Next week 5th and 6th class will be traveling to Bathurst for a three-day camp. This is part of their study of the Gold Rush and is by and large an educational event, however, it also allows an opportunity for the children to spend three days learning to work harmoniously together. Often on these events a lot is learnt about co-operation, sharing, making small sacrifices where necessary and sometimes even managing disappointment. In many ways this builds resilience and is the more important aspect of the camp. No doubt we will be proud of the way children will represent our School Values.
I look forward to seeing you in three weeks after my return from long service leave at a philosophy retreat in the UK.