Following the NSW K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum is just the start of what takes place in English lessons at Kindlehill High School, where students read, analyse and interpret a wide variety of literary, digital, visual and spoken texts. Whether it’s reading, listening to, watching, performing and then writing about Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’, or analysing, discussing and writing […]
About Stephanie Dawes High School English and Technology Teacher
Stephanie has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (COFA, UNSW), a Bachelor of Communications (UTS) and a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education (Monash). She has a pre-teaching background in the arts, public affairs and publishing, and taught in London and Sydney before joining Kindlehill in 2017.
Last Friday, our biggest ever cohort of year 10 students graduated from Kindlehill High School. The entire school farewelled the nine students in the Performance Space, where year 10 unveiled the result of their recent cake stall and icy pole fundraising efforts – a foosball table for High School’s recreational space. As per tradition, teachers and students surrounded the graduates and […]
Back in March, Class 9/10 Technology students produced one-minute films for a Rural Australians for Refugees competition with the brief ‘Changing hearts and minds towards refugees’. The students formed small groups and quickly produced a variety of outstanding films that were submitted just as we went into lockdown. Kindlehill is thrilled to announce that this […]
On Friday 6 November, Year 10 students presented their major projects to the school that they had been working on since lock down. These individual creative tasks were in keeping with Kindlehill’s current focus on Necessary Traditions and Sustainability and were inspired by the theme, ‘The more beautiful world our hearts know is possible’. The […]
On Friday 30th October, Class 9-10 held an all-school COVID safe cake stall. Hot and iced chocolates were for sale and the espresso machine was fired up for the teachers and older High School students. Impressively, the students ran the entire morning themselves and raised over $450 for High School to attend the documentary ‘I […]
At the beginning of Term 3, we commenced woodworking lessons in the new Artisan Workshop, located in our new Arts and Technology Centre. High School have been creating projects with traditional woodworker Roy Davi, known as ‘The Leura Bodger’. High School students have been cutting and shaping their own wooden mallets to aid the construction of traditional three- and four-legged stools.