Sustainability News – September 2022

“Nature cannot be regarded as something separate from ourselves or as a mere setting in which we live. We are part of nature, included in it and thus in constant interaction with it.” – Pope Francis (Laudato Si’ n139) SUSTAINABILITY STUDENT LEADERS A huge thank you to […]

Brigid’s Garden Program

7 Years for 7 Avocados – This Term in Brigid’s Garden we have been so excited to finally harvest some avocados from our tree after waiting for over 7 years. Thanks to the maintenance team for devising an extra-long fruit picking basket tool to reach […]

Sustainability News

Students participated in two separate tree planting days with The Koala Clancy Foundation (KCF) who received funding to work with school groups this year. The KCF conduct their hands on planting days throughout the winter months and Clonard students participated during August, in Lara, and […]

Clonard Enviro Week 25 – 29 July 2022

Enviro Week Reflection from Year 12 Sustainability Student Leader, Lauren Dillon In Enviro Week, we introduced a new waste system through the partnership of Recycle. This trial bin will collect soft plastics and then be recycled by the organisation into benches, roads, and posts. A […]

Sustainability News – June 2022

We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenges we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all” (Laudato Si #14) Clonard Enviro Week 25 – 29 July 2022 Stay tuned for Enviro Week next Term with lots of activities […]

Brigid’s Garden Program

To finish the Term, the Brigid’s Garden Program students visited Geelong Table Tennis on Wednesday 22 June and honed their skills with some warm up games, followed by single and double matches.

Year 9 Intro to Outdoor Education

The Year 9 Introduction to Outdoor Education class visited Edwards’s Point last week to learn further about the impacts that humans can have on an environment. With the support of the conservation group “Friends of Edwards Point” they participated in the removal of weeds and […]

VCE Outdoor Education Camp

Earlier in the month, the VCE Outdoor Education students went on an overnight camp to Anglesea/Aireys Inlet. They explored the surrounding areas and participated in a variety of activities to support their learning of Unit 3 AOS1 Contemporary Relationships with the Outdoors. They looked at […]

Excursion to Kingvale Farm

The Brigid Garden Program students recently experienced a day at Kingvale Farm in Freshwater Creek. Here are some of the highlights and reflections from students. Laura A pony was extremely hungry, it gave me these puppy pony eyes, I had a feeling it wanted more […]

Fruit and Veggie Scraps = Compost

Did you know that our food scraps can be composted and recycled to create healthy, rich soil? Last week in Brigid’s Garden Program we focused on making compost. We learnt what goes into creating healthy compost and transforming our food scraps into amazingly rich, productive […]