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HRIS Debating

HRIS Debating

Academic News
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On Wednesday September 12, sixteen of our finest debaters from Years 5 to 8 accompanied Mr Zagami and Mr Mills to Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College in Newcastle. This was a wonderful opportunity for SCAS to be involved as one of 11 schools in an Independent School debating competition. ...
Riley’s Story

Riley’s Story

Academic News, Primary
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Congratulations to Year 2 student Riley Hill who was the recipient of a Silver Award in the WriteOn Competition. The annual statewide competition is held by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for Years 1 - 6. Of the several hundred applicants only five students from Stage 1 rec ...
What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

What Jai can say in Just Three Lines

Academic News, Primary
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"Haiku" is the term for a poem that contains three lines and 17 syllables. It is difficult to imagine much can be said within the confines of such a poetic structure. Year 3 student Jai Walker, however, was able to capture the entirety of a day in the park in a Haiku called ‘Dandelions’. ...
Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Primary
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Year 1 of 2017 participated in the Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge to learn about the impact of rubbish on the marine environment. Their efforts have now been acknowledged and utilised in a case study published this year for the Australian Association for Environmental Education. ...
More STEAM Success from Thomas Crundwell

More STEAM Success from Thomas Crundwell

Secondary, STEAM
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Year 9 student, Thomas (Tom) Crundwell continues his efforts in STEAM with a 2nd place (Year 9/10 division) in the ICT Young Explorers (ICTYE) competition held at the University of NSW over the weekend. Tom worked on his project in the Year 9 iSTEM elective under the guidance of Ms Gemma ...
Senior Geography Scholars Complete Research Projects

Senior Geography Scholars Complete Research Projects

Academic News, Secondary
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Year 11 Geography students recently completed a monumental academic feat. Each student designed and executed a 'Senior Geography Project'. This task requires students to become intimately familiar with academic research methodologies, and in their own time, collect and analyse qualitativ ...
Year 11 Business Studies Put Theory into Practice

Year 11 Business Studies Put Theory into Practice

Academic News, Secondary
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The closest most Business Studies students get to a real business model is in a textbook case study. Our Year 11 Business Studies students were given the opportunity to put their learning into practice and designed their own promotional campaign to run during the school’s NAIDOC Day cele ...
Primary Producers Enlighten our Geographers

Primary Producers Enlighten our Geographers

Academic News, Innovation
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Our Year 10 Geography students partook in the second annual SCAS “TEDx inspired” sustainable agriculture talks. Students and staff alike were privileged to hear from three local primary producers that are at the forefront of sustainable and regenerative agriculture. Jeremy Bradley an ...
Learning to be Better Friends

Learning to be Better Friends

Pastoral Care, Primary
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How are Years 3 and 4 learning to be better friends? It’s well known that children can experience friendship difficulties as they navigate their way through growing up. Many children experience ups and downs and develop strategies for coping with challenges. Some students are better a ...