School of Thought

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2021-12-06 Yanchep Rise PS
In the final installment this year of John Logan’s School of Thought, Yanchep Rise Primary School students Sophia, Xavier, Mary and Braden express concerns for kids from cat-fishing, they question whether mental maths is relevant, share how music helps them in everyday life and call for more to be done to tackle sea pollution.

2021-11-08 Duncraig Primary
Duncraig Primary School’s Hayley, Isla, Cooper and Matheo share with the School of Thought’s John Logan their concerns about fast fashion and how it is affecting the environment, the way they see jobs changing in a future world of robots and artificial intelligence, why the koala is under threat and why the life of Ned Kelly continues to be of interest to kids.

2021-10-18 Bindoon Primary
Bindoon Primary School 11 year olds Lucy, Emily, Lilli and Gabe share with the School of Thought’s John Logan some fascinating insights into country life and growing up in a small country community. The Wheatbelt town of Bindoon, a 40-minute drive from Joondalup, is fast becoming a popular destination for visitors and tourists.

2021-09-13 St Luke’s Primary
What’s it like being trapped in a foreign country during a long COVID lockdown? John Logan shares the riveting story of 11-year-old Xavier, of St Luke’s Primary School (Woodvale). Meanwhile fellow student & rising sports star Molly has called for female athletes to be paid the same as the men, Mia looks to unlock the dynamics of the family unit & Connor has been considering the importance of sleep.

2021-08-16 Liwara Catholic Primary
Ever thought about how we started to dance as different peoples and why so many of us love to dance? Liwara Catholic Primary School students Brianna, Grace, Sarah, Aidan & Cooper give John Logan a lesson to remember on dance. They all love AFL but, with wisdom belying their tender years, they tell John it should be more about fun than winning. They also call for more to be done to protect our wildlife and share stories about their favourite music instruments.

2021-07-21 Beaumaris Primary
Beaumaris Primary School (Ocean Reef) students Matvey, Amalia, Paige, Riley & Joel discuss with John Logan whether helmets should be mandatory for skateboarders, why kids still love to read, the importance of the performing arts and why soccer is a contact sport and super popular among girls and boys.

2021-05-05 Greenwood Primary
John Logan catches up with Greenwood Primary School students Hayden, Chloe, Chad and Amelia in the first School of Thought podcast. Here’s their views on social media, mental health, music, sport and modern schooling compared with the 60s.

2021-05-03 John Logan & The School of Thought Introductory Interview
The ‘School of Thought’ program is a radio broadcast program that allows school aged students to research and present their own topics of interest. In this introductory interview, program founder John Logan and students from the Greenwood Primary School discuss how this innovative and popular program give children a voice in the community.