Recommended Reads 10 – 14 Years

The Turnkey by Allison RushbyHistory and mystery wrapped in a thrilling supernatural plot, The Turnkey is perfect for kids aged 9+.Flossie Birdwhistle is the Turnkey at London’s Highgate Cemetery. As Turnkey, Flossie must ensure all the souls in the cemetery stay at rest. This is a difficult job at the best of times for a…

Steampunk Desk Top Organiser

29th October, 2018 On to the second and third week of term 4, and the Cre8 Lab workshops are going strong.  The Steampunk Desk Top Organiser workshop has been very popular, however there have been several days where students were not able to attend because of other commitments, so we have extended the workshop into…

BoHo Hippy Bracelets

29th October, 2018 During the first week of term 4 the Cre8 Lab workshops began.  The first workshop being the BoHo Hippy Bracelets. The bracelets are made of scrap materials, bits and pieces of braid and wire, as well as beads and buttons.  The students were very excited and most of them were able to…

Cre8 Lab Showcase

26th October, 2018 During week 6 of this term, the Potter Library will be hosting a Showcase for the Cre8 Lab students. The girls will be displaying some of the work that they have completed during the year and students, teachers and parents are invited to pop in to have a look at the display….

McAuley Author Visit

14th September, 2018 Students from Junior school were lucky enough to attend workshops with Nicholas Lochel, co author of Zakora, today in the McAuley Library. Nicholas Lochel grew up in Brisbane, Australia, along with his two brothers and sister, Alison, with whom he is co-writing the ZARKORA series. It was the close bond he shared…

Black Out Poetry Competition

6th September, 2018 Last week the winners of the Black Out Poetry Competition were announced.  We had two competitions running: Junior Competition with two categories – Junior Winner and People’s Choice Winner Senior Competition with two categories – Senior Winner and People’s Choice Winner. Scroll down to see both the Junior and the Senior entries. …

McAuley Spring Holiday Reads

The Most Marvellous Spelling Bee Mystery by Deborah Abela India never wanted to enter the Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee, but with the encouragement of her town, her family and some newfound friends, she overcame her fears, made it all the way to the grand final at the Sydney Opera House and won! Sepron vs Narga…

Spring Holiday Reading 20

The Case Study of Vanitas, Chapter 1 by Jun Mochizuki Step once more into the imagination of Jun Mochizuki, creator of New York Times-bestselling PandoraHearts! A tale of vampires and curses set in a whimsical and dark steampunk Paris unfolds! (Goodreads) The Case Study of Vanitas, Chapter 2 by Jun Mochizuki Jun Mochizuki, acclaimed creator…

Makerspace Activities Term 4 2018

The last term for 2018 is going to be full of interesting activities in the McAuley Library.  Have a look at what we have organised for our year 5 and year 6 students.