More than 120 students gathered for the Minister’s Student Congress, held at the Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning on 5 July.
Preschool students at Hughes Primary School were excited to officially open their upgraded learning area earlier this week. The new play space, which includes new equipment and a protective shade sail, will allow the students to play and learn safely while also being protected from the elements.
Paige Rule, 5, is just starting to trace letters, play with new friends and learn about the world in her first year of school. Last October, just a few months before she started Kindergarten, Paige was diagnosed with leukaemia, a blood cancer affecting thousands of children across Australia.
Sixteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students were recently presented with scholarships by the Education Directorate to help them further their study.