Redesigning the Technology Classroom — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our current Year 11 Design and Technology students have been involved in an ongoing project throughout 2018 looking at redesigning the RO2 Technology classroom. The current classroom is no longer suitable for the requirements of the students and the students have submitted individual proposals for the refurbishment of the space. This process actually began back […] via Redesigning the Technology Classroom — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Crowd Funding Our Fromelles Documentary — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

A group of our Year 9 History students spent time with our mentor, Patrick Lindsay to look at ways we can fund the production of our own documentary on the Battle of Fromelles. The idea for the documentary came from Patrick after the initial workshop we had to launch the Fromelles project with the 9.1 […] via Crowd Funding Our Fromelles Documentary — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

UNSW Sunsprint Day 1 — UNSW Sunsprint Challenge

We arrived at UNSW this morning with high hopes for a great day of solar car racing. Initially the weather was quite promising with bright light and the odd patch of sunshine but this quickly disappeared to be replaced with heavy cloud and intermittent showers. Not ideal for racing solar cars. Teams from all schools […] via UNSW Sunsprint Day 1 — UNSW Sunsprint Challenge

Year 8 Science Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

On Thursday the 23rd of August, Year 8 students had a Science excursion to Connell’s Botany Bay National Park. It was a hands on experience exploring the concepts of biotic and abiotic factors, and where we learned how to collect data. The day commenced with a brief introduction and summary of our schedule, where we […] via Year 8 Science Excursion — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Latest Sports News

Please find the latest information for all sport at the College listed below. 2018 STC Netball Competition Draw Final Team Lists Wednesday Co-Curricular Netball Term 2 2018  

Coding

The Coding Club commenced in the second half of 2017 as a way of generating interest in coding amongst our students. There was a good response to this initiative and we are building on that foundation throughout 2018. We have joined with Apple and the Coder Academy as part of a pilot project to look at ways coding can be integrated into the classroom. We launched a pilot project in Term Two which had its focus on app development for iOS. The students used Xcode 9 to learn how to build an… Read More

2018 Open Day

The College Open Day will take place on Tuesday 6th March from 2:30pm-6pm. This will be a wonderful opportunity to experience all the College can offer your daughter. College tours will be available throughout the afternoon. Registration is not required. There will be a number of exhibitions on display providing opportunities for discussions with both staff and students.

STEM Academy

The College is now an official Partner School in University of Sydney’s 2017/18 STEM Academy. The STEM Academy provides an opportunity for schools to send up to six staff to be trained in how to effectively integrate STEM strategies into the classroom. Last November six of the College staff spent three days at the Women’s College at Sydney University immersing themselves in all things STEM. It was certainly an interesting experience as they were exposed to a wide range of strategies for incorporating STEM into our Maths, Science and Technology classes. Experts… Read More

NESA

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) replaced the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) on 1 January 2017. NESA sets and monitors quality teaching, learning, assessment and school standards. This includes responsibility, across NSW public, Catholic and independent schools, for: Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum accreditation of teachers and teaching degrees the internationally recognised HSC school registration and home schooling. NESA has produced a number of resources designed to help parents understand the minimum standard requirements around NAPLAN. Students in NSW will need a minimum standard of literacy and numeracy to… Read More

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