E.L Wire Glowing Night Light

30th October, 2020 EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent wire, is a stiff wire core coated with phosphor and then covered with a protective PVC sheath. When an AC signal is applied to it, it glows an aqua (blue green) color. Sometimes its covered with a colored plastic shell to make it appear another color….

Summer Staycation Reads

29th October, 2020. Moving on to the Summer holidays and we would like to give some recommendations to our staff. It will be an unusual holiday break with no travel for most of you… however we hope to inspire you to go on a “Staycation” and travel to wonderful places through the pages of a…

Cricut Iron On Transfer

27th October, 2020 During week three in the Cre8 lab, the students were introduced to the new Cricut machine. This little machine cuts all kinds of materials from fabric to balsa wood. Our first workshop was the very popular iron on transfers, we had a selection of materials for the students to choose from and…

Mini Loom Weaving

22nd October, 2020 For the past couple of weeks the Cre8 Lab students have been concentrating on finishing the Mini Loom Weaving workshop. Fun Facts  Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Even before the actual…

Macramé Madness in the Makerspace

19th October, 2020 Last week and this week in the Makerspace the students have been madly creating their Macramé Pot Hangers. It is fantastic to see the students working together and helping each other learn new knots. They have a selection of colours to choose from and some of the girls have mixed two colours…

Macramé Pot Hanger

16th October, 2020 The beginning of term 4 and the Cre8 Lab students are busy with the Macramé Pot Hanger Workshop. This is always very popular and is something that we try to improve each time we run the workshop, so that the students are developing their skills and creating more complex designs. The younger…

Makerspace Creations Term 4 2020

8th September, 2020 It is getting closer to the end of the term, and we have had some great activities in the Makerspace. Firstly, the term started off with the girls furiously painting and decorating A3 peices of paper for the “Wings Mural” that was put up during week 5. There was approximately 200 feathers…

Makerspace Activities Term 4 2020

7th September 2020 Watch the presentation below to view the activities that are available in the Makerspace in term 4 2020. Looking forward to an exciting few weeks before the end of 2020.

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 4 2020

September 7th, 2020 Watch the presentation below to see the workshops that are available for our year 7 to 12 students in the Cre8 Lab for term 4. It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of 2020, it has been an interesting and unfamiliar year. Our workshops provide the students with…

Spring Holiday Reading

Great reads in the McAuley library ready for the September Holidays. 24th August, 2020 Graphic Novels Just Because they are so GOOD Because it is on NETFLIX