Northern Territory Immersion Trip

We welcomed back our Immersion group at last week’s Spirituality Assembly celebrating the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. A number of the girls spoke about some of the highlights of the trip and how it had made a massive impact on their lives. The girls maintained a blog to chronicle their adventures. Here is a sample of one of the daily entries: The camp woke up at 7:00am this morning to a family of wallabies across the billabong. Some cereal and fruit salad for breakfast had us well prepared for the day… Read More

Catholic Schools Choral Festival Live Stream

This wonderful event will be live streamed next Thursday 25th October from 7pm. A number of our girls are involved and would be delighted to know that many in our community will be watching their performance.

CGSSSA Dance Competition

Originally posted on STCC Sport:
On September 12, the Dance Team competed in the CGSSSA Dance Competition at Monte Sant’ Angelo College in North Sydney. In preparation for the competition we had two rounds of auditions in order to select the ten most outstanding girls. We rehearsed before and after school for almost two terms to create what we believed would be a successful jazz number. We competed in one of the hardest sections against eight other schools who were of an exceptionally high standard. Jacqui Heeney choreographed the piece along with…

OverDrive: School libraries in the digital age — About Catholic Schools

Libraries and technology are inseparable, giving today’s generation more ways than ever to explore books for love and learning. via OverDrive: School libraries in the digital age — About Catholic Schools

Immersion Trip to Arnhem Land

At the end of last term the College community gathered to commission the Immersion group before they headed off to Arnhem Land. The group will spend ten days with local communities in the Homelands of the Northern Territory. During their time they will be living with the local communities, learning about their culture and hopefully giving back to the community by helping out with some of the projects currently underway. This will be a life changing experience for all involved and we look forward to hearing of their adventures when they return…. Read More

The Final Farewell

The last of the farewells to our Year 12 cohort took place yesterday afternoon and went long into the evening. The Year 12 students and their families gathered with the College staff to celebrate mass at Mary Immaculate at 4:30pm and were led through a beautiful ceremony by Fr Paul Ghanem ofm. His mantra of ‘you are sacred, you are holy and you are good’, left all feeling uplifted and inspired as we headed back to the College for supper and the Awards Ceremony. As always our Hospitality team outdid themselves once… Read More

Year 12 Graduation Assembly

The student body have officially farewelled our fabulous Year 12 girls at this morning’s College Assembly. It was a wonderful way for the rest of the College to say thank you to our Year 12 girls for the work they have done not only this year but throughout their six years at the College. The assembly began with the traditional handing over of leadership from our Year 12 team to the incoming Year 11 leadership team. Our College Principal, Mrs McGahan reinforced messages she had repeated to the girls over their time… Read More

Year 12 Farewells Underway

This week we say farewell to an amazing group of young women. The farewells began last Friday with the Year 12 Formal and continued today with the Year 12 girls hosting a lovely morning tea for the staff followed by the emotional farewells from their Houses. The morning tea was a great way for the girls to say thanks to the staff of the College for all the support they have given the girls over the past six years. This included all the support staff who do so much in the background… Read More

Senior Chemistry Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

On Friday 18th of September, the Year 12 Chemistry class went to the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour as part of our study on Shipwrecks, Corrosion and Conservation. Whilst at the museum, we did a number of practicals based on the HSC syllabus, such as comparing the degree of corrosion of materials under different […] via Senior Chemistry Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

The Lost Diggers of Fromelles — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

We have now completed the first phase of our project. Our 9.1 History class have completed eleven magnificent profiles of soldiers killed at the Battle of Fromelles in 1916. The soldiers we profiled we those who had been identified as missing for nearly a century having been buried in mass graves immediately after the battle. This […] via The Lost Diggers of Fromelles — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s