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HOME SCHOOL

The Home School program at Casula Powerhouse provides a comprehensive, creative curriculum for home-schooled children aged 6-14. The Home School program is now in its 3rd year offering a creative learning curriculum throughout the year (4 terms). It simultaneously provides a syllabus for ages 6-9 and 10-14 with both primary and supplementary programming over 5 (4 hour) sessions each term.

Term 2 programs commence Wednesday, 9 May 2018

For enquiries or for more information about our educational programs
email ppe@casulapowerhouse.com
phone 9824 1121

For bookings
email reception@casulapowerhouse.com

LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY

Wednesdays (Unless stated)
9, 23 May; 6, 20 June; 4 July | 10.30 - 12.30pm
$100 for 5 (2 hour) sessions (All materials included) | Click here to book

Ages 6-9

# If either Look Think Technology or Dada Music are booked in combination with their additional workshop both these will be available at a reduced price of $180.00


LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY provides opportunities for students aged 6-9 to learn through hands on creative activities in either robotics, computer programming, electronics, or Science. Combining a range of curriculum areas such as Science, Technology, English, Art, Maths and, Digital media. These workshops encourage younger children to become reflective learners, take risks and to question. Each week’s class will begin with a group discussion of the investigation, supported by works on display and reference images, while also thinking about the design process. Each week will conclude with a round table discussion and sharing of reflection.


LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY is presented by Belinda Watson.

Belinda is no stranger to Casula Powerhouse, presenting annual robotics and animation workshops in school holidays as well as the WOW Festival. Belinda has worked as a member on the FIRST Robotics committee and is a Design and Technology Teacher, teaching electronics, robotics, animation and technology to all ages. Belinda has taught for more than a decade in schools across NSW. She started her career as an Electrician and then moved into the Technology industry before settling into Teaching. Belinda is also the director of Create to Learn delivering hands-on robotics and animation workshop for all ages.

DADA Music

Wednesdays (Unless stated)
9, 23 May; 6, 20 June; 4 July | 1 - 3pm
$100 for 5 (2 hour) sessions (All materials included**) | Click here to book

Ages 6-9

# If either Look Think Technology or Dada Music are booked in combination with their additional workshop both these will be available at a reduced price of $180.00


DADA MUSIC takes materials and makes music. Buckets, cardboard tubes, PVC pipe, fabric, duct/electrical/masking tape, pasta and much more. Taking its name from an early 20th century art movement that was experimental in nature, this exciting new workshop combines avant-garde inspired art and music making over a five week program. Throughout the program, students will create their own experimental instruments and compose interesting and unconventional music, culminating in an ‘orchestral’ performance in the final week.

Letting off S.T.E.A.M. (10-14)

Wednesdays (Unless stated)
9, 23 May; 6, 20 June; 4 July | 10.30 - 12.30pm
$100 for 5 (2 hour) sessions (All materials included) | Click here to book

Ages 10-14

# If LETTING OFF STEAM is booked in combination with its additional workshop (ON FOCUS - An introduction to documentary film making) both of these will be available at a reduced price of $180.00


LETTING OFF

SCIENCE

TECHNOLOGY
ENGINEERING
ART
MATHS

Letting off S.T.E.A.M for ages 10-14. In this inclusive art and science program this course will provide older students with innovative ways to examine connections between art making and the sciences. Students will be encouraged to explore in both traditional and new media whilst learning about art history and theory. Students will create artworks in an engaging and exciting environment to increase their confidence in visual thinking and discover their own artistic identity.


Letting off S.T.E.A.M. will be facilitated by Florence Araniego.

Florence grew up in Liverpool, south-west Sydney. She has a background in the creative industry, having completed a Diploma of Film at TAFE, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the College of Fine Arts UNSW. She has travelled to Japan, and is inspired by all things kawaii and has been drawing her own characters ever since! Currently working with artists at Studio A, Florence has recently facilitated performances at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum. Florence has become a very familiar face at Casula Powerhouse facilitating a range of workshops and programs from manga workshops for Draw Together to the Art School After School series.

ON FOCUS - An introduction to documentary film making

Wednesdays (Unless stated)
9, 23 May; 6, 20 June; 4 July | 1 - 3pm
$100 for 5 (2 hour) sessions (All materials included**) | Click here to book

Ages 10-14

**Participants will need bring their own laptop and a Smartphone with filming capability.


On Focus is an introduction to documentary film making for ages 10-14. This new course to Home School will provide older students with the opportunity to explore a passionate subject and translate it through a short film. Students will be shown how to utilise accessible equipment in combination with editing programs to produce a short 10 minute film to be screened at the conclusion of the program. Subject areas will include story boards, framing, sound and lighting and the use of editing software.


On Focus is presented by Mona Ibrahim is an award winning film producer and director who moved to Western Sydney in 2012. Mona’s films are screened around the world, in USA, Canada and Sydney. She won a silver award from Los Angeles independent film review twice in 2017 and also she won the Macarthur award in the Fisher’s Ghost competition in 2017. Mona is founder of the project Cinema of the Oppressed www.cinemaoftheoppressed.com . The projects aim is to help refuges to connect to their life in Sydney through the art of filmmaking. Mona established the project based on her experience as an art educator in Cairo and Jordan.

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