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Year 6/7 Design and Technology

In Design and Technology this term, our 6/7 classes (Mr Wall, Ms Lush and Ms Read) were given the task of making their own side-show games for Remembrance Day.


“We were put into groups of four or five. In our groups we were required to discuss possible game choices and skills required for our games. To help us choose we discussed The Royal Adelaide show games and researched how these games worked and whether or not they were effective.


Once we had planned and designed our games, we moved on to creating our games. We used recycled boxes and used whatever sources were available at the time. Once we had created our masterpieces, we tested them out with other upper primary classes. They were all effective and fun to play. We then had to evaluate our games by developing an investigation on how we worked as a group and if the game was effective.


Remembrance Day finally came around and we set up our games up under the cola in front of the McClure unit. All funds raised by our games went towards the establishing Nature Play spaces within the school, creating a great, fun atmosphere for the day.”

Khaffia A – Year 7


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ABC tells Brayden Davidson’s story

On Friday 13 November, news presenter Neil Cross from the ABC visited REC to do a news story on Brayden’s success and how he has managed his sporting commitments with being a Year 12 student. Brayden, his Mum Gail and Principal Caroline Green were all interviewed and footage was taken of Brayden in a ‘mock-exam’ and of him strutting his stuff in the long jump pit on our oval. The story went on air last night (16/11/15) and can be seen by watching the video below.

Tania Guest – Promotions Manager


Brayden Davidson leaps for Australia ABC Report from Reynella East College on Vimeo.

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Newsletter November 2015

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Remembrance Day at REC

Remembrance Day today at REC was once again a huge success.  These pictures speak a thousand words.  Thank you to all our wonderful Parents and Grandparents for sharing the day with us.

(a full Remembrance Day article to follow)

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Brayden Davidson leaps for Australia

Para-Athlete Brayden Davidson continues to leap for the stars after representing Australia in Doha in October, where he competed at the World IPC Championships in the Long jump , 100mtrs , 200mtr sprints His outstanding results were:

  • T36 Long Jump placed 3rd overall receiving a World championship Bronze medal
  • 100mtr finished 9th missed the final by .06 of sec
  • 200mtr placed 4th in the heat and finished 7th in the final

These latest accolades follow Brayden’s success at the 93rd Australian Athletics Championships in Brisbane in March this year.

With these smashing results and his continued commitment to his sport, Brayden has now been nominated as a finalist for a Sport SA Award.  The awards will be presented at the ‘KPMG Celebration of South Australia Sport Gala Evening’ on 25 November.  Caroline Green, Principal will attend the event to support Brayden and his family.

We can’t wait to hear of the outcome Brayden, and we are all very proud of you for your achievements so far.

Tania Guest


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REC 2015 Yearbook.


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REC RU OK? Day Canvas

On Thursday 22nd October the Workskil Youth Team attended REC to present and handover a canvas that was worked on during our RU OK? Day Celebration by our students.  Great to see so many of our students embrace the meaning of RU OK? Day with their comments and work on the Canvas.  Remember to continue to check in on each other and seek help and support if you need it.


Julie Clifton – Youth Worker



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Keep Your Kids Smiling


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Year 12 Art and Design Exhibition.


Work from this year’s Year 12 Art and Design students has been on display this week. The exhibition featured the final practical work from the eight Art and five Design students that have been working hard throughout the year.

A selection of Emily Hallett’s Design work has been chosen for the 2016 SACE Art Show. The exhibition will showcase selected art and design work created by Year 12 students throughout the state.

Grant Schofield and Anne Wilson – Teachers


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John Knott Performing In The Primary School Strings Orchestra

On Wednesday the 12th of August, at 7:00 PM, the So Sensational string concert was held at Elder Hall. The students from the SA Primary Schools Strings Orchestra and students from DECD Strings program, performed a list of songs that they rehearsed. John Knott, a year 7 student from Ms Lush’s class performed in the Primary School Strings Orchestra, playing the Violin. He performed the songs Mota Moas, Zombie Tango & Pizzin’and Grinnin. John tried out for the Primary School Strings Orchestra last year, and found out early this year that he was accepted. Every Tuesday, he goes to Norward Primary School to practice, from 4pm to 6 pm which is a big commitment. John Started playing the Violin 3 1/2 years ago at Happy Valley Primary School and still goes there to practice. John has played at Elder Hall twice, and has gone on a camp twice with the high school band and once with the Primary Schools String Orchestra. John enjoys playing the Violin and plans to continue next year in High School. Congratulations John for representing Reynella East College in the Primary School Strings Orchestra.

Shari Lush

John Knott

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