Principal’s Blog

 St Paul says to his followers: ‘Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things’. In a year where we […]

St Brigid’s Garden Group Reflection

Each week we do garden jobs, like raking the leaves, feeding the chickens, pruning the kiwi fruit vine, pulling out weeds and planting plants. We checked the air temperature, soil temperature, water, and greenhouse temperature. We also check the moon phase each week, the garden conditions and time recorded. We go on fun trips.   By Isabelle Birrell  This term in garden […]

Year 8 My Place – Autobiography Showcase

The Year 8s recently showcased and celebrated work completed across subject areas including English, Food Technology, Science, Wellbeing, Art, and Physical Education.  Students have contributed to all areas and learnt about the importance of First Nations and their stories.  In learning about this work students […]

Unit 1 Food Studies – Australian Cuisine

Unit 1 Food Studies class today explored the question, ‘Does Australia have its own cuisine?’ They chose ingredients to create classic desserts and sweets with a few new creations inspired by Caramello Koalas, iced vo vos, Tim Tams and even vegemite! (Thanks Mrs Fitzpatrick for […]

Planning for a safe and supportive school community

Planning for a safe and supportive school community requires a whole-school community approach. To achieve this, our whole-school community must share an understanding of the definition of bullying. Bullying. No Way! provides the national definition of bullying for Australian schools: Bullying is an ongoing and deliberate misuse of […]

Drug Education Presentations

This week Years 9, 10 and 11 students participating in an interactive presentation in regard to the facts and risks around drug use.  Thanks to Sharon Torpey from Drug Ed Australia, and paramedic Mia who gave insightful advice based on real life events.  The information […]

Year 9 Engineering Challenge

For part of Term 2, our Year 9 science students have been exploring our Dynamic Earth. This involved investigating the structure of the Earth, plate tectonics, continental drift, earthquakes and volcanoes. All students were asked to research, plan, design and build, ‘an earthquake resistant building’ […]