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A Peek into Primary Christian Studies

A Peek into Primary Christian Studies

Primary
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Have you ever heard the sound of 25 little voices singing ‘Bless the Lord oh my soul… 10,000 reasons for my heart to find’, or ‘Great Are You Lord’? This is the splendid sound you might hear in one of our Primary Christian Studies classes. It melts the heart. Students come to Christia ...
‘The Protectors’ Brainstorm Theatre Performance

‘The Protectors’ Brainstorm Theatre Performance

Pastoral Care, Primary
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Stage 1 enjoyed a fabulous, engaging performance, ‘The Protectors’ by Brainstorm Productions. The overarching message was to develop strategies to protect oneself against bullying, out in the playground or online as well as strengthening self-esteem. The children were mesmerised by th ...
HRIS Public Speaking

HRIS Public Speaking

Primary
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16 students from Years 3 - 6 were selected to represent St Columba Anglican School at HRIS in Public Speaking. The competition was held at St Philip’s Christian College, Cessnock. Students were selected to compete in one of the following four categories: Bible Reading; Impromptu Read ...
Year 4 Colonial Day

Year 4 Colonial Day

Primary
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On Friday 8th June at ye Olde SCAS, a lively group of Year 4 individuals arrived in colonial garb, looking forward to some adventure. What was to be their fate? Sergeant Kennedy and his “trusted” convict, James Murphy AKA James Watt, were waiting for us to arrive in Olde England. Litt ...
Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

Academic News, Secondary
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A minimum standard in literacy and numeracy is required to receive the HSC from 2020, to reflect the importance of literacy and numeracy in daily life. HSC students will need to meet the HSC minimum standard in three areas: reading, writing and numeracy. These are assessed through online ...
Year 6 Canberra Camp

Year 6 Canberra Camp

Primary
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Earlier this term, Year 6 began the long drive to our nation’s capital for our Government Excursion.  Our coach drivers Michael and Vince from Australia Wide Coaches accompanied us throughout the trip and were very knowledgeable about places of interest in and around Canberra.   Our t ...
Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

Academic News, Secondary
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In Year 4, Jack Nethery realised he had the gift of the gab. It all started with a speech about turkeys, in particular, why we should not breed them to eat as “they are people too.” Jack recalls the speech being “pretty good for a ten-year-old” and sufficed to crown him Year 4 champion o ...
Rock and Water Program

Rock and Water Program

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Year 2 students have enjoyed participating in the Rock and Water program over the past 3 weeks, with the girls being led by Mrs Kellie Hall and the boys by Mrs Haley Branch. This program focuses on teaching students strategies to stay in control, focused and calm. This program works ...
Year 2 Visits Cowarra Dam

Year 2 Visits Cowarra Dam

Primary
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As a culmination of Year 2’s science unit on water, we were lucky enough to enjoy a great day of learning at Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam. Year 2 were curious questioners, engaged learners and at times fountains of knowledge as they brought the water cycle to life from its storage, ...
Maths is Going Global at SCAS

Maths is Going Global at SCAS

Academic News, Staff Profile
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The Annual National Council for Teachers of Mathematics 2018 attracted thousands of educators globally to Washington D.C. Amongst the attendees were our very own Dr. Janine Stewart and Tracy Diplock who spent their Term 1 break at the conference. This year the theme was ‘Access and Equit ...