The Fromelles Project

Authentic Learning at St Clare's

Our Fromelles Project has taken an unexpected but exciting diversion that could take us back to the very place where the soldiers our students are researching spent their final hours.

Following our Fromelles workshop with Lambis Englezos, one of our special guests, Patrick Lindsay approached us with an idea for a documentary based around the research our students are undertaking.

This week we started filming for the project. Initial filming focused on the research aspect and the girls worked in their teams to map out their scripts. Creating the script is the most important part of the project and it was amazing to see the way many of the groups had mapped out their soldier’s journey.

Telling the story of the battle through female eyes would be a very unique perspective on what has traditionally been a very male dominated domain. There are very few stories of Australians at war…

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