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Books, Boys and Bikkies

The Book Club for boys in Years 5 and 6 has proven to be very popular. Each Monday boys turn up to talk about the books that we have read or participate in fun activities relating to the books. Of course, they also get to eat bikkies! Our latest read was Escape from Mr Lemoncello’s

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May the Fourth be with you!

Middle School boys were treated to a week of Star Wars fun and activities last week. In both the Middle School and Centenary Libraries boys competed in trivia Kahoots, raced droids, played Star Wars Family Feud and watched TV shows related to the theme. Displays set the tone for the week with boys poring over

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2021 Photography Competition!

Congratulations to the three winners of our 2021 Photography Competition! The theme for this year was ‘Generations’ and entries were judged by Mr Stewart Service, our previous BGS Head of Art and a keen photographer himself. Middle School Winner: Elliot “Mothers and daughters” (Year 5) – Babushka dolls representing generations of women. Senior School Winner:

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Visit by Gwenda Stanley

Last week our Year 5 boys were treated to a visit by indigenous performer Gwenda Stanley. The session showcased Gwenda’s deep understanding and passion for her Gomeroi culture. Through song, dance, story, language and the demonstration of traditional tools and artefacts, Gwenda inspired the boys to learn and engage with her living culture. The boys

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ANZAC Day

Last week our Year 6 boys were reflecting on ANZAC Day in their Library lessons. The book The Beach they Called Gallipoli by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley was shared and this set the scene for a sombre but thoughtful reflection on the Gallipoli campaign. Following the reading and discussion of the text, boys worked to

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Year 8 students fully ‘immerse’ themselves in Science Fiction

Every year during the Year 8 Science Fiction unit students find themselves visiting a world of mysterious water, strange towns people and a tower whose powers cannot be explained.  Upon entry into the library boys are read an award winning tale by their teacher librarian titled The Watertower.  Written by Gary Crew and illustrated by

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