Bringing the bush to the classroom in a crisis

The ferocious heat and devastating fire storm that swept the Kangaroo Valley on 4 January 2020, part of the massive fires across the nation, destroyed some of the buildings and most of the environment at the College’s Glengarry campus. As an invaluable teaching opportunity, Bannockburn staff member David Bard began photographing sites at Glengarry each […]

Why STEM is important in early years education

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education combines rigorous academic disciplines with the technical challenges of mastering skills in these learning areas. This deliberate grouping is essential for the development of critical thinking, creativity, engineering design process and problem solving skills. Teaching STEM to younger students addresses the same skill areas and reinforces a strong […]

Fizzics’ class shines new light on Science at Scots

Science has never been more exciting for Year 5 boys at The Scots College, who recently took part in two separate workshops, ‘Light and Colour’ and ‘Create a Buzz’, as part of the annual ‘Fizzics Education’ Science Incursion, which aims to bring a new level of fun to the Science classroom. “Last year proved to […]