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Henbury School would like to thank all those involved in this year's Christmas fundraiser for their kind and generous sponsorship and donations, to Shiane Hawke for her special performance, and every guest who attended our fabulous function. This year with your support we managed to raise over $41000! It will be used for the school to further develop interactive learning programs. Thanks everyone for making it such a fantastic and successful event and we look forward to seeing you again next year!
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On Thursday 20th of September Henbury School turned 30. To celebrate this milestone current and former staff and students were invited to an evening at the school. There were displays of student work, the school choir, dinner and a time capsule. Wayne Zerbe was there to capture the celebrations for an episode of Around Palmerston:
Staff and students from the Henbury School choir went in to ABC Radio studios in Darwin last week and performed a song for Christmas.
Click the link to ABC Radio to view photos and listen to the song. It will also be played on the radio on Thursday 15th of December at 10.15am.
Henbury School is shortlisted as one of 23 national finalists in the 2011 Flame Awards. The annual FLAME Awards, reward Australian schools for using creative and engaging ways to deliver music education. These awards are run by the Music Council of Australia’s Music: Play for Life campaign. All students at Henbury have access to music education with music making embedded in class routines. There is a weekly participatory singing, instrumental and dance program, class music programs, choir open to all students and staff, rock band and instrumental lessons. Music technologies are accessible for all students. The sensory room provides access to touch screen, movement and touch activated music technology. Music technology is utilised at class level and with individual students for composition and recording. Through the creative use of technologies, improvised voice, movement and instrumental activities, and specialised teaching approaches, all students have access to music learning, even those with profound disabilities.
After a successful inaugural Corporate Luncheon last year, Darwin's 'Biggest Corporate Christmas Party" is on again. Save the 2nd of December in your calendars for our major fundraiser at the Darwin Convention Center. Please check out the Henbury Corporate Luncheon page for more information and download a Sponsorship Package...
The Henbury School Sensory Room is now officially open!
Head over to the Sensory Room page for more details and pictures...