Year 8 Visual Arts Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

On Monday the 29th of July, Year 8 took part in a Visual Arts excursion to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and Luna Park Sydney. Students were encouraged to explore the different elements of contemporary art. By evaluating, describing and discussing different pieces in the Shaun Gladwell exhibition — such as the videography artwork […] via Year 8 Visual Arts Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

microShower Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 8 SteamPunk students have been working on further developing their ‘microShower’ device that came out of their work with the team at UTS SteamPunk Girls. The device has now been through a few stages of development with the team 3D printing their design each time an alteration is made. They have two […] via microShower Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

NCSS Challenge 2019 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

The National Computer Science School Challenge is up and running again for 2019. This year we have our 7 Newman class and our 8.1 class taking part in the Challenge. We are looking to see if it is possible to embed the Challenge within the Stage 4 curriculum. The NCSS Challenge lasts for 5 weeks […] via NCSS Challenge 2019 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Art & Design Exhibition 21-23 August 2019

Maths Pathway Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 7 students have now been using the Maths Pathway program for two terms and it is worth looking at how it has changed the way we teach Mathematics in Stage 4. One of the common misconceptions about Maths Pathway is that it is an online program that students work through with little interaction […] via Maths Pathway Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Newman Symposium Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

It is worth reflecting on the work done by our students at the Newman Symposium last week. All five teams performed brilliantly and impressed everyone with their knowledge of the many different components that would be required to send humans to Mars. The presentations were required to follow a set format, starting from the introduction […] via Newman Symposium Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

CGSSSA AFL Success — Sport@St Clare’s

A big congratulations to our Junior AFL team on taking out the CGSSSA AFL competition today. The team, coached by Mr Cooper, played some sensational football proving too strong for their opposition through the rounds and ultimately the grand final. A more detailed report on their success will be posted shortly. via CGSSSA AFL Success — Sport@St Clare’s

CGSSSA AFL Senior Report — Sport@St Clare’s

The CGSSSA AFL carnival was held today at Macquarie University Fields and began in extremely cold and wet conditions with dew covering the fields. The seniors team began the day against St Scholastica’s hoping to showcase the great talent within the side. Unfortunately they were defeated by one point! This was the first and only […] via CGSSSA AFL Senior Report — Sport@St Clare’s

Newman Symposium — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

The first St Clare’s College Newman Symposium was held on Wednesday afternoon prior to the Open Evening. The purpose of the symposium was to showcase some of the outstanding learning that had been taking place in our Year 7 Newman class during the first half of the year. The focus of the symposium was on […] via Newman Symposium — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Drone STEM Project — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 8.1 students began their second STEM unit for the year at the start of this term. The driving question for the unit is, “How can people and technology improve society?’ The students will be using our Parrot Mambo drones and drone technology in general to investigate this question. The project was launched last […] via Drone STEM Project — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s