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.