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2021 Term 1

  • Solving problems Kindy-style - What do you do when life doesn’t go to plan? Ms Bouterakos’s Kindergarten students have been learning all about problem-solving as part of their PYP Unit of Inquiry into Who we are.
  • A new school year! - It may have been a bit of a soggy start to the new school year, but nothing could dampen the enthusiasm of our students as they arrived on campus this week. It was great to see so many happy faces!
  • Blog: Be yourself! - Our School Captain, Georgia kicked off the first Assembly for Term 1 by urging everyone to channel their inner Tigger and ‘make the ordinary extraordinary’!
  • Blog: Make it extraordinary! - This week in our Principal’s Assembly, Charlie, one of our Vice Captains for 2020/2021, spoke about some of the opportunities she has taken to push herself outside her comfort zone.
  • Blog: Own your strengths - Sometimes, as in the case of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, your biggest strength can be something you’ve overlooked, says Astrid, one of Wenona’s Wellbeing Captains for 2020/2021.
  • Cultivating empathy: Year 2 - Empathy lies at the heart of what it means to be human, as Ms Peck’s Year 2 students are discovering in their first PYP Unit of Inquiry for 2021, Who We Are.
  • It’s A Bug’s Life for Year 4 - Sir David Attenborough would be proud of our Year 4 students, as they excitedly explored the gardens of the School campus last week, as part of their latest PYP Unit of Inquiry into How the World Works.
  • Justice is served for Year 12 - Ms Isbel’s Year 12 Legal Studies students have been exploring the complexities of bail. As they’ve discovered, there are lots of grey areas to consider when it comes to an application.
  • Molly makes a difference - This term, Molly (Year 12) received the 2020 Wenona Alumnae Spirit Award for her outstanding fundraising efforts in support of last summer’s bushfires and the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • Blog: The Wisdom of Wikihow - Maddy, one of Wenona’s School Vice Captains for 2020/2021, spoke at our Principal’s Assembly this week about the wisdom of Wikihow, and how it can help to bring this year’s Prefect initiative to life.
  • The Adventures of Year 5 - Fields. Horses. Abseiling. Bushwalks. Mountain biking. Cabins. Kangaroos. Canoes. For our Year 5 students, this year’s camp at Attunga had it all. It was three days of fresh air and adventure.
  • We believe we can fly - There are no such thing as ‘boys’ toys’. Just ask the members of Wenona’s Drone Club, who along with our Robotics Club, are reaching for the skies when it comes to technology!
  • Wenona Boarders’ Amazing Race - Boarders enjoyed a fun first weekend back with a Brushes and Burgers Night, a collaborative meal – from shopping to cooking, everyone helped – and finished off with an Amazing Race.
  • Year 10 take on the sausage roll - Last week, Ms Jalili’s Year 10 Food Technology students took on the culinary challenge of creating the perfect meat-free sausage roll. They were so good, even the carnivores loved them!