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Deep Immersion in the Experience

Place-based education is about deep immersion in the experience of the world surrounding us, engaging in what is happening and what is meaningful. This approach embraces the complexities of the world and harmoniously recognises these as relative connections to place. These Bold Park Community School…

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A Glorious Day for a Garden Tea Party!

Well after a few days of clouds and some rain the sun came out just in time to shine for our Early Childhood Garden Tea Party! We were so excited that our mum’s, dad’s, aunt’s, uncles and grandparents could come along and visit with us…

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Identity through Wire Work

Wire is a material that has an amazing ability to capture the excitement and energy within the making process. Many wire sculptures are like three-dimensional drawings; they have a wonderful airy presence; containing intriguing spaces in between the lines created. In a way the pliers,…

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Plants, Poo, Worms and Chooks…

What’s not to love at Perth City Farm! What do you do when you don’t know it all? You go to the experts of course! That’s exactly what the Nature Warriors and Waste Warriors did, when they sort the expert advice from the wonderful and…

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Study Leave for Our Principal

Last December our School Principal, Paul Whitehead signed off his new employment contract as Principal of Bold Park Community School. To date he has been in the role nearly five years and his new contract has been renewed for a further 5 years and some…

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Introducing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

“The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.” https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/ The Middle School students were introduced to…

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RIGHTS OF PASSAGE

One of the “rights of passage” as children transition from pre-primary to primary school at Bold Park is to get their tool license. While many of the children have had experience with tools in early childhood, they will have more opportunity to develop these skills…

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Kinetics in Design & Technologies

In their Design and Technologies lessons with Leslie Ray our Outdoor Provocation Specialist, the years 5-6 class have been exploring kinetic designs and beginning to create art work that is both interactive and dynamic. Building on a foundation of shapes and movement, students are working…

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PANTAGRUELIAN!

Every Friday our Year 1 and 2 students have a different ‘word of the week’ to learn about. The letters of this word are hidden around the classroom and the students are challenged to find the letters throughout the day. Once the letters have all…

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From the Principal

Together We Will Grow

This week I posted a collection of our school’s “environment” shots on Facebook. We have always viewed our learning... Read more

Green for “GO” – Two Campuses, One School

Sobering Truths – “R U OK?” Day

Birthdays, Reflections, Projects and Culture

Annual Report 2018

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From The Students

Instagram Photography

College Media recently had an opportunity to immerse themselves in the medium of photography. Their project utilised Instagram as... Read more

Making a Mascot

Book Week 2019

En Plein Air

Discovering Indigenous Storytellers

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Our Stories

Green for “GO” – Two Campuses, One School

In August 2018, we were delighted to share with our whole community the arrival of a very special gift;... Read more

Instagram Photography

Reflections | Arts Festival

Making a Mascot

Buying and Selling on the ASX

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Research & Opinion

The Importance of Play

Collaboration is more than cooperation or operating side by side. It requires risk-taking and a willingness to connect that... Read more

Why Play?!

Boodjar Kaatajin

AISWA Reggio Network Meeting

Taking Safe Risks – Ropes, Tools, Trees and Logs

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“Play is the highest form of research.”

Albert Einstein

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