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Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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On Tuesday 11th May, Year 9 participated in an exciting workshop to solve the mystery of how 17-year-old Sally died. A range of evidence collected from the crime scene was examined to deduce when, how and why the teenager died. DNA, fingerprint and footprint data, toxicology reports, ...
CAFS Visit Aged Care Facility

CAFS Visit Aged Care Facility

Academic News, Secondary
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On Wednesday 11th April Year 12 Community and Family Studies (CAFS) spent the day at Regis Aged Care in Port Macquarie. In class, the students have been studying Parenting and Caring. Part of this unit has included exploring the different types of carers, the roles of carers and the r ...
Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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While our Secondary students were enjoying Camp Week, some of our Primary classes utilised our Secondary resources and staff to experience Senior Science and Art classes. Students were given the opportunity to use various mediums in the art room such as creating 3D forms using wooden ...
Year 7 Camp

Year 7 Camp

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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Year 7 had a fabulous time at Lake Keepit during camp week taking part in fun group challenges and activities that promoted key learning through developing skills in communication, problem solving, cooperation, negotiation, respect and care for each other. They experienced the outdoors, ...
Year 10 Work Experience

Year 10 Work Experience

News, Secondary
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This week our Year 10 students have had the opportunity to participate in Work Experience. Students have been hosted by businesses in such places as Chinchilla, Melbourne, Sydney, Forbes, Hobart and many locations across the Hastings. We would like to sincerely thank all of the busine ...
Primary School Public Speaking Finals

Primary School Public Speaking Finals

Academic News, Primary
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The Primary School Public Speaking Finals were held in the Iona Theatre on Thursday 5th April. Students had a free choice of topics and these varied from animals, landmarks and locations to caring for the environment. The speeches were very informative  and our congratulations to all our ...
What is the value of a Class of the Week?

What is the value of a Class of the Week?

Pastoral Care, Primary
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Each fortnight our Primary staff award a Class of the Week Award to a Stage 1 and Primary class. A "mystery teacher" looks for the class that is being safe, responsible and respectful learners during the previous week. This includes behaviour in assembly, Chapel and classrooms. When chos ...
Year Representatives 2018 Announced

Year Representatives 2018 Announced

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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It is that exciting time of year again where we announce the Year Representatives for 2018. Four weeks ago students from Years 7 to 11 were asked if they thought they were made of steel. Did they have the grit, determination and bravery to stand in front of their peers and help make a di ...
Chess Team Victorious

Chess Team Victorious

Academic News, Primary, Secondary
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This year has started well for the St Columba Anglican School chess teams, with students meeting regularly with Primary on Mondays at Long Break and Secondary at 8.00am on Tuesdays. Earlier this month we sent a team of 26 students from Primary and Secondary to the Day of Chess held at We ...