YEAR NINE Conic sections

YEAR NINE Conic sections

Year 9 Main Lesson have been exploring conic sections – a curve obtained at the intersection of the surface of a cone with a plane. They have investigated four types of conic sections: the hyperbola, the parabola, circle, and the ellipse. The students have...
Snow Camp

Snow Camp

Last week the Year 9 cohort were extremely fortunate to get their ski trip to Mount Stirling off the ground with huge thank-you’s going to Kate and Ness for all their help. After spending Tuesday night camped in the snow at King Saddle the group headed up to Razorback...
SECONDARY  YEAR 7 – 10

SECONDARY YEAR 7 – 10

Year 7 kicks off the new semester with the Age of Discovery, a Main Lesson focused on some of the early explorers. Students will engage with a number of map-making tasks; looking at some Medieval maps and seeing how they change over time, eventually culminating in a...
IB VISUAL ARTS – HIGHER LEVEL

IB VISUAL ARTS – HIGHER LEVEL

How does an artist work? Human creativity is at the heart of our development as a species. Animals can be creative too and there have been fascinating research studies on primates, sea mammals, birds, and even insects. These animals have demonstrated the ability to...
Year 7

Year 7

Year 7 have wrapped up their Arthurian Literature Main Lesson, exploring the idea of Medieval Chivalry and what the Holy Grail might represent. They have now launched straight into preparations for their play ‘Eleanor the Queen’. Set in the 12th Century it follows the...
YEAR 10 CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

YEAR 10 CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

We met up with the year 10’s at Darwin’s light plane airport where they bombarded me with stories of Wadeye, the connections they had made, and the experiences they had enjoyed (or not). Quickly the excitement died down to a realization that “you had to be there” and...