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Amy Winterton at AICES Softball Championship

Amy Winterton at AICES Softball Championship

Secondary, Sport
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Year 9 student, Amy Winterton, recently represented Hunter Regional Independent Schools (HRIS) at the Association of Independent Co-Educational Schools (AICES) Open Girls Softball Championship. This is a relatively new sport to HRIS and in previous years the Association has struggled ...
Class of 2018 Inducted into Year 12

Class of 2018 Inducted into Year 12

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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This morning our Year 11 students were inducted as Year 12 leaders, and the Year 12 Leadership Team was commissioned as part of the Student Leadership Council for 2018. Follwing the service, students and parents were invited to join staff for a Commencement Breakfast in the Trade Trainin ...
Exceptional ICAS Results

Exceptional ICAS Results

Academic News, Primary
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Each year the University of NSW offers external assessments across a range of subjects. These ICAS (International Competitions and Assessments for Schools) exams provide students with the opportunity to compare their skills with other students across the country and internationally. In 2 ...
Technology in Primary School Education

Technology in Primary School Education

Innovation, Primary
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Year 1 This term students in 1G have been exploring the use of Beebots in Maths. Beebots are simple robots that can be programmed to move using arrows located on the Beebot's back. Students had to write procedures, also known as algorithms, to program the Beebot to move using positional ...
Code Club

Code Club

Innovation, Primary
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Code Club runs every Monday and Tuesday during long and short break in the Library. During Week 4 we explored Makey Makeys. Makey Makeys are a piece of hardware that can replace the keyboard and runs using simple circuits. During our inquiry, students used the Makey Makeys as game cont ...
Surfing Scientist Show

Surfing Scientist Show

Academic News, Secondary
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On Tuesday 31st October, Year 7 and 8 students attended the Surfing Scientist presentation by Ruben Meerman. During the hour long presentation, principles of light and matter were explored through the use of lasers and liquid nitrogen, their applications in real life, and anecdotes rel ...
SCAS Teachers Recognised for Outstanding Achievements

SCAS Teachers Recognised for Outstanding Achievements

Primary, Secondary, Teachers
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The Annual World Teachers’ Day Awards were held on Friday 27th October at The Little Fish Cafe and two SCAS teachers, Mrs Stephanie Cairns and Mr Joshua Barnett, were honoured this year for their outstanding achievements in education. Mrs Cairns (Secondary School) and Mr Barnett (Prim ...
SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

Academic News, Secondary
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Year 11 student Laura Ausling has reached the final of the University of Newcastle Business Plan Challenge. The competition continues to grow and this year 434 students from across NSW submitted business plans with an exceptionally high standard of entry. Laura has been awarded $1000 ...
Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Academic News, Secondary
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SCAS Year 10 Commerce students travelled to Sydney recently, enjoying a perfect Sydney day. Student explored the Sydney CBD, including a tour of the Reserve Bank of Australia, NSW Parliament House and an exclusive sneak peak in the office of financial investment firm Perpetual. They then ...