News Category: Curriculum

National Art School HSC Intensive Studio Scholarship

National Art School HSC Intensive Studio Practice Scholarship Opportunity Each year, the National Art School invited all Year 11 students across Australia to participate in the HSC Intensive Studio Practice Course. This is a 9 day University developed NESA Board Endorsed Course that accepts only the best Visual Arts students in Australia to develop their… Read more »

Senior Visual Arts Kicks of Year with Amazing Talent

Year 11 Art has expanded to double the size of previous classes – testimony to the creative approach to learning that the boys have developed while at St Edward’s. The current Year 11 class has been exploring the theme of ‘Up Close and Personal’ through the medium of the Portrait and have proven we have… Read more »

Homework Help 2019

As the new academic year begins, parents and students are reminded that Homework Help and task support continue each morning in the library from 8:00 am till 8:45 am. Students may access assistance and, in particular, receive additional maths support. Students should just visit and introduce themselves in the Innovate Room which is located alongside… Read more »

HSC Disability Provisions 2019

Disability provisions in the HSC are practical arrangements designed to help students who could not otherwise make a fair attempt to show what they know in an exam room. These provisions granted, are solely determined by how the student’s exam performance is affected.   Each school is responsible for determining and approving disability provisions for all… Read more »

School Leader Lukas Kalos wins National Gallery of Australia Summer Scholarship

During the summer school holidays, school prefect and College Vice Captain Lukas Kalos attended the National Gallery Of Australia’s Summer Scholarship program. Lukas won the coveted place in the scholarship program after submitting a portfolio of written and artistic response to the Gallery. He was chosen to be one of only 16 students from across… Read more »

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 »