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Archive criteria : 2020

Rivendell School flying high

December 15, 2020 We couldn’t think of a better way to end the 2020 school year on a high than taking the whole school on an excursion to the Sydney Trapeze School for a day of circus skills, camaraderie and, of course, attempting … read more

Great Garden Pot Competition

December 8, 2020 Late last term, Rivendell School SRC launched a Great Garden Pot Competition. Each of our school programs were given a half wine barrel, potting mix, a $50 budget and a ten week time limit to meet the challenge of creatively … read more

Hyper-realistic drawing in Sulman Program

December 1, 2020 Art workshops in the Sulman Program this term have students practising their skills in the field of hyper-realistic drawing. The students were challenged to portray their subject in a way that captures the realities of life.      Students worked … read more

Lawson sprinkle some kindness

November 24, 2020 Did you know November 24th is Fairy Bread Day?  The Lawson program hosted their own Fairy Bread Day celebration in support of Reach Out’s goal to raise awareness of their online support available to young people experiencing mental health issues. … read more

Into the Mangroves

November 18, 2020 During Science lessons in Term 4, students have become citizen scientists exploring the mangroves on the banks of the Parramatta River. Students are observing and collecting data of different abiotic and biotic features of the mangroves, for example tides, carbon … read more

Book Week – Curious Creatures and Wild Minds

November 4, 2020 The 2020 CBCA Book Week was celebrated on October 23rd. Many of the Rivendell staff and students participated with great enthusiasm. Our SRC donated $5 for every person dressed up as a book week character to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. … read more

Rivendell School’s Annual Christmas Card Competition

November 4, 2020 Rivendell School has officially launched our Annual Christmas Card Competition for 2020. Rivendell students are invited to get creative and create a Christmas card design that will be printed on official Rivendell Christmas cards. Entries close on Friday the 13th … read more

Lego Store Excursion

November 4, 2020 Last Friday, Yaralla took our first excursion outside Rivendell School in our new school bus. It was a great opportunity for us to take advantage of the easing of restrictions while developing social skills through interacting with the general public. … read more

Curves of Pursuit – Geometric Artwork

September 24, 2020 To conclude our Geometry unit with creative flair and a dose of fun, our students designed these eye-catching “Curves of Pursuit” artworks in Maths lessons this week. To complete the activity students needed to draw upon their fine motor skills, … read more

Lawson Program Personal Interest Project: Formula One Racing

September 23, 2020 In the Lawson Program, time is set aside each week for students to work on a personal interest project (PIP) of their choosing. Many of our students enjoy dedicating this time to creative pursuits such as model making or art, … read more