Real World Applications



Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak

Enviro Club students have been working with Nathan Ducker and Mandy Bamford to construct nests, seeds, and eggs out of 2L milk containers. These will become part of a major artwork in an upcoming event ‘The awe-inspiring Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak’ as it returns to light up Kings Park with even more spectacular 3D...
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Sweet Inspiration From a Favourite Book

Year 11 Food Science and Technology students were issued a challenge to choose a favourite book and make a cake to represent the book. This Bake-off Assessment task incorporated their knowledge of baking techniques alongside their imagination and creativity. The creations were displayed at the College during Book Week, as part of the English Creative...
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Academy Learning Gifted and Talented Excursion

“If we can’t tolerate everything, then how do we decide what to tolerate?” Julie Arliss, from Oxford University, stimulated some inter-school philosophical discussion. Julie pitched this question, in relation to an act of unfathomable cruelty against a woman in Afghanistan, to our Emmanuel Catalyst students during the Gifted and Talented Excursion at Wesley College. Ten...
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Angelico Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Year 12 students Isabella and Sophia! We are thrilled to announce that these talented artists have been recognised as award recipients for the prestigious Angelico Art Exhibition on Monday 14 August 2023. Their exceptional creativity and dedication have shone brightly, and they truly deserve this recognition. Isabella and Sophia’s artistic talents have left...
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How Does This Technology Really Work?

This is a video project where the students were asked to research a digital technology of their choice. Their curiosity asked the question – How does this technology really work?  Students then researched and scaffolded how the technology functioned before creating an “explainer” video aimed at someone their age. This video was made by a...
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<h5>Year Entry Calculator</h5> 
    <label for="birthMonth">Birth Month:</label> 
    <select id="birthMonth" name="birthMonth"> 
        <option value="0">January</option> 
        <option value="1">February</option> 
        <option value="3">March</option> 
        <option value="4">April</option> 
        <option value="5">May</option> 
        <option value="6">June</option> 
        <option value="7">July</option> 
        <option value="8">August</option> 
        <option value="9">September</option> 
        <option value="10">October</option> 
        <option value="11">November</option> 
        <option value="12">December</option> 
    <label for="birthYear">Birth Year:</label> 
    <select id="birthYear" name="birthYear"> 
        <option value="2010">2010</option> 
        <option value="2011">2011</option> 
        <option value="2012">2012</option> 
        <option value="2013">2013</option> 
        <option value="2014">2014</option> 
        <option value="2015">2015</option> 
        <option value="2016">2016</option> 
        <option value="2017">2017</option> 
        <option value="2018">2018</option> 
        <option value="2019">2019</option> 
        <option value="2020">2020</option> 
        <option value="2021">2021</option> 
        <option value="2022">2022</option> 
        <option value="2023">2023</option> 
        <option value="2024">2024</option> 
        <option value="2025">2025</option> 
    <input type="button" value="Calculate" onclick="calculateYear()"><br><br> 
    <p>Year 7: <span id="year7Entry"></span></p> 
    <p>Year 8: <span id="year8Entry"></span></p> 
    <p>Year 9: <span id="year9Entry"></span></p> 
    <p>Year 10: <span id="year10Entry"></span></p> 
    <p>Year 11: <span id="year11Entry"></span></p> 
    <p>Year 12: <span id="year12Entry"></span></p> 
    function calculateYear() { 
        // Get the birth month and year from the form 
        var birthMonth = parseInt(document.getElementById("birthMonth").value); 
        var birthYear = parseInt(document.getElementById("birthYear").value); 

        // Calculate the year the student will enter Year 7 
        var year7Entry = birthYear + 12; 
        if (birthMonth > 6) { 
        // Calculate the year entry from Year 7 
        var year8Entry = year7Entry +1; 
        var year9Entry = year7Entry +2; 
        var year10Entry = year7Entry +3; 
        var year11Entry = year7Entry +4; 
        var year12Entry = year7Entry +5; 

        // Set the calculated year in the form 
        document.getElementById("year7Entry").innerHTML = year7Entry; 
        document.getElementById("year8Entry").innerHTML = year8Entry; 
        document.getElementById("year9Entry").innerHTML = year9Entry; 
        document.getElementById("year10Entry").innerHTML = year10Entry; 
        document.getElementById("year11Entry").innerHTML = year11Entry; 
        document.getElementById("year12Entry").innerHTML = year12Entry;