The Year 10 cohort concluded Term two with a two-day retreat which had a focus on charitable works for the community.

The retreat was exploring the theme ‘From the Inside Out’ and saw the students take part in a range of activities.

The retreat saw students select from a range of activities such as working at the St Vincent de Paul depot with the donations, getting outside at Naragebup Environment Centre, or making takeaway meals in the Home Economics kitchens for the SOUL Soup Patrol to distribute to the homeless and disadvantaged people in our community.

They also enjoyed Social Justice workshops from YMT to understand how a little influence can bring great change to the lives of others.

Head of Year 10 Mrs Kelly Paris said the students got involved in physical and reflective activities that demonstrated to them that charity begins at home.

“Teaching our students ways to give back to the community makes them healthier, happier, and more well-rounded citizens.

“Looking ‘from the inside out’ has resulted in some fantastic and meaningful conversations from our year 10s, and hopefully an experience they will remember for a long time.”