Work Placement Reflection

Although most of our students were unable to continue with Work Placement this term because of current restrictions, Chloe Senkans was able to continue her placement working remotely with us at Clonard. We thank Chloe for her willingness, enthusiasm, great communication and resilience. It has […]

National Science Week

Celebrating science & technology National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science What is happening at Clonard? […]

9 Science – Plate Tectonics

Recently, in Year 9 Science our students have been learning about plate tectonics. This week they have been working on an engineering design challenge to build an earthquake resistant building. Some of the leading designs channeled the work of Japanese architect, Shigeru Ban. Although some […]

Online Safety – parents as partners

Parenting can be challenging and hard and the instruction manual we all crave does not exist. Parents have to rely on their gut, their friends, their own parents and upbringing to get support. 2020 has thrown us and our young people many hurdles.  At Clonard […]

6 weeks of remote learning in 60 secs

As we start to return to face to face teaching it is timely to stop and take stock of what we have all accomplished over the last 6 weeks. Remote learning has prompted many innovative and flexible teaching and learning opportunities, some of which will […]

Taming the technology

Staying at home might mean the boundaries around screen time and social media have been relaxed for your family. This resource is perfect for finding a balance and ensuring the online safety of all users. Taming the Technology

Isolation Cook ups

There is a lot of activity taking place in the Food Technology online groups at the moment. As a little side activity students have been asked to share any cooking they have been doing at home with their class and it is catching on. So […]

Online Learning

We are ramping up the technology here at Clonard! Today we trialled our first online class with participants joining in from various areas of the school and one offsite location using Microsoft 365. Mrs Power taught her 7 Blue Wellbeing group while others were able […]