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Education Week 2021

July 21, 2021 Education Week is an annual celebration of public education in New South Wales, running 26-30 July in 2021. This year’s theme is ‘Lifelong Learners’, as continuous learning is critical for success throughout life.    More information about Education Week can … read more

Just Write – it’s all about perspective!

June 23, 2021 This term for Just Write – a weekly program that offers students a wide range of writing opportunities – a number of students began to develop work to be used as part of this year’s Storyweavers event, which will be … read more

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