In art lessons over Semester One, 2017 Year One students worked on six mixed media artworks. In addition to practicing with a variety of art mediums and techniques the students interpreted the Six Season stories of the Menang people of Albany, Place of Rain – Kinjarling.
Chaplain Mitch Williams has contributed his dynamic energy to build an even greater community at Flinders Park Primary School. Literally!
Larry Blight, a local Menang man, talks to students of Flinders Park Primary about Menang culture. Larry demonstrates tool making in the Bush Tucker section of the Six Seasons Gardens.
In May 2014 the process of letting a piece of land revegetate commenced. There was already a dozen She Oak which had self-seeded. Over time students have worked hard to revegetate the area with a number of local native plants.
During NAIDOC week the Noongar Seasons curtain project commenced in the Art Room. First Mrs Arnold sewed the curtains. Then students from classes across the school contributed to the creation, some mapping out the basic design, sticking dots onto the canvas, painting and finally peeling off the dots to reveal the pattern.
Mon 28 June to Fri 15 July. In celebration of 2016 NAIDOC week artwork created by Flinders Park Primary students will be on display at Albany Public Library. This year, during weekly Art lessons, students have been working to the theme of the Six Noongar Seasons.