Students wanting to pursue Dance related careers post school now have an extra advantage thanks to a new Specialist Year 7 Dance Program being introduced at Kildare College in 2022.
Recognising a niche in the education market, Kildare College Principal Tina Neate said, “We already enjoy an outstanding reputation as a Performing Arts College, with our students performing at the highest levels and achieving amazing success in the industry after they complete their studies”.
Construction of a new $6.4m Innovation Hub at Kildare College has commenced, as the College enters the next phase of its evolving masterplan.
Named the “Tullow Centre”, the new building will be a space that inspires creativity, construction and innovation and gives students the opportunity to learn in an innovative, interactive learning environment reflective of society's modern, divergent, flexible, and dynamic thinking. It will be a place where technology, imagination and innovation merge to create new solutions to old problems. Where breaking with conventional wisdom is not only encouraged, but it is expected of the students.
In Kildare College’s native garden, the Wirra, we have some stunning ones in flower currently, like the donkey orchid seen in the photograph. This photograph was taken last week from the Wirra.
Over the last few weeks, Kildare has hosted the SAPSASA Year 6/7 AFL North-East team trials coached by one of our Physical Education teachers, Miss McAteer.
It has been great for our Year 9 STEM Leaders to get back to running face to face interactive workshops at partnered Catholic Primary Schools. We were treated to a breakfast to celebrate Women in STEM at St Monica’s Parish School, Walkerville.
The wonderful Year 11 and 12 Drama class have spent the past 12 weeks rehearsing in preparation for the live performance of 'I’m not Henry Lawson’s Mother'.
Kildare College Music Department took us back to the 70s with a nostalgic peformace of hit songs by Queen, AC/DC, The Jackson 5 and many more.
The Future Anything Shark Tank presentations were held at Kildare College. The panel, consisting of Dana Wortley MP, Member for Torrens, Carly Didcote, Community Capacity Coordinator, City of Tea Tree Gully, and Lil Mader, Business Manager, Kildare College, had the great pleasure and privilege to judge the social enterprises that were created by Year 9 students as part of their Future Anything unit in PBL.
Joslyn and Angelina individually created a short video for the Project Based Learning 'Lifting our Voices' project which aimed to inspire others to consider how we can use our voices to effect change on a human rights violation of their own choice. Angelina focused her project on Disability Rights, whereas Joslyn centred hers around Gender Inequality in Sport.
A group of 40 Year 10 students were fortunate enough to attend the P.A.R.T.Y Program run by SA Health. The P.A.R.T.Y program is an innovative and interactive program that educates young people on how to Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y). Experienced trauma professionals and trauma survivors worked with the Year 10 student to educate and show them the consequences of risk-taking decisions.