D7 Support Unit News

The D7 Support Unit run a Community Access Visit program weekly.  The Community Access program at Coonabarabran High School has been successful with students to overcome anxiety, increase self-esteem and self-valuation​. The students visit the Town Library on Mondays and various organisations and retail outlets on Tuesdays where the managers support the program and offer their time to let the students participate in hands on skills developing their competencies and social skills.

Nancy Hunt – D7 Support Teacher.

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Ag Skills Day

Introducing students to, and promoting awareness of the diverse range of skills in the Agriculture Industry through hands-on experience in small groups

The diversity of skills historically offered at the Ag Skills Day was on show again on Thursday 29 July in the Ag Plot when community members provided valuable learning experiences for Year 8 students and the Agriculture and Primary Industries classes at Coonabrabran High School. Read more »

D2 Technology​

 

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In Technology lessons in D2, students have been working on three main projects so far this term – cooking, design and woodburning. Each week on a Friday periods 3 and 4, students in D1 and D2 get together and cook, then share a meal with each other and their teachers and SLSOs. This week it was D2’s turn to cook for everyone, and they cooked pizza, even making the dough from scratch. In design, students upcycled some wire, glass drops and beads into a pendant. In woodburning, students have started a class project to contribute to the school that will be revealed at a later date! Stay tuned!
Miss Emma Rankmore
D2 Classroom  Teacher

Miss Christoff brings Biology to D1/D2!​

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This term we were very fortunate to welcome the expertise of Miss Christoff, Science/Biology teacher, to D1/D2 for a science lesson on dissections.

Students watched Miss Christoff’s demonstration of a bull’s eye being dissected, while she explained what each part was, what each part did and how it was the same or different to that of a human eye.
Students were then welcomed to put on a pair of gloves and touch each of the parts, even trying to put the eye back together to see how it all worked.

Thankyou Miss Christoff for a really interesting (and a little gross!) Science lesson!
Miss Emma Rankmore
D2 Classroom Teacher

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