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Email: [email protected] - Phone: 58 561 230 - Fax: 58 561 940 Website: www.rushworthp-12.vic.edu.au Issue No. 20

DECEMBER 16th

College Presentation Night, Shire Hall 7pm

17th

College Picnic Day

19th

Last day of school 2.30pm dismissal.

12th December 2014 What were these guys doing at the Post Office? Find out on page 5.

JANUARY 19th

College opens

23rd Booklist Collection Day Main Hall 10am - 2.00pm 26th Australia Day - Public Holiday 28th Teaching staff Commence - PBIS Professional Development 29th Students commence FEBRUARY 4th

VET classes commence

6th

Last chance to change VCE subjects

10th School Photo Day 19th

P-12 Swimming Carnival

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News from the Principal…. With the hive of activity around the College it is hard to believe that we are only days away from the completion of the 2014 school year. Highlights of our last week have included: 

The Rushworth launch of the Let’s Read Initiative, a fantastic program designed to engage young families, parents and children with reading. The launch occurred last Friday at the College and it was a delight to welcome many young families and the Pre-prep class of St. Mary’s to join us for the launch.



Our College Concert evening on Thursday 4th December. We might be small on numbers but the night highlighted that we are not short on musical talent. It was a wonderful evening of entertainment with student showcasing their musical talents. Some stand out acts for the night include our Year 7/8 band and the singing group, awesome performances!



The graduation of our Year 6 students on Thursday evening. This special celebration marks the completion of Primary Schooling for Imojen, Julie, Tanika, Sarah and Gabe. Congratulations to our 2014 graduates and we look forward to sharing the next stage of your learning with you as you embark on Year 7 next year.



State-wide Transition Day on Tuesday where we welcomed all of our new students for 2015. It is great to see that we have students commencing at the College across a variety of year levels, not just the traditional Prep and Year 7 entry, Welcome to our new students and families and it is great to hear the stories you are sharing about your very positive transition experiences with the College.

Staffing for 2015 Earlier this week all families should have received a letter outlining our staffing arrangements for 2015. With the commencement of a new school year just around the corner it gives me pleasure to welcome Ashley Taylor to our team in 2015, Ashley joins us as a Food Technology and Humanities teacher. The end of the 2014 school year also has us saying farewell to a number of staff. On behalf of our students, parents and College Council I would like to thank: 

Miss Louise Dupuy for her work with us during Semester 2 as a Maths, Science and Literacy Intervention Teacher. We wish Louise an enjoyable time as she travels overseas in 2015.



Mr David Grey-Noble for his work with students in the areas of Food Technology and English during 2014. We wish David every success with new ventures that lay ahead of him in 2015.



Mr Chris Hogan and his work as both a Health & PE Teacher and his Team Leader role as Year 9-12 Leader and Coach. Chris has been successful in pursuing career aspirations and securing a coaching position at Bendigo South East College.



Mrs Maree Moyle for her work as a P-8 teacher and P-8 Team Leader and Coach. Maree will be spending Term 1, 2015 as Principal of Highlands Primary School before re-joining us in Term 2.

These final days of the school year will see us completing the recruitment process for an Assistant Principal and then commencing recruitment for a new Leading Teacher: team Leader and Coach for 2015 and beyond. Congratulations Finally, congratulations to our students and staff on a very successful and productive 2014. The past few years have enabled us to develop the pillars and foundations on which even stronger, future performance can grow. I look forward to working with our College Community, students and staff to further enhance and improve our College in 2015 but in the meantime would like to wish you all safe and happy school holiday break, May you enjoy Christmas and New Year celebrations with your families and friends and we look forward to you joining us again in 2015 as we continue to grow, develop and improve how we support students and their families on the learning journey. Thanks for a wonderful 2014. Kind regards, Brad Moyle, Principal College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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Last week the music students at the college put their skills and hours of practice to the test at the annual Variety Concert. Everybody involved had a great time, showcasing their musical talents to those gathered in the Shire hall - friends and family! Whether it was playing the recorder, guitar or drums, belting out a tune or singing in the chorus all the students had a lot of fun and had a lot to show off! Winners of the raffle held are on the evening are as follows:

Little Music Shop Vouchers $100 Sue Vanderdonk

$20.00 Cody Vanderdonk

$20.00 Cody Vanderdonk’ s Grandparents

$20.00 Kodye Clark

$20.00 Blake Geisler

$20.00 Myah Zonta’s Grandparents.

Thanks to all those who organised the event, but especially to Mr Richardson, Mr Hutchison, Ms Klinberg and Mrs Fraser for their support of all our musically talented students throughout the year.

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On Wednesday December 10th, next year’s Year 9 class attended a Careers in Health day at the Echuca hospital. The day was organized by Campaspe Cohuna LLEN, TAFE and Deakin University to educate students in the very wide range of occupations available. Four workshops were attended: Using Epi-pens and hospital lifting devises, Mental Health for young people, rehabilitation careers and emergency first aid with snake bite bandaging, CPR and defibrillation device. By the end of the day, students were made aware that there are more than fifty careers to choose from in an ever expanding industry.

Rushworth Year 8 students joined other students from across the region at Echuca Regional Health for a LEAP into Health day. As Year 9 students in 2015 these students will experience more of these types of days to raise their awareness about the various career paths available to them in the future. Thanks to the CCLLEN for their support. College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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Passports around the World On Wednesday the 10th of December Mrs Hodson accompanied the Year 3/4 students on a walk to the Rushworth Post Office. Here the students eagerly posted off the postcards they created about their trip to Venice as part of their “Passports Around the World” Unit in Art. One particular Year 3/4 student, Dana Rodgers, was very excited to show the rest of the class how the post office works and where you post their letters. We were delighted when Jock and Ann McWilliams invited us to stamp our postcards with the official Post Office Date stamp and post them in the post box! I hope families will be thrilled when a little surprise arrives in their letter box this week! Frankie Hodson, Art Department

SPECIAL Worthy of ‘Immense’ Praise For working together incredibly well to put together the College’s 3R’s PBIS Video!!

Above top: Dana ‘posts’ her postcard home. Top right: Andrew Robinson ‘stamps’ his postcard under the guidance of Jock Mc William. Above: Hansueli Habegger makes sure his postcard went ‘in the slot’.

Tanner Stokes Blake Rosenberg Iqa Mohd Suzali Kody Diegan Taylah Bons Nikita Schembri Abi Clarke Adam Weatherhead Brendan Young Jamie Daff Kerri-Anne Nurse

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Tuesday 9th of December was State-wide transition day across all schools in the state of Victoria. Rushworth P-12 College welcomed a number of new Year 7 students from Murchison, Colbinabbin, St Mary’s, Stanhope and Dhurringile. They spent the morning session with Miss McMillan in Science where they investigated a chemical reaction between hydrochloric acid, magnesium ribbon and oxygen. The students also learnt how to use a Bunsen burner and attempted to ‘collapse’ a can in water but unfortunately, this didn’t work out – another lesson learned – things don’t always work out as planned! For Art they had Mrs Hodson and worked on screen-printing calico bags to take home. After lunch Mr Hutchison taught the students some basic Indonesian. Maths was last, with Miss McDonald, where they learnt about mean, median and mode. It was a great day. Thank you to all the teachers involved in our transition program this year and a big thank you to the students and parents embracing Rushworth P-12 College as their new school next year. We look forward to seeing you back in 2015. Miss McMillan Transitions Leader

Gabe (L) & Imojen (R) enjoyed their time in the Art Room

Presentation Night Tuesday 16th December Rushworth Shire Hall 7pm Please come along and celebrate the achievements of our students in 2014. College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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Reading buddies active again On Tuesday, the Year 11 VCAL students went to do some reading with the new Prep-Two students. Each of us worked with a group of transition students in a range of different places out in the yard and in the VCAL room. With the group I was with. We walked to the P-2 play ground. I sat on the stair case and they sat down a bit. I read the story to them and when finishing each one asked them if they would like to try and read it as well. Once finishing the books I took them to the big play ground for a 5 minute play, while I packed up. Jayson Andrews The activity that we took part in was reading books to the Prep, 1, 2’s and playing games with them, which was not too bad the kids enjoyed it. I read the ‘Very Itchy Bear’, ‘The Lorax’ and ‘The Cat In The Hat’. It was not too bad but what they enjoyed most was playing games. Sam Brown We had to chosen 3 books we wanted to read to the P-2s, then had to practise. I took a group of 3 kids and we went and sat out the front and started reading. When I had finished, the little kids had a turn at reading too, then when everyone had finished reading we played ‘Simon Says’. At the end we met up with the other groups and we played ‘Tiggy’ all together. Mikayla Marshall

This morning we did a reading session with the little kids, we read to them and they read to us and did all things with the books to make it fun and interesting for them. At the end of that time we got all the little kids together and played games and the most favourite game for them was ‘Tiggy’ - they loved it so much they were screaming and running around the whole time. It was a good time had by all. Gus Meulenmeesters This project will work towards developing skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, listening, management and a range of other important characteristics. Thank you to Miss Cray and the Primary students for allowing us to work with them. Stacey McMillan

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Years Prep - 2 This term all the students have made great progress with their learning. We have enjoyed several different activities with our friends from the Kinder, through the transition program. The concert and its preparations during a definite highlight-it was great to see the students working so hard to learn their songs and that hard work paying off on the night.

Please have a look at home and return any school books that may have made their way home and return them. Also, it would be appreciated if all parents could continue to read with their child over the break. Year 3/4 Over the next week we will be engaging in fun activities in the classroom, as well as reflecting on what we have achieved throughout 2014. Every student in the 3/4 classroom has grown in one way or another this year, and experienced success within individual areas. I have thoroughly enjoyed teaching these students throughout 2014 and wish them well for as they step up into their next Year Level. Congratulations to everyone on a great Year! Thank-you to all of the parents for your support throughout 2014. I would like to wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY AND SAFE NEW YEAR!! Thanks again – Miss McDonald 

READING AWARDS

Thank-you to the school community for their support for 2014 and Happy Holidays.

Eta Ratokalau-200 Nights

The last day for Canteen service was TODAY -

Jackson Stewart-283 nights! Great work Jackson!

Friday 12th December Carolyn & Mandy, Caine & Veerawun

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Year 5/6 The Year 6 students enjoyed celebrating their Graduation on the 11th December. Celebrating with their families over a scrumptious dinner in the BER building. Below: (left to right) Imojen, Julie, Sarah, Gabe and Tanika certainly looked all ‘grown up’ in their finery Congratulations on this reaching this milestone guys!

Year 8 News from the old great year 8’s- now year Nines… Everyone made it! Congratulations to the year 8 class who have successfully completed their year 8 studies. The students finished off the year completing an English exam and some of the best performers included; MatthewLange Richards, Jorge Maxwell, Danica Dizon, Nikita Schembri, Kiarrah and Paris Lehmann and Iqa. There were also some wonderful performances in the exam in certain sections, including Molly Restroom’s persuasive piece and Leah Vanderdonk with the grammar component for example. A number of students improved quite significantly with the comprehension component too - so well done! Also, there were many improvements with the On Demand Results including several members of the ‘10’ club including Matthew, Jorge, Danica, Leah and Peter Cullie who ‘after failing to chase keen early,’ warmed up in the latter stages and stormed home to show vast improvement with his reading and comprehension skills. Again, significant improvement with the On Demand results was recorded by a number of students including; Kiarrah, Nikita and Iqa whose improvement across a number of areas has been well deserved. Parents and Student Holiday Homework- several students are still struggling with some parts of grammar, so I will prepare some sheets and a small amount of work to help –practise makes perfect! Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year and see you in 2015 – Good Luck Next Year. Old… Mr. Baker

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Student Awards / Worthy of Praise Year P/1/2:

2015 Preps for their fantastic effort on Transition Day!

Jack Clarke for his dedication and persistence during concert preparations. The whole Prep/one/two class for their fantastic performance during the concert.

Year 3/4:

The weekly award winners were Geordie, Matt, Jason, Hansueli, Tom, Jay-Leigh, Matthew, Bronte, Zac, Andrew, Dana, Tamazin, Kannika, Toni and Myah for a FANTASTIC TERM 4!! Well done to everyone for a happy and successful last term!  Congratulations to those students who are eligible to attend the reward excursion next Monday! You have shown commitment and positive behaviour, GREAT WORK!

Year 8:

Peter Cullie for his positive attitude and doing a fabulous job working with the Prep - 2 students on Wednesday.

Year 9 - 12:

Gus Meulenmeesters for working really well throughout the early commencement program in VCAL.

Community: Jock & Ann Mc William at the Rushworth Post Office for being so accommodating to the Year 3/ 4 students on their recent visit. All the Rushworth businesses who supported the recent School Friendly Business Breakfast the College appreciated your support at the event and throughout 2014.

LOST PROPERTY A reminder to parents and students, that there is an abundance of lost property here at the College. If you have lost any items, please come to the front office and enquire ASAP. If you would like to purchase, for a very reasonable price, any unclaimed property, also please come and speak to Pat or Christine. ALL unclaimed material will be donated to the Op Shop on the 19th December 2014. For future reference could you please name all articles of clothing. It is much easier to find the rightful owner and would save the families a considerable amount of money. College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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SCHOOL NURSE CORNER Anaphylaxis and Asthma As part of the DEECD guidelines for Anaphylaxis in Schools, we are required to have Anaphylaxis Action Plans signed by your GP if your child has an auto injector (EpiPen). It is also the responsibility of the parent to supply the school with an EpiPen which will be kept in a safe and accessible place at school. I will also be contacting those parents who have a student who requires an EpiPen to complete an Individual Anaphylaxis Management Plan with me in Term 1 2015. The same for students who have asthma. As we are an Asthma Friendly School, we are required to follow the guidelines stipulated by DEECD. There is an Asthma care plan which again needs to be signed by your medical practitioner and returned to school on the first day of Term1 2015. The guidelines for Anaphylaxis in Schools and Asthma Friendly Schools can be downloaded from the DEECD website. There will be an Anaphylaxis Action Plan and an Asthma Care Plan mailed out to those students who require the new updated form. If your child no longer has asthma, we will require a written and signed letter stating that your child no longer has asthma. Below are what the forms look like. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me at the Rushworth P-12 College: 5856 1230. Leanne James School Nurse Educator

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Maths Matters Maths for the Holidays - Part 2 Whether you’re going on a long family road trip, or just up to the supermarket, anytime is a good time to teach your child a thing or two.

Licence Plate Riddles What you'll need: Licence plates, paper, and pencil What to do: 1. While traveling in a car, or on a bus, everyone watches for licence plates, focusing on one in particular for 5 minutes. The object is to use the digits on the licence plate to make the largest 3-digit number possible. When a player chooses a licence plate during the 5-minute watching period, they call out the 3-digit number they have made from the licence plate. The person with the largest number wins the round. Try the next round so the winner is the person with the smallest 3-digit number. 2. Let each letter on a license plate be worth the value of its position in the alphabet. A= 1, M =13, Z = 26. Each person chooses a license plate and adds the value of the letters. The person with the lowest or the highest value wins the round. For younger children, this activity can be simplified by having them find the largest single digit, or double digit, or even add all the numbers on the licence plate, or just recognize digits.

How Long? How Far? What you'll need: Information about how far you're travelling and how long it will take

What to do: Many times when you are on the go, you are headed somewhere that requires you to be there by a certain time. 1. Ask your children how far they think you have travelled and how much more you have to travel. Talk about how long it takes to get to your destination. If it is 3:15 now, and it takes 45 minutes to get there, ask if you will make it for a 4:15 appointment. How much extra time will there be? Will we be late?

Have a great holiday break! Margaret Turner. Numeracy Support, Rushworth P-12.

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Help your child beat the brain slump these holidays Summer holidays are a great time to get your child reading for relaxation. Most children are pleased to have a break from the rigours of school work over the summer holidays, but many will not open a book again until the beginning of the next school year. Not only does this make it difficult to get back into the swing of study when the time arises, it also means a valuable opportunity is missed. And that is the opportunity to discover the joy of reading for pleasure. Reading for pleasure is a wonderful way for your child to escape and unwind. It's also a great way to keep their brain active. Studies have shown that children who stop reading over the school holidays experience something American researchers call the "summer slide" - a term used to refer to students' learning losses over the summer break.

Researchers used the analogy of a 'tap' to provide some insight into their findings, saying that while children are at school there is a flow of information, and all children have the same opportunities to learn. When they are not at school, however, that 'tap' is turned off, unless there is some active engagement with books or other resources. Children whose 'tap' stays on throughout the summer holidays return to school with an advantage over those whose 'tap' may have been turned off for the past two months. Over time, that advantage accumulates, and becomes a reason why some children are more successful at school than others. Success aside, there is a world of enjoyment waiting to be discovered inside the pages of picture books and novels. Books are perfect for the sofa, the back lawn and the beach – all the places your child is most likely to be lounging these school holidays. The Department has even compiled book lists for children of different ages – making it easy to find something for your pre-schooler, Preppy, eight-year-old or teenager. The book lists, which are refreshed every year by reading experts to include popular new releases, form part of the Premiers' Reading Challenge – an annual event that inspires young people of all ages to read more books. So while their textbooks may be closed for the summer, their brains certainly shouldn't be. Make sure your children have a ready supply of books that appeal to their age and interests these school holidays, and help them discover the joy of reading for fun.

To download a copy of the Premiers' Reading Challenge booklists, visit: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/events/prc/Pages/booklist.aspx

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PE Reward Excursion On Tuesday 2nd December, 20 students from years 7-10 headed over to Go Jump in Shepparton for the PE Reward excursion. The students had a fantastic time and came home absolutely exhausted. Congratulations to the students who were selected to attend for their fantastic effort throughout the semester. On behalf of the Health/PE/Outdoor Ed and Sports department we wish you all a health, safe and active holidays! Don’t forget to get outside and enjoy the fantastic summer weather with family and friends!! Amanda Cray Health & PE Department

Stay healthy in the heat... With hot weather on the horizon, it’s important to plan ahead and know what to do when the heat hits. Young children, alongside older people and people with disabilities, are at greater risk of getting sick from the heat. Think of ways you can prepare your home, for example, checking your cooling appliances are working. If it’s just not possible to stay cool at home, have some places in mind of where you could go to escape the heat - and get there early. Remember, power failures can happen in extreme heat. Think about what you will do to stay cool if this happens. If you have concerns about staying healthy in the heat, see your doctor or call NURSE-ON-CALL on 1300 60 60 24. For more information, visit www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat . For information about the dangers of leaving children in cars when it’s hot visit www.kidsafevic.com.au TATURA NETBALL ASSOCIATION (TNA) – 2015 It’s never too early to think about playing netball with the TNA in 2015. Please note critical dates for 2015; 17, 19, 24 & 26 February

Registration & trials for secondary teams playing in the Shepparton Netball Association (SNA) at Tatura

9 March

SNA registration & grading for secondary teams at Shepparton

10 & 17 March

Registration & trials for primary teams (13 & Under & 11 & Under) in the SNA at Tatura

20 March

Friday night competition begins for Grade 3/4 & 5/6

23 March

SNA registration & grading for primary teams at Shepparton

24 April

NetSetGo begins at Tatura

The TNA will be entering primary school teams in the SNA on a Saturday morning. Teams will be entered in the 13 & Under & 11 & Under age groups. The aim is that these teams will play in Division 1 & therefore will be ‘squad’ teams selected at trials on 10 & 17 March. All player s are invited to trial. To be eligible for these teams players must register with the TNA & play in the Friday night competition. If you have any questions please contact Simon Pogue on 0417 305 637 or at [email protected] College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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Congratulations … to Kelly Turgoose on receiving the award as “The most outstanding Certificate II in Hospitality student” at the GOTAFE Trade awards on Monday 8th December. Kelly is pictured at left, with her trainer at GOTAFE, Karen Norton.

Kelly has worked very hard during her two years at GOTAFE and is a very worthy recipient!

The P-12 College community wishes all of our students and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Enjoy the holiday break! College Values : RESPECT, Resilience, Excellence, Support, Persistence, Encouragement, Community, Trust.

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If you have anything you would like to have published in our College newsletter please email articles to: [email protected]

Don’t forget !!

School resumes Thursday 29th January for ALL students. See you then!

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sam. summer holiday program. Make a Beach!

Beach Bods

Sand Play Artwork Date: Monday 12 January Time: 10.30 to 11.30am Age: 3 to 5 years with a parent Cost: $10 per child (Friends of SAM $8) Tutor: Aysa Tamiri Venue: SAM workshop It’s summer! It’s the time of the year when Aussies like to go to the beach and it’s the time when children love to build sand-castles and make sand-cities with shells, seaweed and all kinds of beach debris. Come along with your child and experience a little bit of sand and creativity inspired by the beach – take a photo to remember the experience. Please bring a smock.

Collage and More

Beach Collage

Reconstruct and Hand Colour Your Photographs

Collect and Make Date: Monday 12 January Time: 2 to 4pm Age: 6 to 10 years Cost: $15 per child (Friends of SAM $13) Tutor: Mimi Leung Venue: SAM workshop Where is your favourite beach? Is it by the sea, a river or a lakeside beach? What is your ‘dream’ beach? Bring along some beach pictures and we’ll find some special things to use to make your own brilliant beach collage. A really cool activity to get involved in on a hot day at SAM. Please bring your own smock.

Date: Time: Age: Cost: Tutor: Venue:

Tuesday 13 January 1 to 4pm 11 to 16 years $20 per person (Friends of SAM $18) Mimi Leung SAM workshop

What’s your favourite beach? It could be an ocean, an inland beach, or even a backyard beach! You will be able to draw upon images of Australian beach culture from magazines, the internet and the Rennie Ellis photography exhibition at SAM to reconstruct your beach with you in it! Please bring your own smock, photos and sense of adventure.

Re-colouring the 70’s Date: Time: Age: Cost: Tutor: Venue:



Monday 19 January 10.30am to 3pm Adults with a young family member $20 per pair (Friends of SAM $18) Angie Russi SAM workshop

Get creative with colour! The ‘instamatic camera’ was big in the 1970’s yielding photos of family gatherings, school friends and special occasions. Bring in your original 1970’s colour prints to reproduce, re-construct, re-imagine and hand-colour. Participants can share these memories with a young family member and learn about the re-colouring process too. Image: Rennie Ellis, My Son Josh Learns to Swim (detail) 1972 selenium-toned gelatin silver print, 29.2 x 43.6 cm, courtesy of the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive and Mossgreen Gallery

Life’s a Beach! Short Film Workshop Date: Time: Age: Cost: Tutor: Venue:

Tuesday 20 January 10.30am to 4.30pm Adults with a young family member $45 per pair (Friends of SAM $40) Bruce Cumming SAM workshop

Make a short video film about your beach experience - real or imagined. You will create a scene and write a script for a short video of one to two minutes duration. Participants can dress up, make up, and act up, their ideas of a day or perhaps a night scene at the beach. Upload your film to Vimeo.com to share with your friends. Image: Rennie Ellis, Mr Muscleman, Albert Park Beach, 1986 chromogenic print, 28.6 x 44 cm, courtesy of the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive and Mossgreen Gallery

Express Yourself! Kids On Tour NGV Summer Children’s Festival Date: Wednesday 21 to Sunday 25 January Time: 11am to 2pm Wed to Fri and 1 to 3pm Sat-Sun Age: 3 years and up, with a parent or adult Cost: Free, bookings not required

For all kids who like to dress up and draw! SAM in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria will host Kids On Tour for young families. Making your visit to SAM memorable for all, activity books, drawing and art-making will be based upon the extravagant sense of fashion displayed in two major summer exhibitions at the NGV. Dress up, come in with your whole family and bring some fashionable friends. The NGVforKIDS 2014/15 summer program is generously supported by Tim Fairfax AC and Gina Fairfax, and the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust. Details of SAM’s Summer Holiday Program were correct at the time of printing. Please check our website for the most recent information.

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