Tarremah Library website now online

The beginning of a new school year is always exciting, with a great sense of anticipation about new experiences and new learning. The Library has had its own share of excitement and anticipation: after years of planning and hard work, the Tarremah Library now has its own website! It is the one-stop-shop for all your […]

Book launches

Mem Fox is one of Australia’s most highly regarded picture book authors. Hobart Bookshop will be hosting an event for all adult fans of her work. Mem will be reading a few of her most beloved stories, including her new book, Baby Bedtime. When : 4:30pm Thursday 14 November Where : Salamanca Inn, 10 Gladstone […]

National Simultaneous Storytime 2013

Last Wednesday saw all Tarremah Students from ECC to Class 10 gather in the Hall at 11.00 am for a story: a very special story, read by Helen Sinclair. We were part of a huge group of listeners; over 40,000 children in libraries, schools, shopping centres, bookshops and child care centres all over Australia, stopped in […]

Book Review

Awakening to child health 1 : holistic child and adolescent development / by Dr Raoul Goldberg. This book is the first of three by Dr Goldberg, dealing with therapeutic approaches to contemporary health disturbances. Dr Goldberg practises anthroposophically integrated medicine in Cape Town, in a general practice as well as in local Steiner schools. This book […]

What’s in a name? (with sincere apologies to Shakespeare)

Later this term, Tarremah will launch a new Learning Management System (LMS) which will enable secondary students and staff to have remote access to our online collection of learning materials and other electronic information. This is a type of Intranet which will incorporate documents, interactive learning materials, video, images, podcasts and other resources, all accessible from home computers […]

Book review

From time to time, the Library acquires special books which are of great value to parents and teachers alike. I am different from you is one of those books. Donated by the Ashby family, it is reviewed here by Wendy Hyland, Class Two teacher.

Theatre Excursion

Last week we were thrilled to be able to attend a performance of The Dream of the Thylacine by Erth Visual & Physical Inc, part of the Ten Days on the Island Festival. Based on Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks’s haunting picture book, the performance was well received by our students.

A day for younger readers and writers

A fantastic lineup of literary talent has been planned for the Tasmanian Writers Festival – Twitch Weekend : a Day for Younger Readers and Writers, this Sunday 17 March from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. Register for one or more sessions to hear Isobelle Carmody, Danielle Wood, Heather Rose, Lian Tanner and Kathryn Lomer as […]

Premier’s Reading Challenge

At a recent Primary Assembly, 53 students were presented with their Premier’s Reading Challenge certificates for 2012. It was terrific to see so many students from Classes Three to Six who had read their ten books; some students had finished more than 40 books for the term. The Primary reading programme is very strong, with […]

Another great Readers’ Cup effort

On 24 October, it was the Primary School’s turn to show their knowledge and perform for the judges in the Readers’ Cup. Ten schools participated and the finalresult must have been difficult for the judges, as many of the presentations — including ours! – were very creative, amusing and polished. A surprise visitor of the […]