From the heat of Africa to the cold of outer space; from the horrors of war to the comforts of suburban life; Heaton Intermediate students have explored what it means to leave home and the courage it takes to find your way back. Delve into a collection of thirteen diverse short stories written by some of Heaton’s best year eight writers, all based on the theme of home.
Authors included: Aliana Miller, Leah White, Iris Mason, Hadley Van Rij, Ashleigh Fleming, Emily Irvine, Issy Hinton-Russell, Emily Howden, Gabby Eastgate, Isobel Kenny, Lucy Bates, Natalie Hetherington, Jake Goddard
Whether escaping palaces and orphanages, or yearning for the comforts of a simple apartment or gypsy caravan, Heaton Intermediate students have explored what it means to leave home and the lengths that are sometimes required to find their way back. Delve into a collection of thirteen diverse short stories written by some of Heaton’s best year eight writers, all based on the theme of home.
Authors included: Charlotte Cotton, Heather Paget, James Downing, Juliana Chapman, Molly Rochford, Natasha Wensley, Olivia Towns, Samuel Kolawole, Sara Gillman, Scarlett Kentish-Barnes, Sienna McEwan, Sophia Watts, Thesara Dissanayake
From the wastes beyond the apocalypse to the streets of San Francisco, from school halls to playing fields, or even within the walls of our own homes, Heaton Intermediate students have explored the landscapes of courage—asking one of life’s big questions: What does it take to act? Delve into a collection of eighteen diverse short stories written by some of Heaton’s best year eight writers.
Authors included: Aimee Norrie, Alexandra Banks, Benjamin Baillie-Gee, Briana Neale, Claudia Knight, Ella McFarlane, Ella Tucker, Frankie Tellick, Freja Bartoszewicz Poole, George French, Jaz Tufau, Leon Meier, Madi Cooper, Max Young, Mia Porteous, Nate Boeyen, Ollie O’Loughlin, Piper Pengelly
From the skies above Japan, to the apartments of New York; from the horrors of WWII to the claustrophobic halls of a modern hospital, Heaton Intermediate students take the leap into their own landscapes of courage, asking their characters to face powerful and difficult moments of choice. Delve into a collection of fourteen diverse short stories written by some of Heaton’s best year seven writers.
Authors included: Bahar Parsaei, Becky Bates, Hanna Wikstrom, Holly Abell, Kate Gardiner, Lucy Murray, Marissa Gaffney, Matthew Brown, Ngaio Shaw, Olivia Hawtin, Olivia Schupbach, Paige Bowman, Rosa Blake, Tess Nord
Death of a loved one, new relationships or moving house are all perfect examples of how change provides us with new outlooks on life. Heaton Intermediate students know that change can be tough, even for the strongest of people. They have written fourteen diverse short stories, all based on the theme: change. So sit back and enjoy some of our school’s creative minds at work while they explore one of the challenges that has haunted mankind for centuries.
Authors included: Franki Tellick, Benjamin Baillie-Gee, Laouena Le Louër, Madi Cooper, Lauren Young, Leon Meier, Mia Porteous, Jesse Holmes, Maddie Flynn, Oliver Garrett, Jaz Tufau, Henry Harrison, Bailey Peterson, Ella Tucker
A co-authored novel about an imaginary war between New Zealand and Australia, taking place on the Chatham Islands. Written by home-school children aged between ten and fourteen.
Authors included: Kieran Gullidge, Joshua James, Charlotte James, Joshua Gorman, Grace Stapleton, Matthew Palmer, Phoebe Kerr, Oliver Kerr
Come on a journey through the minds of children.
A collection of short stories and poems written by home school authors aged eight to fourteen about wishes that might have been better left unsaid and adventures too outrageous to be believed.
Authors included: Luka Reardon, Tierney Reardon, Ella Somers, Bailey Reardon, Isaac Giles, Josh Knowles, Sam Miller, Kowhai Galletly, Tara Gullidge, Josh James, Ben Somers, Charlotte James, Grace Stapleton, Kieran Gullidge, David Evans, Daniel Naughton, Hugh Nixon, Kate Reynolds, Emma Reynolds
Come on a journey through the minds of children. A collection of short stories written by home school authors aged eight to thirteen about topics ranging from fantasy quests to the killing fields of WWII. At times serious and others irreverent, all of these stories share one thing in common – the importance of family.
Authors included: Luka Reardon, Eva Bedggood, Tierney Reardon, Ella Somers, Bailey Reardon, Isaac Giles, Thomas Bedggood and Serena Jo Greenwood