There were a number of wonderful activities that took place last week when we hosted 130 Year 5 students from around the district. From building mini solar cars through to creating digital self portraits using iPads, the Year 5 students participated in some fabulous learning experiences and created some wonderful pieces of work along the way. The Digital Art workshop was led by a group of our Year 10 Visual Art class. These students were amazing as they worked with the Year 5 students to create their own self portrait. The began… Read More
Last Friday a group of Year 10 and 11 students travelled to Sydney University for a ‘Women in Physics’ day. The day was an opportunity for our students to meet some of the prominent female physicists at USYD and do some hands on practical sessions related to the first topic of the current Year 12 course. It was a great opportunity to ask any questions they might have, both to do with the course and Physics in general. It was also a great opportunity for the students about to embark on their HSC Physics journey to see… Read More
Today was the culmination of many weeks of preparation as the College community gathered for ‘Gratitude Day’. Each year group was responsible for one initiative that acknowledged how fortunate we are to be part of this wonderful College and how important it is to take care of those less fortunate. The Year 10 students prepared special packages for women living on the streets while our Year 7 students visited nursing homes in the area to bring a little early Christmas cheer to the residents with their renditions of some of the classic… Read More
Our Music department put on a wonderful evening last night showcasing the outstanding musical talent we have at the College. The theme of the night was ‘St Clare’s Under the Stars’ and there was a constant stream of amazing musical performances to entertain the large crowd. The evening was the culmination of the preparation that had taken place over the previous three days at the Collaroy Centre where the students had taken part in a Music Camp. A very big thanks you to our fabulous Music teachers, Vanessa Hurley and Helene Galettis,… Read More
Last Friday a group of the ATSI girls from Year 7 to Year 12 attended an end of year AIME Kindling Day celebration at Sydney University. What is AIME? AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) is an educational program that gives Indigenous high school students the skills, opportunities, belief and confidence to love learning. By matching Indigenous high school students with university student mentors, AIME successfully supports the students with their learning and belief in themselves. AIME means equality for some, learning for others, kindness for many, hope for those who dare to, and measurable outcomes… Read More
Nearly one hundred and thirty Year 5 girls from around the district participated in a day of STEAM activities today. It was a fabulous day of fun and learning as the girls immersed themselves in everything from digital art to coding Sphero devices. This was a wonderful way for the College to contribute to the promotion of STEAM or STEM learning for girls as well as showcase the great learning that happens inside our College every day. There were five workshops happening during the day from which the students chose one as… Read More
The College community will be celebrating the academic achievements of our students on Wednesday 12th December. The evening will commence at 6pm and will be held at the Cosgrove Centre at Waverley College with Senator Kristina Keneally, the Keynote Speaker.
Congratulations to Ayva Tierney on having her HSC Body of Work selected for exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. To be selected to exhibit in the Art Gallery is an achievement in itself with only the very best pieces of work afforded this honour. Well done Ayva. We are so proud of you.
Our Year 7 students have had great fun learning how to use our 3D printer. In their Technology classes they have been experimenting with the online CAD program, Tinkercad. The girls initially made some basic name tags as they familiarised themselves with the software. As they became more confident in their use of the software […] via 3D Printing in Year 7 Technology — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
Last Friday the College community gathered to farewell the Poor Clare Sisters. While the Sisters are still a couple of months away from moving to their new home at Richmond it was a chance for us to formally thank the Sisters for all they have done for our College and the Waverley community in general. Their presence around the College will be greatly missed. The farewells commenced with an assembly in the College Hall where students from each House spoke about what the Sisters mean to them and how the identity of… Read More