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Immigration Ads from 1950s


Australian vintage poster:

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Complete the attached PMI using your best presentation skills. Make sure that you include all aspects of camp, from the variety of activities, to the food, to your experiences and reflections.

In the ‘Growth Mindset’ section we want you to think about how you may have challenged yourself, developed your growth mindset and improved your personal self awareness.

This activity may become part of your digital portfolio. Remember you may need to present it to a wider audience. Make it your best work.

Well done on a great camp everyone. You were awesome!

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Spelling Activities

Working with syllables-What are syllables?

syllable |ˈsɪləb(ə)l|
a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; for example, there are two syllables in water and three in inferno.


syllable division

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The Climb- Graduation song


The Climb

Miley Cyrus

I can almost see it
That dream I’m dreaming but
There’s a voice inside my head saying
You’ll never reach it,
Every step I’m taking,
Every move I make feels
Lost with no direction
My faith is shaking but I
I gotta keep trying
Gotta keep my head held high


There’s always gonna be another mountain
I’m always gonna wanna make it move
Always gonna be an uphill battle
Sometimes I’m gonna have to lose
Ain’t about how fast I get there
Ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side
It’s the climb


The struggles I’m facing
The chances I’m taking
Sometimes might knock me down but
No I’m not breaking
I may not know it
But these are the moments that
I’m going to remember most yeah
Just got to keep going
And I
I gotta be strong
Just keep pushing on, ’cause


There’s always gonna be another mountain
I’m always gonna wanna make it move
Always gonna be an uphill battle
Sometimes I’m gonna have to lose
Ain’t about how fast I get there
Ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side
It’s the climb (yeah)





There’s always gonna be another mountain
I’m always gonna wanna make it move
Always gonna be a uphill battle
Sometimes you gonna have to lose
Ain’t about how fast I get there
Ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side
It’s the climb (yeah yeah ea ea)


Keep on moving
Keep climbing
Keep the faith baby
It’s all about
It’s all about
The climb
Keep the faith
Keep your faith

Whoa oh oh

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Graduation Song


Mash Katy Perry-Fireworks/Queen-Don’t Stop Us Now GRAD

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High School Timetable


What can you make of this time table? What does it tell you? What classes do you go to first?

Complete these activities in you Inquiry book.

Activity 1.

  1. From the book list provided make a list of the all things you will need to keep in your pencil case.
  2. In your inquiry book draw the pencil case and estimate (using the list) the cost of the belongings in your pencil case. If you have some of the things on the list at home and you intend to take them to school next year, then use the list to approximate the total cost of the items you will have in your pencil case.

Activity 2.

Complete this in your Inquiry book.

You are in Group 7A.

  1. Work the timetable out, then plan your day.
  2. Write a list of the subjects you will be attending during each block
  3. On the school map provided, shade the rooms that you will be going to. You can print the map or put it into Explain Everything. Draw the walking trail/route you would take for the day. Remember to include lunch, trips to the canteen, toilet stops etc.
  4. Remember to include the route back to your locker room at the end of each block of time
  5. What things will you need to take with you? Use the book list attached and write a complete list of the things that you would need to take to your sessions for the day. Include sports uniform if you have P.E. or sport.
  6. Now that you have your pencil case worked out, you can just list your pencil case.
  7. Write the list into your maths book.

Remember you will keep all the things in your locker, but you will not be able to return to your locker in between sessions. Take that into consideration when you plan the walking trail of your day.


Activity 3.

1.  Make a list of the things you could do at secondary school  during lunch time and recess. ‘Walking around’ is not an adequate answer. Think of at least 6 things that you could do. If you need equipment you will need to bring things to school. Some equipment will be available from the sports storeroom. Check where that is, and add it to Activity 2.

  • If there were clubs available, what sort of clubs would you be interested in joining?
  • Make a list of the interests you have and would like to start up as a club activity at recess and lunch.
  • Make a poster to advertise your club. Use a page in your Inquiry book. Would it be an open invitation or would you make it only open to Year 7s?

Sample Year 7 booklist

Sample Secondary School Map

Sample Year 7 timetable

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward


Read this article from recent magazine.

How To Be A Better Friend  

How To Be A Better Friend

1.  Choose one of the 10 ways that you think is important. Put the number of the paragraph and then summarise it into one sentence.

2.  Choose any of the points that you think you already do.

3.  Is there are point that you don’t agree with? Why?

4.  What characteristics do you look for in a friend?

5.  What do you think is the most important characteristic that a friend should demonstrate to you?

6.  What characteristics do you think are your strongest assets and the ones that your friends find most admirable in you?

7.  Make a list of 10 words that you think describe friendship. You can make it into a Wordle or a display. Use your iPad to make a display and put it into the server under ‘friendship display’ to be printed in color.

8.  Think of another point that could be added to this article. Write an 11th way ‘How To Be A Better Friend’

9. Make a friendship motto. Add this to your ‘Friendship’ display. Think of a color that you feel represents ‘friendship’. Highlight your motto in that color.

10. Think of your best friend. Write them a note (which you may choose to give them) and write down some things that you value about the friendship you have. You may like to write it in a letter form if you intend to give it to them. List the qualities in priority order, 1 being the characteristic you appreciate most.

11.  Think of yourself as a friend. What traits from the article do you think you could work on that would make you a better friend? Write the trait and then think of ways that you could improve or change what you do in regard to this trait.

12. Make some comments about what you think you may have learned from this article. How could the information help you next year at secondary school? Do you think you need to change anything about yourself to help your friends understand you more?

13.  What are the things on the list of 10 ways ‘How to Be A Better Friend’ that you have never really ever thought about?

14. Decorate your display on the iPad with symbols that represent ‘friendship’.

Make sure you save your work onto the server.


You need to write:

  • quantities of ingredients,
  • method,
  • instructions,
  • how best to present your recipe.



6 cups of understanding

2 tablespoons of love

Mix 2 spoons of understanding with the love.


Add your recipe to the presentation about

Make a list of all the songs about ‘friendship’.

Compile a song list to send to your friend.


Send it to them and tell them how much you appreciate the time they spend being your friend.


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Nominating your Film


Grade 6 – Apollo Film Fest.

 Award Categories 2017

Best Storyboard


Teachers award the best example of a creative and innovative storyboard.

Best Cinematography


Best use of iPad camera to record clear, steady footage that shows thought about the rules of thirds, light and shot selection.

Best Costume Design

Best use of clothing props and costumes to help set the scene and create mood.

Best Film Editing


Best example of film cropping, clip selection and layout of video footage.

Best use of Digital Effects


Best use of iMovie digital video features (motion, text, colour, light). Green FX editing

Best Sound


Best example of original sound.






The best planned, designed, recorded and edited message that makes an impact.

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Click the link to find the problem!

Grad Maths

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