Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2019

Paterson’s Puzzling Project

November 25, 2019 Each week, the Paterson students have been challenging their brains with a series of difficult 500 -1000 piece puzzles. What began as a small project has grown into a shared passion for all students in problem solving, colour matching and … read more

Photography Workshop

November 22, 2019 Students of Rivendell enthusiastically took part in the challenge of creatively rearranging their photographs in a Creative Photography Workshop this term. The results were amazing and the process was easy to follow. First step was to print multiple copies of … read more

Congratulations Year 12 Leavers!

November 22, 2019 Last week we “farewelled” six of our Year 12 leavers who achieved the award of Higher School Certificate this year. The event was full of emotion from staff, students and guests as we celebrated this huge milestone as a school … read more

Indoor Plant Oasis Workshop at the 5 Senses Garden

November 22, 2019 Students of Rivendell School took part in an indoor plant making demonstration, which is part of the weekly workshop program at the very special 5 Senses Community Garden in Concord West.  Students learnt how to create an indoor plant oasis … read more

NSW schools respond to bushfires

November 12, 2019   Many schools are responding to the catastrophic fire rating that is affecting communities across the state this week. We are continuously updating the School safety page with a list of government and non-government schools, as well as TAFE NSW campuses that … read more

Storyweavers 2019 : Our Place/My Place

November 8, 2019 On Wednesday 30th October, Rivendell School held our annual Storyweavers event. The theme for this year’s Storyweavers was ‘My Place / Our Place’ and this year Rivendell School joined with Woniora Road School and Centennial Park School to create a … read more

MCA excursion and Storyweavers workshop

October 24, 2019 This Tuesday several Rivendell students and staff enjoyed a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art where the morning was spent exploring two of the museum’s current exhibitions: Today Tomorrow Yesterday which considers the impact of the past on the … read more

Paterson’s Cooking Program: French Toast

October 23, 2019 Last Wednesday, the Paterson students had a cooking session, where they learnt how to prepare and cook French Toast. French Toast is a simple and delicious breakfast dish, consisting of only 4 ingredients: egg, bread, milk and cinnamon sugar.  This … read more

Science Workshop: Ice-Cream In A Bag

October 17, 2019 Last term, students in the Science Workshop experimented with the effect of sodium chloride (NaCl) – aka rock salt – on cooling ice. Students learnt that by adding rock salt to ice, the mixture becomes significantly colder than just pure … read more

Walker Creativity

September 26, 2019 Through various endeavours, Walker students have been using their creativity in class recently. Here are some projects: In Life Skills Technology and Design & Visual Arts, this student has been creating some sculptures made from a variety of everyday objects. … read more