Two Rocks PS celebrates a decade of excellence

Two Rocks PS celebrates a decade of excellence

TWO Rocks Primary School celebrated its first decade at Resolute Drive with a special assembly and afternoon tea in the last week of term.

The school hosted the 10th anniversary event on June 28, having moved to the site in June 2007 from its temporary home at Yanchep District High School.

Principal Elizabeth Wildish said the school, which now had 464 students, had started with 122 students from kindergarten to Year 6. Many foundation students and staff attended the celebration.

“It was really lovely from my perspective seeing all the students coming back to the school,” she said.

Ms Wildish said when the school moved to the current site, the then-|Education Minister Mark McGowan oversaw the official opening. Highlights over the past decade have included visiting teachers from Germany and Indonesia.

“We had two teachers from East Java who came to learn our culture and share their culture, staying for a couple of weeks,” Ms Wildish said.

She said other highlights for the school had been taking part in the International Peace Run in 2013 and the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014, prompted by a student whose relative had motor neurone disease.

The school continues to evolve and Ms Wildish said it now had a large robotics program, with eight students taking on ICT leader roles.

“They are our Year 6s who are helping the teachers with their IT; we have 229 iPads,” she said.

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