Snapshots of Change

May 24, 2011
by John Macliver
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GATE 8: Camera Practice Two

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The Year 8 GATE students practice with the schools cameras. Today they spent some time interviewing one another, ahead of their first interview later in the week.

May 20, 2011
by Steve Berrick
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Photography Excursion to Midland Railway Workshops

This morning I joined the Year 11 & 12 Photography and Art classes visiting the Midland Railway Workshops to take photos. It was raining pretty hard but we persisted through and got some great shots. We met up with resident photographer Michelle Taylor, who put the kids through their paces on all things photography and toured us through the Powerhouse and the Foundry.

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May 18, 2011
by John Macliver
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Meeting the GATE 8s

Today I meet with Sam Boswell (Co-ordinator of Gifted & Talented and Classroom Management Strategies) and her Year 8 GATE English for the first time. As I entered the classroom, mid way through Period 2, Ms. Boswell was in the middle of workshopping open and closed questions with the class. I sat back and listened into the lesson, which I have to say was insightful even for me!

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