With the help of the St George Leagues Club, students exhibited their decorated SEATs for silent auction in their local community. They raised over $1000 to deposit into a ‘medical supplies’ bank account for the Gilbert Camp, Global Harvest Christian Academy School. After researching life for children in Gilbert Camp and learning about the death of a young boy from malaria, and that families … [Read more...]
butterfly effect in practice
Our school has been very busy and the SRC group have continued to astound me with their input into this program. They have really taken on the butterfly effect concept and put it into practice with some activities around the school. The SEATs are at the stage of being decorated. Students have decided to approach local pre-schools to donate a “getting ready for big school" SEAT. In the top of … [Read more...]
SEAT is extraordinary!
"SEAT was an amazing experience for myself and the other Year 5 students. It helped us learn about teamwork, building skills, helping others and sustainability. The SEAT is a bamboo stool that is made in Vietnam which helps people to get jobs to provide for their families. On top of this it is made in a factory that uses the bamboo offcuts to fuel the electricity. We were given the stools in a … [Read more...]
Hawkesbury Helping Hands
Year 5 and 6 students from Londonderry Public School had a visit from Hawkesbury's 'Helping Hands' organisation. Linda the founder of Helping Hands was able to tell the students and the community a bit about what they do to help homeless people and other people in need. The Helping Hands van came to school too and spoke to the students about the organisation and gave them a chance to ask … [Read more...]
SEAT for Solomons
I met with Year 5 students of Hills Grammar School in Kenthurst this week to be handed a beautifully decorated SEAT to be sent to the school community of Gilbert Camp, Solomon Islands. They also filled my car with the remaining books, stationery and other donations to add to their already massive contribution to a shipping container leaving Sydney in a month! Read more: … [Read more...]
Thanks St George Leagues Club!
Year 6 students from Penshurst Public School have just installed an exhibition of their beautifully decorated SEATs into a display case in the foyer of the St George Leagues Club. They look fabulous! 3 SEATs were sold before the students even got there! They are hoping that all the thoughtfully decorated little stools will find a home by the end of the exhibition. They are on display until 1st … [Read more...]