RANGEBANK PRIMARY CELEBRATES HARMONY DAY

 RANGEBANK PRIMARY CELEBRATES  HARMONY DAY

The Rangebank Community has hosted visiting Indian delegates over 2 weeks in Australia. The students from Bluebells presented many interesting facts to the audience about India and the diversity that is India. The children spoke about their school and the special relationship with Rangebank Primary established now for over 5 years. This is the second visit from Rangebank’s sister school in Delhi with students at Rangebank looking forward to visiting Bluebells in the future.

The special assembly was a great afternoon with children dressing in national ethnic costume or wearing orange as a sign of Harmony.

The children spoke and danced for the audience. It was a memorable experience, full of culture and interest. The principal of Rangebank, Mr Colin Avery said,

“That the bonds that have been established through regular skyping sessions and visits to each other’s school, has cemented a long-term relationship that provides benefits to both schools…Harmony Day is about acceptance, not just tolerance”.

At Rangebank Primary in Cranbourne, a number of special guests attended a Harmony Day Assembly in the newly extended hall at Rangebank Primary. The special assembly was a great afternoon with children dressing in national ethnic costume or wearing orange as a sign of Harmony.

The students from Bluebells presented many interesting facts to the audience about India and the diversity that is India.

Invited guests included Pauline Richards stepping in for Jude Perera, our local MP; Sophie Colquitt from the International Division of the Department of Education and Training; Anne Martin from the Department of Education and Training – Senior Education Improvement Leader; Mr Lawrence Hamilton – School Council President; our visiting Indian delegates from Bluebells School International, Delhi, India; Mrs Sarbani Kaur, teacher at Bluebells and the students of Rangebank Primary.

Sunny Pathak

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