105 years ago, over 5000 young Australian men were killed or wounded in a 24 hour period on the fields of Fromelles. We remember the sacrifice and the tremendous impact the loss of so many lives had on our nation. A number of Year 12 students were to participate in the Commemoration Ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park but unfortunately was cancelled due to COVID-19. We are excited to announce that French subtitles have been added and for the next 10 days the “Battle of Fromelles” documentary will be on… Read More
On Tuesday 16 June, half of Year 8 St Clare’s students journeyed to Circular Quay to explore The Museum of Contemporary Art. During the excursion, the students were able to experience various abstract and contemporary artworks. The artworks ranged from the forms of sculpture, digital representations, Indigenous and Aboriginal art, recycled materials, photography, and many more. Throughout the day, as well as having occasional food breaks, the students learned and listened to their tour guides about the different types of art and their meanings. As well as being able to participate in… Read More
After 6 weeks of hard work, the iSTEM class completed their robotics assessment today. They were tasked with coding their robots to represent autonomous vehicles that had to drive through a city and collect a passenger at a “Driverless Uber Pickup Zone”. The city included school zones where their robot had to slow down, pedestrian crossings, roundabouts, and one-way streets. The students had 90 minutes to inspect the city design and then code and test their robot. Throughout this term, students have been learning about autonomous vehicles and the future of driverless… Read More
During our Pastoral Care periods, Year 12 students have the opportunity to learn some valuable life skills. During St Clare’s “Life Hacks” initiative students learn car maintenance, basic cooking skills, and Money Matters: managing personal finances.
It was an amazing opportunity to collaborate with our neighbouring school, St Charles’ on Wednesday 12 May. Year 6 students utilised the St Clare’s kitchen to make and decorate over 300 cupcakes to be sold for charity. Students from Years 10 and 11 were happy to assist them with this massive task. Ms Taryn Smith, Head of TAS, taught the young students some life-long skills in the process.
In the early hours of Thursday 13 May, St Clare’s Year 11 and 12 students, along with staff, joined together at Bronte Beach for the ‘Darkness Into Light’ reflection. The ‘Darkness into Light’ initiative highlights an extremely significant message aiming to spread awareness of the prevalence of suicide among young Australians and to create positive change in the discussion of mental health. This morning was the start of many more conversations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CGkJCu7Wqc “When people are trapped in times of darkness, it is even the smallest things we can say and do which… Read More
The Year 9 iSTEM class spent the day at the Girls in Tech Expo hosted by Commonwealth Bank and Telstra. They heard incredible stories from inspirational women working in technology, they had hands-on experience with AI, VR, robotics and cybersecurity, and they had the chance to meet engineers, analysts and data scientists from companies such as Google and GitHub. Please see video link below featuring highlights from the Girls in Tech event, including our St Clare’s students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZGZjLr41p4
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Our second project day for the Year 7 Space Project took place last week with another workshop using Block 42 highlighting the day’s activities. For most of the day students were working in their mission teams developing their feasibility study around colonising Mars. To support the students in their work, staff spent time working with […] via Year 7 Project Day 2 — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s
Our Year 12 Biology students are learning about how to control the spread of infectious diseases, and how poor hygiene has worsened pandemics in the past. As a class we have been learning about the difference between personal hygiene and community hygiene, and why BOTH are necessary to prevent illness. Students learnt how to properly […] via Year 12 Biology — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s