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On the 17th of September, Felixstow students headed to the zoo! The students were lucky enough to learn from zookeepers, create an enclosure, complete an orienteering task, look at lots of the animals and have a play on the wonderful zoo playground. It was a wonderful day!
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The year 2 and 3 students enjoyed their Big Night In last night (10th September). The students were able to enjoy a warm bonfire to toast marshmallows, pizza for dinner, Lego challenges and more! What a fun night for everyone!
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On the 3rd of September, Felixstow students went to the Adelaide Botanic Gardens where they met with Trent Hill. Trent expanded the students knowledge as they toured the gardens on how Aboriginal people use the various plants and trees for all types of different things such as food, medicine, traps for animals and how to start a fire.
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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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Our playground development is nearly done and this morning we were able to  have a play on the new slides, water pump,    creek bed, fire pit and fort! Students enjoyed exploring the area… Lots of fun to come!
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This years camp was held at Aldinga Beach. Felixstow Community School are extremely proud of our campers this year. As a group, they showed growth and independence through a range of exciting and challenging experiences. We hope that these experiences will be something that the children can always look back on to make them smile.
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On the 7th of February, Felixstow students enjoyed a wildly imaginative, visual theatre ‘When the Mirror Bird Sings.’ The performance showcased a modern fairy-tale that shares the story of rare flock of wondrous birds, whose precious mirror-ball eggs become the catalyst for the internal battle between kindness and greed. The story is told using physical image, movement, dance, ritual and […]
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During the last term of 2019, Felixstow students, with the support of our SSO’s designed and created a Christmas tree to be entered into the Parade Norwood competition against other schools. The Christmas trees were displayed on the Parade where community members could choose their favourite and vote on Facebook.  Our inquiry topic ‘our future depends on the resources we choose’ […]
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