Support Unit

D2 Technology


So far this term, D2 students have been testing out their up-cycling skills in Technology and have revamped some sad looking chairs, transforming them into groovy designer pieces!

Everyone made their little contribution, the chairs look amazing, and…there are requests from some staff members to fix theirs too!

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D1 STEM mini Project

Students in D1 Science with Miss Rankmore had the opportunity to work on a mini STEM hands-on project called ‘Circuit Scribe’ this week. In this project, students used a conductive silver pen, power source (mini battery), a slider and an LED light to make a circuit. When the conductive pen was used correctly to join the parts and complete the circuit, the LED lights lit up. This follows up the unit on Electricity the students studied this semester.

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Support Unit Warrumbungle & EEC excursion

Last Tuesdsay, students from the support unit enjoyed a day out at the Warrumbungle National Park Environmental Education Centre.  They learnt how to use binoculars and contemplated some amazing views, explored the new visitor centre’s interactive displays, completed a photo scavenger hunt, observed  reptiles and marsupials in their natural habitats and foraged in the leaf litter using magnifying lenses to get up close with bugs, grubs and other peculiar insects.  An exciting and relaxing day for all.

Ms.Pech and Meg Rice

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D7 – Destination Dubbo

We set off at 8.30am with Ms Poyser as our awesome driver. Will, Tabitha, Morgan and Nellie were chatting away merrily on the journey. Although none wanted a toilet stop in Gilgandra, suddenly we had to make an emergency stop at the ‘destroyed, stinky toilet’ at Mathaguy. Students thought that they may have been eaten by the toilet. But alas, no!

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Pencil sketches

D1 class have been working on a portfolio of work in Visual Arts, focusing on pencil sketches. Students have been looking at an image and then drawing what they see – drawing freehand from reference. Parts of the human face, shoes and eyes have formed the inspiration for their works so far and they have had some considerable success.

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