Splitting Our Beehive

This afternoon, Elke Haege, of Elke’s Bees, took time out of her busy schedule to visit the College and check on the health of our hive of native stingless bees. She was joined by our 7.1 class who will be responsible for monitoring the health of the hive throughout this term as part of the current STEM project they are involved in. In what was a fascinating visit, Elke opened the hive to reveal a very healthy and thriving bee colony. It was absolutely incredible to see inside the hive and taste… Read More

Latest Immersion Update

Our Immersion team are nearing the end of their time in the Northern Territory. Here is the latest update posted to the blog they have been using to chronicle their amazing journey. Day 5: We all had an early start to the day as we wanted to get our gardening done while it was still cool. We alternated between gardening with Jessie and playing with the local kids, as we needed regular breaks in the already 37-degree heat. As we were doing this, Mandy brought out some magpie geese which the locals… Read More

Immersion Trip Update

Some of our intrepid Immersion team members have provided us with an insight into the first few days they have experienced in the Northern Territory. DAY 1: We arrived at the airport early & eager to head off on our adventure. Meeting at 7.30am, we checked in before heading through security on to the plane. Some of us slept, some of us chatted on the plane, and in no time we were descending on Darwin. Our Red Earth leaders were ready & waiting for us at our gate. They helped us collect our… Read More

Year 12 Final Assembly

Enjoy Final Mass and Graduation Assembly tonight! Goodbye and God Bless!

The Hive — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

This morning a group of Year 7 students was treated to a very special audience with the author of ‘The Hive’, Amanda Betts. We were very fortunate that Amanda is currently on a tour of the country doing book signing for her Hive/Rogue Book Tour and just happened to be scheduled to appear at Bondi […] via The Hive — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

VET Excellence Award

Congratulations to Carina Brown (Year 12) on receiving her award at the recent South Sydney Business Education Network Workplace Learning Awards. The event was held at Parliament House last week recognising students across the city who have excelled in their VET course in 2019.  

Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize Awards

St Clare’s shone at last night’s fabulous Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize Awards at Woollahra Library in Double Bay  Thank you to Maria Lacey and everyone else for all their work!  

R U OK?

Josie Larkin, daughter of Gavin Larkin who was instrumental in setting up the R U OK conversation, came and spoke to our students today in a moving assembly that helped demystify suicide and mental health issues. The Aneska team also addressed the aim of the day and strategies needed to start a conversation which was to get students talking about mental health, a conversation which will then continue in homeroom groups. We are asking that every homeroom submit a visual for R U OK day that will be printed and displayed around the… Read More

Tech Girls Movement Awards — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

The Tech Girl Movement have officially announced the awards winners for 2019. Our team of Year 9 students can be very proud of taking out first prize in the ‘Game Changer Award’ category for their app ‘Breakthrough’. Breakthrough is an employment education app targeted specifically for teens looking for jobs. Providing education for teenagers that […] via Tech Girls Movement Awards — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

2019 Art and Design Exhibition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

The annual Art and Design Exhibition took place on August 23rd through until August 25th. The exhibition is a combined showcase of the talents of the students at St Clare’s and Waverley College in both Visual Arts and Design and Technology. This year it was our turn to host and the College was filled with […] via 2019 Art and Design Exhibition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s