Monthly Archives: August 2020

On the 25th of August, Felixstow students walked down to the Karrawirra Pari (River Torrens) with their tour guide Uncle Tamaru. Uncle Tamaru is a Kaurna elder who has been sharing his culture with our students and staff. On the excursion Uncle Tamaru educated us on the differences between female and male trees, the Kaurna names for different trees and plants […]
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This terms whole school inquiry topic is ‘communities impact local environments.’ On Wednesday the 29th of July, the Juniors walked down to the River Torrens just before Felixstow Reserve. Students discussed the ways that communities have impacted their local environments both positively and negatively. The students decided to make a positive change by picking up litter along the way.  
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On Tuesday the 28th July, each of the four art classes had a visit from a Kaurna elder, Uncle Tamaru. Uncle Tamaru spent the day teaching the students traditional Kaurna symbols used in Kaurna artwork. We learnt that Kaurna artwork is like ‘GoogleMaps’ with an aerial depiction of country and community; it doesn’t have dots like some Aboriginal and Torres […]
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