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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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Galup (Lake Monger) Development Plan

LAKE MONGER DEVELOPMENT PLAN – FEEDBACK We strongly encourage all parents, students and staff to provide feedback to the Town of Cambridge on their proposed plans for the development of Lake Monger. The plan is comprehensive and we urge you to connect and respond within…

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From the Principal

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

Sobering Truths – “R U OK?” Day

Birthdays, Reflections, Projects and Culture

Annual Report 2018

Study Tour

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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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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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