Archive | January 2014

Engineering Challenge

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Welcome to a brand new year of excitement and creativity in the OC!

Our new class began yesterday with students keen and enthusiastic to participate in their first collaborative engineering challenge – designing and building a newspaper dome. Students utilised maths, science and problem solving skills in order to complete the challenge which involved creating a structure to a specific and complex criteria.

Our photos below showcase the designing and making process as well as some of the exceptional talents of our new OC members. Well done everyone for a great start to the year!

Welcome to 2014!

As the holidays come to an end and we get ready for another busy and exciting school year, here’s your first Plinky question of 2014 to get you thinking.

What does it mean to be Australian?

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*School begins for students this Wednesday 29th January at 9am.