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VALE - Margaret H Bennett (nee Sellars) 1924–2017

On 5 April 2017 the School community lost our beloved friend and benefactress, Girton old scholar (1934–39) and Foundation Patron Mrs Margaret Bennett.

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Last Updated: 19/06/2017 2:27pm

 

From the Principal - May News

Neuromyths and brain-based learning by Martin Westwell*

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:46pm

 

Development/Foundation

The Shipsters Road ProjectThe Principal, Luke Thomson, has described the first part of 2017 as a time of quiet excitement and enormous gratitude. This was echoed by Foundation Director Amanda Bourchier in an opening welcome to donors at the Shipsters Road Supporters event in March.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

GRIP Leadership Conference

The GRIP Leadership Conference is run across Australia each year for student leaders. Our eight Year 6 House Captains joined nearly 800 primary school leaders from all corners of South Australia at the Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 7 February.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

Year 3 Excursion to the Central Market and Migration Museum

The Year 3s went to the Adelaide Central Market and Migration Museum in February to kick start our unit of inquiry on Cultural Diversity. The excursion was a great success! The highlight for many students was seeing and tasting some interesting foods such as ‘green ants’.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

Year 4 Excursion to Tandanya Theatre

On Friday 3 March the Year 4 students were fortunate enough to see Inside the Walls as part of the Fringe Festival. This hour-long performance took them on a journey with Chief Izzy of the Adventure Squad as she moved house from the city to the country.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

Year 7 Camp at Old Watulunga

The Year 7 Camp was definitely an event to remember. I was already full of energy and excitement from the beginning of the bus trip. Everyone seemed to be feeling the same way, even though some of us had got little sleep from packing at the last minute.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

Close the Gap 2017

On Thursday 16 March in Week 7 Pembroke Middle School held an event to create awareness for National Close the Gap Day. This campaign is all about raising awareness and trying to reduce the life expectancy gap and overall average health difference between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

Outdoor Education

During Term 1 the Year 10 students have been undertaking their Outdoor Education Journey. This is the pinnacle of the Middle School Outdoor Education program and sees the students exploring the Finniss River, Murray River, Lake Alexandrina and Coorong National Park by kayak and ketch.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:29pm

 

Pembroke Connect Program

The Pembroke Connect Program commenced in Term 1, 2017, catering for international and indigenous students for whom English is their second language and who are in need of an immersive English program prior to transitioning to mainstream classes.

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Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:23pm