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Creators of Technology

The saying goes that we are teaching children for a future that does not yet exist, and for jobs that are yet to be created. What a thought! But imagine this, a mere ten years ago jobs such as ‘Social Media Manager’ and ‘Mobile App Developer’ simply did not exist, and it is clear that this trend of emerging jobs is showing no signs of changing any time soon.
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STEM @ Clayfield

The fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, otherwise known as STEM, continue to capture headlines in the media due to the importance these subjects hold for the future of our young people.
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Past Student, Olivia Turner awarded C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship

Last Friday, Olivia Turner (CCOCA 2016) was one of only four students from around the nation to be awarded a C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship.
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Music Fest 2018

Around 130 Clayfield College students performed in this week’s annual Music Fest, delighting their teachers and families with their love of music and dedication to excellence.
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Excellence in Technology

Technology students Cassidy (Year 12), and Sarah, Hannah and Eleanor (Year 10), attended a QUT excursion for Myriad High and were inspired to hear from women who are achieving amazing and innovative things in technology at the moment.
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Annual Giving Appeal

As you contemplate your philanthropy during the end of this financial year, will you please consider inspiring our students with a donation?
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​Georgina Beauchamp’s Year 12 Body of Work Travels to GOMA

We are proud to celebrate the achievements of 2017 Year 12 student, Georgina Beauchamp, as her artwork makes the exciting journey to GOMA for the Creative Generation Excellence Exhibition.
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Isabelle Jardine departs for the Premier's Anzac Prize

Year 11 student, Isabelle Jardine, has departed on her travels to Villers-Bretonneux as part of the Premier's ANZAC Prize.
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Clayfield College Playgroup

The Clayfield College Playgroup is starting! This is a parent-led group supported by the education staff at the College.
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STEM Punks at Clayfield College

​We are very excited to be partnering with STEM Punks to establish a central Brisbane STEM Innovation Centre. We will be conducting After-School Programs during Term 2.​
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Outstanding Achievement

Congratulations to Olivia Turner (Old Collegian 2016) who has been awarded the Charles Allen Seymour (C.A.S.) Hawker Scholarship for 2018.
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Outstanding Achievement

Congratulations to 2017 Year 12 student and Boarder Captain, Annabel McAuliffe, who received her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award last week.
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Cambridge Connection

Elizabeth is very grateful for the opportunity given to her by participating in the Cambridge Program when it was introduced to Clayfield.​
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​Outstanding Achievement in Business

Congratulations to Year 10 student Luisa Alberti who recently received the Highly Commended Award from the 2017 Buy Smart Competition where she created a Scams brochure raising awareness of Fake Charity Scams.
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Outstanding Achievement

Congratulations to Year 11 student, Isabelle Jardine, who has been selected as one of the eight Queensland winners in the Premier’s ANZAC Prize.
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Year 12 2017 Results

Congratulations to our 2017 Year 12 students and teachers on the results achieved for Overall Positions, Core Skills, Diploma courses, VET qualifications and Queensland Certificate of Education.
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Shining in music

Yona has recently completed her LMUS A exam on viola and in 2015, completed her AMUS A. She has also performed as a member of the Queensland Youth Symphony, which is a wonderful achievement at only 15 years of age.
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Amazing opportunities offered by the Wesley Hospital

Two of Clayfield College’s Year 11 students, Alice Corbett and Tania Lou were recently selected from a pool of more than 500 applicants to participate in the Wesley Hospital internship.
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Bond Scholarship recognises exceptional achievement

2017 Dux shines at Bond University.
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Students shine their light from Space School

Ava Pearson and Yui Saito, two Year 10 students at Clayfield College, are currently on a trip of a lifetime to Texas where they are participating in an International Study Program with NASA at the Houston Association for Space and Science Education (HASSE) Space School.
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PMSA Community Letter

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Statement from the PMSA

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Up Close and Personal with Stephen Moore

Last Friday, many wonderful parents and contributors joined us for an evening event run by the Clayfield College Foundation, hosted by our sponsor Brisbane BMW. Those who attended were inspired and entertained by our guest speaker former Wallabies Captain, Stephen Moore.
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Race Day 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Race Day at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday.
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​THE BIG CHOP

We are proud to launch a new initiative at Clayfield College: The Big Chop. Thirty girls in Years 7-12 have accepted the challenge to cut off 30-35cm of their ponytail!
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STEM2PLATE

Our STEM garden is now well and truly up and blooming, and as part of this after school extension program students will use their creative, scientific, mathematical and technology skills to design the water piping and sprinkler system for our garden through automation.
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Andrews Cup & City District Cross Country

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Spanish at Clayfield

In 2017, Clayfield College students from Pre-Prep to Year 12 have engaged in learning additional languages.
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2016 Year 12 OP Results

We congratulate our Year 12 graduates on achieving excellent academic results that are the strongest ever recorded for the OP 1-5, OP 1-10 and OP 1-15 range.
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STEM/STEAM Project - Year 4

Students in Year 4 were asked to construct 12 miniature golf holes from 12 pieces of plywood. They were charged with making the holes challenging, visually attractive and fun.
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Gone Fishing

This year, Learning Support & Enrichment Teacher, Ms Rachel McDonald, along with 8 other professionals, attended the ‘Gone Fishing Kenya Program’. This program is an immersion conducted by Edmund Rice Foundation which support projects across Australia, Kenya, Timor, Philippines, Sudan and Papua New Guinea. Rachel said “The 10 day immersion has impacted my more than anything I have experienced in my life to date and opened my eyes to the vulnerability of our human race and the strength of individuals who must fight for a better life”.
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Clayfield Students Support Water for Life

Earlier this year, when Seqwater invited primary school students across the region to create posters that showcased ways to use water wisely, our Clayfield College students rose to the challenge.
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Makerspace at Clayfield College

​Last Friday was the exciting opening of our Primary School 'Makerspace' area.
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Shining with the Reserve Bank of Australia

Our Year 12 Economics students appearing in the Annual Report of the Reserve Bank of Australia in the Community Engagement section after attending a lecture delivered by Dr Karen Hooper addressing our current development in the Australian economy.
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Clayfield College Foundation Annual Ladies Lunch 2016

A truly lovely afternoon was had by all at the recent Clayfield College Foundation Annual Ladies Lunch 2016. Held at Victoria Park Golf Complex in Herston, the event attracted 120 ladies who came together to enjoy a relaxed afternoon whilst raising funds for the future development of Clayfield College.
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TECH GIRLS SUPER HEROES

On Sunday 18 September, our Year 10 "Study Buddy" team of Brigette Bloom, Rebekah Meyer and Fleur Wrakuale were announced State Champions at The Cube, QUT, by Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Innovation, Science and Digital Economy in the "Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero" competition run by the Tech Girls Movement.
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PMSA Teacher Education Scholarships 2017

The PMSA is offering a limited number of Teacher Education Scholarships to current and past students of PMSA schools.
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CLAYFIELD COLLEGE TEACHER NOMINATED FOR EXCELLENCE AWARD

Clayfield College is proud to announce that Spanish/English Teacher, Carole Berry has been nominated for a Queensland College of Teachers Excellence in Teaching Award.
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PMSA ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL

PMSA has announced the appointment of Mrs Kathy Bishop as Principal of Clayfield College.
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VISIT TO CC BY KINDY AMBASSADOR QLD

Last Friday, the Pre-Prep and Prep children were privileged to be entrained by Jay Laga’aia.
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A VISUAL ART RETROSPECTIVE WITH WILLIAM ROBINSON

Last month, the Visual Art Department at Clayfield College hosted a unique learning experience for our Year 11 Visual Art students with well-known guest artist William Robinson.
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YEAR 4 GOLF COURSE EXTRAVAGANZA

Our Year 4 budding golf course architects played host over the past two days, showcasing and sharing their creations with students and teachers.
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PRESENTATION OF PRINCE ALBERT CUP BY THE HONOURABLE KATE JONES MP

Yesterday, we were joined by The Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Education, to present the Prince Albert Cup to Clayfield College in recognition of Rhodes Scholarship recipient, and past student, Harriet Horsfall (2006-2009). The Prince Albert Cup is awarded each year, and displayed for 12 months at the school attended by a Queensland Rhodes Scholar.
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LORNA JANE CLARKSON VISITS CC

Fitness hysteria hit CC yesterday as part of our Health & Fitness Week when we were joined by Lorna Jane Clarkson.
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CC TITRATION CHAMPS

Last Saturday, 12 Clayfield students attended the regional round of the RACI Titration Comp at UQ. This is a chemistry competition that tests technical chemistry skills and, attention to detail, as well as the ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
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2015 GRADUATE CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to 2015 Clayfield College graduate and Old Girl, Sinead Prewitt (2013-2015), who was recently inducted into the Defence Force for the Gap Year Program.
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YEAR 11 BIOLOGY GET UP AND CLOSE TO RIPARIAN LIFEFORMS

Year 11 Biology students spent two days at Hastings Point undergoing field studies into marine and mangrove ecosystems.
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CC SPIRIT TUNNEL FOR OUR QG CROSS COUNTRY TEAM

A wonderful example of College spirit was on display this morning as our girls came together in the Spirit Tunnel to cheer on our QG Cross Country Team. The CC War Cry could be heard loud and clear all over the campus. LET'S GO CLAYFIELD, LET'S GO!!!
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CC YEARS 1-6 INTERHOUSE CROSS COUNTRY

Congratulations to all students who participated in the Years 1 – 6 Interhouse Cross Country Carnival at Brisbane Grammar Playing Fields. We are so proud of all students, who ran well and represented their house, and school, with pride. Well done to Campbell House, who were the overall champions.
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CC YEARS 7-12 INTERHOUSE CROSS COUNTRY

Congratulations to our Years 7-12 girls who participated in the Interhouse Cross Country competition. Our girls put in a sterling effort despite the torrential rain at times. Congratulations to Henderson House who were overall winners, and to the Age Level Champions and Runners Up.
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2016 CC INTERHOUSE CULTURAL CAPERS

Our girls carried on the tradition of CC Interhouse Cultural Capers with a fine display of lip-synchronicity, teamwork, costuming and dramatic enthusiasm. Congratulations to Youngman House who took out the shield for the second year in a row.
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CC STUDENT CROWNED QLD STATE GYMNASTICS CHAMPION

Congratulations to CC Student and Boarder, Natasha Ho, who was yesterday crowned the Under 13's overall QLD State Gymnastics Champion. Well done Natasha, we all know how hard you have trained for this accolade. Your commitment to excellence in your chosen sport is commendable.
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CC STUDENT CHOSEN TO REPRESENT YOUTH ON YMCA QUEENSLAND YOUTH PARLIAMENT

Congratulations to Year 12 Clayfield College student and Community Service Captain, Erin Kirsch, on her selection as a Member for Clayfield, on the YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament.
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MEMORIES FROM YEAR 4 & 5 CC CAMP

The Years 4 & 5 students, along with their teachers, travelled to Camp Mapleton for their annual Outdoor Education experience. The children were engaged in a wide variety of physically and mentally challenging activities including; archery, indoor rock climbing, the giant swing, canoeing, swimming, low ropes, flying fox and the bush tucker activity.
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