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Governor inspires at Penshurst alma mater

Children at St Declan’s Catholic Primary School Penshurst have been encouraged to follow their dreams by one of their school’s most accomplished alumni.

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley, Governor of NSW, visited her alma mater on 25 October to speak to students, answer their questio …

October 29, 2019|

New STEM skills flow from water project

A unique approach to STEM education has given students at St Aloysius Catholic Primary School Cronulla the skills and avenue to make a difference in their community.

Students in Year 5 are working with desalination experts in a joint initiative with Sydney Water and Sutherland Shire Council to mo …

October 16, 2019|

Timeless tales showcase magic of STEM

Fairytales have become the unlikely catalyst for STEM learning at St Anthony of Padua Catholic College Austral.

Students in Year 2 have used their mathematics and engineering skills to design a trap for the gingerbread man, build a new chair for baby bear after Goldilocks broke it, and found …

October 15, 2019|

Super science effort makes STEM Day fun

St Martha’s Catholic Primary School Strathfield ended the school term on a high – and scientific – note with their first whole school STEM Day.

At a morning parade, students celebrated the theme dressed as scientists, aviators, solar systems, robots, a storm cloud, Rubik’s cube, and NASA work …

October 1, 2019|

New Maths forum adds to subject’s appeal

Studying the highest levels of HSC mathematics can be daunting, especially if you’re the only one in the class.

Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) has launched a new online forum to support those who take on the challenging subject at a specialist-led event hosted by The University of Notre Dame, …

September 4, 2019|