Monday, 24 June 2019

Social Responsibility

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This Monday in Option P.E we played Ultimate Frisbee with Mr Cunard and as we played we were to keep in mind Hellison's Five Levels of Social Responsibility and use it for the basis of our activity and how we performed. Today I think I displayed a level 3 which could've been a 4 or 5 but a lot of the time I tend to forget about the levels and play in a slight unpleasant manner. I was also proud of myself because of my improvement from the last lesson which I was displaying a level 1. Hopefully in the next lesson I could do better and strive for a Level 5.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Hellison's Five Levels

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For the passed few weeks we've been learning about Don Hellison's Five Levels of social responsibility. Social can be defined as; being with other people and responsibility is taking care of the things around us. Our task for today was to apply these levels to our last practical and determine which of the levels we displayed in that practical. When thinking back to that practical (playing Commando Dodge Ball) I reckon I was portraying a level 1. One reason I think this is because; I wasn't really engaged with this specific game and didn't really want to participate but did anyway. A solution that I could use for next lesson (to improve my level of Social Responsibility) is; I could participate to the best of my ability in whatever game or activity we're doing for practical.

Monday, 25 March 2019

Finger Joint Project

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This term in Woodwork, Mr Thompson taught us how to make a finger joint with wood. After learning how to perfect a finger joint, our first project was set to be finished by the end of the term. We were to apply what we'd learnt (of how to make a finger joint) into making a serving tray. After completing our project we are to give it to someone who it would be useful to (as a gift).

The hardest part for me whilst proceeding with my project was, getting the joints align so that they'd fit together tightly. One problem that I came across was; when I put each end together they were quite loose, though this issue was resolved after it was glued together and nailed in. What I enjoyed the most about this project though was actually sawing the wood and seeing the outcome of my project by the end.

Equipment needed for project:
(1) Wood
(2) Tenon Saw
(3) Chisel
(4) Joiners Mallet
(5) Sand Paper
(6) File
(7) Waste Block
(8) Glue
(9) Hammer + Nails
(10) Ruler + Pencil
(11) Try-square

Friday, 8 March 2019

"Keep ya head up"

Recently in health class, we've been learning about 'Body Image'. As part of this we were set to task to choose a specific line or verse (from a song we'd studied in class) that had resonated with us. 

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Protests Against 1080

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I disagree with the fact that we should continue using 1080. In spite of it helping to get rid of pests, it also affects the non-targeted animals that may have eaten a pest. Dogs can be at risk of lengthy and painful death. I would hate to see or hear about these animals dying especially since dogs are my favorite animals.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Making An Act

* Introduction: The bill is first introduced to the House.
* First Reading: Next it has its first reading in Parliament, this is where the MP's debate on whether it should be passed on to a select committee for further consideration or reject it.
* Select Committee: A select committee of MP's carefully consider the bill, read and listen to the view of the public, recommend amendments, and report back to the House - it may take up to 6 months
* Second Reading: The bill is the returned to Parliament for its second reading to announce the recommendations of the select committee and the amendments made - MP's decide if the bill should proceed to the Committee of the whole House
* Committee of the whole House: Members debate the bill part by part in a detailed examination that can take several days - this is the last chance to change the bill
* Third Reading: This is the final reading; MP's look at the bill as a whole and consider what will happen if the bill becomes a law
* Royal Assent: If the bill does reach this final step of the process, it is given to the Governor General for Royal Assent (permission from the Sovereign).