Year 7 students met with Dr Eriita Jones today as part of their project “Post-Earth Pioneers”. Based in Adelaide, Dr Eriita Jones is a planetary and space scientist who studies potentially habitable environments on Mars. She spoke to us about the requirements for life beyond our planet, and also her journey from school to where she is today. Some groups then spoke to her about their project so far and asked her questions. She was a fascinating guest speaker and our Year 7 students loved hearing from an Australian space scientist! As… 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.
On Tuesday 18 May, Year 8 had the opportunity to watch an Italian and French version of ‘Puss in Boots’. ‘Puss in Boots’ follows the plot of a crafty cat that finds nifty ways to make his master, a poor peasant, rich. He does this by befriending the King of his village, offering him a hunted rabbit, followed by a proposition to meet his master. Throughout the play we see Puss overcome obstacles, outsmart a greedy magician, make new friends, and charm everyone with his fabulous boots. The play was performed by… Read More