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Animation - ABOVE

Students studied endangered animals, read The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, and created short stop motion animation artworks as part of a 10-week unit called ‘Our Animal Planet’. They developed their understanding of the natural world and sustainability, …

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Anzac Day invitation – ABOVE

Students explored the important symbols associated with the commemoration of Anzac Day (25 April). The teacher and teacher-librarian provided students with pictorial sources and real or replica artefacts using a ‘memorial box’ borrowed from the Australian …

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Australian citizenship - ABOVE

The task was completed as part of an end-of-year review of the Civics and Citizenship course. Students designed a new home page (and at least one associated landing page) for a new Australian citizenship website. The web pages were to contain information …

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Brochure: A referendum to change Australia’s Constitution - ABOVE

Students created a brochure outlining both the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ cases for Australia becoming a republic. This brochure would be distributed to members of the public before the vote which took place in 1999. The task was completed after an introductory unit …

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Civics and Citizenship – Above satisfactory – Year 10

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can compare and evaluate the key features and values of systems of government, and analyse the Australian Government’s global roles and responsibilities. The student analyses the role of the High Court …

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Civics and Citizenship – Above Satisfactory – Year 9

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can evaluate features of Australia’s political system, and identify and critically analyse the influences on people’s political choices (WS1). The student explains the key principles of Australia’s …

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Civics and Citizenship - Above satisfactory - Year 7

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can explain features of Australia’s Constitution, including the process for constitutional change (WS1). The student explains how Australia’s legal system is based on the principle of justice. They …

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Civics and Citizenship – Above satisfactory – Year 8

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can analyse features of Australian democracy, and explain features of Australia’s democracy that enable active participation (WS1). The student recognises different types of laws in Australia and explains …

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Classification - ABOVE

Students investigated the role of classification in the biological sciences. After a visit to a local wildlife park, where students observed features and behaviours of Australian animals, they analysed how scientists develop hierarchical classification …

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Clay objects: Connection to our coast - ABOVE

Students considered how artists communicate their viewpoints and connection to the natural environment though their artwork. They created ceramic forms inspired by the artworks of Alison Brown and Aboriginal Thaynakwith artist, Thancoupie. They also identified …

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Concrete sculpture – ABOVE

In prior learning activities, students learnt concepts and performed experiments relating to chemical and physical changes. They had performed a research investigation into the rock cycle with a particular focus on the processes of weathering and erosion. This …

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Cultures in conjunction - ABOVE

Students analysed conjunctions between art forms and artists across time and cultures. They explored the ways that Asian art influenced the West in the past, and the ways that Western art has influenced contemporary Asian art in the present.  They began …

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Data analysis: Water in the world – ABOVE

Over a period of six weeks, students explored how water connects places, environments and people. Students used digital technologies to present the process of orographic rainfall and explain how it influences the characteristics on either side of a mountain. Students …

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Description: Castles – ABOVE

Students were asked to write a description of the changes in the design and function of castles in medieval Europe. They worked with their class teacher and the teacher-librarian to locate appropriate written and pictorial source material and were provided …

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Design project: Automata - ABOVE

Students investigated some of the key mechanical systems that are used and relied on in daily life, such as the muscles that move their own head, locking and unlocking mechanisms, toys that move and mechanisms in the family car. They critiqued these key …

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Design project: Desktop lamp - ABOVE

Students completed an investigation of lighting technology and design developments over the past century. They developed knowledge and understanding of lighting technologies and the impact they have locally and globally. Students identified key elements …

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Design project: Kitchen garden - ABOVE

Students investigated the advantages of planting crops in season or of adapting the environment to extend the life of plants. They investigated nutrient requirements for plants and optimal growing conditions. Students designed and planned a garden for …

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Differing perspectives - ABOVE

Students explored two statements by Australian Prime Ministers: Paul Keating’s ‘Redfern Speech’ in 1992 and Kevin Rudd’s ‘Apology’ in 2008. They watched recordings and analysed written transcripts of each speech and considered the speech within its historical …

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Digital project: Python game - ABOVE

Students were provided with a game that had been developed by previous students at the school using Python. They were required to correct any errors and to modify the game by creating additional features and functionality, for example new character races, …

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Economics and Business - Above satisfactory - Year 10

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can analyse why and how governments manage economic performance to improve living standards (WS1). The student gives detailed explanations for variations in economic performance and standards of living …

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