The War That Saved My Life is an outstanding, heart-warming, coming-of-age story set in the English countryside during World War 2 and is historical fiction at its best. Reminiscent of Goodnight Mister Tom, we highly recommend it as a holiday read for our younger Middle Years' students.
Issues in Society is a valuable resource for research for older students. The series is a compilation of news, facts, opinions and statistics from a large range of primary and secondary sources on contemporary Australian social issues and can be used as a resource for assignments, essays and debates. Now available in digital format, students can access the interactive PDFs from the iCentre OPAC.
This term, all Year 8 Retech classes are participating in a unit of work entitled Let's Research. Students are exploring and learning about the skills, tools and information needed to be Smart Searchers and effective 21st century Researchers. Ask one of these students how to check the quality scale of a Wikipedia article and be impressed!