Each year in Term 1, all students at OLA participate in Dance lessons provided by Dance Fever, a program supporting the Creative Arts component of the curriculum. At the end of the program, students in Year 3 - 6 participated in the Interschool Challenge held at the Olympic Centre, Homebush. Last year, OLA students were recipients of a range of awards including the best whole troupe performance. Click here to view their winning performance.
THE contemporary and collaborative design of Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) Primary School in Kellyville is a winner! The design and build of the new school building was recognised in the 2017 NSW Chapter Awards for Learning Environments Australasia with a category one award for New Facility Construction. Read more...
Currently in Year 5 students have been given the opportunity to create and explain a source to answer the following question in PBL groups. “How can Rouse Hill prepare, act and recover from a catastrophic bushfire?” To better understand the question, Rouse Hill Rural Fire Brigade visited Year 5 to inform us about their service.
'Never see a need without doing something about it.' This quote from St Mary of the Cross echoed through the minds of Year 3 as they visited Mary MacKillop Place. The students enjoyed learning about Mary and her importance to Australia. They learnt about her two miracles and how she believed that everyone deserved the right to an education.
Integrating the 5 Cs of 21st Century Learning is easy at Our Lady of the Angels School. In the primary grades, this is done through Project Based Learning (PBL) and begins in Kindergarten with Discovery Learning. This style of learning develops skills in the areas of creativity, collaboration, cooperation, communication and critical thinking.