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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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The end of year community celebration had fun activities for families such as face painting, wet sponge throwing (at the teachers and staff), dodge-ball, fishing, bubble blowing and so much more. Together the community provided a spread of cultural and much loved dishes to share. The students artwork and inquiry based learning was displayed to share with loved ones. We […]
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Students at Felixstow participated in an OrphFund run which works to provide support through donations to children in orphanages. The students ran laps around the oval and organised sponsors. There was also a raffle with a range of prizes. Together, the school raised $2123 in total. This donation will support the children in orphanages to gain access to much needed […]
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