Want to swim with sharks, or visit the Louvre in Paris, spend an hour in Venice? What about a visit to the jungle to see wild animals up close? Well, these are all things our girls can do without leaving the College.
Year 5 students at Santa Maria, have been working on an economics task – a Spaghetti Tower Challenge. Students were asked to build towers using spaghetti and marshmallows. To make it more challenging, each group were allocated a different monetary budget to buy their materials.
The Year 5 students have some strange visitors in their classrooms over the next few weeks! The Science Department has generously allowed Year 5 to care for their four Thorny Stick Insects while the students are learning about adaptations.
In the Year 5 Humanities & Social Sciences course, the girls are studying the Swan River Colony. As part of their studies, the girls headed off on an excursion to visit Peninsula Farm and the East Perth cemetery this week.
Our Year 5.5 Class have been studying “Santa Maria throughout the years” in Geography class. The girls have had the opportunity to view historic images of the College from 1939 to 2016. Their project was to observe and note down any visible changes.
Dolphin Watch 2017 has well and truly started at Santa Maria College. Joselyn Juraszek from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Visitor Attractions was invited to the College on Tuesday evening to chat to our ever-growing group of Mini Ladies in Lab Coats.