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The Kodály Method and its impact on our music students

The Kodály Method and its impact on our music students

14 Jan 2019

When I arrived at Wenona in 2015, I was impressed by the scale of the Music program, which encompasses a K-12 curriculum and a broad range of co-curricular ensembles.

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The fascinating Physics of CERN

The fascinating Physics of CERN

14 Jan 2019

More than squiggly lines. With its television footage of rocket launches and moon walks, the exploration of our universe never fails to capture the imagination.

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Teaching music in Arnhem Land

Teaching music in Arnhem Land

14 Jan 2019

Coldplay, Peer Gynt & crocodiles. My journey began in Nhulunbuy, a remote mining town about two hours by air from Cairns. As my plane swooped down towards the runway, I was overwhelmed by colour: red ...

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Applying to College: The Global Perspective

Applying to College: The Global Perspective

14 Jan 2019

In today’s highly competitive job market, candidates with a global outlook and strong cross-cultural competencies are viewed favourably by employers. As a School therefore, we have a pivotal role to p ...

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The Art of Networking at Wenona

The Art of Networking at Wenona

30 Nov 2018

Our Year 10 students have been learning the art of networking. After all, research shows your network is your net worth!

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Putting the ‘story’ back into History

Putting the ‘story’ back into History

29 Nov 2018

Our Year 7 students have been learning about the importance of oral history, using their journalistic skills to interview grandparents and local nursing home residents to bring their stories to life i ...

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Student Blog: Wear sunscreen everyone!

Student Blog: Wear sunscreen everyone!

29 Nov 2018

This week, Zara (Year 11) offered up some sage words of wisdom to Senior School: never compare yourself to anyone else. Oh and wear sunscreen!

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Standing up for sustainability

Standing up for sustainability

23 Nov 2018

This week, Year 8 investigated different approaches to sustainability, looking at waste management, sustainable housing and urban development for Design Thinking.

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Australia: a country for all seasons

Australia: a country for all seasons

23 Nov 2018

Year 4 thought they had the four seasons nailed. That was until they started to delve a little deeper and discovered that for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, seasonal calendars are defi ...

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Junior School’s arty side wows Wenona

Junior School’s arty side wows Wenona

23 Nov 2018

We knew something special was coming our way, but the unique and immersive experience that is this year’s Junior School Art Show, complete with its very own Dark Room, blew everyone away when it launc ...

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A STEM Spectacular

A STEM Spectacular

16 Nov 2018

Yesterday Years 5 and 6 presented some spectacular STEM projects to teachers, peers and parents, as part of this year’s STEM Showcase.

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A community of caring at Wenona

A community of caring at Wenona

15 Nov 2018

Service at Wenona is not just about fundraising, it’s also about lending a hand, performing small acts of kindness or giving of our time and skills. It was heartening therefore to see our motto, Ut Pr ...

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Student Blog: The dangerous act of comparison

Student Blog: The dangerous act of comparison

14 Nov 2018

Claudia (Year 11) is one of the Performing Arts Prefects for 2018/2019, otherwise known as one of the leaders of the performing arts cult. And she’s a perfectionist.

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Woodstock revisit retro technology

Woodstock revisit retro technology

9 Nov 2018

Remember untangling chewed cassette tapes from your Sony Walkman? Or inserting Kodak film into your camera? This week Years 1 and 2 took a stroll down memory lane, using inquiry-based learning to inve ...

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The art of speaking up: Festival of Speech

The art of speaking up: Festival of Speech

8 Nov 2018

Speaking and presentation skills are highly sought after by employers. At the Festival of Speech, 22 Wenona students won over the audience with their oratory skills.

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