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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

 

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

 

IB Diploma Awards Ceremony 2017

The IB Diploma Awards Ceremony takes place to recognise the graduates from Adelaide’s nine IB Diploma schools who have distinguished themselves in their IB Diploma studies; this year the ceremony was held at the Adelaide Town Hall on 6 February.

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

 

Geography Field Trip to Kangaroo Island

Early in Term 1 a group of intrepid Year 12 IB Geography students set off on the inaugural Kangaroo Island fieldwork trip. The purpose of this camp was to explore the characteristics of tourism on the island and the ways in which tourism has impacted key visitor sites as well...

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