Mother’s Day Pop-Up Box Cards

15th May 2019 During the third week of term, year sevens were busy in the Cre8 Lab creating the Pop-Up Box Cards for Mother’s Day.  Now that Mother’s Day has passed,  I am able to post all the delightful box cards that were made during this exciting week. The students were very keen to make…

Mother’s Day Exploding Box

3rd, May 2019 The Cre8 lab is a buzz of activity during the second week of term, with the students working diligently on their exploding boxes for Mother’s Day. The boxes are very time consuming, with a fair amount of detail. Most of the students will had to come back the following week to finish…

McAuley New Fiction

Easter Holiday Reads All the ways to be smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys From the award-winning creators of The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade and Under the Love Umbrellacomes this joyful ode to all the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.  Am I There Yet? by Mari Andrew This on-point guide to growing up…

Makerspace Activities

28th February, 2019 Here is some of the many makerspace activities that we had planned for term one. We are only half way through this term, and the makerspace area in the McAuley Library is a very busy place with students making new friends as well as learning new skills. They have been busy making…

Paper Cut Out Light Boxes

19th February, 2019 During this week the students at the Cre8 Lab have been working on their Light Boxes. It is very important to make sure to cut all the pieces out as neatly and precisely as possible for the desired result. Some of the girls have chosen quite a difficult pattern and I am…

Drones

19th February, 2019 Student’s interest soars in new drone’s unit. It’s one thing to fly a drone, but to actually build a city, host a natural disaster and write the code for a rescue mission is an experience like no other. So, it’s fair to say Year 6 students were flying high after doing just that during…