One of the great strengths of the Australian Curriculum is the focus on student leadership and global connections. In the Junior school we recently heard from our JS leaders on their ideas for moving forward - each leadership team reflected on their vision for this year and their goals for this term.
The Junior School Captains - Chelsea, Felicia, Jen Yi and Martiya capably lead our parliament session which culminated in an action point for each team.
During the meeting we had all the representatives of the school speak in teams, SRC, Captains, House Captains, Think Tank, VL (Visible Learning) ambassadors and the Year 5 students as representatives of all. They all did a very good job with their thinking, speaking and discussions.
“Overall the session went very smoothly with everyone participating. In conclusion we think all students and teachers would agree that this Parliament meeting has been a great success allowing everyone to know what has been happening in the Junior School and where we are headed next - but more importantly that the students are important and what they have to say is valued by the teachers - now to - ACTION STATIONS!!” - the captains!
It’s moments like this that make us proud of the opportunities our students have received that enable them to be these great leaders and show how they can and will make a difference.
This week our Year 3 and Year 2 learners enjoyed the experience of a sleepover camp at school - more information to come in the next newsletter but we can definitely say this was a wonderful opportunity for our students to prove how independent and capable they are, that they can sleep away from home and whilst they may have missed their Mum and Dad - they had a fabulous time!
Well done to Year 2 and Year 3 and all the teachers who supported this wonderful adventure!