October 2016

Tournament of Minds

City North Messenger has showcased the St Andrew’s Tournament of Minds team and their exciting achievement winning at the Australasian Pacific Finals on the Gold Coast.

The School’s Science and Technology team, who took out the State Championship in September, travelled to South East Queensland to compete against the best teams from around Australia, as well as teams from New Zealand and Thailand. It was the fourth year in a row that St Andrew’s students represented their state in the International final, and came away with a win.

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BTN – St Andrew’s Students give their opinion on Animal Tourism.

ABC’s Behind the News team visited St Andrew’s School to talk to students about their opinion on animal tourism.

“While on holiday overseas many families visit an animal exhibit to see some local wildlife. For example, you might have gone on a ride on an elephant or posed for a selfie with a tiger yourself. But tourism website Trip Advisor says it’s now going to stop selling tickets to or promoting many of these experiences because it believes they’re often cruel for the animals involved.”

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  • St Andrew’s School is a South Australian independent, co-educational specialist primary school providing excellence in education from playgroup through to early years and on to Year 7. Principal Jackie Becher – an International Baccalaureate School – UNESCO Associated School.