Congratulations to our signing choir who were invited for the second year running to the Australian Education Union in Abbotsford. The choir performed a poem by Dorothea MacKellar, “My country” and a song by Robbie Williams, “Love my life”. This was for the joint Japanese and Australian teacher conference and included the Consul-General of Japan […]
At Furlong Park School for Deaf Children, we encourage all students to be at school as often as possible to ensure they are learning to their full potential. Attendance at school is compulsory for students from Prep to Year 6. Evidence shows that daily school attendance is important for young people to succeed in education […]
Wednesday 23 May at 11am Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. Furlong Park School for Deaf Children will be taking part in this program. Children are invited to dress […]
ANZAC day was commemorated on Tuesday at Furlong Park. It was a moving service with the school captains, Mohammed and William presenting alongside the other senior students. Natalie Suleyman was unable to attend due to being in Gallipoli however a representative for the MP came, Koray Adal. We also had Andrew and Alex from Sunshine […]
On Friday April 20, Furlong Park was delighted to host a very special event to celebrate the launch of an Auslan children’s story book, A Visit to the Zoo by Deaf authors Jen Blyth and Kerrie Taylor. We all had a wonderful morning meeting Jen and Kerrie and learning about A Visit to the Zoo […]
At Furlong Park we know how important it is for family members and friends of our students to learn sign language. We offer Free Auslan classes every Thursday 9:15am-10:15am and we start this week! Beginners are welcome. If you would like a spoken language interpreter, please call the office on 9312 3244.
We had a great evening at the Furlong Park Welcome Event at Buckingham Reserve Park last Thursday. It was a lovely opportunity to welcome some new families to our Furlong Park community and catch up with old friends. The children (and big kids alike!) had a great time on the flying fox, climbing ropes and […]