Welcome to Makerspace 2021

4th February. 2021 The library would like to welcome everyone to the McAuley Makerspace. We have a lot of activities to share with you during term 1. First up, we have some “getting to know you” fun with games, badges, colouring-in and puzzles. As you can see by the pictures below we are very busy.

Makerspace Activities Term 1 2021

The Makerspace will be up and running as usual next year, and we have some great activities for the students to choose from. Always during the beginning of every year we have “Get to know you” activities for the first few weeks. Check out the presentation below to see what is happening during the first…

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…

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 1 2021

13th November, 2020 Next year will be a little different in the Cre8 Lab, with the Pottery library being closed we will be holding all the Cre8 Lab workshops in the McAuley Labs. Watch the presentation below to see what we will be offering.

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…