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 students have been creating their own map and models of the school to assist them in sharing their favourite spaces.

What they found through their research was that the images available through online resources such as Google Earth did not contain all the information they wanted to capture and share. This led them to question how they could capture all the areas they wanted to share. How could they share what was important and memorable to them? They decided to capture their own images using a drone above the school from a position high enough to see the whole campus.

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From the Principal

Annual Report 2018

The Annual Reports for 2018 are being presented at our AGM today. A digital version of our publication is... Read more

Study Tour

Welcome to 2019!

Gratitude at Grad-i-tude 2018!

Bold Reading Challenge

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From The Students

Char Cloth Tins

The Year 5/6 students have been busy in Kaatajin Boodjar creating char cloth tins on the fire in the... Read more

Regeneration Project

Deep Immersion in the Experience

The Curious Djidi Djidi’s and the case of the mysterious book!

School is so much fun!

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Our Stories

Le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau

As the year 5-6 students began to finalise their individual projects in Visual Arts and Design and Technologies, Renata... Read more

Regeneration Project

Deep Immersion in the Experience

The Curious Djidi Djidi’s and the case of the mysterious book!

A Glorious Day for a Garden Tea Party!

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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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“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.

Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more attentive to the cognitive processes of children than to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding.”

Loris Malaguzzi

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