Sunday October 28 was National Grandparents Day in Australia, and to celebrate, Hinterland Christian College invited grandparents and grandfriends for morning tea and a time of fun activities.
It was a big hit – students and grandparents enjoyed a memorable day as they made the most of morning tea together. Principal Karlene Grinham said the school was delighted with the response from families.
‘We have held Grandparents Day in the past,’ she said. ‘It’s great to see families taking such an interest in the next generation. I was thrilled that even the secondary school grandparents attended and we are keen to do it again in the future.
‘Our grandparents and grandfriends toured the classrooms, looked at children’s work, participated in activities and observed games in the classroom and playground.
‘The students thoroughly enjoyed hosting the event for their grandparents and the grandfriends relished the time spent together.’
The event was a success owing to the efforts of the entire school – years nine and ten Food Technology students baked homemade scones, years seven and eight prepared and served the food and drink.
Kym Thompson teaches Kindergarten to grade 2.