Year 10

7 Tips For Exam Preparation

Year 10 exams are just around the corner and with that comes the usual stresses. Today during Pastoral Care Time, Homeroom Teachers discussed strategies with the girls that they can use while preparing for exams to help them be calm and organised.

MacBeth: A Living Lecture

Year 10 students were treated to a fabulous interactive presentation on Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Macbeth, by the Barking Gecko Theatre Company this week.

Students Take Part In Murdoch University Outreach Program

Yesterday the Year 10 Brain Stem class visited Murdoch University as part of their Outreach Program. The class were fortunate to attend a presentation by neuroscientist, Sarah Ellington. She outlined her career pathway in neuroscience and explained some of her research projects.

Old Girls Help Current Students Choose Their Pathways

Yesterday, Year 10 students had the opportunity to hear from a panel of guests, comprising of current and former Santa Maria students. The panel spoke about their experiences in choosing the ACCESS or ATAR pathway. The guests also spoke about how their choice benefited them and some words of advice for the girls about to make their own decision on which pathway to follow.

Visit to the Nation’s Capital

During the school holidays, 62 Year 9 students and 53 Year 10s visited our nation’s capital, where they visited iconic sites including Commonwealth Parliament, the High Court, the National Gallery and the National Museum.

High Tea at Santa

One of our Year 10 Home Economics classes spent a wonderful morning baking high tea treats for students in another Home Economics class.

The girls had to choose which delicious treats they would like to contribute to the high tea, they needed to ensure they had the correct ingredients and to prepare enough food to cater for the other students.

Some of the delicious homemade treats included were chocolate brownies, caramel slices, spinach and feta pastries, scones with jam and cream and sausage rolls, just to name a few.

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