SCHOOL JOURNAL

25 Jun

Building a City: A study of architecture and engineering

   Architecture encompasses all aspects of STEM – science, technology, engineering and math; with art and design thrown in – making it a STEAM career! Engineers solve problems using science and math, harnessing the forces, and materials in nature. They draw on their creative powers to come up with quicker, better, and less expensive …

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28 May

Julie Bishop visits Moerlina School

Minister Julie Bishop visited Moerlina School to deliver letters of response to our Years 4-6 students, who wrote to her last term on social issues about which they were concerned. The letters were handed to Minister Bishop by the children when they were in Canberra. Click here to read the article featured in The Post. …

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19 Mar

Moerlina School as featured on Today Tonight

Our principal Perette Minciullo speaks about the importance of play as an essential element of a happy childhood and a driver for learning. It should be firmly embedded in every child’s every day! The report also features Griffin Longley, CEO of Nature Play WA and Sandra Hesterman, Murdoch University Early Childhood Education Director.

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13 Oct

Outstanding NAPLAN results

Our Years 3 and 5 students have once again excelled in NAPLAN, performing well above State and national averages. Even more pleasing though is the individual student progress for our Year 5 students. In multiple areas our students are demonstrating learning progress well beyond the national average. NAPLAN data provides graphs showing national average growth …

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27 Apr

Moerlina Bush School in the news

The benefits of Bush School as an integral part of learning featured in The West Australian newspaper.  When Claire Warden, an international expert on nature pedagogy came to work with Moerlina in September and October 2016, Moerlina Bush School was featured in The Weekend West.  The article explores the benefits of children’s exposure to and …

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2 Mar

Science performance at Moerlina School bucks the national trend

We have all read the news about how Australian students are being outperformed by many other countries in the areas of Maths and Science. The performance of students at Moerlina School is bucking this trend.   In case you’ve missed it, three of our students won distinctions in the national ICAS Maths and Science competitions …

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29 Jul

Exciting Term Ahead for Upper Primary Students

We are gearing up for another sparkly term of learning and discovery here in our Upper Primary Years 4-6 class! Digital technologies will be a big priority over the coming semester, as we explore some funky things about coding and programming. Sticking with this theme, our class has a cool STEM project day coming up ...

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21 Sep

Community spirit and active citizenship has a big impact

Olivia Howe was in Year 3 when she first decided that as a group, our school could do something to help people who were doing it tough in the wider community by collecting clothing, toys and household goods for Anglicare’s Orange Bag Day. So we set about drawing up the process that Olivia would need ...

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