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Archive criteria : 2021

Printmaking in Lawson Program

May 12, 2021 Tuesday afternoons in Lawson are dedicated to artmaking lessons with our students. This term, we have been focussing on printmaking. Under the guidance of one of the art teachers, students have been pressing their own designs into foam boards using … read more

Sydney Writers Festival Excursion

May 7, 2021 On Tuesday 4th May, Rivendell School students and staff attended the Sydney Writers Festival, YA (young adult) writers day. The excursion was open to all students who were part of the Rivendell Library group and those interested in creative writing … read more

Science Robot Rally

April 1, 2021 This term in Science, students have been learning about: Motion, Energy and Robotics. We have covered topics including balanced and unbalanced forces, mechanical advantage and engineering. Students have loved the project-based learning component of this unit which involved working in … read more

Out and about around Sydney exploring art

April 1, 2021 This term our Stage 6 Visual Arts students attended an excursion to the Art Gallery of New South Wales to view the ARTEXPRESS 2021 exhibition. ARTEXPRESS is an annual art exhibition which showcases a selection of artworks made by HSC … read more

Music Is Everything – from the Just Write program

April 1, 2021 As explained in a previous blog post, Rivendell students have been engaging in a new weekly writing program called Just Write. During these sessions one of our students chose to work with staff on developing an opinion piece, and they … read more

The “Just Write” Program

March 24, 2021 This year at Rivendell school we have started a weekly writing program, where for one day a week the students join a writing workshop and have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of tasks designed to help them … read more

Rivendell Library Excursion

March 23, 2021 Last Friday, the Rivendell Library Workshop group attended our first-ever library excursion. The Green Square Library has won numerous architectural awards for its clever geometric design and incorporation of green space within the urban environment of Zetland; a perfect starting … read more

Rivendell’s Annual Clean Up Australia Day Event 2021

March 22, 2021 Rivendell students and staff always like doing our part to keep our beautiful grounds litter-free. On Friday the 5th of March, we took part in the annual Clean Up Australia Day event for schools. To cover as much ground as … read more

The Crumbling Experience

March 22, 2021 Preparation and Cooking On Wednesday 17th of March, Lily and H.M. from Sulman baked a delicious apple crumble. This was cooked in the morning and was ready to be served during lunch, with leftovers for the following day. The recipe … read more

Lawson Program Happenings

March 18, 2021 The Lawson Program schedules time each week for students to participate in extra curricular activities, including fishing, art making, gardening, Deep Speak and creative collaboration sessions such as Lego building and Storyweavers. The intention of these sessions is to enhance … read more