FLM Feature: The changing nature of play

I am standing in one of Tatachilla Lutheran College’s newest ‘classrooms’. The space is light-filled and airy, the temperature perfect and the setting designed to accommodate the varied needs of the Junior School students. Those with learning difficulties and anxiety seem to do particularly well here. The subjects covered include all the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) foundations, as well as softer skills like collaboration and lateral thinking. Only one year since its inception, the new classroom is having a demonstrably positive effect on learning outcomes and student behaviour, which is not bad for a space that cost the school barely a dollar.

Read the full article in the Spring issue of Fleurieu Living Magazine - on shelves now. 

Story by Nina Keath. Photography by Deb Saunders.

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