‘Making’ Documentaries in History.

During Term 1 Year 6 girls studied the push for Australia’s Federation (Year 6 HASS Australian Curriculum). This term the girls looked at the impact government legislation...

Future Schools Expo + Conference Sydney

Last week I was fortunate to have been invited to speak at the Future Schools Expo + Conference in Sydney. It is an annual 2 day...

Geography in the Makerspace:”Walking Two Worlds”

‘Education is the key to a better life for every child and the foundation of every strong society……’ Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF Following the History...

Coding in the Junior Library

Computers touch our lives in so many ways, from movies to medicine, education to entertainment, gaming to government, construction to commerce. Computers and Digital...

Annual ‘Hour of Code’ 2017

This was our fourth year of providing a time when the whole Junior School came together to enjoy an hour of coding activities. Prior...

Bye 2015, Hello 2016

2015 was a fabulously busy and successful year for our "makerspace'. We saw many students challenging themselves to create projects, solve problems and try new...

Guest Post: Club Kidpreneur

I'm so excited to introduce the talented, passionate and dedicated Year 4 teacher, Jen Rowe, who very successfully introduced the concept of 'Entrepreneurship' in...

Sharing at PEIC Computational Thinking Conference

We were fortunate to share our journey and some fun activities at a regional conference held in Port Macquarie. Keynote speakers were Dr Rebecca...

Prototyping with LittleBits

We were fortunate to visit and participate in a workshop prototyping a device supporting an age-friendly city using LittleBits at The Cube, QUT "An age-friendly...

Christmas Cardboard Arcade

Following on from our History unit which incorporated the ideologies of the makerspace, the girls watched Caine's Arcade.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faIFNkdq96U After studying how Australia has populated since...