Middle School

15
Jun

Year 8s immersive study in medieval Japan

Our Year 8s have been studying medieval Japan this term, including learning about the life of a samurai warrior. Andreas Kammel, Makerspace Facilitator, conducted an interactive Kendo lesson. Kendo is a traditional Japanese martial art that was created when the age of the samurai was ending, as a way of preserving their culture and practices. Andreas demonstrated his use of

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11
Jun

Food and Fun In Humanities Class

During the final week of Digital Bialik, the 6B English and Humanities students had a screen break and took the opportunity to do some baking. The class are currently reading the book Sally’s Story. In this book, the main character Sally learns about her heritage and identity and so the students decided to look at food from their own various

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29
Apr

Yom Ha’atzmaut 2020

This year we celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israeli’s 72nd birthday, like never before, physically apart but together in spirit. Students from Creche to Year 12 got involved in various ways and students and many staff submitted a photo of themselves in blue and white which formed a collage. Some on the day activities included: creating Israeli flags in ELC creating a

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26
Mar

Bialik Goes Digital

This week we undertook a three day trial of Digital Bialik, an online delivery of our entire Prep to Year 12 curriculum. The trial was a huge success. Every subject, from Maths to English, from PE to Music, and even our kitchen lessons took place online. Science was supported by our Laboratory Manager videoing science experiments at home, and even

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12
Mar

Science in Motion – Another Fantastic Science Week!

In its sixth year, Science Week at Bialik saw students engaging in a range of activities around the theme of ‘Science in Motion’. The ELC students investigated how neurons work to help them think and make connections by looking at and touching real brains. Students in the Primary School got friendly with a variety of Australian animals like Serendipity the

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27
Feb

Years 7, 8 and 9 STEM Day: Fire Response

Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) days are a challenging and fun way for students to expand their learning environment and collaborate with peers from other year levels. On February 26 and 27, the first STEM Days of the year were held and were a great success. Students collaborated in their teams to find bushfire solutions. They spent

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20
Feb

Year 7 Camp – the adventure of a lifetime!

While on the camp, students have been participating in surfing, kayaking, art/sand sculpting, an Indigenous Cultural Walk and a full day hike, to name a few activities. The Year 7 camp is a non-stop outdoor adventure that leaves students with memories that last a lifetime!

20
Feb

While you were sleeping – a message from Gary Velleman, Vice Principal

As we approach the end of the third week of the 2020 school calendar, it struck me as to how much happens behind the scenes – over the summer break – to have the school ready and operational for a new school year.  Overall, by the time students arrive, few give a moment of thought to what has transpired to

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6
Feb

Welcome Back to School 2020

It’s been an exciting start to the school year and students are already jumping head-first into their activities, studies and friendship groups. It was fantastic to see so many smiling faces pouring through the gates, bringing the campus back to life! There is so much to look forward to this year, including watching the newest addition to the Bialik family

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11
Dec

Etgar Students Donate to Youth Projects

During the year, the Etgar students raised funds for Youth Projects, an organisation that offers support and employment opportunities to at-risk young people. The Years 8 and 9 students who participate in the Etgar program could elect to sell coffee from the Gary Peer coffee van, the profits of which were collected for this very important cause. During the last

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