Friday, 25 August 2017

Our big day out!

We had a great day on Monday out and about visiting a variety of places to help in our exploration of our Project-Based learning focus, " How can a building be a heart of the community?" For the trip our project-based learning groups split up and went to different places each, researching design, purpose, usage and sustainability of buildings. Back at school they are collating and comparing  their findings as a team.

At Hillview Christian School we were impressed by the multi-purpose use of their gymnasium, including facilities for numerous ball sports, a stage that converts to a dance studio and a number of extra spaces for class activities and music.

A short walk down the road to St Martins Community Centre, we saw clever use of space and how a building incorporates sustainable features including solar panels and rainwater tanks.

At Biz Dojo we were amazed by creative use of office space and had an insight into how prepared are students will be with  workplaces ressembling our current hub set up.

At Imagination Station we were assigned various different roles and worked cooperatively in groups to create a city out of Lego. We had lots of fun using imaginative ideas and created some wonderful cities.

At Core Education we could see that work spaces are all very flexible and people like to work in different ways and in different places.

We all met up at the Margaret Mahy playground for lunch and a scavenger hunt in teams.

A huge thanks to the parents who came along. Without you this great day couldn't have happened.

1 comment:

  1. It certainly was a great day out. Thanks to the teachers who made this an exciting, fun day out.