Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2019

International Day of Yoga at Rivendell School

June 26, 2019 Last week, Rivendell School celebrated the International Day of Yoga. In 2015, the day became a UN international day of observance to promote “health, harmony, and peace” throughout the world. During Friday assembly, the Sulman students educated their peers with … read more

Reconciliation Week

June 12, 2019 To acknowledge National Reconciliation Week, Rivendell students had the pleasure of a visit from the Department of Education’s Aboriginal Education Team. Students had the unique opportunity to learn about Aboriginal traditions and culture through hearing stories and holding traditional tools, … read more

‘Big Day In 2019’ excursion at Sydney Distance Education High School

June 4, 2019 On Wednesday 29th May, five of our Stage 6 students attended the Sydney Distance Education High School (SDEHS) ‘Big Day In’ excursion. This was the first visit to SDEHS for many of our students and a great way to become … read more

Rivendell Students Paint with Bob Ross

May 31, 2019 Bob Ross is a television artist who produced shows in the ’80s and ’90s and has recently become an internet sensation. Ross is known for his great hair, love of squirrels, calm voice and ability to produce a masterpiece within … read more

Sydney Story Factory come to school!

May 24, 2019 For the last three weeks Rivendell students have had the pleasure of participating in creative writing workshops with Bilal and Hannah from Sydney Story Factory, as part of Rivendell School’s Storyweavers project. Every program has had the opportunity to work … read more

Drawing from Nature Workshop Campbelltown Hospital

May 16, 2019 On Tuesday this week, the students of Gna Ka Lun went on an excursion with education and health staff to an art workshop entitled ‘Drawing from Nature’ at Campbelltown Hospital. The key focus of the workshop was to explore the … read more

The Bookman comes to Rivendell

May 10, 2019 This Thursday, we were very fortunate to have Karl ‘the bookman’ come to Rivendell School to share his fantastic collection of books with staff and students. Karl is known for his diverse selection of graphic novels, and we invited him … read more

Sulman Sensory Garden Picnic

May 6, 2019 After a productive and busy Term One, the Sulman students were treated to a delicious barbecue at the newly established 5 Senses Garden at Rhodes Park – which is only a short stroll from the Rivendell School grounds. The students … read more

Watercolour!

May 3, 2019 There was an impromptu afternoon Art Workshop at Rivendell this week. The students learned a few techniques to produce a quick watercolour landscape sketch, with amazing results! The techniques taught were: Composition: Horizon Sky Middle Ground Foreground The sky started … read more

Interschool Soccer Glory

April 12, 2019   On Wednesday the 10th of April, 2019, Rivendell hosted the inaugural interschool soccer tournament with teams from Woniora Rd, Centennial Park and Rivendell represented. Rivendell assembled an impressive 15-strong squad most of whom having participated in a series of workshops … 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.