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MAKING THE MAGIC ‘VISIBLE’

We are thrilled to be working with Angela Mitchell (Graphic Designer and Bold Park parent) to make visible the magical stories of integration, inspiration, partnership and inquiry learning that occurs daily at Bold Park Community School through a series of banners displayed at our Wembley Campus.

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The Importance of Play

Collaboration is more than cooperation or operating side by side. It requires risk-taking and a willingness to connect that involves both ‘offering’ and ‘yielding’. Kiah Hammersley-Rule Play. It brings such joy and catharsis. It cements lifelong friendships and opens creative possibilities for wondering and learning…

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Why Play?!

“It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.” – Leo F. Buscaglia Play provides opportunities for children to learn through their experiences as they explore, create and…

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Boodjar Kaatajin

Continuing our journey of learning in the Wildspace Our Wildspace is a very special and unique place in which to see our nature pedagogy come alive. Students are very familiar with and fond of the use of the Wildspace for play. Communities are formed and…

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AISWA Reggio Network Meeting

Rebecca Duncan, the Early Childhood Consultant from AISWA, regularly brings together educators from around Perth to support each other in pursuing their inspirations gained from their study tours to Reggio Emilia. We were delighted to accept Rebecca’s request to host their meeting on ‘documentation’ here…

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NEW – College Course Handbook 2018/2019

Following our successful “Pathways Evening” for Middle School students transitioning to College in 2018, we are releasing the latest College Course Handbook. Whilst printed copies will be available soon, all parents are welcome to access this guide to Bold Park Community School’s offerings from 2018….

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Taking Responsible Risks

Previously we had discussed with the children the Habit of Mind, “persisting” (EDUCA, 23 July).  Early this term the Year 2’s  looked at “taking responsible risks”. When you go to do something you say, “Well I’m not sure if that’s going to happen …I’ll take…

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Reading Aloud is Allowed!

I recently stumbled upon Mem Fox’s book, ‘Reading Magic’ at Dymocks. It had been discounted from $10.00 to $1.50 and my heart sank a little bit … I hoped it wasn’t a sign that Mem’s influence was declining as she has been a leading advocate…

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From the Principal

Maylands is Open!

Last Wednesday morning we celebrated the official opening of our Maylands Campus in conjunction with our Annual Community Breakfast.... Read more

Being Bolder!

Annual Report | AGM

A Reflection

Principal’s Message #1

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From The Students

InSight – An invitation to our Inner Child

“When children pretend, they’re using their imaginations to move beyond the bounds of reality.  A stick can be a... Read more

Maylands Mural

The Power of Knowledge

Year 3/4 Sleepover Camp

When Little Hands Create Important Things

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Our Stories

Outta Boundz Partnerships Providing Opportunities

During Semester 2 in 2020 Middle School and College students through the schools Outta Boundz program had the opportunity... Read more

Maylands Mural | A Collaborative Approach

InSight

No-one is too small to make a difference

Arts Workshop with Zeno Sworder

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Research & Opinion

No-one is too small to make a difference

It is our right that our education should help us learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect... Read more

MAKING THE MAGIC ‘VISIBLE’

The Importance of Play

Why Play?!

Boodjar Kaatajin

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“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.”

Pablo Picasso

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