Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2018

Paterson Farewells

December 17, 2018 This week, the Paterson Program (Years 9 – 10) celebrated the wonderful achievements of the nine students we will be farewelling at the end of this year. With family members, staff and students from other programs in attendance, the ceremony … read more

Rivendell Music Therapy Sessions

December 13, 2018 Music Therapy has historically been at Rivendell since the late 1980’s and has had a place in the school day of students attending Rivendell since that time. Currently sessions are held for Paterson and Sulman on a Thursday during school … read more

Walker Learning Centre’s ‘Acknowledgement of Country’

December 11, 2018 Our class has been researching our local area Aboriginal history so that we could create our very own unique ‘Acknowledgement of Country.’  This is what we have learned:  The Eora Nation Each Nation has a number of Clans (families, groups, … read more

Candle-Making with Deb

December 6, 2018 Over the past few weeks, students have had the opportunity to participate in our annual Christmas Craft Workshop. The idea behind the workshop is for students to learn new hands-on practical skills such as tie-dye, paper craft, baking, jewellery and … read more

Whole School Activities: Board Games

December 6, 2018 Lawson have enjoyed running whole school activity sessions this term and we have narrowed our focus on games.  A few weeks ago students had great fun playing a range of “minute-to-win-it” games outside. It was a very popular activity session that we … read more

Sulman ‘How to Adult’ Sessions: How to… Sew A Button

December 4, 2018 This term at Sulman we have continued to run our popular ‘How To Adult’ sessions. These sessions run as part of our Transition Program and aim to teach students important and practical life skills to help boost independence and confidence. After discussions in Sulman revolving around “button … read more

Rivendell Work Experience Program – Inner West Neighbour Aid

November 28, 2018 Written by B.C. I volunteer for the Inner West Neighbour Aid organisation every week. IWNA is a community organisation that provides services such as home maintenance and social support for the elderly. This is with the aim to help them … read more

Gna Ka Lun Christmas Fever!

November 28, 2018 At Gna Ka Lun, Rivendell’s Campbelltown Hospital ‘campus’, students have finalised their entries for Rivendell’s Christmas Card Competition. The winning entries will be professionally printed and sent to members of the Rivendell community in celebration of the upcoming festive season. The opportunity to create Christmas cards … read more

Working Together on Activity Day

November 22, 2018 Last week students took part in a whole school Activity Day which aimed to bring students from across Rivendell School together to promote teamwork, self-expression, cohesiveness and engagement. Students took part in a diverse range of activities throughout the day, which were developed to cater for all … read more

Rivendell Storyweavers : My World

November 22, 2018 Last week, Rivendell School held the annual Storyweavers multimedia exhibition, this year focussing on the theme of My World. Running for three years now, this event has become well known in the community for its awe-inspiring showcase of student creativity and artistic talent.      In … 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.