Students from primary schools around the Eastern Suburbs came to school today to enjoy our annual Year 5 STEAM Day. Four activities were provided to challenge and inspire them; 1. Mini Sunsprint where they build solar powered cars 2. Animation where they create characters and objects and bring them to life. 3. Solve real world problems with Engineers Without Borders. 4. Robogals where they build and code Lego robots.
A group of Year 7 student went to the University of Sydney to take part in an amazing experience all to do with bees! There were mini workshops, all incorporating bees and the production of honey and overall it was an awesome experience. The workshops tested our abilities and knowledge on how bees produce honey, […] via USYD Spectacular Science Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
A group of ten of our outstanding Year 9 students took part in the National Brilliant Business Kids Festival at the University of Sydney yesterday. The festival was a collaborative effort bringing together students from rural regions around the nation through Agrifutures Australia, Startup.Business and Innovateen. Throughout the day students heard from a range of […] via National Brilliant Business Kids Festival — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
Welcome to all the excited Year 4 students from primary schools all over the Eastern Suburbs who had the chance to “be a St Clare’s girl” for a day! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
On 17th of November, Ms. Steele and a group of Year Nine girls attended the Wired for Wonder Youth Summit hosted by the Commonwealth Bank. This event took place in the inspiring and high-tech Customer Insights Centre in the Telstra building. A highlight from the day was Fawad Nazir, the Chief Technology Officer of Telstra, and his inspiring story on how he got to be where he is today. He told us some very moving stories from his childhood which led him to the belief that with purpose and belief, you have… Read More
Our Year 10 Fromelles research team represented the College at the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Waverley Park yesterday. This was a wonderful honour for the students and an opportunity to build closer connections with the RSL Clubs who have supported our project on the Battle of Fromelles. One of the highlights for the students was being joined by the family of Herbert James Haslam. Herbert was a soldier killed at the Battle of Fromelles and buried in the mass grave at Pheasant Wood following the battle. Three of our students who created… Read More
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On Monday 4 November, 32 of our St Clare’s girls travelled to Merrylands Pool and Park to compete in the annual CGSSSA Aquathon. This event involves both a run and a swim leg either as an individual or team. Distances for each category are as follows: Junior – 2km run followed by a 400m swim […] via CGSSSA Aquathon — Sport@St Clare’s
Our wonderful MicroShower development team from 8.1 entered their device in the inaugural Sydney Catholic School’s STEM Competition. Their entry was selected from over one hundred entries from across the Sydney Archdiocese as a finalist. Here is their ‘pitch’: Having successfully made the list of fifteen finalists they ventured to Southern Cross Vocational College last […] via MicroShower Wins! — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
A group of our 7.1 students was invited to present at a very special Space event at UNSW this week. The event involved was the visit to UNSW by Alice Bowman, Mission Operations Manager for the New Horizons Project. The New Horizons Project is part of NASA’s space exploration program to Pluto. Prior to Alice […] via Alice Bowman UNSW Visit — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s