What Christmas means to us – North Fremantle Primary

Years 5  and 6 students at North Fremantle PS. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au   d447022
Years 5 and 6 students at North Fremantle PS. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d447022

The Gazette visited North Fremantle Primary School and asked Years 5 and 6 students what Christmas means to them.

What is your favourite thing about Christmas?

“Spending time with my family and having a happy day” – Oskar Howe (11)

“Enjoying the day with your family” – Max Hay (10)

“Getting presents and spending time with my family”– Lucy Stubbert (10)

“Everything!” – Abbie Vaisutis (11)

“I like seeing my cousins and eating these English pies called ‘porkie pies’” – Lara Sivwright (11)

“I like eating all the food” – Logan Noack (11)

What was the best present you have ever got?

“iPad mini” – Amelia Levi-Sharp (11)

“My surfboard” – Lucy

“$500 for video games” – Max

“A computer” – Sophie Pavicic (10)

“A dirt bike” – Tyrell Cornwall (11)

“A four-wheeler”– Jerome Cornwall (10)

What is your favourite Christmas memory?

“When we first got my dog, we wrapped up a present for it and the dog ripped it up and started running all around the house” – Amelia

“Seeing my family together” – Lucy

“Going to my Auntie’s house for a Christmas party” – Sophie

“Going to Fairbridge” – Jerome

“Moving to Perth from Brisbane two years ago” – Abbie

“Getting two guinea pigs” – Lara

Why is Christmas important to you?

“So we can spend time with our family and pray over Jesus” – Max

“I like Christmas because I love giving presents to my family to show I care about them, and getting presents back to show they care about me” – Amelia

– “Getting the whole family together”: Sophie

– “Because I get presents”: Jerome