On Friday 25 May our Year 11 Biology students had the opportunity to apply the population sampling skills they have been developing in class on the rock platform found at Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell with the help of Ms Ruan, Mr Peck and staff from the Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre. This field […] via Biology Field Trip — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
On the 18th of May, some girls in Year 9 alongside Ms Ribeiro had the opportunity to attend an Evangelisation Day at Mary Mackillop College. Evangelisation is about preaching the gospel, and this was the main focus of the day. We heard from many inspiring speakers, musicians and other religious coordinators who were advocates for the Catholic faith and importance of youth in keeping these beliefs and values prominent in the world. It was a very interactive and interesting event and we learnt so many new things as well as hearing some… Read More
Our Year 11 Visual Arts students showcased the fabulous work they created with renowned artist, Wendy Murray, at the Bondi Pavilion last week. This was the culmination of many hours of planning and creating under the guidance of Wendy and our amazing Art staff, Mrs Tofler and Ms Smith. Mrs Tofler has also captured the entire journey to share with our community.
On Monday 21st May some of our best coding students spent time at the Commonwealth Bank’s AMAZE event. The Commonwealth Bank believes that jobs of the future will be very different to what they are today and it is essential that students and teachers have an understanding of what that may look like. The aim of AMAZE is to educate and inspire our young people to develop their skills in Science, Maths and Technology so they will be ready to take their place in a rapidly evolving workforce. Our girls had a… Read More
The Mother’s Day Mass at St Clare’s has become a popular tradition in the College and across the Waverley community. Students of the College invited their mothers, grandmothers and other significant women in their lives to celebrate. Fr Bernie Thomas led a wonderful liturgy that reflected upon motherhood and the qualities mothers possess. The mass was followed by morning tea with the student presenting their mothers with tulips. Special thanks to all involved in the organisation and celebration of the mass as well as the staff involved with organisation of hospitality afterwards…. Read More
It was wonderful to see quite a number of visitors take advantage of our Open Morning today. There was a lot happening across the College, giving our visitors a chance to see the many opportunities St Clare’s offers its students. Our next opportunity for visitors to tour the College will be Thursday 21st June from 2-3:30pm.
The College is currently running a Photographic Competition which is open to all students. There are six categories and Mrs Freed is running tutorials in the College Library to help students understand the basics of photography. We are really looking forward to seeing what fabulous images our students can capture using anything from their phones to a DSLR camera.
On Tuesday 8th May a select group of History students were immersed in a day exploring the Battle of Fromelles, one of the most important events in our country’s involvement in World War One. We were led on our journey by Lambis Englezos, who, through his tireless efforts, found the location of a mass grave at Pheasant Wood that contained the remains of many Australian soldiers buried just after the battle had taken place. Lambis spoke at length about the battle and the many errors made by senior members of the military… Read More
As previously mentioned our Year 11 Visual Arts students are participating in a project with renowned artist, Wendy Murray. For seven days, the Bondi Pavilion Gallery will become a project space for Wendy while she works on her Daily drawings. The Pavilion project space will also host a collaborative drawing project created by our students. On Wednesday they spent time with Wendy developing ideas for their project.
Our Year 8 students are on a field trip today to the northern beaches. The girls have been busy carrying out a number of experiments along the way at Dee Why Lagoon, Long Reef and Collaroy.