OneWorld Robotics Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

This is the first time we are entering a team in the OneWorld Robotics Competition and we are very excited to see where it takes us. We have a team of five students each with their own Actura robot that they need to learn to control through coding. In our team we have Sophia from […] via OneWorld Robotics Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Bee Project: Data Collection — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our Year 7 students are moving along with their STEM project, ‘Can St Clare’s Sustain Another Beehive?’ At the moment the focus in Mathematics is on data collection using Microbits. The 7.1 students are looking at how they can use their Microbits to monitor the health of the hive. Last week they had the pleasure […] via Bee Project: Data Collection — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Fromelles Documentary Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

There have been many things happening around the project over the past few weeks, the most exciting been Lily Whitaker’s interview with broadcaster, Alan Jones. Lily was brilliant in both interviews, clearly outlining what the project was about and how we will be using the funds raised. You can hear her interview on 2GB here. […] via Fromelles Documentary Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

MicroShower a Finalist in the SCS STEM Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our 8.1 team who developed the ‘MicroShower’ as part of their involvement in the STEAMPunk Girls project in Term One have been selected as finalists in the inaugural Sydney Catholic Schools STEM Competition. The team will be showcasing their device to the teachers from around the Archdiocese as part of the SCS STEM Symposium being […] via MicroShower a Finalist in the SCS STEM Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

OneWorld Robotics Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

A group of Year 9 and 8 students are currently involved in preparing for the OneWorld Robotics Competition. This is the first time we have been involved in the competition so we are starting with one team with the possibility of expanding further in 2020. At the start of the week the team members had […] via OneWorld Robotics Competition — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

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