AR and VR Biomes

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality enhances learning experiences for students. If you have used either of these realities, you will most certainly agree. Different...

Micro:Bit Holiday Fun!

The first two days of the holidays saw the students from St Aidan’s and local schools participate in a Jr Engineers holiday program, learning...

Awesome Aqua Cars!

This term in STEMies Club, the girls had an exciting project to build their very own Aqua Car using Kinetikits. This project not only...

Books and Technology

Although not spending as much time in our wonderful library with #bestteachingpartnerever, the use of literature to inspire and motivate students to ‘have a...

3D Printing in STEMies Club

3D printing refers to the additive manufacturing process that builds a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model created by computer-aided design software(CAD).  STEMies...

Engineering with Winches and Pulleys

Engineering is about finding out how things are built, how they work and why. Hands-on engineering activities empower young children to see themselves as...

Wellbeing and Mindfulness in a School Library

With so many pressures on our students: academics, exams, body image, parental pressures, friendships, belonging and fitting in, bullying, inequality, playground gossip and social...

Igniting Inspiration and Collaboration at the “It Takes a Spark Grok Academy STEM Conference”

The "It Takes a Spark Grok Academy STEM Conference" was an event that brought together students and teachers from Year 4 to 10 to...

Interactive Research with Makey Makey

Giving our year 6 students the opportunity to discover and play with Makey Makey enabled us to address the DT curriculum descriptors: Identify and explore...

Implementing the Digital Technologies Curriculum

At the end of last year, I attended an extremely worthwhile workshop looking at the Digital Technologies Curriculum and how it can be implemented...