Coding Club – Week 9 – Term 3

Marion PasiniCoding Club, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

You are invited to attend the End of Term Sumo Wrestling Robot Challenge presented to you by the students of the after school Coding Club.  When:-           Wednesday 20 September 2017  Time:-            4.10pm to 4.30pm  Where:-         Year 6 Classroom.  Please come along and see the presentation of Term 3 work that your child have been discovering and creating during Coding Club.

Year 6 – Week 9 – Term 3

Marion PasiniYear 6

Religious Education – A huge congratulations to the year Six students who made their Confirmation over the weekend, it was a very special and reverent occasion. This week we presented our Saint Reports and finalised our Confirmation Unit. We have started our new Religious Education unit that covers all aspects of the bible, including the Old and New Testaments and … Read More

Year 1 and Year 6 Visual Arts – Term 3

Monique FordVisual Arts, Year 1, Year 1G, Year 1M, Year 6

The Year 6 students have completed their One-Point Perspective Surreal Bedroom Drawings. This has been a 3 term project which the students have worked tirelessly on. Earlier in the year the students studied the surrealist artist Rene Magritte and his famous painting Personal Values. The students looked at the obscurity of the artwork and how the artist communicated messages through … Read More

Coding Club – Week 8 – Term 3

Marion PasiniCoding Club, General News, News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 8 of Coding Club had the students begin construction on their very own Sumo Wrestling Robots! The design of these robots was left completely up to the students who all had their own approaches. Some students decided to go for a tank design whilst other students stuck with a traditional wheel design. The students also designed and built a … Read More

Year 6 – Week 8 – Term 3

Marion PasiniReligious Celebrations, Year 6

Religious Education The students have had a fantastic excursion to the Schoenstatt Shrine with Sister Lisette. The students discovered many interesting things about the Sacrament of confirmation and represented the school so beautifully. On Thursday the students prepared for the Sacrament of Confirmation by attending a short Mass and Reconciliation thereafter. Confirmation This Sunday the students made their Confirmation. It was a … Read More

Coding Club – Week 7 – Term 3

Marion PasiniLearning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 7 of Coding Club involved the students finishing this term’s main project, a M&M sorter. The M&M sorters are capable of scanning the colour of an object and communicating this information to a latch connected to a medium motor, moving in different directions depending on the colour detected. The M&M sorter consisted of a conveyor belt, a latch and … Read More

Coding Club Week 6

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

During Week 6 of Coding Club, the students completed their coding by colour sensors and began to put the final touches on this Term’s project – a robotic M&M sorter. In order to finish programming the colour sensor, the students used the ‘loop’, ‘switch’ and ‘wait’ functions. The final testing process taught the students a valuable lesson about the troubleshooting … Read More

Week 6 – Year 6 – Term 3

Marion PasiniYear 6

Religious Education This week in R.E. the students have learnt about the Fruits of the Holy Spirit and how these fruits impact on our daily lives to enable all of those confirmed to live like Jesus. The students have nearly completed their Saint Mini Project. If your child has not completed this can they finish this over the weekend please. … Read More

Year 5 and Year 6 Visual Arts Week 6 – Term 3

Monique FordVisual Arts, Year 5, Year 6

The Year 6 Surreal Bedroom Drawings are coming together beautifully in Visual Arts. The students are adding grey tones to their 2D shapes to give the illusion of 3 dimensions. The focus this week has been refining the highlights, which are the lighter tones, as well as creating a smooth gradient (transition from dark to light). A range of pencils … Read More

Coding Club – Week 5 Term 3

Marion PasiniGeneral News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 5 of the Coding Club really put our students coding skills to the test! This week the students had the task of building and programming a colour sensor that can detect the colour of an object and use this information to give instructions to different motors. The main function the students learnt to use was the ‘switch’ block, a … Read More

Year 6 – Week 6 – Term 3

Marion PasiniYear 6

Religious Education This week in R.E. the students have finished learning about the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and have learnt how these Gifts help us to live the way God wants us to live. They have reflected on numerous scripture reading of how Jesus lived his life and highlighted that Jesus always did God’s work even in the most … Read More