Dali Paper Cutting – Years 4 to 6

Some selected TMPS students from Years 4 to 6 were invited to take part in a special paper cutting activity led by the Dali students. Two students showed us a presentation on the history of Chinese characters and modelled how to cut out different characters. It was interesting to see artforms from different cultures and…

Dali Assembly

On Monday 30th July we had a special assembly in the gym for our Dali visitors. We shared many special performances to welcome our visitors and they also put on some shows of their own! Poem Recital: The Dali students prepared a special poem reading in Mandarin and English. They stood at the front and…

Dali Buddy Excursion – Years 4 to 6

By Pavlina, Rico and Visal 6CI We clambered out of the bus like teddy bears. The sun blinded our eyes as we walked out to greet our buddies. The extravagant lush trees swished in the wind. We had arrived at an abandoned yet welcoming sanctuary. Soon we sat down on the icy bench, eating our…

Indonesian Visitors

As part of our ongoing mission to strengthen our International relationships, earlier in the year Thomas Mitchell Primary School hosted 2 wonderful Indonesian teachers for one week. Bu Mira and Bu Jenny are both teachers from Indonesia (Maba – North Maluku and Bandung – West Java) and they experienced what everyday life is like at…

Indonesian Visitors 2016

On Thursday the 9th of November, we were visited by 26 teachers from various Indonesian schools and two people from their Ministry of Education and Culture. The purpose of their visit was to understand how an Australian school works and to observe our teachers and students. After going into classrooms to have a look, there…