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
ACADEMIC

Using Augmented Reality to Bring Science to Life

In Term Four, Sheldon College Year 7 students have used Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality resources to explore important systems of the human body in HPE/PHD classes held in the College’s ArtScapes and Virtual Reality learning spaces. The body systems that were identified for studying were those associated with how...
Mon, November 23, 2020
ACADEMIC , SENIOR COLLEGE

Young Entrepreneurs Showcase Innovative Digital Business Ideas

Automatic tablet dispensers, bag trackers and instant car crash detectors were among many of the outstanding designs presented by the Year 10 Business students at the Virtual Marketplace evening held on Thursday 5 November in the Sheldon Event Centre. The Virtual Marketplace Evening is a part of the #juststartit program...
Wed, November 18, 2020
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS

Innovative School Winner 2020

In recognition of the College’s progressive and innovative approaches to the day-to-day learning of students, the College has once again been recognised nationally as a Winner of the Innovative School Award by the Educator Magazine for the second year running. The Educator’s Innovative Schools Report is designed to profile the...
Wed, November 11, 2020
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