form of a riddle! The riddle below describes a geographical feature, somewhere in … read more

2017 YEAR 12 FAREWELL

November 27, 2017 This Thursday 9th of November, 2017, we farewelled our year 12 students with a touching ceremony where students’ achievements were recognised. The community and parents attended that ceremony followed by a lunch provided by Rivendell. We wish the 7 students who … read more

Walker Students’ Newsletter Term 4 Week 7

November 23, 2017 Learning Centre News Welcome to our two new Walker Learning Centre Students! A.G and A.H.  Parents & Carers – Don’t forget to RSVP to the Walker Presentation Afternoon & Christmas Lunch!   SRC Market Stall One of our very talented students, … read more

Rivendell students ‘Get Hooked’!

November 17, 2017 This term the Get Hooked program delivered yet another fun-filled fishing workshop for Rivendell School students.   With stunning views of Sydney Harbour in the background, students were taught how to correctly tie a knot, how to identify different species of fish, and … read more

Programs

Lawson

Years 7-12

Caters for students with severe depressive and anxiety disorders.

Yaralla

Years 7-12

Caters for students experiencing a psychotic illness and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Paterson

Years 9-10

Caters for students with an emotional disturbance and social skills difficulties.

Sulman

Years 11-12

Caters for students not attending school because of emotional and/or social reasons, despite previous interventions.

Walker

Years 7-12

Caters for students admitted to the Concord Centre for Mental Health (Department of Health).

Gna Ka Lun

Years 7-12

Caters for students admitted to Campbelltown Hospital with an acute mental health illness.