Jewellery Making! October 17th

Thursdays activity was jewellery making!

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This week we had a box full of craft supplies which included a ton of thread, beads, and shells.

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With a little bit of instruction, everyone was free to make what they liked.

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Most people chose to make necklaces, anklets, and bracelets and the results were fantastic. Lovely work everyone!

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Thanks to everyone who made my first activity day a lot of fun. Can’t wait for the next one!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Allow me to introduce myself..

Hello everyone, my name is Dianna and if you haven’t already seen me around campus, I’ll be happily replacing the wonderful Alisha as Activities and Student Service Officer while she’s on maternity leave.

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I grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand and had been living in Sydney, Australia for almost 18 years. I decided to move to idyllic Byron Bay just over a year ago and have been loving it ever since. Even though I love New Zealand I definitely call Australia my home and hope to stay in the Byron region indefinitely.

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My passion is travelling and every year I like to book a trip somewhere new. I’ve been lucky enough to do two trips this year where I spent a month in Italy and then two weeks in Scotland. When I’m not travelling I love to keep fit with biking and running. If I have any spare time I will usually spend it doing a craft like jewellery making, or macrame plus I love to read. I’m also obsessed with Japanese food!

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If you need to ask me anything, come see me! I’ll be in the office everyday or running the activities. I look forward to meeting you all and having a chat.

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

It’s the Weekend! 22 – 24 September

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It Looks like its going to be a beautiful weekend, here is some ways you can make the most of it! 

WEATHER

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……………..  SURF

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Highlights  – Don’t Miss Out! 

Friday is the last chance to buy your tickets for the fantastic day trip to Brunswick!

Speak with Zara on campus from 12- 3 PM to buy your ticket!

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GIGS – Don’t Miss Out!

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FRIDAY 22
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON ALI BARTER, SAN MEI, SOMETHING EXPLOSION
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM THE SOUL-SHAKERS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM DU’EAST DUO

9.30PM THE HOMBRES
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM ITES
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ KYLE WALKER 9.45PM BIGGY P
WOODY’S SURF SHACK BYRON 9PM AIRWOLFE
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM MANANA
LUSCIOUS FOODS, BYRON A&I 6PM BAIANOS
SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 6PM HAYLEY GRACE
ELEMENTS OF BYRON, SUNRISE 5PM FERGO
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6.30PM ESSIE THOMAS

SATURDAY 23
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON TIJUANA CARTEL, KALLIDAD
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM DAVE SCOTT BAND
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM RHYTHM & CUTLOOSE
BYRON BEACHSIDE MARKET 8AM OKA, JUZZIE SMITH, YOYO TUKI
BYRON BAY BREWERY 1PM COCO REPUBLIC FSTVL
BYRON THEATRE 11AM TITUS ANDRONICUS

7.30PM BEATLES SONGS & STORIES
WITH JOANNE PETERSEN, PHIL EMMANUEL, GYAN, KATHRYN JONES & STEVE PASSFIELD & MORE
SLO-MO JOES, BYRON 3PM SPRING PARTY WITH ANANA & BRAD, SO-FI, SAB FARDELL
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ PARTY     9.45PM JAMES SCOTT
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM DJ NERY
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM GRAHAM MOES & THE PETRICHLOR
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6.30PM ANNA SMYRK

SUNDAY 24
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON JESSE PUMPHREY
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM BROADFOOT
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON4.30PM LATE FOR WOODSTOCK 8PM DJ RHYS BYNON
BALCONY BAR, BYRON 3PM JYE SHARP
FRESH, BYRON 7PM SLIM PICKENS
BYRON GOLF CLUB 2PM LIVE MUSIC
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 12PM DJS MORETON BAY & EVA J
ENCOUNTER BYRON, BYRON A&I 7PM VAN LARKINS & ANDREW WHITE
SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5PM GREG PETERSON

MARKETS

Saturday – Bangalow Farmers 8-11am

Sunday – Ballina Missingham Farmers 7 – 11am

CINEMA Saturday – Cars 3 11:15am   Madame 1:30pm  American Made 3:30pm  Ali’s Wedding 5:50pm  Sunday – Alis wedding 11:15am – A Monsters Calls 1:30pm – Madame 3:45pm – American Made 5:40pm – Alis Wedding 8:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduation! 16th June

Congratulations to our six General English students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay this week!

 

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Sakiko from Japan graduates from Josie’s Upper Intermediate class after an incredible year of studying at Lexis. She heads to New Zealand to travel, before heading to Perth for a short stint at our Lexis school there. Since her first day here in June 2016 she has gained an incredible amount of confidence in her speaking and listening. She has been a very dedicated student and her progress has been impressive. Her teachers really enjoyed teaching her due to her hard work and positive attitude. Have a wonderful trip to New Zealand and good luck with your future studies in Perth – and with your Gold Coast Marathon!

Nil from Spain (Catalonia) graduates from Josie’s Upper Intermediate class, having completed his FCE course with Paul. Nil has been with us since September and has been a fantastic member of the school – getting really involved in all the activities and taking every opportunity Byron has to offer. He leaves us with a great level of English: a really good grasp of grammar and an impressive vocabulary. He will be sorely missed by us all here!

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Madoka from Japan graduates from Michelle’s Elementary class. She has been a very motivated student and as a result he has achieved fantastic exam results throughout the course. She has participated very well in speaking activities and her speaking skills have improved a lot. She is off to travel around Australia with Kensaku to find all the best surf spots. It has been a delight to get to know you Madoka – All the best!

Kensaku from Japan graduates from Michelle’s Elementary class. Michelle expressed what a pleasure it had been to teach Kensaku, who would tackle each daunting task with enthusiasm. He has really improved his speaking, writing and listening abilities. Keep practicing English with your lovely wife Madoka as you seek out surf spots up the Coast!

Wahei from Japan graduates from Michelle’s Elementary class, after 4 weeks of study. Despite only a short period of study, Wahei has improved greatly in all areas of English, especially his speaking ability. He has participated well in class activities. He is off to travel and surf around Australia. Have a wonderful time Wahei!

 

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

 

October weekend activities with BWT!

Check out all the awesome activities BWT has planned for our Lexis students in October!!! There are some great deals on must-do activities this month. See Matt in the Student Lounge every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at lunchtime, or in store at BWT to book all your adventures!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

October Activity Calendar!

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Next week is the start of OCTOBER and we have an exciting month of activities planned in the mornings and afternoons especially for our Lexis students!

Every Monday you can stretch out and relax doing Yoga with Stef in the garden from 11-12 and with Fee in Room 8 from 2:15 to 3:15. Don’t forget that the 3rd of October is a Public Holiday, so there will be no school next Monday!

On Tuesdays we have Coffee Lounge, which gives our students the opportunity to practice their English and get to know each other while enjoying great coffee and yummy TimTams!

On Wednesdays we will start the month with a Table Tennis Tournament to find this month’s Lexis Champion. I have noticed a lot of students using the new table, practicing for the next tournament so there is sure to be some good competition! The following week we have Flavio coming by at 11am to teach us how to Skateboard and Chloe will be here at 2pm to run a Mindfulness meditation for our students. Later in the month we are getting into the kitchen to do some Thai Cooking, exploring the delicious flavours of Thailand while making a traditional Green Curry. Then to finish off the month we have Pizza and Pictionary in the morning, which will be a fun way to learn some new English words and phrases, and in the afternoon we can get creative while learning about Aboriginal Australian culture at Boomerang Painting.

Every second Thursday we have the very popular 1-hour Surf Lesson with the team at Lets Go Surfing. These lessons are only $20 and are a great way to give surfing a try before booking more lessons to help you become a real Byron Surfer!  Alternating with this, we have Job Club for those students looking for work in Byron Bay and wanting extra help with writing their resume, preparing for interviews and applying for jobs.

On Fridays we will celebrate the first week of the course book next week with a Start of Course BBQ in the front garden, both in the morning and afternoon. For the rest of the month we are getting active, with Volleyball and Soccer on different days (in the garden for the morning session and at the beach for the afternoon), and a morning session of Slacklining in the garden with Olmo and a Bike Ride to Tallows Beach in the afternoon.

 GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

We will also continue to enjoy our Student Nights at Cheeky Monkeys every Tuesday night – meet at BWT @ 8pm first to get your drinks, food and fun!

Don’t forget that you can book your 3-hour surf lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $50!

Have a great month!🙂

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the LONG Weekend! September 30 – October 3

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WEATHER

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SURF

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GIG GUIDE

FRIDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – TIJUANA CARTEL
RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM RAGGA JUMP
BEACH HOTEL – 5PM JOCK BARNES 9PM PINK ZINC
RAILWAY PARK – 9AM PICNIC FOR PEACE IN THE PARK
BYRON BREWERY – 8PM DJ FLASHDANCE
BYRON THEATRE – 7.30PM THE BREAKFAST CLUB
STICKY WICKET – 9PM LOCAL DJS
WOODY’S SURF SHACK – 9PM CLUB RAIDERS DJS
TREEHOUSE – 7.30PM DUSTY BOOTS
KULCHAJAM – 6PM HARMONISING THE ANCIENT VOICE
SUN BISTRO – 5PM HAYLEY GRACE
PIZZA PARADISO – 6.30PM GUY KACHEL

 

SATURDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – THE BLACK SEEDS
RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM DEVILS KIOSK
BEACH HOTEL – 9PM DJ DISCROW
YAC – 8.30PM MOONDANCE
BYRON BREWERY – 8PM LUKE & SEBASTIAN
BYRON THEATRE – 3PM LIBERTY EQUALITY FRATERNITY 6.30PM LOUDER THAN BOMBS
STICKY WICKET – 9PM LOCAL DJS
WOODY’S SURF SHACK – 9PM DJ JAMIE
TREEHOUSE – 7.30PM THE OCEAN PARTY
KULCHAJAM – 10AM HARMONISING THE ANCIENT VOICE
PIZZA PARADISO – 6.30PM KATIA DEMEESTER

 

SUNDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – JESSE PUMPHREY
RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM ANDY JANS-BROWN
BEACH HOTEL – 4.30PM DU’EAST DUO, GANGGAJANG 8PM DJS LONGTIME & FONZAIUS
BYRON MARKET – 8AM HUNTER & SMOKE, RAKU O’GAIA
BYRON BREWERY – 2.30PM BREWERS CIRCUS
BYRON GOLF CLUB – 4PM OOZ
BYRON THEATRE – 2PM & 6.30PM PETER PAN JR
TREEHOUSE – 2PM DJ OCTAGON & DJ EVA J
KULCHAJAM – 10AM HARMONISING THE ANCIENT VOICE
SUN BISTRO – SUNRISE ROD MURRAY
BANGALOW A&I HALL – 2PM SUNDAY SAFARI WITH THE BABE RAINBOW, WORLD CHAMPION, SEASIDE, ISRAELI CHICKS, GALAXY GIRLS + DJS

 

MONDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – DAN CLARK
RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM JAX HAZE
BEACH HOTEL – 8.30PM REGGAE
WOODY’S SURF SHACK – 9PM DJ OVAL

 

EVENTS

spring-2016

 

 

 

Spring in Bundjalung Country

Art Exhibition @ Byron Community Centre
29 September – 9 October

 

 

 

 

Moonfire
Trance Dance Night under the New Moon!
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MARKETS

FRIDAY

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

 

SATURDAY

Bangalow Farmers Market

Brunswick Heads Market

Lismore Farmers Market

Blue Knob Farmers Market

 

SUNDAY

Byron Bay Markets

Pottsville Beach Markets

Lismore Car Boot Market 

Ballina Missingham Farmers Market

 

PIGHOUSE FLICKS @ Byron Brewery

FRIDAY

Kubo and the Two Strings 12:10pm
The Secret Life of Pets 2:10pm
Nerve 4:00pm
DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD 6:00pm
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. 8:00pm

 

SATURDAY

Kubo and the Two Strings 12:10pm
The Secret Life of Pets 2:10pm
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE 4:00pm
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. 6:00pm
DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD 8:45pm

 

SUNDAY

The Secret Life of Pets 12:10pm
Kubo and the Two Strings 2:00pm
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. 4:00pm
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE 6:45pm
Nerve 8:45pm

 

MONDAY

Kubo and the Two Strings 12:10pm
The Secret Life of Pets 2:10pm
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE 4:00pm
Nerve 6:00pm
DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD 8:00pm

 

 

*** Don’t forget… DAYLIGHT SAVINGS starts this weekend! ***
On Saturday night/Sunday morning put your clocks FORWARD one hour and enjoy an extra hour of sun in the evenings!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.