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Visual Arts and Vanitas

Visual Arts and Vanitas

6 Aug 2020

Remember the infamous ‘Carpe Diem’ scene in the film Dead Poet’s Society? Well, ‘memento mori’ has been the inspiration for Ms Sinclair’s Year 9 Visual Arts students.

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News Pigs

Forces and the Three Little Pigs

Forces and the Three Little Pigs

6 Aug 2020

The Big Bad Wolf might have huffed and puffed this week, but Year 2 have mastered the science behind forces, cleverly constructing houses to withstand his might as part of their latest PYP Unit of Inq ...

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News Med

Year 8 re-enact 1066

Year 8 re-enact 1066

6 Aug 2020

“It was a silent end for a brave and true warrior.” So said the Saxon noblewoman as she killed a Norman knight at The Battle of Hastings this week – bravely re-enacted by Year 8 in the School Hall.

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News Dips

Year 9’s Lucky Dip: A Masterclass

Year 9’s Lucky Dip: A Masterclass

30 Jul 2020

Brightly coloured dips make for a fantastic spread, as Ms Jalili’s Year 9 Food Tech students found out this week, with a masterclass in dips to suit every palate.

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News 100Days

Celebrating 100 days of School

Celebrating 100 days of School

30 Jul 2020

As any centenarian can tell you, reaching 100 is a BIG deal! And this week, our Kindergarten and Year 1 students celebrated 100 days of school with a TON of 100-themed activities!

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News HandsUp

Hands up for STEM

Hands up for STEM

30 Jul 2020

Dr Thompson’s Year 9 STEM students have been channelling technology to construct bionic hands using Bluetooth, as well as using Augmented Reality to tour the world!

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News Athenaeum

Welcome to The Athenaeum

Welcome to The Athenaeum

24 Jul 2020

What an exciting start to Semester 2, with our Principal, Dr Scott welcoming staff, students and guests to our new building, The Athenaeum, named after Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom and Courage.

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News TexitTZ

Texit: Tasmania breaks away

Texit: Tasmania breaks away

25 Jun 2020

This term, Year 6 created the world’s newest country by imagining that Tasmania had ‘done a Brexit’. And they spoke to local Federal MP, Mr Trent Zimmerman about the challenges of government.

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News mi casa

Mi casa es su casa

Mi casa es su casa

25 Jun 2020

Whether it’s a house or an apartment, we all live somewhere. And this term, Ms Furlong Alexanderson’s Year 8 Spanish students have mastered the vocabulary to describe where they live.

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News Family

There’s no place like home!

There’s no place like home!

25 Jun 2020

The best journeys always lead us home, just ask Year 1! For their PYP unit, ‘Where we are in Place and Time’, they explored this central idea, learning a lot about their mums and grandmas in the proce ...

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News Titration

An Ode to Titration: Winners are Grinners

An Ode to Titration: Winners are Grinners

18 Jun 2020

Our Year 12 Chemistry students recently competed in a closely contested Interhouse Titration competition. And our talented Science Teacher, Ms Horsham penned this ode to them.

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News Solar

Light up, light up, Wenona!

Light up, light up, Wenona!

17 Jun 2020

Last week, Wenona’s Year 4 students helped to build a brighter future for children in remote communities in PNG, by making solar lights so they can study after dark.

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News | Gallery Language

The art of successful communication

The art of successful communication

11 Jun 2020

This term, Ms Peck’s Year 2 students have been embracing figurative language, making powerful use of alliteration, personification, similes and metaphors to express themselves.

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News | Alumnae Profile Twilight

Twilight Sessions: A Nurse and a Physio

Twilight Sessions: A Nurse and a Physio

11 Jun 2020

To help someone who is in pain or is suffering is a beautiful thing. So said Wenona alumnae Sophie Sinclair (PY2012), a nurse, and Monique Bain (PY2012), a physio, at our latest Twilight Session.

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News Recon

Wenona: In This Together

Wenona: In This Together

4 Jun 2020

The theme of National Reconciliation Week, ‘In This Together’, was an opportunity for our community to reflect on the past and consider how we can collectively improve our future.

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