Opening with the Year 4 dance show (Tues 30 July), ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, Bialik, once again, celebrated the arts in our annual arts festival. Visiting artist Chieko Hester worked with all Primary students on the Paper Plane project, soon to be revealed as an art installation in the Primary building, while the ELC engaged in Israeli dancing
We are delighted that Bialik College has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019. The Employer of Choice Award recognises the investment and effort Bialik has put into creating a world-class workplace for our staff, to partner our internationally renowned and admired Cultures of Thinking and Reggio Emilia-inspired philosophy of learning and teaching. Our
At the beginning of the semester, the Year 1 students embarked on a fascinating project to not only make beautiful mezuzot for the new Bialik Creche, but to learn all about the art, the ritual and the meaning of the mezuzah. They were visited by a scribe and got to try out writing with a quill and ink, they spent
Earlier this month, the Year 1 students visited the Science labs to join the Year 8 Science students who were making games using circuits and a program called Makey Makey. The Year 1 students were filled with so much wonder and excitement that their teachers decided to continue the investigation back in the ELC. Middle School Science teacher, Simon, visited
As part of Bialik’s Big Read, students and staff came to school in their pyjamas to add to the fun of the celebration of literature and to raise money for The Pyjama Foundation, which helps support children in foster care. Bialik’s Big read is a week-long celebration of the love of books and literacy and students enjoyed many fun activities
In the warmth of the ELC, parents of children in Kinder 3 and 4 participated in three mini workshops in Literacy, Mathematics, and Jewish and Hebrew Literacy led by coaches at Bialik who are educational experts in these fields. The evening was specifically designed to inform parents in making their child’s Prep year enjoyable and meaningful. Parents received practical ideas,
In celebration of Yom Yerushalayim, our Preps met up with their Year 12 buddies for a fun activity during which they wrote down their wishes and posted them on Bialik’s very own ‘Kotel’. The buddies have built a wonderful bond over the year and it’s great to see them interacting and learning from each other.
This week, our Preps had the fantastic experience of visiting the Archives. They learned why it is important to keep an archive and how we preserve our Bialik memories for generations to come. They asked lots of questions and got to look at some of the wonderful memorabilia of days gone by.
On Wednesday 15 May, Kinder 3 Aleph visited the science laboratory for an intriguing lesson about rocks. They had a stimulating discussion about where rocks come from and how they are formed. The students were wondrous and inquisitive and asked lots of questions. It was very exciting to be in the ‘big school’ science lab!
On Thursday 9 May, we celebrated Israel’s 71st birthday with an incredible, Guinness-World-Record-breaking feat. Bialik College students and staff gathered together to create the world’s largest human menorah. It took 1048 students from the ELC through to the Senior School, as well as teachers and staff to form the shape of the menorah – what an exciting experience for all