Murder in the Library: the Killer is Named [4 of 4]

As we entered the final week of our Detective Fiction promotion, lots of students had contributed guesses. Our final video, presented in Middle School Assembly, explained the crime once more and included some of the students telling us who they think murdered Mr...

Murder in the Library: Examining the Evidence [3 of 4]

The process of examining the crime scene and subsequent evidence was the main focus of this unit, because it taught students the key aspects of Detective Fiction. The evidence we presented and the findings of each is explained below. The Crime Scene Police tape – used...

Murder in the Library: the set up [1 of 4]

This term we have had a lot of fun with Middle School, solving the murder of Mr Myles-Marrow, a visiting author who met his untimely demise in SACS Library. In conjunction with the Year 7 unit on Detective Fiction, the Library and English staff worked on a four week...
Library

Library

Library website: http://library.sacs.nsw.edu.au/ Library catalogue: https://sacsnsw.concordinfiniti.com  (please login with your student name (e.g. JSmith20) and password) The St Andrew’s Cathedral School Library is a place for all students and staff to meet,...
AirDrop

AirDrop

AirDrop Airdrop is a fantastic tool for transferring content between Apple devices including large files and content from Apps. Devices at each end need to be awake and have AirDrop set so that users can connect with each other. AirDrop will then appear as an option...
Book Creator Skills built in LOTE

Book Creator Skills built in LOTE

Book Creator App was chosen as the second session in the “Embedding iPad skills and focuses” progression for year 7. As with all of the focusses we are trying to build them into content currently being studied. The LOTE department were already working...

Mandarin Weather Reports

YEAR 11 IB AB INITIO MANDARIN – MLC/NEWINGTON/SACS PARTNERSHIP CLASS – WEATHER REPORTERS This term we are focusing on the topic of weather and seasons. Students were asked to compile a three day weather forecast on a city of their choice in China. Once they had...

Mandarin Menus

JUNIOR SCHOOL – STAGE 3 MANDARIN – CHINESE FOOD MENU With the introduction of iPads into Stage 3 in the Junior School it’s been a wonderful opportunity to explore the ways in which we can learn a language on a device and how to use the internet appropriately to find...

YouTube for Transport in Mandarin

YEAR 8 MANDARIN – TRANSPORT AND TIME – USING YOUTUBE We have been learning about different methods of transportation in China and how to tell the time. There are different ways to tell the time in China and it’s important to be able to say what time it really is! We...
Skills Sessions Kick Off

Skills Sessions Kick Off

Our iPad skills and focuses page goes into detail with ways that we will be using the iPad to “enhance and enrich” learning. The first round of the iPad Skills sessions are now complete for years 7, 6 and 5. The sessions also acted as a check in with setup...
Book Creator App update

Book Creator App update

The update today to Book Creator app is superb. It brings comic book style features to pages including frames, stickers and more options for titles and text. The Book Creator page has been updated with a new tutorial and book! Check it...
iCloud

iCloud

iCloud is a complicated beast at times but also pretty cool! This page will explore: what is iCloud? backup and restore managing backups (what about when you are out of space! Our 3 min video overview! What is iCloud?: iCloud is cloud storage but  also allows you to...

iPad Scope and Sequence

Initially we had the skills and focusses set up as a scope and sequence but we have since agreed that the order is not important and it is not really a scope and sequence so the page has instead be rebuilt as the iPads Skills and Focuses page. Please click on...
Book Week Fun

Book Week Fun

What do you do when all the students are dressed up in book week costumes! Well bring in a bit of Green Screen fun to really bring it alive! Ready for fun book week parade green screen action today! Rocking out with #doink @doinkweets Have fun @jenny_kemp...
Book Creator Page Added

Book Creator Page Added

Book Creator app for the iPad is superb! It is easy to use and incredibly powerful for creating picture books, portfolios of work, topic summaries, collection of ideas etc etc Visit our new Book creator Page for an overview, tutorial, ideas for use and tips and...
Book Creator App

Book Creator App

Book Creator app for the iPad is superb! It is easy to use and incredibly powerful for creating picture books, portfolios of work, topic summaries, collection of ideas, posters etc etc. It is great as an iPad app but is also available as an Android and Windows app! On...

Experience Year 7

Experience Year 7 evening this year is huge and Learning Technologies will feature with examples of embedded tools and techniques within lessons. Four stations are in operation as people move around observing, asking questions and having a go at with a couple of tools...