Year 10 students of Be Creative have been busily working to produce some amazing paintings on canvas. The focus for Unit 1, was based around creating a facsimile (replica) of a renown artist’s painting.
Students researched how some of history most revered artists initially emulated the works of other talented individuals, as part of their classical art training. They discovered how this form of practical based learning could improve their understanding of artists’ working methods, through the…
Our Year 10 Outdoor Education students recently took on the challenge of hiking from Cape Otway to Lavers Hill along the Great Ocean Walk - with overnight stays at Aire River and Johanna Beach. All students participated admirably, demonstrating improving skills in teamwork, leadership and organisation, as well gaining an insight into trip planning, minimum impact hiking, camp cooking, weather considerations and risk management.
Brent Hodges Year 10 Outdoor Education
Last week we hosted Heather Gurrie, the Principal of Te Aroha College in New Zealand. Heather had been referred to our school, as one of three she visited in Victoria, by the educational group Solution Tree Australia. Heather visited classes, along with time spent discussing our “instructional framework” and our ongoing work in developing high quality teacher practice through Robert Marzano’s “Art and Science Teaching” and our increasingly strongly established Professional Learning Community wo…
Our Anzac Day assembly was a fabulous celebration and recognition of the sacrifices that continue to be made by our Service Men and Women. As always, the respect offered by our entire student body was impeccable, and the contributions made by the School Captains and our Cadets sensational. We were incredibly honoured to have in attendance representatives from the Lara RSL, and were privilege to have Mr Bruce Challenor in attendance. Mr Challenor has announced the provision and support of an Anz…
In preparation for their overnight hike, our Year 10 Outdoor Education students recently visited Werribee Gorge for a bushwalking excursion - testing their levels of fitness across some rough ground, and at times steep, terrain.
Year 10 O.ED (BH)
Week 3: Wed 3/5 to Fri 5/5 - Overnight Hike
Week 5: Wed 17/5 (S2-4) - Indoor Rock Climbing
Year 10 O.ED (RG)
Week 3: Fri 5/5 (S1-3) - Indoor Rock Climbing
Week 5: Wed 17/5 to Fri 19/5 - Overnight Hike
Last week our annual Athletics Carnival was held. The athletes (and officials) were in good spirits despite the wet weather, and it didn’t seem to discourage many from running, jumping and throwing to the best of their ability. A huge thank-you again to our Sports Coordinator Aaron Malcolm, for his work in the lead-up to and on the day.
It’s been an exciting term for Year 9 students involved in the Connections Personal Challenge program with each TLC group participating in a series of adventure-based activities designed to take students outside of their comfort zone and further develop skills in teamwork, leadership, organisation, persistence and self-management. The last of these activities took place earlier last week and its now time for students to prepare for their Round Table Assessment. This Tuesday students will be …
Tom B from 8C attended an event at Symonds Stadium and received an Award for most runs for the Cricket season, playing for Lara Cricket Club in both U13 and U15 Divisions.
Well done Tom!
Cricket Victoria conducted a training session with our Year 10 Fit to Play students in February in order to give them an opportunity to become involved in junior cricket in the local community. Students who were interested were able to pursue the opportunity of becoming involved in junior cricket with the local primary schools. This initiative was presented to us by Cricket Victoria; the year 10 students enjoyed the opportunity to participate in training drills and learn skills that would benef…
This week we say farewell to a long standing member of the Lara Secondary College community.
Rob began with us in our very first year and has been the driving force behind so much of our work in Information Technology and in the development of our performance area.been with us for over 14 years we have seen Rob and his family grow in such a way.year we farewelled his two eldest children, Christine and Andrew, to allow them to start the year at their new school in Swan Hill where Rob is reloca…