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More STEAM Success from Thomas Crundwell

More STEAM Success from Thomas Crundwell

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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

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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

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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 ...
The Maths Revolution

The Maths Revolution

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"Humanity is going places it's never gone before," begins Tait McIntyre. "We are building bigger, exploring further, moving faster, producing more, creating more than ever before." It is the introduction to a video created by a group of Year 9 Maths students, Kera Mumford, Kiarna Best ...
Robotics Students Compete on the Big Stage

Robotics Students Compete on the Big Stage

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A robotics team from St Columba Anglican School (SCAS) is preparing to compete in the “FIRST Australia Duel Down Under” at Macquarie University in Sydney. The large scale robotics competition brings together students and mentors to build robots that perform in a competitive and fun envir ...
Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

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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 ...
Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

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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 ...
Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Year 9 Forensic Workshop

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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, ...