The Makerspace Reading Chairs

11th June, 2019 The McAuley library has had a Positivitree since June last year. The tree is situated in the bean bag area of McAuley library and it has been a long journey to acquire just the right chair or chairs to sit under the tree. After some searching we were able to purchase two…

All Hallows’ Open Day 2019

31st May, 2019 Last Sunday 26th of May was the annual All Hallows’ Open day.  This year we had over 2000 visitors come to see our school and learn a little bit about the All Hallows’ spirit.  Students assisted in many areas of the school, looking after visitors and taking tours, as well as staff…

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…

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…

McAuley Author Visit

14th September, 2018 Students from Junior school were lucky enough to attend workshops with Nicholas Lochel, co author of Zakora, today in the McAuley Library. Nicholas Lochel grew up in Brisbane, Australia, along with his two brothers and sister, Alison, with whom he is co-writing the ZARKORA series. It was the close bond he shared…

Black Out Poetry Competition

6th September, 2018 Last week the winners of the Black Out Poetry Competition were announced.  We had two competitions running: Junior Competition with two categories – Junior Winner and People’s Choice Winner Senior Competition with two categories – Senior Winner and People’s Choice Winner. Scroll down to see both the Junior and the Senior entries. …

McAuley Spring Holiday Reads

The Most Marvellous Spelling Bee Mystery by Deborah Abela India never wanted to enter the Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee, but with the encouragement of her town, her family and some newfound friends, she overcame her fears, made it all the way to the grand final at the Sydney Opera House and won! Sepron vs Narga…

Winter Holiday Reading McAuley Library

Snuggle up with a good book these holidays, browse through the new books we have available now in the McAuley Library.   The Book Of Answers (Book 2)  by A.L. Tait  An orphan in exile. A band of rebel girls. And a prince whose throne has been stolen. Come on a journey full of danger,…