USYD Grand Challenge — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our top Science students in Year 9 and 10 participated in a virtual investigation today through Sydney University. The Grand Challenge required students to work in teams to find a way to eradicate malaria. The day started with an energiser activity before an unpacking of the ‘mission’ and an introduction to the facilitators for the […] via USYD Grand Challenge — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Fromelles Documentary Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Filming for our documentary on The Battle of Fromelles has recommenced following the impact of Covid-19. Our team of Year 11 students, who were due to complete filming in France last April, will now be completing the documentary in and around Sydney. Last week we were fortunate to have the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park […] via Fromelles Documentary Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Year 7 Project Day 2 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our second project day for the Year 7 Space Project took place last week with another workshop using Block 42 highlighting the day’s activities. For most of the day students were working in their mission teams developing their feasibility study around colonising Mars. To support the students in their work, staff spent time working with […] via Year 7 Project Day 2 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

St Clare’s Day

Our College community gathered to celebrate the life of St Clare on Friday. Celebrations were a little different due to the impact of Covid-19. Our wonderful Poor Clare Sisters were unable to join us, while Year 12 were the only students permitted to celebrate mass at Mary Immaculate with Fr Bernie. The rest of the College had to remain behind and watch the mass via live stream. This was a unique experience for all of us. Nevertheless, it was wonderful to be able to celebrate the life of St Clare as a… Read More

Year 8 Project Day 1 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 8 students are currently working on their Term 3 project. The driving question for the project is, ‘How can people and technology improve their local area?’ The first project day took place on Thursday and The Hub was alive with ideas as the students worked in teams to identify a problem they wanted […] via Year 8 Project Day 1 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Dance Workshop

A group of our Year 7 students participated in a Dance Workshop last week as part of their preparation for the Year 7 Performing Arts Project which will be performed at the start of next term. This was a great learning experience for the students and a lot of fun as well!

NCSS Challenge Underway — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

A number of our students across Years 7 and 8 are participating in the National Computer Science Schools (NCSS) Challenge at present. The Challenge is run by Grok Learning and teaches students to code while they solve puzzles. It is a great way to get students into the basics of coding with many of our […] via NCSS Challenge Underway — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Year 7 Project Day — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 7 students participated in their first Project Day for their Space Project. The purpose of the project day is to allow students to work in their teams developing their feasibility studies under the guidance of their mentors. It is a chance to breakout of the classroom and get creative! During the day the […] via Year 7 Project Day — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Year 8 Project Launch — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 8 students were involved in the launch of their Term Three project today. The project is built around the driving question, ‘How can people and technology improve their local area?’ To start the day the entire cohort watch the documentary, 2040. This documentary looks at the future in a very positive way as […] via Year 8 Project Launch — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

2020 Athletics Carnival — Sport@St Clare’s

Despite the restrictions Covid-19 has placed upon schools we were able to go ahead with our annual Athletics Carnival last Friday at ES Marks Athletics Field. We were blessed with a beautiful winter’s day and this resulted in some excellent times being recorded. The following students set new records in the following events: Annabelle Wendler […] via 2020 Athletics Carnival — Sport@St Clare’s