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Australian Outback Students’ Work

The students were given a range of tasks to choose from…

Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s assessment time!

I know you are all going to produce superb work, so here is your choice:

Assignment 1

A TV documentary on the School of the Air is to be produced for the BBC. As a researcher for the BBC you have flown out to Alice Springs to interview staff and children. Produce a transcript of an interview with one teacher and one pupil.

Assignment 2

You attend the School of the Air. Your new home tutor from England arrives in six weeks. Write a letter to your tutor to tell her/him about your home and school life.

Assignment 3

Produce a leaflet for the many tourists who visit the School of the Air information centre. The leaflet will give a wide range of information – What? Where? Why? When? How?

Assignment 4

You could make someone like me and just cover me with information about the School of the Air. What? Where? Why? When? How?


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