November 23 marks the 133rd anniversary of the arrival of the Poor Clare Sisters to Sydney from Ireland in 1883. Every year we remember this day with a special Mass during which also expresses our love and appreciation to our current Poor Clare Sisters. This year Fr Paul Ghanem ofm joined us for the first time and gave a beautiful Homily asking us to “Do what we have always done and hold what we have always held” – in the words of St Clare. His uplifting talk raised our spirits and inspired… Read More
What fun we had on Friday 18 November when students from our feeder schools came to visit us and spend the day being St Clare’s students. The day began with a Welcome by the school House Captains who organised name tags for our guests after which a School Spirit Activity was held so that everyone could meet one another. The excitement was palatable as the girls toured the school in groups to attend classes including; Creative IT, Science, Food Tech and PDHPE (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education). Morning tea and lunch… Read More
The Year 7 2017 cohort joined our Community for the first time on Friday 4 November. We had a Parent Information evening on Tuesday 1 November and the Orientation Day on Friday 4 November. Our new students enjoyed a taste of being in high school by experiencing classes in Food Tech, Art and Science. They enjoyed a BBQ lunch and were each presented with their new school bag. Indeed, it was a delight to welcome new, existing and returning families to our St Clare’s Community.