Last Thursday we held a special Harmony Day activities day to celebrate the cultural diversity of our school and our school community. At Aveley North PS we have students and families from many parts of the world and we are very lucky to be able to learn about so many different cultures and to be able to recognise and value the way in which our many cultures shape our school. During the day we celebrated this with an array of activities in each block that were focussed on a particular culture. Harmony Day is now a national day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world. By participating in Harmony Day activities we can learn and understand how all Australians from diverse backgrounds enrich it. It was great to see so many students and staff wearing their national dress or wearing orange as a symbol of harmony in our community.