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 Please note that when providing information about non-school based activities, the school does not endorse the activities nor the service providers. Parents and/or students are responsible for investigating the suitability and value of these activities. 

Category
Activity
Description & Further Information
Year Levels
Key Dates
Location
Curricular and departmental activities
 
 
 
 
School
School supported extra-curricular activities
Electronics and Programming Workshop
Learn the Arduino programming language to create your own interactive projects. These workshops will be offered every Tuesday from 7.45-8.45 in C102. Open to all year levels and no prior experience is necessary. It is recommended that you download Arduino from KACE before attending the first workshop http://kace2132/ (available at school only)
 
7-12
Check student notices for dates and times
School
C Block
Robotics and Coding club
Teacher: Mr Chan
Friday Lunch time B105

 
Young ICT Explorers Competition
Young ICT Explorers is a competition for school students to produce their best Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) related project. http://www.youngictexplorers.net.au/
7-12
Register by 4 June. Project reports due 23 June 2017
School
 
Junior Engineers
Students from Years 7 – 10 are invited to register for classes next term, held at the School library, to learn how to write computer software programs.  Through their courses, Junior Engineers aims to promote problem solving, creativity and mathematical skills for young adults.
7-10
Wed pm in the library. New intakes very term.
Kenmore SHS
 
Computational & Algorithmic Thinking Competition (CAT)
The Computational & Algorithmic Thinking Competition (CAT) is a one hour problem solving competition that seeks to identify computer programming potential – something that students might not normally have the opportunity to demonstrate. Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions.  http://www.amt.edu.au/informatics/cat/
7-12
 
Tue 21st March 2017
School
 
Australian Informatics Olympiad (AIO)
A national computer programming competition focussed on problem solving through programming skills. Prior programming experience is required. Intermediate paper up to year 10 and Senior for 11-12. http://www.amt.edu.au/informatics/aio/
7-12
Thur 31st Aug 2017
School

 
Non-school based activities
Robogals Workshops
Full day School Holiday Robotics workshops specifically for girls. Robogals is a student run organisation that aims to increase female participation in engineering, science and technology. http://brisbane.robogals.org.au/
7-12
Day workshops offered  every school holidays
The University of QLD, St Lucia
 
Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education
Outstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Awards http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/area/science/all-stars.html
 
Year 12
Applications due 19th April 2017
Brisbane