McAuley Makerspace Update

Week 1 The first two days of Term 3 were pupil free days, so this week was a short week of activities in the makerspace. Origami bookmarks was the first on the list. Week 2 This week was about technology, creating robots. The students were introduced to Bristlebots and Scribble Bots. They had to make…

3Doodler Activity

28th June, 2019 During the last week of school, students from Year 9 History were lucky enough to utilise our Library 3D printer and also the new 3Doodler pens during class. Because their unit was Indian history, the students were asked to find an artefact or something relating to the subject in Thingiverse. Then they…

McAuley Makerspace Term 2, 2019

11th June, 2019 Makerspace Term 2 has been super popular! We stared the term with mask painting inspired by the 2019 Whole School Project – Building Bingavia. We looked at traditional masks and art from Papua New Guinea and the students used paints and paper plates to create the masks. Week 2 was super busy…

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…

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Box Cards

15th May 2019 During the third week of term, year sevens were busy in the Cre8 Lab creating the Pop-Up Box Cards for Mother’s Day.  Now that Mother’s Day has passed,  I am able to post all the delightful box cards that were made during this exciting week. The students were very keen to make…

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…