Local students will have the opportunity to take their Science knowledge to the next level as they attend the Big Science, Big Fun Science Show from Brisbane Company, Fizzics Education on Monday 8 August. The workshops will be attended by students from The Cathedral School as well as students from local primary schools in the area.
The shows are designed to explore the fantastic world of science and promote Science as a fun and exciting subject area. Fizzics Education is the leading Australian provider of interactive science workshops and shows since 2004, delivering inspiriting science programs.
The shows are being run as a teaser for the National Science Week celebrations which will take place from 13 to 21 August. The 2016 theme is Drones, Droids and Robots.
Year 10 students at The Cathedral School are about to find their perfect career match through an intensive careers program at the school this week. Each student will have the opportunity to discover their own unique abilities and match these to possible career pathways through a world renowned aptitude assessment tool, the Highlands Ability Battery.
The online program, which is built on 90 years of ability and career research, will test a wide range of factors including personal style, aptitudes, learning styles, musical and creative abilities as well as interests, values and previous skills before providing feedback to the individual.
This program delivered by Natural Ability will strengthen the already intensive consultation the School’s Careers Advisor, Ms Katrina Wilshire conducts with students on an individual basis, assisting them to choose a career that will suit their unique abilities and aptitude.
This Friday, The Cathedral School community will celebrate an important milestone in the School’s history, celebrating the 99th Foundation Day and the lead up to the School’s Centenary year in 2017.
In 1917, three Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Advent arrived from Brisbane, determined to establish a school for girls in Townsville. They succeeded, despite a lack of finance, shortage of staff, failed previous attempts and the uncertainty surrounding World War I.