Year 11 Biology Excursion

Three Year 11 biology classes recently went on an excursion to the Marine biology centre in Queenscliff. In class, we had been learning about the different types of asexual production and got to apply this knowledge on our journey around the different rooms. – Lauren […]

U3/4 Sovereign Hill Excursion

On Tuesday 16 March, our Unit 3/4 Australian History class attended an excursion back in time to  the Eureka Museum and Sovereign Hill Ballarat. The girls learned about pressures for change to the limited political rights which existed on the goldfields, the agitation for change […]

In the Classrooms

Year 8 Science classes have been exploring how Aboriginal art often takes inspiration from the natural world. Through their study of the microscope, students used microscope slides as an inspiration for a piece of art. The representation below is a pumpkin stem slide and the […]

New Metrics for Success

NEW METRICS FOR SUCCESS // This year we are really excited to be a selected school working in partnership with the University of Melbourne to undertake a collaborative research venture addressing the problems faced by Australian schools today. This is an opportunity to reimagine schooling […]

Year 7 NLEP Numeracy

Over the last three weeks, the students have been investigating 3-D shape. They designed a rocket on paper and labelled it using various 3-D shapes such as rectangular prisms and triangular pyramids. Based on their design drawing, the students are enthusiastically creating their rocket using […]

High Achievers 2020

Today, our High Achievers of 2020 were celebrated during a ceremony in front of their parents and our current Year 12s. We acknowledged the outstanding achievement of students who studied at senior secondary certificates last year, in particular: students who received ATARs over 90 and […]

Homework Club

We will be commencing Homework Club next week at Clonard and this is available to all students. Homework Club is supported by Learning Support Officers at Clonard. Hours: Monday – Friday 8.00 am – 8.40 am and 3.20 pm – 4.30 pm Homework Club is held […]

Year 9 English

Year 9 English students, Alice Taylor, Jasmine Wilden and Breanna Baker sent their letter regarding Mental Health in Geelong and it was published during the week. Great job, girls! Year 9 English students, Zoe and Nicole composed the following letter to send in to the […]

In the classroom – Numeracy & Mathematics

Year 7 Numeracy The Year 7 Numeracy class have been learning about Fractions. One of the tasks was locating fractions on a number line. Four students placed a clothes peg to represent a fraction on a number line (rope) and their classmates voted on who […]

In the classroom

Year 7 Numeracy Yr 7 Numeracy with Mr Houlihan, Deb and Indi made play dough to use in mathematics. Their current topic is Fractions. They created simple and improper fractions and mixed numbers with the playdough. They also explored the concept of equivalence and addition and subtraction […]