Anzac Day at Broomfield


By Robyn Bristow

Broomfield school ensured its students still learnt the importance of Anzac Day despite pupils learning from home.

es with a selection of reading, writing, listening, history and creative activity choices to explore during the lead up week to the day of remembrance.

Staff felt this was a great way to acknowledge the importance of Anzac Day, and although they could not be together as a school, they could still learn together as a school.

Many students did an array of work bringing the local area to life with colour remembrance tributes on their fences, gates, mailboxes and the school’s gates.

It also ran a poetry competition on the Anzacs who fought for freedom, with many never returning home.

Gateway . . . Lexie and Leith Foster with their symbol of rememberance.
Family tribute . . . Riley, Marissa and Travis Herbert outside their gates.
Anzac tribute . . .Tohu, Arai and Kupa Youle with their Anzac display.

The winning entries were:

Year 0-2, Ziggy Gould with Great Grandfather.

Year 3-4, Rose Dillon, A Parade at Dawn.

Year 5 -6, Isla Gibson, Like a Soldier.

Year 7 – 8, Austin Knight, The Night Watch.

Open, Lachlan Herbert.

Adult, Simon Walker, Thoughts on Anzac.

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