Category: Learning Hub Journey

STEM in the Hub

During this term STEM activities have been thick on the ground in the Hub ranging from local primary students making chocolate moulds and musical instruments to lunch time programming. Along with these activities students from the Wirreanda Unit have been in the Hub once a week to make squishy circuits. Squishy circuits involve conductive and…

Student Leadership Shining in the Hub

In 2016, student voice at Wirreanda has received a substantial push into the light, providing many different avenues for students to be involved in decisions about their education. Monday 9 May was Student Leadership Day, where students identified as potential leaders came together in the Hub to drive action at the school. To start with, our…

Creating a Culture

  Respect. Honesty. Achievement. Responsibility: The values of Wirreanda Secondary School, recently signed across the Learning Hub to remind the community what we’re all about at WSS. We have entered 2016 as a school open to change, willing to improve and ready to raise the bar on expectations, across the board. Whether it’s a brand…

Spacial Awareness

Working in a multi-purpose, ‘open’ learning space for the first time, brings with it excitement and potential for adventurous pedagogy. However, it also brings with it questions, issues, dynamics and pressures for teachers and students to deal with, some of which are born out of living in a digitally connected society. The Learning Hub is…

Learning Hub 2016 Term 1 Week 2

Staff and students were both involved in new learning in the Hub this week. Staff were introduced to the Elevate program – a program delivered by students, to teach students quality study habits. This program is to be delivered to all Senior School students throughout Wirreanda. It is a program that practices what it preaches and…