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Archive criteria : 2019

Rivendell Students participate in the MCA Bella Program

August 21, 2019 This week, Rivendell Students were invited to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) at Circular Quay to participate in artist-led workshops as part of their Bella Program. Established in 1993, the Bella Program provides education and opportunities for people with … read more

“Project Newspaper Runway” Fashion Parade

August 20, 2019 Rivendell School students exhibited some very “fashion forward” looks last Friday during the whole school activity session. Run by one of our senior Sulman students, the activity asked for small groups to have a go at being avant-garde clothing designers … read more

DNA extractions in the Learning Centre

August 16, 2019 This term, Stage 4 and 5 Science students in the Learning Centre have been exploring the topic of ‘Evolution’, and have been enjoying learning all about DNA. Students learnt that DNA is present in every cell of living organisms, and … read more

Sulman in Bloom

August 9, 2019 A small group of Sulman students and learning support staff turned their hands to floristry this week, making use of some of the delightful blooms and lush foliage abundant in the school grounds. A half hour stroll through the school … read more

Sulman Stage 6 Session: The importance of a “Growth Mindset”

August 2, 2019 This week’s “How to Adult” session focused on the importance of a “Growth Mindset.” Students watched the inspirational Ted Talk “The Power of Belief: Mindset and Success” by Eduardo Briceno. Eduardo passionately expresses the idea that intelligence is not fixed … read more

Stage 6 Food Technology

July 2, 2019 Sulman Year 11 Food Technology students have recently been learning about the functional properties of food, such as dextrinization and gelatinisation and how these properties are affected by factors like temperature and agitation. To assist in understanding the theory covered … read more

Sulman Planter Boxes

July 2, 2019 Sulman students have recently been decorating timber planter boxes to brighten up the garden and entrance to the Sulman Program building. All Sulman students will have the opportunity to decorate their own planter box with mosaic tiles, paints or a … read more

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