Year 9 Drug Education

Thank you to the parents who joined us for this online event with Sharon Torpey from Drug Education Australia. If you weren’t able to attend, pleas use the link below to view. This link will expire next Thursday 29 July. Click here to watch.

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’ […]

Year 9 Digitech

Two weeks ago, Year 9 Digitec students used their learning to get real “hands on” experiences. They participated in 3 Gordon programs: design for humanity, future fashion and blocked up which all engaged students to use digital solutions to help solve real world issues. 

Analysing the Influencers

This Term, the Year 9 Advanced English classes have been looking that the ways in which texts are used to persuade. We are exploring how people use social media platform Instagram in different ways to influence their followers. Samantha Elevato who runs a successful Torquay […]

Senior Years Information Evening

On Monday 10 May, we will hold our Subject Expo and Senior Years Information Night.  The target audience for this evening is Year 8, 9 and, where relevant, Year 10 students along with their parents.  If you attended the Senior Years Information Night last year, […]

Big Design Day

Last week, six Year 9 students attended the Big Design Day at The Gordon. Students were able to experience tasters in different design fields which included Interior Design, Visual Arts, Graphic Design and Specialist Make-up. The specialist make up allowed students to create special effect […]

Year 9 & Year 10 Outdoor Education

Year 9 and 10 students studying Outdoor Education experienced camp for the first time this week. Some of the activities included Point Addis Koori walk and lookout, snorkeling at Point Road Knight, surfing lessons and hiking Saint George’s rover into camp. 

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 – Humanities

Year 9 History hosted a European conference in 1914 to try and avoid going to War!   Russia, France, Great Britain and Germany were all in attendance and discussed their military capacity, possible causes of war, fears for the future, arguments for and against going to […]