Teaching & Learning

Year 10 Marine Camp

On Tuesday 26 June Year 10 students from the Animal Husbandry & Marine Science elective went on a comprehensive four-day camp program week incorporating marine and foreshore ecology, physical oceanography and climate modelling held at the Woodbridge Marine Discovery Centre, Woodbridge.

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Technology in Year 3

As part of Year 3 Curriculum, students have been engaged with using Reading Eggs for Literacy Skills, Mathletics and Prodigy for Numeracy Skills and have also now become more accustomed to using Word, Powerpoint and photography to share their understanding.

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More work experience stories

Last week’s newsletter portrayed some of the work experience for Year 10 students which covered such a variety of occupations. Here are some more! We are very grateful to the businesses and individuals who helped our students.

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Bell Shakespeare Company's 'The Players'

​On Tuesday 26 June, Dominic College was delighted to welcome “The Players” from Bell Shakespeare to help launch our upcoming Shakespeare units in Years 9 and 10. The Year 9 cohort watched “Shakespeare Is Dead” which took them on a funny, enlightening and fast-paced journey through the world of William Shakespeare.

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Learning Support 7-10

There is much debate about the best models for inclusion across school environments. A reality faced by all students in all schools, is that there are times and occasions as we grow, when we all have diverse needs.

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Work experience 2018

This week our Year 10 students have had the opportunity to participate in a Work Experience program. Students have been experiencing a variety of industries and types of work places in and around Hobart. This is an excellent way for them to gain real world experience and helps them decide on their future pathways.

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Congrats to Mrs Douglas

I would like to extend our congratulations to Mrs Linda Douglas, one of our Kindergarten Teachers and Launch into Learning Teachers, who has been recognised with the prestigious, Kate O’Driscoll Aspiring Leadership Award (KOALA) Scholarship.

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Year 5 Taster Day at Dominic

On 19 June, Year 5 students from Dominic College, St Bridget’s, St Paul’s, St Theresa’s and Holy Rosary attended the annual Dominic Year 5 Taster Day. The Taster Day was held in a variety of classrooms and eduational spaces around the College, with many Year 9 Dominic students helping out, supervising and assisting the Year 5 students throughout the day.

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Launch into Learning at TMAG

​Launch into Learning visited the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery this month. It was a delight to accompany the LIL children and parents to the Museum for an excursion. The children loved all the hands on exhibits. We enjoyed time in the Antarctic display feeling the ice, exploring the technology, viewing and feeling the penguins, and even watching a 3D movie.

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Year 10 and GYC course selections

Year 10 students are already thinking about their career options and which subjects they need to choose for a particular pathway. Dominic College conducts course counselling firstly through our Year 10 Empower classes. We continue to guide, support and build the confidence and resilience of our students to ensure they successfully complete their college education.

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