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SCAS Awards for 2018

SCAS Awards for 2018

Academic News, Primary, Secondary
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The SCAS Award is considered the highest honour attainable at St Columba Anglican School. In acknowledgment of the holistic nature of education, it represents the four main facets of St Columba - that of Spiritual Service, Culture, Academics and Sport. The SCAS Award is an annual prize r ...
Year 12 Student Leadership Committee Retreat

Year 12 Student Leadership Committee Retreat

Secondary
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For the past six years, we have held a leadership retreat for our Year 12 leadership team, and this retreat is now embedded within the DNA of the leadership at SCAS. The two-day retreat prepares our new leaders for the challenges ahead — spiritually, emotionally, cognitively and socia ...
Leadership Shown one Crochet Loop at a Time

Leadership Shown one Crochet Loop at a Time

Secondary
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Leadership is seen in many forms at SCAS: The new SLC team whose members spent hours trying to locate new images that could be used for the slideshow presentation at Assembly; A special baked by Lilly in Year 11 for someone who needed a reminder that they were valued; Trekking ...
Our Rural Young Scientist is set to Compete on the World Stage

Our Rural Young Scientist is set to Compete on the World Stage

News, Secondary, STEAM
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Year 12 student, Isaac Heagney, from St Columba Anglican School (SCAS), has won the national title of “Rural Young Scientist” for an invention that could help save the lives of rock fishermen that are swept into the water. The award was presented at the finals of the STANSW Young Scienti ...
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 ...
The Maths Revolution

The Maths Revolution

Academic News, Secondary
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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

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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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

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 ...