News Category: Curriculum

Year 11 Economics

Our Year 11 Economic students were treated with a presentation from The Reserve Bank of Australia. The aim of the presentation was to improve their understanding in what they do, monetary policy, current economic conditions and to inform them about potential career pathways. Thank you Reserve Bank of Australia for enhancing our students’ learning.  

Industrial Technology – Intech Inclusion

At St Edward’s College, the Industrial Technology course is inclusive of the needs, interests and aspirations of students and it provides opportunities for them to express their creative abilities and hone technical skill development. It also caters for students who wish to undertake further study in a related area at university level or to pursue… Read more »

NAPLAN Exceptional Growth Awards

NAPLAN, provides the school with value information about each individual student. NAPLAN outcomes also inform teachers on how to best structure lessons for the needs of each student. The unique advantage that NAPLAN has over other assessments is the ability to track a student over many years and from one school to another. It is… Read more »

Stationery Requirements for 2019

Requirement lists are now ready for 2019 for Years 8 to 11. Year 7 receive a complimentary book pack on their first day of school in 2019. Years 8-12 are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. Parents may choose to purchase their stationery requirements through their own supplier or parents are now able to access… Read more »

Science News

Throughout Years 7 to 10, the Science curriculum builds upon prior skills and knowledge, and encourages students to not only think “scientifically”, but to also learn how to question and analyse. Assessment tasks are opportunities for both staff and students to “check” what is known, and can be done at certain key points throughout the… Read more »

Year 10 Camp

The Year 10 camp was an amazing experience for the boys who challenged themselves in activities that were outside their comfort zone. The weather was incredible for the whole week, with sunshine and mostly blue skies. It was still cold in the morning and night, especially in the carpark at Charlottes Pass before the hike…. Read more »

Religious Education

Religious Education enables the students of St Edward’s to understand, appreciate and celebrate the richness of an authentic Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. Religious Education is a fundamental and compulsory part of the curriculum at St Edward’s. It is three dimensional, all interrelating with each other to develop a holistic approach to the… Read more »

French Exchange

French Exchange There are several French students from Lycée Théas in Montauban (Years 10 – 11) who would love to come to St Edward’s for about 6 – 8 weeks in June – August next year. This is a wonderful opportunity to host a French student and then go to France at the end of… Read more »

Art Turns Digital

Art Turns Digital In this age, when our devices tend to be needed in every facet of our lives, traditional art media may seem forgotten. However, even art turns to devices to build on our practice and add a new level to our art making. Year 9 have been working on a traditional art unit… Read more »

PDHPE

The PDHPE students have been fortunate enough to have many excursions and incursions throughout the year that have enhanced the curriculum. Year 12 PDHPE Big Day Out – seminars based on their senior units of study. Guest speakers included: John Quinn, Head of Exercise Physiology and Conditioning from the GWS club; the Cancer Council;  Dementia… Read more »