SENIOR COLLEGE , SPORT

ACE! DIG! BLOCK! SPIKE! Sheldon College takes gold!

A select group of senior students recently represented Sheldon College in the Queensland Senior Volleyball Schools Cup, a three-day tournament that brings together the best schools across the state.  This competition is the pinnacle event of the Sheldon Volleyball Program, requiring the students to undertake an intense training schedule in the lead up to the tournament.   For the first time in Sheldon’s history an Open Boys’ team has competed in Division 1, ensuring a tough weekend...
Wed, November 17, 2021
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , SENIOR COLLEGE , STAFF

Celebration of Excellence 2021 Secondary Ceremony

Monday night saw Sheldon College host the Celebration of Excellence 2021 Secondary Ceremony in recognition of the outstanding academic successes of our Secondary students. A perennial highlight of the Sheldon College Calendar, the Celebration of Excellence Ceremony sees awards presented to students from Year 7 to Year 12 which reflect individual...
Wed, November 17, 2021
ACADEMIC , SENIOR COLLEGE , STAFF

Entrepreneurial spirit shines in Year 10

Revolutionary soccer balls, an anti-drink spiking initiative, and an easy-to-use park and pay app were among many of the outstanding proposals presented by aspiring entrepreneurs at the Young Entrepreneurs Expo held on Thursday 5 November. The culminating event of the Entrepreneurship Program, the expo is run throughout the second semester for Year 10 Business Education students. Aimed at allowing students to explore the field of business the program sees students apply concepts learnt in relation...
Fri, November 12, 2021
ACADEMIC , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , SENIOR COLLEGE , THE ARTS

You Can’t Mask Our Love for Visual Art

This year’s Senior Art Exhibition was attended with enthusiasm and awe as a crowd gathered to view the creative results of our very talented art students.  Students in Year 9 exhibited a range of art works which featured their exceptionally skilful drawings and imaginative Pop Art inspired clay sculptures. Portraits were the highlight of the Year 10s artwork; the diverse range of techniques beautifully captured the spirit of their portrait, affording...
Wed, November 10, 2021
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , SENIOR COLLEGE

TODAY’S CHALLENGE; TOMORROW’S SUCCESS

At Friday’s Senior Leader Induction Ceremony, we celebrated a changing of the guard amongst our students as a new cohort stepped up to lead the College in 2022.  College Captains, Vice Captains, Prefects and House Leaders were inducted in a moving ceremony which perennially proves a highlight in the College calendar. As...
Mon, November 1, 2021
SENIOR COLLEGE

Senior Student Chess Showdown

Year 12 Students recently hosted Sheldon College’s inaugural lunchtime Senior Chess Competition. The hotly contested match hosted by Year 12 Students Mert Manli, Joshua Newsome and Nicholas Fisher attracted over 150 students and staff to the Senior Courtyard to watch this exciting battle of wits.  Mert, who adjudicated the match, introduced the players to the eager crowd before settling them to begin the...
Tue, March 23, 2021
EARLY LEARNING , SENIOR COLLEGE

Year 12 Students come full circle

A joy of our College being one that spans childhood from infancy to near adulthood is that our young students have an opportunity to engage day to day with our older students. This Term, Sheldon College Prefects have happily spent many mornings before College and countless breaktimes engaging with their...
Fri, March 19, 2021
SENIOR COLLEGE , THE ARTS

Year 9 Visual Art Students Inspired by Professionals

2021 is already off to a great start for the Year 9 Visual Art students. They recently had the privilege of getting to work alongside two incredibly talented practising artists, Deb Mostert and Wayne Singleton. Through their incursion, Wayne introduced the Year 9 students to the world of printmaking where...
Tue, February 23, 2021
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