National Simultaneous Storytime 2022

25th May 2022 National Simultaneous Storytime is an event held every year, often in May, where an Australian picture book is celebrated all around Australia by being read on one particular day in schools, childcare centres, book shops, family homes, libraries and other places. This event, organised by ALIA (the Australian Library and Information Association),…

Drones “Healthcare in the Himalayas”

8th October, 2021 Drones buzzing in Loretto Hall. This year the year 6 students from the Digital Technologies unit have been learning to code drones. The challenge of this activity was to design a carrier that could be attached to the drone which would be filled with medical supplies. This would then be transported over…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2021

20th May 2021 National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centers, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. Now in its 20th successful year,…

Esports in the Convent

5th February, 2021 During 2021, the Potter Library will be getting a new look, so we are lucky enough to have a spot in the All Hallows’ Convent building for students to come before school, lunchtime and after school. During lunchtimes, the students are able to participate in eSports. Just for fun and also to…

Drones and Robots

13th November, 2021 Library lessons at All Hallows’ School have been very exciting this term with Drones and Robots. Drones Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it is a drone in the library. Term 4 saw the Year 6 students flying and coding drones. The girls were able to download the Tello…

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…

AHS eSports

12th November, 2019 In week 5 of term 4, students have been participating in a Rocket League eSports tournament on the Nintendo Switch. In teams of two, competitive and determined, students returned across the week eager to continue challenges against rival teams. Students were encouraged to use strategic decision making and were seen adapting to…

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…

August 1st 2016

2nd August 2016       The Lack of girls studying Computer science (ICT) in schools is a national concern. To read more click on link.