Folk Art Painted Box

14th October, 2021 Week 1 in the Cre8 Lab and the students are easing into the term and learning some Mexican Folk Art. Each student has a wooden box which they have painted or stained and they will then trace a folk art pattern of their choice to decorate the lid of the box. The…

Wire Bonsai Tree

14th October, 2021 During the second week of term 4, the students in the Cre8 Lab are busy creating a wire bonsai tree. The miniature tree is made out of 24 gauge wire and beads, twisted together in a perfect pattern to create branches, a trunk and roots which are then attached to a rock,…

Drones “Healthcare in the Himalayas”

8th October, 2021 Drones buzzing in Loretto Hall. This year the year 6 students from the Digital Technologies unit have been learning to code drones. The challenge of this activity was to design a carrier that could be attached to the drone which would be filled with medical supplies. This would then be transported over…

Makerspace Activities During Term 3

17th August, 2021 The makerspace started with Naidoc activities during our celebration of Naidoc week at All Hallows’. Students were encouraged to participate in colouring in large posters with indigenous designs. Colouring in is a mindfulness activity that relaxes the mind and reduces anxiety and brings your awareness back to the present moment. “Care for…

Virtual Author Visit Nova Weetman

7th October, 2021 During Term four the students from year 5 and 6 were very excited to have a Virtual Author visit from Nova Weetman. The students were lucky enough to gather in our school theatre and connect with Nova through skype on our huge screen in Claver theatre. Nova chatted with the students about…

Music Library Displays

The Archives has presented a wonderful display in the Heritage listed Music Library rooms. Here is a collection of presentations of the history of the school as well as some interesting stories to celebrate the 160th year of th School. 360 Image of the Music Room – Click and drag to view entire room. 160…

Spring into Reading

Drama Fantasy Mystery and Crime New in Non-Fiction and Biographies Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural and historic resources Click on the image to take you to our Library Topic Guide on Aboriginal and torres Strait Islander Culture Resources. Includes links to books, film, interviews and websights. eBooks Apps  Download via the app on your…

Father’s Day Light-up Cards

2nd September, 2021 During the last week of August, the makerspace students were busy making a Light-Up Card to give to their father, grandfather or another positive male role model in their life. The process although simple is a little challenging and takes a bit of troubleshooting to make sure the circuit works. The circuit…

Makerspace Activities Term 4 , 2021

31st August, 2021 It is hard to believe that we are nearly into term 4 of the school year for 2021. Although this is a short term, we have lots of activities ready for the Makerspace. Watch this short presentation to see what we have planned.