Year 8 Geography Excursions

Year 8 Humanities students headed to Torquay during the week for a day of geographical skills building.  Sketch maps, wave frequency counts and analysis of both human features and physical landforms were carried out.  To add to the excitement was the beautiful weather experienced by […]

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 […]

Go Be Kind

In Year 8 Wellbeing we are studying Kindness and Connection. Leon Logothetis’s book Go Be Kind is giving us tips on how just being kind to others can make us happier people.  There are fantastic side effects to being kind to others like happiness, friendship and connection. […]

Year 8 Wellbeing Machines!

A number of the Year 8 community are building on our theme of kindness and connection. Together we are participating in the Surf Coast Trek on May 1 walking 26kms from Anglesea to Torquay. This is an annual walk and fundraises for 2 local community […]

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 8 Mathematics

Students have been learning the language around ‘Chance’. They were given scenarios eg ‘You flip a coin and and get a tail’. Students had to stand next to one of the words on the given line (probability scale). eg highly likely. Part of this was […]

CSIRO BEBRAS Challenge

In Term 3 Year 7 -10 mathematics students participated in the CSIRO Bebras Challenge (412+ students). The challenge is designed to  promote computational thinking, a way of understanding problems and identifying the tools and strategies that enable a solution to be developed. Some students worked […]

Year 7-10 Bebras Maths Competition

BEBRAS The Bebras Australia Computational Thinking Challenge will take place from 7– 21 September 2020. Bebras is a great way to engage students In Mathematics in collaborative, creative, and critical thinking. The goal of the Bebras Challenge is to promote computational thinking skills in a […]

Year 8 Wellbeing

Year 8 students have been creating connections with each other by participating in a scavenger hunt each wellbeing class.  The idea is that we can connect through fun activities and each week students vote on the activity that is most creative, unusual and meets the […]