Skippy school attracts media attention

6/6/2017
Emmaus Catholic College students are learning about kangaroos
Emmaus Catholic College students are learning about kangaroos

Emmaus Catholic College at Kemps Creek is one of the few Sydney schools that has kangaroos on hopping around its grounds every day, so the teachers have used this as an opportunity to boost the learning.

Year 7 student Jenny Dang, 12, told the Daily Telegraph she was incorporating photography and writing to better understand how they live - their habitat, their eating habits, their environment and their life cycle. 

Principal Robert Nastasi said students needed to be engaged with the learning, and the Kangaroos are facilitating this process.

“The kids adore them, so we decided to integrate studying them into a program this year,” he told the Daily Telegraph. 

“They are very friendly, delightful kangaroos who don’t seem to be spooked by the kids.”

Read full Daily Telegraph article here: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/its-skippy-school-secondary-students-hop-to-lessons/news-story/c13b4a455a63025541cf0876161d03f9
Posted By CathEd Parra at 6/06/2017 3:20:13 PM
 
   
  
 

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