To Infinity & Beyond!

After much planning and organising the day had finally arrived when it was time to go to Scienceworks for Gan Gefen’s Space excursion.

18 enthusiastic Senior Kinder children enjoyed an amazing day with bus trips, planet & star watching, lots of playing and lots of learning!

We started our excursion by visiting the Planetarium to watch the show, “Tycho goes to the Moon”. The children were delighted to discover we needed to recline back on chairs and watch the movie on the ...

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Year 2 Students Visit Ian Potter Gallery

Art has always been an important part of Aboriginal life. It connects the past and present and the people and their land.

So, as an introduction to their unit on Indigenous Art, the Year 2 students went on an excursion to the Ian Potter Gallery, home of a large indigenous collection to view the style first hand.

There, the students were able to observe Aboriginal art from a cultural viewpoint and gain an understanding of the colours, symbols, methods of paint application ...

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Year 10 Ski Camp

Year 10 students set off for their 4 day alpine camp experience on the 28 July with some trepidation as well as much excitement.

The Ski Camp at Mt Buller is one of the major highlights of TKDS outdoor education program and is also one of the most challenging.

Students spend 4 days learning techniques and methods of snow sports and work collaboratively to enhance and refine their skills. This year’s cohort surpassed expectations, especially as the majority of students were 1st ...

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FIRST in Robotics

The King David School’s FIRST Robotics team recently returned from Sydney after competing at the Australian Robotics Championship, known as the Duel Down Under.

This was the second time that the most advanced competition of its kind involving a collaboration of high school students, universities and industry mentors have gathered in Australia (and in fact the Southern Hemisphere) to participate in a “varsity sport for the mind”.

In the ultimate game of frisbee, 14 teams from around Australia gathered at Barker College ...

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Stunning Performances at this Year's Winter Concert

The Years 3 to 12 Music and Dance students who performed at this year’s Winter Concert, held last Sunday, provided a very memorable display of vocal, orchestral and dance talent.

The Walter and Alwynne Jona Multipurpose Hall was filled with the sounds of classical and contemporary music pieces and the capacity audience were also treated to excerpts from the upcoming Senior School Musical, Seussical the Musical.

The following ensembles participated in this year’s Winter Concert:
– 3 to 6 Vocal Ensemble
– ...

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Southwick Twilight Concert Delights

The cuteness factor was extremely high on Monday afternoon as students from Prep to Year 2 performed to an adoring audience of parents, siblings. grandparents and extended families.

Each year level had a chance to showcase their singing, movement and co-ordination skills. In the repertoire was also an African song, sung in Swahili and a Hebrew song.

It gave students an opportunity to demonstrate all that they have learned in their music classes.

David  Opat
Head of Junior School

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Year 8 Students Relive the 60's

It’s 1967, Van Morrison, The Beatles and Aretha Franklin are playing through the jukebox as newly labelled ‘teenagers’ sip milkshakes in colourful diners and smuggle each other into drive-in movies in the backs of Mustangs.

Students in Year 8 enjoyed a taste of this decade on Wednesday as they dressed in leather jackets, pastel cardigans and Madras shirts to conclude their study of S.E Hinton’s modern classic ‘The Outsiders’.

They enjoyed a ’60s inspired lunch and hit songs from the time, followed ...

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King David Students at National Science Competition

While most student are winding down to start their Term 2 holidays, a group of King David students are gearing up to represent Melbourne at the FIRST Robotics Dual Down Under (DDU) in Sydney.

DDU is an Australia-wide competition that involves High School students and University and industry mentors. This year, competitors have to construct a robot capable of collecting and throwing frizbees at goals within an arena where they must also navigate obstacles, manoeuvre to avoid other robots and finally ...

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Stories from My Suitcase

In our Unit of Inquiry this Term,  the Year 6 students have been studying and learning about migration and immigration.

This unit of work has been developed from the previous Celebration of a Nation that we had come to love. This year our migration celebration is titled  Stories from My Suitcase.

This project highlights the stories of migration from different countries around the world. Each student had to write their story in groups of three or four. We had lots of fun ...

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Year 1 Students Learn Importance of Water Conservation

The Year 1 students have been learning about water this Term. They have looked at the properties of water and discovered the importance of water conservation. They have moved on to exploring water as a habitat and were fortunate to visit the Gould League to learn more about it.

The students participated in a number of activities to strengthen their understanding of creatures that live in the water and what properties make water suitable as a habitat for these animals. They ...

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