Entries by christineborlase

First Term update.

We are halfway through the first term already! How time flies when you’re having fun! This is an update on what we have been doing over the past few weeks. We started with every student creating a pencil self portrait which will be added to their progress folders. What is special about this self portrait […]

Help Wanted!

As you know, we have Art Club happening in Mrs Borlase’s art room on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtimes. This year, Mrs Borlase is looking to have specific projects for the students to work on. Currently, the senior students (Yr 4 – Yr 6) are developing their hand-sewing skills, to make lavender bags. As […]

Art Club Antics & Bath Bomb recipe

We have been very busy at our lunchtime art club! Over the last few weeks, we have been making fabric bowls and luscious bath bombs! In fact, this project was SO popular, I had to call an end to it, as we had too many students in the art room! (One lunch time, I think […]

Recycling Centre Items needed

We are looking for a number of things to be used in our upcoming art programs which have a strong focus on recycling. Please have a read through the list and send in with your child if you can help us out with any of the requested items: Laundry measuring cups, microwave/frozen meal tubs, used […]

Art Club to be project based.

Art Club has begun with a bang! This week, the Art Room was open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtimes for all students to come and begin the first project of the year. Approximately 50 students were coming to Art Club each day! The project we are currently working on is a little gift […]

Term One Timetable for Art Club

Current Project: Fabric Bowls and Bath Bombs Monday: Open at Lunchtime to all students Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Open at lunchtime to all students Thursday: Open at lunchtime to all students Friday: Open at lunchtime to all students Parent helpers welcome! Contact Mrs Borlase if you would like to help out!

New Recycling Centre

Mrs Zangari has set up a recycling centre in the wet area outside her art room. We will soon post a list of items that we are looking for to use in our art rooms. Teachers across the school will also have access to the recycling centre, so we will need a lot of support […]

Student Learning

The senior students have been working on a small project where they complete a ‘peek-a-boo’ self portrait. This involves drawing only the top part of their face, peeking out from behind a lined piece of paper, which has some written info on the students. A quick and non-threatening way for Mrs B. to get to […]

Recycled item request

Later this year, we will be entering the Castaways Recycled Sculpture Competition in Rockingham. This year we are going to build a sculpture inspired by glass artist, Dale Chihuly. In order to achieve this, we need to collect as many of the disposable water and soft drink bottles as possible! Please wash the bottles, and […]