COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , JUNIOR COLLEGE , THE ARTS , AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Mackenzie embraces opportunities and finds her own extraordinary

There is a Chinese Proverb that states "Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself.”  Young Year 3 student, Mackenzie Allen, seems to have done this instinctively in her few short years at Sheldon College.   Where an Arts opportunity has presented, Mackenzie has stepped up and grabbed it with both...
Wed, June 2, 2021
JUNIOR COLLEGE

Innovation in action in the Primary Years

At Sheldon College we believe that a pedagogy based on discovery and inquiry is paramount in forming innovation and inspiring creativity in the classroom. This philosophy could be seen in action across the Primary years last Term. After reading the novel ‘The Lorax’ by Dr Suess, the Lorax visited the...
Mon, May 10, 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
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , JUNIOR COLLEGE , PERFORMANCE MUSIC , THE ARTS

A Spectacular Showcase

To top off the conclusion of another year at Sheldon College, students from Prep through to Year 4 participated in the annual Junior College Showcase yesterday morning, performing for the Year 5 and 6 cohorts, staff, families and friends.  This year’s theme, ‘Let’s Party Like It’s 1999’, was carefully selected...
Thu, December 3, 2020
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , JUNIOR COLLEGE , MIDDLE COLLEGE

Street Science Incursion

Between Wednesday 21 October and Tuesday 27 October, students in Years 4, 5 and 6 had the pleasure of participating in a Street Science Incursion.   Street Science is designed to provide captivating and curriculum-aligned entertainment to excite and engage students. The aim is to inspire the next generation of scientists through high-energy Science shows...
Tue, November 3, 2020
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , COMMUNITY , JUNIOR COLLEGE

A COVID Safe Spring Spectacular

This year’s annual Spring Spectacular was held in a slightly different format from  previous years, with the show being pre-recorded and made available for families to view on the first weekend of the school holidays, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Organised by the Director of Community Engagement, Mr Rick Samuels, and...
Wed, September 23, 2020
JUNIOR COLLEGE

Year 3 Students Showcase Connections Between People and Places

On Thursday 17th September, Year 3 students hosted their My Place Incursion, a creative culmination of the work that they developed throughout the term, inspired by Nadia Wheatley’s book “My Place”. This authentic educational experience provided a wonderful opportunity for our students to share their treasured special memories, with the...
Fri, September 18, 2020
COMMUNITY , JUNIOR COLLEGE

Sharing Some Scribbly Secrets

On Thursday afternoon, students in Year 3 had the opportunity to meet and learn from the Author and Illustrator of Scribbly Gum Secrets, Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward. These talented ladies co-presented a STEAM styled workshop that enabled students to learn how fact, fiction and art can come together to...
Wed, September 9, 2020
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