Friday, 6 November 2020

2020 Rubik's cube finalists

 The finalists for 2020 are:

One side: Axiom, Johan, Jet, Samuel

Whole cube: Daniel, Dom, Sean, Lorenzo





Sunday, 1 November 2020

2020 Rubik's Cube Championships

 For the second year we have held a Rubik's cube championship at St Mary's. There were many entries in both the full cube and the one side competitions. the fastest qualifying time for the whole cube so far is just over 30 seconds and the one side at a speedy 10 seconds. 


Xavier during the qualifying round. 



Friday, 31 July 2020

T3 Totara Steam Club

We have started by exploring what we already know - Building in Minecraft.  Together we brainstormed what we wanted to build, this included:
  • Theme park
  • House

  • Kitchen items (close up)

  • Flags

  • Tv

  • Science lab

  • Dog/ pets

  • Circus

The group could either choose to build alone or with a group.

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Stop Motion

Today we had a go at using the Stop Motion app on our Ipads. Funnnn!


  

Key learnings:
  • Small movements
  • Work as a team
  • Think about camera angles
  • Watch out for shadows
  • Communicate










Thursday, 1 August 2019

Steam Extravaganza #2

We have been planning for our next Steam Extravaganza, today we chose or were assigned the workshops we need to plan for.  We got to test some of our new kit.

Our next steps are to continue to become familiar with the kit and then to create a presentation for the Steam Extravaganza day.





Friday, 21 June 2019

Minecraft Club

We have relocated to the Library. This group of students have been having a lot of fun building all sorts of creations.




Wednesday, 19 June 2019

ICT Leaders

Our ICT Leaders do a wonderful job around school and in the Church. They are often problem solving and getting things sorted for teachers at the last minute and are always calm and confident.