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School Photography Guidelines for Parents and Carers

Information for Parents and Carers We recognise that parents and carers enjoy photographing and recording the progress of their child at school and on school activities. We recognise that many of you like to share these personal memories online and on social media. We ask for your cooperation and care concerning the use and distribution... Read more »

Catholic Education applauds the Canberra Liberals’ promise

  The Catholic Education Commission applauds the announcement made today by Mr Steve Doszpot, Liberal Shadow Minister for Education. If elected the Liberal Party has committed to provide land for a new Catholic school in the Molonglo Valley. This allocation of land comes after six years of attempts by Catholic Education to secure a site... Read more »

Have your say about Catholic secondary education

The CEC is looking at the future provision of Catholic secondary schooling in the ACT over the next 20 years.  We need current students, future students, parents and our staff to take part in this Study to ensure that we have a clear picture of our future requirements. For further information and to complete the... Read more »

Why Read ???

Reading for leisure is a pleasure that many of us take for granted. At St Clare’s, we value reading. In Years 7 and 8, each Period 1 class and each English class commences with 10 minutes reading. Girls in Years 7-10 are also encouraged to read for at least 20 minutes a night. There have... Read more »

School Fees Reminder

Fees are now due for payment in full unless arrangements have otherwise been approved by the College. If you have an arrangement in place, please ensure that the instalment payments are sufficient to have your account paid in full by the end of this year. Please contact the College Fees Office on 6260 9400 if... Read more »

New ACTION Bus timetable

The new ACTION weekday and weekend bus timetable will commence Saturday 27 August 2016. There will be a range of timing changes and some new routes, making bus travel more convenient and reliable. There will be a range of changes to dedicated school services as well as regular route services that will affect students. We are... Read more »

Gifted & Talented Day Reflection

On Thursday the 4  August, students from Years 8 and 9 at Saint Clare’s College attended the Junior Gifted and Talented Day held at Daramalan College. Wafa and Ashley – Year 9 The action packed day begun with an interesting session about two of the most renowned philosophers in history, Aristotle and Plato. The lecture... Read more »

Naplan Online – Trial Of The New Online Assessment Platform

  You may have heard that NAPLAN online is being introduced across Australia from 2017, with an aim for all Australian schools administering NAPLAN online by 2019. NAPLAN online will provide better assessment, more precise results and faster turnaround of information. Your child’s results will be returned to you faster, within a couple of weeks... Read more »

Road Ready reminder

August course will run from 3.30 to 6.00 pm on Wednesday August 10, 17, 24 and 31. Students are to contact Mrs Meg Gardiner for details.

St Clare’s Day 2016

St Clare’s Day is the most important community day on our calendar. On that day, we celebrate the founding of St Clare’s as an educational institution and also the amazing work of the College’s patron, St Clare. This incredible woman had a saying “Praise God by your life”, which relates to the small services and... Read more »

Catholic Education Nationally Consistent Collection Of Data

Dear Parents and Carers Nationally Consistent Collection Of Data On School Students With Disability  As you would be aware from your school’s newsletter and from speaking to your school’s principal, all schools in Australia are participating in the 2016 Nationally Consistent Collection Data (NCCD) which has been taking place in schools since 2013. This letter... Read more »

ACTION Buses new timetable

On Monday 29 August 2016, ACTION will be implementing a new timetable for the weekday bus network. This includes some timing changes to the ACTION schools’ network. There have been some changes to the dedicated St Clare’s College school services. We encourage you to view this information now on the Transport Canberra Website. Many regular route... Read more »