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Swan River Colony

In Term 1, the Year 5/6 class have been studying early life in the Swan River Colony as part of our studies in History. We’ve been very fortunate to have been working with local historians, Mike and Joy Lefroy, who …


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Briefing the Board

Five of our Council Members attended the AISWA ‘Briefing the Board’ Conference this year. This annual conference provides Professional Learning for Principals, Governing Board Members and Senior Staff ​regarding school governance. There were an array of inspirational keynote speakers and a …


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Artist in Residence

Fremantle Parade The Lance Holt School kids are creating costumes and props for the Fremantle Festival Parade during art class time every Thursday in Term 3 with artist in residence Jane Barwell, and during whole school community workshops on 17th …


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Canberra Camp

Many thanks to the Australian Government for assistance in subsidising our Year 5/6 class visit to Canberra in August. The Year 5/6 braced for the cold and enjoyed the incredible activities on offer in Canberra. This was our school’s 5th …


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Nature Pedagogy Book Launch

Tuesday the 31st of March was an exciting day for school staff as they celebrated the launch of two wonderful publications and the work of our teachers – Sam, Juliet and Debra.  “I wonder how stories get around?” features school stories …


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Our community partnership with Notre Dame Uni

Our ongoing partnership with the School of Physical Education At Notre Dame University continues this term. Our students will be involved with the Physical Education Students from Notre Dame University teaching Fundamental Movement Skills. Under the guidance of Lecturer Ben Piggot, …


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Gwyneth Ewan Art Award

The Fremantle Library held its annual exhibition opening and award presentation for the Gwyneth Ewen Art Award, which is open to Year 5/6 students in Fremantle and surrounding schools. Generous prizes are awarded for drawings and paintings of Fremantle Heritage …


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School Disco

In Term 2 we held a successful disco with jumping castle, smoke machines, disco balls, strobe lighting, glitter bombs, face painting and much more.  One of the Dads – Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe) was the DJ for the night. The …



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China on our doorstep

In 2014 Kathryn and Samantha attended a self-funded educational tour to China led by Professor Chu from the Confucius Institute at UWA in conjunction with the Association of Independent Schools of WA.  The Studies of Asia and languages is a …