ANZAC Spirit

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3D Gallipoli Story - please view this prior to returning to class

Please make a comment or ask a question once you have watched this story.

Below is a song about the experiences of an itinerant Australian who volunteered as a soldier in the First World War, took part in the Suvla Bay landing and lost both legs in the Gallipoli campaign. It was composed and performed by Australian singer Eric Bogle, and was probably recorded in 1980.  

And the band played Waltzing Matilda   Lest We Forget

  • Discuss the use of a symbol of Australian patriotism, the song Waltzing Matilda, as a counterpoint to lyrics about sailing to Gallipoli, burying the dead at Gallipoli, being wounded, landing back in Sydney and questioning the commemoration of war in Anzac Day marches.
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  • Discuss how the song identifies the level of Turkish preparedness on the Gallipoli Peninsula.
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  • Your task:
  • Bring our school ANZAC ceremony to life.
  • Please apply for a job by submitting a comment on the blog – why you are best suited to this position.
  • Photography: (skills in capturing the moment)
  • Video: (steady hand, pan, wide shot, edit)
  • News cast + Roving Reporters: (public speaking skills required)
  • Script writers: (detailed knowledge of history, very high ability in writing)
  • Props (ability in visual arts)

Further criteria will follow after negotiation with 6/7J students

Open Day

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Multiage Open Day 1st April 9-11am 

What to expect: 30 minutes per person, max 10 people per session

9-9:30am Handwriting, Spelling, History Extension

(Joanna) ( NVSH DP) (Zane)(Tarryn)(Dion)(Jack)(HOD MS ACSHS),( Chloe)

9:30-10:00am Dance/Brainfood , Maths Mentals, Maths Dictionary, Mathletics

(Nick.K) ( Hayley) (Morgan)(Netahio)(Kahlia)(Kelsey)

10:00-10:30 Mathematics, Mathletics (HOD of Junior Secondary)ACSHS

10:30-11:00 Reading (ST LAN) ACSHS

Please book online -> comments-> book time.  Booking is confirmed when your child’s name appears on this post next to selected time.

Shaping Our Nation

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Significant events and people who bought about change

Research information on one of the following

Steve Irwin

Ned Kelly

The ANZACs

Take notes using Note Taking then write your rough copy on the proforma provided by Ms Johnson

Criteria: How did they shape our nation? When,Where, Who, Why Dates, Places, Events, Significance of the person and the impact they had on Australia

Refer to performa for expected format

Type up your good copy.