Air Bee & Bees

Air Bee & Bees

Mathematics through enquiry Year 3 discovered they could design and make bee hotels for the native bees around the school native garden. Their teacher, Luke Carr, explained how the children love to learn about sustainability in a fun, engaging and hands-on way: After investigating the ecosystem in and around our

6 July 2021

Silver medals for ethics team

Silver medals for ethics team

A team of Year 10 Santa girls has won Silver in the Senior High School Ethics Olympiad. The students will represent Australia in the international final on 23 July, competing against teams from NZ, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Canada. The Ethics Olympiad provides students with a creative vehicle for

6 July 2021

Drama risk takers!

Drama risk takers!

Improvisation and Theatresports develop the creative confidence of young actors to be risk takers and to explore the art of storytelling. Year 8 Drama was lucky enough to work all day on 26 March 2021, with Impro. Australia, the home of Theatresports® in Sydney. The students watched professional actors improvise

29 March 2021

ENCORE nomination

ENCORE nomination

Warmest congratulations to Mariahna Mastro whose HSC Music 2 core composition was nominated for ENCORE, the NSW Education Standards Authority showcase for exceptional works. Mariahna’s piece, Recordare, Iesu (Remember, Jesus), is a choral piece for eight voices, inspired by a Latin inscription on the ceiling of Salzburg Cathedral which Mariahna

15 December 2020

Interior Design award winner

Interior Design award winner

Antonia Moulos, who has just finished Year 12, has won the Interior Design category of the prestigious Bright Awards 2020. Antonia entered her HSC Major Work, Rehabilitation Facility for Young Australians – age-appropriate housing for young people with severe disabilities and complex needs who are too often placed into aged-care

10 December 2020

ICT explorer state winner!

ICT explorer state winner!

Inez Crosby of Year 8 is the NSW winner of Division 7-8 of the Young ICT Explorers competition for her PyScore software application. Inez started this project during our COVID-19 remote learning program and spent hours developing code that transcribes the musical notes played by a cello, generating a digital

7 December 2020

Theatre is still happening at Santa Sabina!

Theatre is still happening at Santa Sabina!

In November 2020 the Year 10 Drama class directed and performed As I Lay Dreaming by Catherine McKinnon to a full house of Year 9 and 10 students in the Black Box Theatre.  According to Head of Drama and Visual Arts, Ms Nicole Ellis-Windsor, the play follows the interweaving stories of people

3 December 2020

Vast majority of TAS projects gain NESA recognition

Vast majority of TAS projects gain NESA recognition

Almost 80% of our Year 12 Design & Technology students’ Major Projects have been nominated for possible inclusion in Shape 2020, the annual exhibition of a selection of exemplary Major Projects developed by HSC Design and Technology, Industrial Technology and Textiles and Design students.  The following students have been

1 December 2020

Gioia House revealed!

Gioia House revealed!

Smiles and joy abounded on our inaugural Gioia House Orientation Day. The students of Year 5 and 6 2021 were welcomed by Year 9 big sisters and started the day in the Santa Sabina Chapel before heading to their newly refurbished home in the Martin de Porres Centre. They spent

25 November 2020

Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge

Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge

A huge congratulations to Kyra Gomes and Isla The from Year 3 who have been selected as the Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge for the Primary category. The Youth Impact Challenge was run as part of our Gifted Enrichment program this term. Kyra and Isla submitted a social

5 November 2020

OnSTAGE nominations

OnSTAGE nominations

Dreams do come true for the dedicated, artistic and committed. Two of our Drama students have been nominated for the HSC Drama showcase OnSTAGE for their individual performances: Olivia Ayoub for Prima Facie by Suzie Miller and Isobel Burkhard for Elizabeth, Almost by Chance a Queen by Dario Fo. Isobel said that studying drama has enhanced her creative

15 October 2020