Australia Day in St Michael’s House
Pupils of St Michael’s house celebrated Australia day by engaging in a host of different crafts to sample Australian culture.
Australia Day is the official public holiday celebrated on the 26th January to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet in Port Jackson, Sydney, in 1788.
The new Australian gap student in St Michael’s House, got the boarders together to participate in Australia Day crafts such as making Sydney Opera Houses and painting both foot koalas and indigenous aboriginal dot paintings on rocks. They also tasted vegemite, Tim Tams and fairy bread.
All the kids enjoyed experiencing another cultures weird sweets and participating in the crafts meaning Australia Day in St Michael’s House was most certainly a success!