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What a way to finish off the school year – a trip to Sorrento for our annual Beach Carnival! The day was cut short a little and the activities modified to be more water-based because of the hot weather, but it was a wonderful finale to what has been a year of change and adaptation for all. Our new Tzevet and our Year 6s came along too! Thanks to Mr Quelch, our teachers and all ...

On Wednesday 2 December our talented students performed in front of their families to showcase their circus skills. They gave an amazing performance and the parents were very impressed! The team will soon perform at a big circus show at Cirquest and will continue learning this fun skill next year at School. Log in to Facebook to see a video of them in action. We are very proud ...

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an entrepreneur? The lucky Year 10 cohort experienced exactly what it’s like to be an app designer, influencer and general entrepreneur from the likes of Gabby Leibovich (Founder of Catch) in their special program activity on 30 November. After a short introduction from Carmel’s resident entrepreneurship educator, Miss Anna Lee, the s ...

The challenges of operating within the restrictions of COVID-19 meant that our Service Learning program had to be altered early on. This didn't faze our amazing Service Learning Director, or our students though! Opportunities to complete important volunteer work on School grounds and then provide materials or supplies to those in need were quickly taken up. One example is the a ...

How lucky are our Year 9s? They enjoyed surfing, biking and even Quokka taming on Rotto Camp 2020 in Week 8. This camp is a real highlight of the year and the Year 9 cohort made the most of every second. ...

On Wednesday 2 December, our Year 7s and 8s participated in a Twinning program with two schools in Israel: Amit Girls’ School in Ma’ale Adumim and Aderet Boys’ School in Bat Yam. The students introduced their schools over zoom sessions and then went into ‘break-out zoom rooms’ to play an interactive game which included Chanukah content together with a personal touch. For exampl ...

In Week 8, in a lighthearted approach to science as we approached the end of term, the Years 7 and 8 Science students competed in a STEM challenge. After a lesson with Dr Wauge on the strengths and weaknesses of fettucine, students went away with some marshmallows and dried pasta and were challenged to build a bridge in the 30-50cm gap between two desks. The bridge had to suppo ...

Our Year 7s visited the Constitutional Centre in the final week of Term 4 to revise their knowledge and understanding of the Australian Constitution and the three levels of government through the Constitution and You program. When looking at the number of senators in the Senate or Upper House from the states and territories in Australia, one student asked why the territories on ...

In Week 8 our Year 7s spent their lesson building regular solids and attempting to build a geodesic dome out of sticks and connectors. ...

Recently, ten students from Carmel’s new Robotics Club competed in the RoboCup Junior WA competition. Two Year 8 teams competed in the rescue challenge, designing and coding a robot to navigate to a chemical spill, rescue the victim and then manoeuvre outside of the chemical spill to safety. One Year 7 team competed in the onstage performance which involved designing, building ...