News

18
May

Manhigut Neuroscience TEAM session with Jared Cooney Horvath

On Friday afternoon, 15 May 2020, the Years 4/5 Learning Hub would have been buzzing with excitement, as our Year 5s were due to engage in a fascinating Manhigut (Primary leaders) session with Jared Cooney Horvath, our Neuroscientist in residence. Instead, we held a dynamite on-line session with Jared on Microsoft TEAMS. The session was all about the brain’s plasticity.

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14
May

Online Storytime

Year 4 student Amelie K wrote a lovely narrative and read it online to a very engaged group of Year 1 students. Well done Amelie! Read Amelie’s story here. Here are some pictures the younger students drew in response to the story.

5
May

New additions to Bialik

In exciting news, Bialik College is hosting five service puppies which will be participating in school life. The dogs will spend the first year of their life socialising on campus during the day and living with a Bialik foster family at night. During this current period of isolation, the puppies will live with their foster family whilst students participate in

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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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28
Apr

Honouring Yom Ha’Zikaron

In honour of Yom Ha’Zikaron, Zionism Victoria held a commemorative assembly to commemorate the lives of our heroic soldiers who tragically lost their lives defending the state of Israel.Bialik Vocal Experience were asked to perform Hatikvah. Watch the beautiful video below: Our students took part in commemorative assemblies or age appropriate educational sessions throughout the day. In addition some of our

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23
Apr

Yom Ha’Shoah 2020

Tuesday 21 April was Yom Ha’Shoah and as a school community we commemorated those precious lives lost in the Holocaust and we celebrate the survivors. The Shoah is a challenging part of our Jewish history, and it is incumbent upon us, as a community, to honour its memory and to dignify its victims.Whilst we were unable to have survivors visit

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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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19
Mar

The Bialik ELC – Offering Quality Education – A Message from Daphne Gaddie, Head of ELC

The NQF (National Quality Framework) introduced a new quality standard in 2012 to improve education and care across long day care, family day care, preschool/kindergarten, and outside school hours care services. The NQF includes: • National Law and National Regulations • National Quality Standard • Assessment and quality rating process • National learning frameworks. Research shows quality education and care

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19
Mar

Year 5 Camp – What An Adventure!

Swimming, paddle boarding and bush walking – these were just some of the incredible adventures our Year 5s experienced on their camp. Enjoying the great outdoors, they had a fantastic time being active and learning at the same time.

19
Mar

Years 11 and 12 Health and Wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our students is at the core of everything we do at Bialik. On Friday 13 March, the Year 11 and 12 students had a Health and Wellbeing day, during which they had some fabulous and intriguing electives to choose from. There was dance, yoga, fitness to relieve stress, sex education around subjects like intimacy, cooking,

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