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Oh, the places you’ll go

Oh, the places you’ll go

3 Dec 2019

This term, our Year 4 students have been undertaking an inquiry-based project into places: local, national and international.

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Networking and work experience

Networking and work experience

29 Nov 2019

If you are nervous about networking, do more of it! Our Year 9 and 10 students polished their networking skills this week, perfecting the art of conversation with alumnae and other professionals.

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Year 9 dreams of toil and trouble

Year 9 dreams of toil and trouble

28 Nov 2019

Last week’s Year 9 Drama Showcase of Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth at the Independent Theatre was a riot of ricocheting relationships and murderous toil and trouble.

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Blog: The Fear-less Tribe

Blog: The Fear-less Tribe

27 Nov 2019

Having a tribe to support you during life’s inevitable ups and downs will help you to ‘Face Everything and Rise’, says Lucy.

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Bringing HSC Legal Studies to life

Bringing HSC Legal Studies to life

22 Nov 2019

Year 12 Legal Studies students have learnt a lot about young people and the law this week, with a visit from Children’s Legal Services and from Anti Slavery Australia.

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Take a chance on Year 6

Take a chance on Year 6

21 Nov 2019

How to turn abstract Maths concepts like chance and probability into an interactive learning activity? Just ask Year 6, who created their very own amusement arcade, followed by a Carnival Day for Year ...

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Blog: Volcanos, tsunamis and bears

Blog: Volcanos, tsunamis and bears

21 Nov 2019

This week, it was Sophie’s turn to give her spin on the Prefect initiative ‘Fear-less’ and she told a tale about conquering her fears in Japan.

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Sharing the Planet with Year 1

Sharing the Planet with Year 1

15 Nov 2019

This week, Year 1 interviewed a ‘panel of experts’, including School Gardener, Mr Dos Santos, asking him lots of questions about bugs, bunnies and bees. It was all part of their latest unit of inquiry ...

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Flying high with STEM

Flying high with STEM

14 Nov 2019

This week, Dr Thompson’s Year 9 STEM class had a chance to fly their own custom designed drones, after using 3D printers to develop and perfect their prototypes.

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Blog: Lest we forget

Blog: Lest we forget

14 Nov 2019

Lucinda and Zara spoke movingly about the significance of Remembrance Day at our Principal’s Assembly on Tuesday.

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Wenona Cadets at Bivouac

Wenona Cadets at Bivouac

8 Nov 2019

During the last week of Term 3, the Wenona Cadets arrived at the Marrangaroo Training Area in Lithgow, ready for the next five days of Bivouac.

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STEM Tour to Lizard Island

STEM Tour to Lizard Island

8 Nov 2019

Exploring our Blue Planet on Wenona’s inaugural STEM Tour to Lizard Island left our students feeling inspired with a sense of wonder and curiosity.

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Blog: Making a difference

Blog: Making a difference

8 Nov 2019

Service Learning is at the heart of what we do at Wenona. It informs our values and our life choices, so it was heartening to hear our students share what they have been doing at our Principal’s Assem ...

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Blog: Service Learning Tours

Blog: Service Learning Tours

1 Nov 2019

Our Year 9 students took part in Service Learning tours during the holidays, immersing themselves in local communities in Borneo, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and the East Kimberley region of Australia.

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Wenona’s Day of the Dead

Wenona’s Day of the Dead

1 Nov 2019

Hola and Feliz día de Muertos everyone! Yesterday, Wenona celebrated Mexico’s Day of the Dead with dancing in the Undercroft to the sounds of a Mariachi band.

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