Exciting New Machine…..Epilog Laser!

Learning how to laser cut and engrave was very cool! Our school has purchased an Epilog Laser Mini. It both cuts and engraves wood,...

‘Fun Palace’ Fun

St Aidan’s Junior students shone at SLQ Fun Palace. The girls shared their knowledge and interest in creating ‘banana pianos’ with Makey Makey kits...

Makey Makey and More!

Spring Holiday STEMies Day was busy with exploring, creating and making interactive activities using Makey Makey, Scratch and Electric Mazes. Using projects available on Code...

Doodling Drawbots

Last term in STEMies Club we dived into designing ‘Draw Bots’. The girls drew and re-drew ideas to create an interesting ‘creature or thing’...

Book Week with Technology

Book Week is always an exciting week in our Junior School library. This year was no exception! Our girls thoroughly enjoyed dressing up as...

Sharing in the MarketPlace!

I was intrigued and excited to participate in a 'Marketplace' concept at a conference which was practitioner-led to develop irresistible, impactful opportunities for children and families....

Grandparents enjoying our Makerspace.

Our Junior School has an annual Grandparents Day. Each year there is an assembly where students share stories, music and many fabulous talents. This year the focus...

Enhancing with EL Wire

STEMies girls this term have been enjoying the opportunity of learning about EL (Electroluminescent) wire and using it to enhance something they owned. EL wire is...

Robots as Companions

Robot technology is our future. We are seeing more and more in every industry. Therefore, it is perfect that institutions like The Cube QUT...

STEMies in Action!

When considering where to start with our new after school Makerspace Club it was only fitting to begin with an idea which epitomizes the...