New Technology for Years 5 and 6

New Technology for Years 5 and 6

In the past “keeping up with the Jones’ ” has been a philosophy from which some try and steer away. However, in the technology arena, this idea of keeping up with the latest is an important part of educating students who will be future employees. Stage 3 (Year 5 and 6) have just acquired a set of Google Chrome books. Theses new laptops are part of a trial to introduce new technologies into the classroom that enhance and promote learning. Mr Jenkinson and Mr Straughan have been leading the trial and are excited about the new opportunities these laptops bring to their lessons. And they aren’t the only excited ones…..        ...
Year 8 Combine Forces

Year 8 Combine Forces

Year 7 and 8 were studying Combining Forces yesterday to make a net force with a couple of ‘boys verse girls tug of war’ with Mr Ramm! Combining Forces – Video 1 Combining Forces – Video 2  ...
A Musical Afternoon

A Musical Afternoon

Music is an important part of the school curriculum, with all Year 3 students at Southern Highlands Christian School receiving small group lessons on an instrument of their choice (violin, flute, cello, clarinet), included in the school fees. Mrs Koek (teacher of Music) said that this year’s Year 3 students, who are just embarking on the instrument program this semester, were excited to have to opportunity to learn a musical instrument. After this semester, students have the opportunity to pay for private lessons with a music tutor during school hours, which alleviates parents of the stress of getting children to after-school music lessons. Year 3-6 students who have already been receiving private music tuition at school, showcased their talent last week in an afternoon for parents.  ...