ACADEMIC , EARLY LEARNING , STAFF

Sheldon College Educators collaborate with Monash University to inspire educators around the globe

Throughout 2020, guided by Professor Marilyn Fleer from Monash University's Playlab, Mrs Kristy Edwards and Ms Tiana Gillman implemented the Conceptual PlayWorld pedagogy into the Daisy Allsort's room at Wonderland. The  Conceptual PlayWorld  is an evidence-based model of intentional teaching that values children's play and stories in their learning of STEM concepts. A Conceptual Playworld takes place in an...
Thu, April 1, 2021
ACADEMIC , ALUMNI , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , COMMUNITY

Annual Academic Scholars' Ceremony

At this morning’s Academic Scholars’ Ceremony, held in the Sheldon Event Centre, staff and students from Preparatory through to Year 12 recognised the outstanding academic successes of recent graduates, as well as current students. Throughout the event, special attention was paid to recognising the many successes achieved by the graduating...
Fri, February 26, 2021
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , SENIOR COLLEGE

Outstanding ATAR Results for 2020 Graduates

Despite the extraordinary circumstances that 2020 presented, Sheldon College students had a remarkable year. It is with great pride, that we as a College, share our 2020 graduates’ outstanding ATAR results. It is without a doubt that our recent cohort has maintained the College’s long-standing tradition of achieving academic excellence...
Fri, February 5, 2021
ACADEMIC , JUNIOR COLLEGE

Hot Wheels Cars Prove to be a STEAMy Educational Tool for Junior College Students

Head of Memory and Cognition, Mr Russell Bauer, has been working hard with the Year 2 and Year 4 students throughout the duration of Term 4.Together, Mr Bauer and the students have been exploring ‘Hot Wheels’ cars as a way of learning about the principles of acceleration, velocity, friction and...
Fri, December 11, 2020
ACADEMIC

Business Students Speak to Real Businesses

This year, Year 9 Business students were privileged to be able to work with, and learn from, Esther Ehler, Director of Strategy and Operations at Ernst & Young, and Dugald Meek, Senior Associate at Willis Towers Watson, via zoom, regarding how their companies had handled working from home during the...
Thu, December 10, 2020
ACADEMIC

Chinese Karaoke Champions

On Friday 13 November, Mr Antoine Barnaart, Director of Confucius Institute QUT (CIQ) and Dr Philip Sun, Deputy Director of CIQ, attended the College’s full school Assembly to recognise the award recipients of the Chinese Karaoke Competition. The Chinese Karaoke Competition provided Chinese Language Students with the opportunity to submit...
Mon, December 7, 2020
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS

Many Mathematical Successes

Congratulations to all the College’s Maths students who have worked incredibly hard this year to achieve some outstanding results both in the classroom and in external competitions. The afore-mentioned competitions have spanned from smaller more local competitions, through to national and state level competitions with our students going head-to-head against...
Mon, November 30, 2020
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS

Harry Towner, 2020 College Dux

To be named as the College DUX is the highest academic accolade that can be presented to a student. Congratulations to Harry Towner on being named as Sheldon College’s DUX of 2020.  This is certainly an outstanding achievement. Every year the Senior College Dux is awarded to one ATAR-eligible student...
Mon, November 23, 2020
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