In 2019 our College was truly blessed to officially open the new $2.3million Hector Costello Innovation Centre, fitted with a range of new engineering and wood manufacturing machinery, 3D printers, laser cutters and robotics technology. This Centre of creativity and innovation will help us to take technology related learning, from Grade 4 to Year 12, to a whole new level.… Read the rest
The Great Wheelbarrow Race 2019
143kms. 3 days. 10 mates. 1 wheelbarrow. An unforgettable weekend.
May 17th – 19th marked the Great Wheelbarrow Race 2019, and as per annual tradition, the FCC Roadrunner team was revved and ready to run.
After months of physical training and preparation, our team of ten eager grade 12 students made their way to Mareeba to begin the three-day challenge of running with a wheelbarrow across vast expanses of scorching dirt and gravel roads.
Despite the festival vibes and excited moods of all involved, we couldn’t help but start to feel our stomachs clenching with anticipation. Before we knew it, we were off. Falls, scrapes and muscle pain became the norm as we continued to … Read the rest
Flexible Seating in Year 2
In Year 2, Term 4 has started with some exciting changes. Where once there was a wall, there is a wall no more. This means the wall that separated our learning space has been removed leaving a beautiful big learning space for all of Year 2. We have introduced flexible seating and learning environments whereby students can experiment and find out which seating alternative helps them be the best learner that they can be.
Don’t just take our word for it…. read below what the students are saying:
“I like the standing up table. I like using the wobbly things to stand on.” – Florence
“I like moving around the room. When I get something … Read the rest
Thanks to our College Community support we were able to raise $24,000 at our Fair in June. This will be going towards some new equipment in the Primary playground. Thank you to our whole community for their continued support of our College.