Kooky Cone Critters

  30th July, 2018 During the second week back this term, the Makerspace students have been very busy creating Kooky Cone Critters. Using a pine cone for the body and pipe cleaners for some crazy hair effects, the girls are enjoying the challenge of keeping the cones upright as well has a box full of materials…

Foam Sock Puppets

7th August, 2018. All the Foam Sock Puppets are complete and the students have had a wonderful time creating them.  During the following week they are working on a short film starring the puppets within the grounds of the school.  I have given them a challenge, encouraging them to use the 360 cameras that we…

Makerspace Activities Term 3, 2018

We have an action packed term 3, with great activities for the year 5 and 6 students.  Book week will be held in the middle of the term, and the theme this year is “Find your Treasure”, so we have incorporated a Hidden Poetry competition for the students to “find” the poem within the words…

BOOKS TO MOVIES PAGE 6 2018

We have these books in our Libraries which are being released as movies during 2018.  You can read the book and compare it to the movie or visa versa.  Is the book always better?    Monster by Walter Dean Myers Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I…

Winter Holiday Reading Potter Library

Books will keep you warm this winter!   Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who meet at the same New Year’s Eve party every year and fall a little more in love each time . . .   Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han Lara Jean is…

Winter Holiday Reading McAuley Library

Snuggle up with a good book these holidays, browse through the new books we have available now in the McAuley Library.   The Book Of Answers (Book 2)  by A.L. Tait  An orphan in exile. A band of rebel girls. And a prince whose throne has been stolen. Come on a journey full of danger,…

Mechanica Creations in Photoshop

4th June, 2018 Several year 7 students who have been involved in an interschool writing extension workshop, have been busy creating fantastic mechanical creatures using Photoshop.  Lance Balchin, the Author and Illustrator of “Mechanica, a Beginner’s field guide”, shared his expertise in Photoshop with the students at the first workshop.  The second workshop will be…

All Hallows’ School Open Day

25th May, 2018 AHS Open Day is this weekend, Sunday 27th May.  The school is expecting a record crowd, and our Libraries are busy preparing for the day.   The Potter Library Cre8 Lab is ready with two large display cabinets full of students work and examples of the past workshops. We also have an…

3D Printed LED Sequin Pendant

25th May, 2018 More pendants finished during this week.  Well done girls.   14th May, 2018 During week three and four of this term, the Cre8 Lab students were busy designing and building a 3D printed light up pendant.   The first step was to design the front of the pendant using Tinkercad, which is an…