YEAR 7 2019 PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT All current Yr. 6 students and Yr. 7 prospective students and parents are invited to attend the Yr. 7, 2019 Parent Information Night. When: 6:00-7:00pm – Wednesday 17 October Where: Senior Performing Arts Building (located in the senior section of the school). Entry will be from Nullarbor Ave. The … Continue reading YEAR 7 2019 PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT
2019 ACT SECONDARY BURSARY SCHEME The ACT Government’s Secondary Bursary Scheme provides financial assistance to low-income families with student(s) in years 7 – 10 attending an ACT public, independent or catholic school or who are home schooled. To be eligible, applicants must have a current Centrelink card or Healthcare card with means-tested payment codes. Each … Continue reading 2019 ACT Secondary Bursary Scheme
The Harrison school Japan trip is on track to arrive in Canberra at 2:35pm.
The Japan trip flights home have been delayed. Our current estimated arrival time in Canberra is 2:35pm. We will update the blog again when we are in Sydney.
On Tuesday we traveled by shinkansen to Kyoto. Kyoto is a historic capital of Japan, and has many shrines, castles and temples. We visited Fushini-Inari Shrine, a pokemon centre, Nishiki markets, and did a tour that took us past the Ryoanji temple, Golden pavilion, a shogun castle and the gion district where geisha are trained. … Continue reading Kyoto
On Saturday we had very sad partings from our amazing host families. The kids rocked some very tight train transfers, and we made it safely to Hiroshima. We did some interesting shopping in Fukuya. We visited the peace park and delivered Harrison school's beautiful cranes as well as viewing the Hiroshima Peace museum. On Monday … Continue reading Hiroshima and Miyajima
Today at Tomio Diason we have once again been visiting classes. Some of us have sat in on English, music and art classes as well as PE. After lunch we experienced a tea ceremony and calligraphy and a farewell. Over the last few days Oscar has enjoyed playing educational games with the students at Tomio … Continue reading Tomio Diason
Last night we all went to meet our host families! They were all very welcoming! Flynn has enjoyed the food with his host family. They had rissoles, beef, miso, salad and rice. He's also enjoying the English classes. Katie is staying in a traditional Japanese house which she thinks is great. She likes the sliding … Continue reading Meeting our host families
It was our first day at Tomio Daisan today, we were all very excited to meet the students and go to school. To start the day we had a special assembly hosted by the UNESCO club where we were greeted by the whole school at assembly. We introduced ourselves and our some of our student … Continue reading First Day at Tomio Daisan
After many hours on planes and in airports we made it safely to Japan! Yesterday we explored some shops in Nara and settled into our first night in the hotel. After much needed naps and showers we had a lovely dinner of Okonomiyaki and enjoyed a walk back to the hotel.Today we had a walking … Continue reading Arrived safely in Japan!