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In the Media

Riverside Education Support Centre is often in the news and for all the best reasons. A selection of media reports and links are listed below.

Mandural Mail Feb2016 RESC Resource RoomColourful Safe Haven for Riverside Students (Mandurah Mail - Feb 22, 2016)

In Februray, RESC opened an important new resource facility that provides upset students a safe 'unwinding' space when needed. (Published article)

Riverside Celebrate 2 Decades of Education (Mandurah Mail - Oct 30, 2015)

At the end of October the combined Riverside Schools celebrated 20 years of educating students from Greenfields and the broader region. Mandurah Mail posted an article - (Published article)

RESC Crabs at 2015 Mandurah Crab Fest (Mandurah Mail - Mar 14, 2015)

Riverside ESC students were invited by the organisers of Crab Fest 2015 to create little paper-plate crabs for display over the festive weekend. Amongst Mandurah Mail photos is this big crab under which our students' smaller similarly-designed crabs hung.

Students Get A Taste of Puppetry (Coastal Times - Mar 04, 2015)

Riverside Education Support Centre students enjoyed a workshop held by the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre recently. Participants explored themes such as friendship, betrayal, loyalty and change through skills development workshops and presentation of work.

The aim of the workshop on Feb 24 was to promote creative and critical thinking, encourage teamwork and problem solving skills. It is also hoped students will be inspired to become involved in dance and puppetry.

Older Media Articles

Students learn maths is fun (Mandurah Mail - 27 Oct 2014)

THE students at the Riverside ESC had a maths day last Thursday, learning about money, measurements and chance and date. They grouped a packet of smarties by colour and, once finished, were able to eat them all.Others made a boat out of foil and had a contest to see which vessel could hold the most rocks.

Mandurah celebrates Book Week (Mandurah Mail - 22 Aug 2014)

Mandurah Resident's Helping Hand (Mandurah Mail - 25 Jun 2014)

Child Protection Message (Mandurah Mail - 1 Nov 2013)

Sowing Seeds of Success (Coastal Times - 27 Oct 2010)

Five more schools rejoice (Coastal Times - 17 Jun 2009)

 

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