Year 12 Biology — 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  

Duke of Edinburgh Program

The Duke of Edinburgh is a program aimed at providing young people aged 14-25 with the opportunity to challenge themselves in a broad range of fields. The Duke of Edinburgh program runs year round, and often fits into many of the extra curricular activities students are already involved in; such as organised sport, music, dance, surf life saving and many more.    Further Information About the Award Overview of Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Sections   Getting Started Duke of Edinburgh Award Registration    Student Testimonials Duke of Ed… Read More

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Fromelles Project Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Our dedicated group of Year 10 students is continuing to work towards raising funds and awareness for their documentary on the Battle of Fromelles. Last week the team met with our local State Member of Parliament and former St Clare’s student, Dr Marjorie O’Neill. Marjorie spent time with the students talking about the project as […] via Fromelles Project Update — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Space STEM Project — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Coding was the order of the day in today’s Space STEM project. Our Year 7 Newman girls had all three devices on the go as they worked out how to code each device to work within the given space. There were some interesting problems that the students encountered that required some creative thinking. The Sphero […] via Space STEM Project — Authentic Learning at St Clare’s

Stingless Bee Garden

In 2018 our Year 7.1 students participated in a STEM project as part of our partnership with Sydney University’s STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy. The driving question for the project was, ‘Sustainability: Whose Responsibility?’ with the focus of the project being our native stingless bees. This project has been recognised as an outstanding example of STEM education by being nominated as a finalist in the 2019 Australian Education Awards. The project was the first in our partnership with Sydney University and has led to the College implementing more STEM projects in 2019. The culmination… Read More

Sport

The College has a comprehensive sports program that caters for the needs of all students. The CGSSSA (Catholic Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association) caters for those students who are working to reach the elite levels of school sport. CGSSSA offers a pathway to all major representative levels. For those students who are simply looking to keep fit and be part of a team then co-curricular opportunities include, touch football, water polo, basketball, netball, badminton and indoor soccer. Co-curricular sport takes place outside of school hours, eg., weekday afternoons and/or Saturday mornings. Students… Read More

After the Bell – focusing on teenage safety

St Clare’s College has partnered with various schools in the Eastern Suburbs as we believe there is enormous value and potential in schools collaborating and sharing ideas and resources to support our community, in particular, our students. Our key focus is working together to raise awareness and provide parents with strategies to help them manage risky teenage behaviour. We believe that it is important for parents to see that our schools stand united, with shared values on social issues. As such, you are invited to attend a presentation “After the Bell” (see attached… Read More

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