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Studying with a computerPlease 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. 

School supported extra-curricular activities 

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
Electronics and Programming WorkshopLearn the Arduino programming language to create your own interactive projects. These workshops will be offered every Tuesday from 7.45-8.45am 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)7–12Check student notices for dates and times.School C block
Robotics and Coding clubTeacher: Mr ChanFriday lunch time.B105
Young ICT Explorers CompetitionYoung ICT Explorers is a competition for school students to produce their best Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) related project.7–12TBASchool
Junior EngineersStudents 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

Wednesday afternoon in the library.

New intakes very term.

School
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.7–12TBASchool
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 11–12.7–12BASchool

Non-school based activities 

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
Robogals WorkshopsFull 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.7–12Day workshops offered  every school holidaysThe University of QLD, St Lucia
Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM EducationOutstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Awards.Year 12TBABrisbane
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Last reviewed 22 November 2018
Last updated 22 November 2018