Wire Wrapping Shell Jewellery

20th February, 2020 During the week the students at the Cre8 Lab have been busy creating jewellery using wire, shells and beads. This workshop is always very popular and we try to have at least one a year for the students to practice. It gives the girls a chance to practice using tools and helps…

Galentine's Day Hearts

14 February, 2020 Both the Cre8 Lab and the McAuley Makerspace have been busy this week with students creating 3D pop-out hearts and gift boxes for Galentine’s Day. Since the creation of Galentine’s Day in 2010, All Hallows’ has embraced the tradition of celebrating this day, and appreciating the friendships that are made during the…

Bullet Journals

6th February, 2020 This week is the first week back for the Cre8 lab workshops. Because it is the first term of 2020, we thought it would be nice to get the students interested in journalling. Fun Facts: Bullet Journals or BUJO was first introduced to the public in 2013. It was developed by designer…

The Bookchelor 2019

29th November, 2019 Back by popular demand! The Bookchelor is a reading promotion that the Potter Library hosts each year to encourage students to borrow as many books as they would like over the summer break. Based on the Bachelor T.V. series, the girls have a time limit to date a book. They can then…

Summer Slide 2019 Promotional Video

22nd November, 2019 Each year the library creates a Summer Slide video to show to the students as a promotion for summer holiday reading. The message is a very important one, and we aim to encourage all students to borrow 7 books over the Christmas holidays and to ready one book a week. Below is…

Christmas Book List

Give the Gift of Reading New Book Gifts for 10 -12 Year Olds this Christmas • Wonder, Auggie and Me and White Bird by R J Palacio • Sick Bay: Nova Weeton • The Babysitters Club: Graphix Collection by Ann. M. Martin • Murder Most Unladylike Series by Robin Stevens • Nice Girls Don’t Play…

GREAT HOLIDAY READS FOR STAFF – TERM 4 2019

ALSO TAKE A LOOK ON THE CATALOGUE AT THE “WHAT’S HOT” SECTION IN THE BLUE MENU BAR. Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton An award-winning novel by Staff Retreat presenter, Trent Dalton. A novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane’s violent working-class suburban fringe – from one of Australia’s…

The Summer Slide

Seven Books For Seven Weeks Have you heard about the Summer Slide? Unfortunately, I am not talking about a slide at a theme park, but the very real decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the school holidays. Numerous studies show that students who don’t read during the summer holidays…