This was the first year we went all out to mark International Women’s Day as a significant date that we believe children should experience.

It started yesterday with many of our staff wearing Girl Power t-shirts (see photo) and, as Friday is an easier day to reserve for special occasions logistically, we had the children from Year 1 to Year 6 working in different classes learning a lot more about why we celebrate IWD.

The teachers focused on:

  • Frida Kahlo – her life and how she approached art,
  • Gender equality, stereotypes and the perception of women in sport compared to men,
  • Composing girl-empowering songs and performing them with ukuleles,
  • Recent women in history like Malala Yousafzai

…and more!

Here’re a few photos of the day and a big thank you to all the staff for their passion and enthusiasm.

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