Board games are an important tool inproviding hands-on skills and knowledge development to people of all ages for all subjects. Recently, the Year 11 Combined Science class enjoyed the experience of designing and creating a number of different boardgames, incorporating questions from seven content areas.
Our annual Humanities Exhibition was held Friday, February 27 this year. The exhibits ranged from such diverse topics as the influence of social media on young people to the challenges and benefits of living under the shadow of the volcanoes here in Indonesia. Twenty-seven of our students participated from Year 7 to Year 10 and we were joined by nine judges from both our school and from the Jakarta community.
The Central Idea for our fourth Unit of Inquiry for Year 5 students this year was, ‘Governments Manage Human-Made Systems’. Students reflected on the previous UOI about Ancient Civilisations and realised that people of all cultures needed systems; such as monetary, plumbing and irrigation; to be able to live and function in cities.
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