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 […]

It was a great Book Week!

What a terrific Book Week we had this year! Celebrations and special events continued all week: pavement literature ; a teddy bears’ picnic; special class writing projects; and… bears, bears, bears! A large number of cheeky bears found their way into the Library, and we are still finding Class 2’s teddy bear bookmarks in secret […]

National Year Reading Competition

This month marks the start of the Read This! National competition for 12 – 18 year olds. By being as creative as possible, entrants must recommend a book they think their peers should read in 2012. Entries can be made by both teams and individuals and are open from now until 31 May.  There is […]

Readers’ Cup 2011

After a very successful competition in 2010, Tarremah entered a Primary and a Secondary team in the 2011 CBCA Readers’ Cup. The two teams comprised volunteers from Classes 5, 6 and 7, all of whom worked enthusiastically during their own lunchtimes to get ready. Each team read six books for a trivia quiz and prepared […]