Category: Curriculum

NCCD Program (National Consistent Collection of Data)

Dear parents, guardians and carers, Re: Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) Every year, all schools in Australia participate in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD). The NCCD process requires schools to identify information already available in the school about supports provided to students… Read more »

Year 7 PBL Orientation Project

Produced by: Mia Hayden-Brooks, Stella Lim and Arwen Dacanay (7 Brown)   On the Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 February 2020, the Year 7s were introduced to their first project, not any project, but a PBL Orientation project. PBL is an acronym for Project Based Learning. This is a way of learning that suits the… Read more »

SEQTA – Our New LMS

The beginning of 2020 school year has seen the introduction of our new digital SEQTA Suite, replacing our older eWorkSpace portal. This new suite encompasses a comprehensive learning management system involving TEACH (teacher access), LEARN (student access) and ENGAGE (parents/guardians access). Phase One commenced at the beginning of the 2020 school year with staff professional… Read more »

Major Information System Changes

Our present eWorkSpace Parent Portal and Student Learning Management System (LMS) will be retired at the end of 2019. After a rigorous investigation into alternative solutions by our Intranet / LMS Selection Panel, the College has decided upon SEQTA as its preferred provider. SEQTA is a collaborative teaching and learning ecosystem which provides for the… Read more »

Fashion Awards Australia

Our Fibre students are entering the annual Fashion Awards again this year and you are invited to attend. It’s a great night showcasing Secondary and Tertiary students, and New and Emerging designers fabulous fashion. Details as follows: Fashion Awards Australia Friday 13th October 7pm The Encore Events Centre, Hoppers Crossing Catwalk presentation, 2 course meal… Read more »

7 Teal Science: Planting Trees at Skeleton Creek

On Monday 26th of June, we had the opportunity to go down to Skeleton Creek and plant trees for the inhabitants of the exiting ecosystem along with Mrs. Moore and Mr. Moore. The site is not far from the school, it took about ten minutes for Mr Sindoni to drive us there. During our time at… Read more »

A day in the life of the La Merci Building

Below are just a couple of images that express the freedom of learning spaces offered in the La Merci Centre. The students love this new space and are thankful for its contemporary design.  

Year 8 Mathematics: Exploring Measurement

In the current measurement unit, Year 8 students have been embracing the changing weather conditions to take their learning outside. They used trundle wheels to estimate and measure the dimensions of the MacKillop sports fields and have also made use of some trees and rope to discover the mathematics in the number Pi. Who would have thought maths… Read more »

Japanese Speech Contest, Victoria 2016

On Sunday 11 September, Dana Galvan, one of the Year 11 students, participated in the Japanese Speech Contest held at the University of Melbourne. The contest provides an excellent opportunity to learners of Japanese to practice and consolidate their language skills. Dana was one of the 18 contestants in the High School Senior Division. The topic… Read more »

MacKillop Maths Carnival

Last Wednesday, 31st August, 4 Year 11 students, Jacob Trzepizur, Chantelle Wozniak, Loubna Abdul and Christian McKay, hosted the inaugural Mackillop Maths Carnival. Approximately 40 students from Years 7 to 12 competed in this trivia-night style competition solving maths problems in teams. It was a fun, enriching event and numerous prizes were awarded during the… Read more »