Year 7 Electoral Education Centre Excursion

On Wednesday 4th April, Mr Hummerston’s Year 7 HASS class journeyed their way to the Electoral Education Centre near Parliament House to learn about how Australians vote. Whilst there, they learnt lots of new information, showcased their knowledge learnt from class and took place in mock elections. The students seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves and we hope to one day see their name on a ballot paper!

James Hummerston

Teacher of Media, HASS and Design

Fishy Excursion

The Year 10 Marine Science students spent today at AQWA, exploring the various marine habitats of the Western Australian coast which we have spent the term studying.

The students also had the opportunity to Discover SCUBA Diving for the first time in AQWA’s new purpose-built tank. This was a fantastic opportunity for them to experience breathing underwater and the change in pressure which is often daunting for inexperienced divers.

After an immensely successful day there looks like lots of them have caught the SCUBA-bug and will hopefully be taking part in an Open Water Course in Year 11 or 12!”

Mrs Hudson, Mr Boland & Mr Nicholson

Science Teachers

 

“Then God said, “Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens.” God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good.” – Genesis 1:20-21

Exploring Engineering – University Engineer’s Club

On Wednesday the University Engineers’ Club (UEC)  hosted an “Exploring Engineering” showcase, where our students, led by Mr Steve Corcoran, were able to participate in various engineering-related activities encompassing the seven disciplines offered at UWA (mechanical, environmental, chemical, mining, civil, electrical and software).

Year 11 & 12 students Declan Duffy, Nick Hodgskin, Liam Ryan, Connor Meagher, Matthew Parrotte and Kushil Vaghjiani were an absolute delight to take on the excursion.

They were a credit to themselves, their parents and St Stephen’s School.

The highlight was making liquid nitrogen ice-cream.

Pictured below are highlights from the day.

 

“Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.” – James A Michener

French Tour

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The French Tour 2016, students spent the first two weeks in Draguinan in the south of France with host families and, then, a final week in Paris. Everyone got a chance to develop their French Language skills during their homestays. As part of our tour, the group visited Lorgues market, Abby du Thornet, Monaco, Eze, St Tropez and Sainte Maxim for day tours. Experiencing the finest provincial weather and culture. In Paris the group was able to experience all of the major sites to taste the history and culture of the capital and its surrounds! It was a great experience for all involved from both Duncraig and Carrmar.

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