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

Holdsworth Ball

On Saturday 31st August, Year 11 students from St Clare’s College teamed up with Year 11 students from Waverley College to hold the annual Holdsworth Ball. The Holdsworth Community Ball is an annual charity event aimed to provide a fun night out for the Holdsworth Community and their carers. This was the culmination of ten weeks of organisation and planning!  The Holdsworth Community is a non-government, membership based association that offers a range of programs for those who are disadvantaged by age, income, disability or social isolation, as well as families with young… Read More

Tech Girls Are Superheroes — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

This year St Clare’s entered into the Tech Girl Superhero Challenge. The team was made up of five Year 9 students; Lara Ciaglia, Stephanie Hooper, Iona Dyson-Merwe, Tilly Groves and Gabrielle Lee. Over twelve weeks our team had to identify a problem in their local community and design an app to solve it. After brainstorming […] via Tech Girls Are Superheroes — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

2019 NCSS Challenge — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

This year we had over fifty students take part in this NCSS Challenge run by Grok Learning. The NCSS Challenge takes place over a five week period and teaches the students how to code as they work through the weekly challenges. The Challenge is broken into different levels to cater for various ability levels. Students […] via 2019 NCSS Challenge — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

UNSW Sunsprint Challenge Day 2

Day 2 of Sunsprint presented our teams with a whole new set of challenges as strong winds disrupted the planned schedule of events. No gazebos meant no relief from the sunshine while cars and equipment were constantly being blown off tables. A very frustrating day for all. The wind impacted heavily on racing with cars being buffeted while moving around the track, often coming off and colliding with opposing cars. The Mini Sprint event had to be transferred to the 100 metre track which meant less racing time for all competitors. Our… Read More

UNSW Sunsprint Challenge Day 1

We had a record number of teams participate in this year’s UNSW Sunsprint Challenge with six St Clare’s College cars featuring prominently throughout today’s racing. The weather was perfect for solar car racing with clear sunny skies enabling the teams to fine tune their cars throughout the morning’s time trials. The afternoon presented a few challenges with light cloud moving and strong winds playing havoc with the set up of the cars. The rule most teams use to select their gearing is’ ‘low light low gear, high light high gear’ so consistency… Read More