Open Day, August 15


Experience bright ideas coming to life through Drama, Medieval Day, Project Based Learning, Writers’ Showcase, Music Performances, Year 7 Info Evening, plus lots more! And it’s open to current and new families. 

Join us on an experience tour (Every 15mins for either campus, leaving from main Administration Centre), where you will receive a guided tour through each of the areas to get a taste of everything! OR, have a wander at your own pace.




Campus Tours of Early Learning Centre, Primary or Secondary Campuses - Leaving from Administration Centre every 15 minutes.

iCentre - Library Lego Challenge (every 15 mins) - iCentre
Uniform Shop - Open for Business - MPC
Project Based Learning - Primary Campus (multi-locations)
Year 2 Classroom Display Showcase - Primary Rooms 5-7
Year 3 ‘Avondale Private Hospital’ - Primary Room 19
Year 12 - Cambodia Coffee Cart - MPC foyer
Food Technology - Showcase of Year 9 developing Canteen Food Prototypes - Secondary Room 18 
STEM -  Experience Science, Technology and Mathematics’ interactive Mars Trek display involving Sphero BOLTs, plus displays of Year 7’s project ‘To Mars or Not to Mars’ and Mars Rover - Innovative Learning Area (Trade Training Centre)
iSTEM - See Student’s Robots that are competing in the Mars Rover Challenge (Newcastle University) plus Lego Mindstorm - Innovative Learning Area (Trade Training Centre)
Design & Technology - Laser Cutting in action - Trade Training Centre
Digital Technology - 3D printing active display, plus control systems and Sphero robotics completing a course - Secondary Room 16
Business Studies - Slushies and Popcorn for Kids - Near Bus Shelter
 Hospitality - Authentic Indian/Sri Lankan Meal - MPC Commercial Kitchen


3:00pm - Drama - ‘Roller Skates and Stolen Dates’ (rotation every 15 mins) - Secondary Drama Room
3.00pm - Creative Arts Medieval Day - Secondary Art Room/Secondary Oval - Take a step back in time, plus archery and trebuchet demos.
3.00pm - Year 3 PBL: First Contacts - Showcase of Aboriginal Living - Primary Rooms 21,22
 3.20pm - Year 1 PBL Science Challenge: Spaghetti Towers - Primary Rooms 2-4 - Do you have what it takes to understand the science behind building a spaghetti tower? And can you beat the Year 1s?
3.30pm - Year 4 PBL Science Challenge: Parent Answered Driving Question - Primary Rooms 15,16,20 - Plus Classroom Display Showcase
3.30pm - Year 5 PBL Urban Legends: Showcase of Urban Planning Geography Challenge using Lego - Primary Rooms 12,13 - What if our children could design the places we lived in? Join our Year 5 students as they use their knowledge of planning and development to create a modern town using Lego and try your hand at adding to their creations. “Build this City!”!
3.30pm - Year 6 Laser Car Cup Gallery - Primary Room 24 - Check out the Year 6’s Laser Car Cup racing designs.
4.00pm - Performance Showcase - Music Building - Get a taste of the music scene at Avondale School, featuring some of our music ensembles, Kindy Kids, Stage 3 Musical, plus a special treat, a number from the recent ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’ Musical!
4.00pm - Year 6 PBL: Battery Operated Device Building and Aquaponic Garden Building - Primary Room 24 - Find out what it can take to design and construct a battery operated device to assist in your everyday life while planning for a sustainable future.
4.30pm - Writers Showcase - Secondary English Building - Listen to some of our Year 8 and Year 10’s stories and poems, plus see a display of picture books created for Kindy students and television advertisements. Also joining us to open this inaugural Writers’ Showcase will be local award winning author Trudy Adams. 
4.30pm - Kindy Meet-N-Greet - Primary Kindy Centre - Experience our amazing Kindy Centre, with some fun activities, plus get to meet our Kindy teachers.
5.30pm - Year 7 Information Evening - Collaborative Learning Centre - For parents with students commencing Year 7 in 2020.

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