05 Jul 2019
As the 'Pay It Forward Tree' shed its leaves in preparation for winter, the Learning Mentors launched a new whole-school initiative.
In an effort to ensure all members of the wonderful St Clare's community were demonstrating our school motto 'Praise God by Your Life', respect was made visible within the centre of our school. Students were challenged to make sure respect was at the forefront of all interactions within their day, displaying ways in which we can show respect as snow drops on the tree. It has been wonderful watching the St Clare's community engage fully in this initiative, reaping the rewards of some truely respectful interactions.
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26 Mar 2023
NO HASSALL'S IN THE GROVE! Year 10 Peer support Leaders Lachlan & Christian ran Bullrush as their recess activity for Year 7s as a part of the 'No Hassall's in the Grove' Peer Support initiative. Year 7s have the opportunity to participate in a group activity facilitated by Year 10 to build more connections with their peers and strengthen their relationships with the Peer Support leaders. It was a great time for all involved. #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
24 Mar 2023
HARMONY DAY LITURGY! Last week we began our celebrations for Harmony Day with a whole school liturgy. It was a time our whole school came together to acknowledge our welcoming and harmonious community. This afternoon we will have our cultural performances which is the highlight of celebrating Harmony Week at St Clare's! #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
23 Mar 2023
OPEN MIC FRIDAY! Open Mic Friday is back up and running this year. We have had some brilliant performances so far and are looking forward to seeing what students have to share with our community this year! A big congratulations to all students who step up on stage each week and thank you to the awesome audience for your support! #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
22 Mar 2023
PEER SUPPORT: NO HASSAL'S IN THE GROVE! Year 10 have initiated a Peer Support program working with Year 7 students each Thursday during recess. Last week, Georgina & Marta ran Board Games in the Library for our Year 7 students. All Year 7 students are encouraged to get involved each week as are any other students who would like to participate! The program has been a huge success with quite a few Year 7 students getting involved and a number of other Year 10 students supporting their peers to facilitate the activities each week. Be sure to check out your Stage Google Classrooms for what activities are running each Thursday during recess! #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
21 Mar 2023
New teachers and leaders called to serve
Beginning teachers, new school principals and leaders gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta as Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests blessed and welcomed Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese staff to their new roles.
13 Mar 2023
YEAR 11 BIOLOGY EXCURSION! Students investigated the ecosystem at Penrith Lakes by testing different abiotic and biotic factors in the surrounding areas. They gained hands-on experience collecting primary data within the field using various types of scientific equipment. Some activities included bird watching, dip netting, measuring pH, turbidity, light intensity and conductivity. They also investigated the past ecosystem of Penrith Lakes and how that informed the management plans of the current area. Students really enjoyed the real life experience of the trip and gained an abundance of knowledge. #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
02 Mar 2023
ASH WEDNESDAY Last week we celebrated the start of Lent with Ash Wednesday Mass led by Father Bolla for Years 7, 9 and 12 and a Liturgy for Years 8, 10 and 11. Our Year 12 Leaders blessed our community with the ashes from last year’s Palm Sunday. Ash Wednesday begins the 40 days of preparation in the lead up to Easter. During this time, we commit ourselves to prayer, fasting and almsgiving. #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
24 Feb 2023
SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE PROJECT COMPASSION LAUNCH! Year 9 Social Justice students went to the Project Compassion Launch at Holy Family Parish last week. They met Bishop Vincent and the new Executive Director for Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese, Mr Jack de Groot. Importantly they learnt about this year’s campaign “For all future generations” and the positive impact Caritas Australia has on so many communities around the world. They also learned about Theresa's story, an Indigenous single mother of four who was able to turn her life around from homelessness with the help of the Baabayn community. Through their support, she was able to reconnect with her culture and create a better future for her children. #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
23 Feb 2023
Unfortunately the school will be closed tomorrow. Due to a burst water pipe we cannot have anyone on site until this is repaired. We are sorry for the inconvenience. No students are to be on-site.
18 Feb 2023
YEAR 10 2022 VIETNAM VETERANS INCURSION! Year 10 2022 were able to meet and listen to Vietnam Veterans on this incursion which is connected to the HSIE curriculum. Students were able to see and wear some of the materials that were brought in. #stclaresrepresent #praisegodbyyourlife
16 Feb 2023
At St Clare's, we aim to develop confident, motivated leaders who are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive in today’s world.🌏💡 Our school encourages innovation and creative thinking with a focus on providing quality learning that challenges each student to strive for academic excellence and improvement. We are enrolling now for 2024 and would be delighted for you to explore our lovely local community.