News Category: Curriculum

The Touchstones in Religious Education

A large part of our Religious Education focuses on the Edmund Rice Touchstones, which help to guide us in everything we do here the St Edward’s. Mr Sullivan’s Year 7 class have decided to create posters which highlight certain aspects of the Touchstones and some of the work is outstanding. Through Liberating Education our boys… Read more »

News from the Science Faculty

Last Thursday, Year 12 Biology ventured to Sydney University to take part in the Kickstart “Biology” program. This one day course enhances the HSC biology syllabus with workshops that are totally hands-on and feature real specimens that the students can see and touch – preserved museum specimens and fresh tissue for dissection. The boys experienced… Read more »

HSC Disability Provisions 2020

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 their own Disability Provisions for… Read more »

Homework Help and Additional Mathematics Support

Homework Help and Additional Mathematics Support 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 until 8:45 am. Students may access assistance and, in particular, receive additional maths support. Students should introduce themselves by visiting the Innovate Room… Read more »

Installation of Most Rev Anthony Randazzo as Bishop of Broken Bay

On Monday November 4 the Diocese of Broken Bay officially welcomed their new shepherd, Bishop Anthony Randazzo as the fourth Bishop of Broken Bay, in a beautiful Liturgical Reception and Solemn Mass of Installation at The Christ of Light Centre, Waitara. The evening was attended by close to 1200 people, 27 Bishops and 120 priests… Read more »

Performing Arts Night

On Monday 25 November, almost 200 family and friends came along to support the wonderful efforts of the students of the Music and Drama departments. It was a very entertaining night of comedy, drama, rock, jazz and much more! Year 8 student Noah Boesen wowed the crowd with his immense drumming talent, while James Nilsson,… Read more »

Science 2019

Science challenges us all to review our world view, whether it be through the lens of a lay person or an avid student or learned scholar. The challenge is to appreciate the beauty, weirdness and unknown of the world and universe around us. Through providing opportunities to investigate our own preconceptions, to discover relationships between… Read more »

The Challenges at Year 10 Camp

This year’s camp was the warmest in the last 15 years, 5 days straight of dry unseasonably warm weather which allowed for a very successful camp. The hikers experienced brilliant views of the Great Dividing Range as they summited Mt Twynum and enjoyed an amazing snow slide on their descent. Mountain biking proved to be… Read more »

Year 11 Legal Studies Excursion

On Thursday 24th October, the Year 11 Legal Studies students travelled down to the Downing Centre to observe various court case proceedings. The Downing Centre is the main court complex in Sydney, containing local courts, state government courts and the District Court of New South Wales. The Centre contains 7 levels of courtrooms. It deals… Read more »

The Voice Public Speaking Competition

This week the library hosted a round of ‘The Voice Public Speaking Competition’ for Years 7-10. This was a great opportunity for students to research current global issues and to present their views to their peers. Students were asked to present a prepared speech which proposes a solution to a given world problem. They then… Read more »