Writer’s Notebooks in SNC

On Wednesday mornings in Su Nei Cieli, we break out our writer’s notebooks. They’re special books for storing ideas, memories, and random jottings. A place to play around with words, and to store sparks for future writing projects. Every week, we tackle a different random task. We’ve played around with poetry, with simile and metaphor,... Continue Reading →

The (honest to goodness) truth!

Philosophy throughout the past three weeks has connected to a provocation  - 'what is stranger than fiction?' where our 456 SNC philosophers have been discussing the concept of 'truth'. We started with a story 'The Honest To Goodness Truth' by Patricia Mckissak and Giselle Potter. It is about a girl who decides to only tell... Continue Reading →

Ride2School Day!

Thanks to everyone who rode, walked, scooted, skated today - it was fabulous to look out at students travelling actively to school this morning! See below for some pics of the SNC crew: Ride2School was great because it was good how everyone had to get ready earlier so it was actually possible for everyone to... Continue Reading →

Student Action Teams update – Week 8

The student action teams have been working tirelessly to complete their proposals and applications and wait for the teachers responses with baited breath! Students have completed researching, planning and letter writing. Now the hard work begins - completing their proposed action! Most teams are managing either a 'student-led' workshop, either in 456 or in Prep/123.... Continue Reading →

Organising writing in SNC

In our writers workshop session recently we’ve been exploring the concept of 'organisation'.  As writers, we use organisation to structure our ideas, make our thinking clear, and create cohesion in our stories. Students have been learning about this concept and are working towards a completed piece or 'manuscript' to publish during next week's Publishing Day. Here’s... Continue Reading →

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