In Term 1, the Year 4 students from Room 5 and 6 went on an excursion to the Canning River Eco Education Centre (CREEC). We learnt from an experienced Noongar educator about the Noongar people’s strong connection with the wetlands and rivers that flow across the Swan Coastal Plain which forms the basis for much of their culture, spirituality, and identity. We participated in activities that demonstrated how the resources provided by the land and river were traditionally used and how the seasons dictated their availability and sustainable use.
In our Art lessons in Term 2, we leant about Aboriginal artwork. We had fun creating season totem poles in pairs. Our design was based on information about the six Noongar seasons.