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News & Events

2021 Enrolments

Places for Year 7, 2021 are filling quickly.

We understand that occasionally in the busyness of life, some general life admin gets overlooked. For example, have you enrolled your younger daughter for 2021?

If not, please contact Kylie Lee, Registrar asap.

Top five exam tips

September 15th, 2019

As the Year 12 girls are completing their final preparation for the end of year exams, the following tips and resources may be helpful for families and students.

Top 5 tips are:

Have a good night’s sleep the night before each exam. It is counterproductive to study late into the night.

Does the STEMDER Gap matter?

September 12th, 2019

A reflection from Science Week 2019.

In recent years there has been a steady call for girls to be more actively involved in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Women are significantly under-represented in science and engineering disciplines with only 16% of STEM qualified people in Australia being female.

Principal’s Desk – 12 September 2019

September 12th, 2019

Despite the wet weekend just gone, Spring is in the air, and Term 3 is almost done!

Other measures of time marching on are of greater significance.  We have celebrated a successful Musical Production with St Joseph’s College.  We have welcomed the Year 7 Class of 2020 and their parents.

So many opportunities

September 11th, 2019

If you have read the stories and reflections of some of our recent graduates, you will have noticed a common theme. Most of the girls express gratitude for, and enjoyed, their participation in co-curricular activities. Building relationships across Year levels and sharing experiences create lasting memories and adds to the confidence and resilience of all who participate.

Girl Power in Engineering & IT

September 10th, 2019

Before this program, we only had a basic understanding of what engineering was and that it involved STEM-based creation and design. Now we realise that engineering employs critical thinking and problem-solving skills in order to make the world a better place.

Family Tree – Personal Project 5

My personal project was about my family heritage and the towns my four grandparents came from in Italy.

I chose this topic because I think all families should have a Family Tree to pass down to future generations.

Before I started, I didn’t know much about where my grandparents were from.

2019 Production Wrap Up

 

This year’s joint Mater Christi and St Joseph’s school production was the 1975 classic, A Chorus Line – High School Edition.

A Chorus Line tells the story of 17 dancers, auditioning for a Broadway show. The director, Zach, asks the dancers to recall memories from their childhood so that he can get to know them better and eliminate down from 17 to 8. While some characters relish the opportunity to talk about themselves, others find it an emotionally confronting experience.

Healthy Eating Made Easy – Personal Project 3

My personal project was about Type 2 Diabetes, which is becoming more common in society each day. I made a healthy eating cookbook, as a preventative step, to help reduce the number of Australians being diagnosed with the disease each year.

My inspiration for this project was my Grandpa.