Yearly Archives

Archive criteria : 2019

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

Stage 6 Transition Session: NESA, Disability Provisions and more!

March 8, 2019 Recently the Stage 6 (Years 11 – 12) students took part in a ‘Transition Session’ which educated students on important information that they would need to know in the lead up to their HSC. The session covered the following topics: National Standard … read more

Toilet Paper Geometry

February 19, 2019 This week in the Learning Centre, the Stage 4 and 5 Mathematics students were set an interesting challenge – to investigate how many toilet paper rolls would be needed to cover the school’s basketball court! After many measurements and calculations, our … read more

Severus Snape – Hero or Villain?

February 15, 2019 This week in the Walker assembly we used the Harry Potter book series, and the character of Severus Snape, to get the students to reflect on how we judge character. Many of the Walker students are big Harry Potter fans, … read more