Makerspace activities in action Term 4 2022

Term 4, 2022 Our new Makerspace has been a hive of activity in Term 4. Students can come and make our weekly projects before school and at lunchtime or just use the space to creatively explore their own ideas using our equipment and supplies. Teachers can also utilize the dynamic space for classroom craft activities….

Cre8 Lab Workshop #4 Decoupage Pots

Term 4, 2022 Our new library was in dire need of some counter storage for pens, rulers, staplers and scissors, so the Cre8 Lab students came to the rescue! Using discarded books and printed paper napkins, they learned the art of decoupage – upcycling some plain terracotta pots into stunning new stationery holders. These have…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #3 Tin Can Luminaries

Term 4, 2022 In Cre8 Lab, we always try to reuse materials as best we can. The students saved clean tin cans from their rubbish bins to give them new life as luminaries. Punching holes in the tins to create patterns, the girls also learned valuable skills such as using hammers and discovering which parts…

Library Scoop Year 7 & 8 End of Term 4 2022

This year the library has adopted the hashtag #AHStimes20 The idea behind this is that we encourage all students, staff and caregivers to read for 20 minutes a day. Follow us on socials for reading ideas and promotions that support this. Click the Instagram logo to head straight to our page. Click the Library Scoop…

A day in the life of…

If your favourite character had a social media presence, what would it look like? During term 4, the Year 6 classes did a fun library activity where they took a character from their class novel or a Literature Circle book they enjoyed, and then created a social media page for that character. There were some…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #2 Quilled Sugar Skulls

Term 4, 2022 Cre8 Lab students had a lot of fun learning the art of quilling – rolling thin strips of paper into tight or loose coils which are then pinched and glued to form different decorative shapes. Starting with a blank skull template, they each designed their own pattern and colour scheme to create…

Library Scoop Year 7 & 8 Term 4 2022

This year the library has adopted the hashtag #AHStimes20 The idea behind this is that we encourage all students, staff and caregivers to read for 20 minutes a day. Follow us on socials for reading ideas and promotions that support this. Click the Instagram logo to head straight to our page. Click the Library Scoop…