Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2019

Rivendell Students’ Mouth-Watering Fundraiser

April 11, 2019 During the inter-school soccer match on April 10th, Rivendell students held a cake stall fundraiser. The fundraising initiative was organised by the Walker Student Representative Council (SRC) rep who, along with other students, baked up a storm for the cake … read more

Science Learning Centre: Elephant Toothpaste Explosion!

April 5, 2019 In the Learning Centre science class this term, our budding scientists are currently exploring the Chemical World, in particular, chemical reactions. Using the scientific method, the students were asked to predict and investigate what would happen when yeast (the catalyst) … read more

Sulman Garden Makeover

April 5, 2019 In Week 9 this term Lidcombe Bunnings Activity Organisers, Dee Isanc and her colleague, visited the Sulman program with a generous donation of herb and vegetable seedlings, compost and mulch for our vegetable garden. We also gratefully accepted the donation of secateurs, … read more

Art Express

March 29, 2019 On Wednesday this week, three of our Year 12 Visual Arts students visited the HSC Art Express exhibition as part of an excursion organised by Sydney Distance Education High School (SDEHS). Students had a chance to meet with their SDEHS teachers and listen … read more

Calligraphy and Drawing Workshop

March 28, 2019 This term we are running a Calligraphy and Drawing Workshop aimed at developing students’ artistic skills. Through calligraphy, the students have been experimenting with a variety of nibs – both thick and thin calligraphy nibs and foundation style nibs with dip ink.  They have also explored modern-day … read more

Gettin’ Creative at Gna Ka Lun

March 26, 2019 Gna Ka Lun students put their creative hats on once again last Friday and produced some amazing portrait illustrations. We were lucky enough to have one of our colleagues from Rivendell School visit and run an arts and crafts session … read more

Kayak Program – ‘Spot check’

March 26, 2019 Last week Rivendell School completed a ‘spot check’ of the Parramatta River in preparation for our school kayak program. The instructor from Paddle NSW, Lee Wright, is very experienced on the water so we are very grateful to gain the … read more

National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (15th March)

March 20, 2019 On Friday 15th March, Rivendell School promoted the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. The day was recognised in schools across Australia and was a day in which students all over the country ‘took a stand together’ against bullying and violence. As part … read more

Crafty Cartooning at Gna Ka Lun

March 15, 2019 Greetings from the Gna Ka Lun program! This morning we continued our focus on craft activities in the form of a cartooning workshop. Students and staff worked through a step by step video instruction, in order to draw some fantastic cartoons. The … read more

Rivendell School Goes Metric!

March 13, 2019 Rivendell School has gone completely metric with our Mathematics students scouring the grounds in their quest to solve a range of measurement problems in their school environment. These problems are a wonderful way for our students to apply their measurement, algebra … 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.