Learning Thursday, 16 Nov 2023

Children's book authored by BAC teacher

Year 2 teacher and children’s author Kris Wigglesworth used his own picture book to start a discussion with students in their Health unit this year. Written while Kris was still at university, the picture book is now used as a teaching resource in Adventist schools around Australia, leading Primary-aged students on a journey of discovery about the effects of spending too much time behind screens. With the story taking place over a fictional week, Kris incrementally introduces research-based…

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Learning Thursday, 09 Nov 2023

Art Students Exhibit at Institute of Art

Artworks by Brisbane Adventist College Year 12 students Mattia and Zara were selected for exhibition at the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art earlier this month. Exhibited in Windsor, Creative Generation celebrates the best Year 12 work from across Queensland and is designed to inspire other high school Art students to develop works with greater conceptual complexity and aesthetic interest. We are incredibly proud of our contributing artists! Click on the titles of each…

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Learning Friday, 02 June 2023

Excursion Gives Students Firsthand Understanding of the Legal System

Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies students were recently given the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the legal system through an excursion to the Brisbane District and Supreme Court. The purpose of this outing was to provide students with a tangible, firsthand experience of courtroom proceedings. They could witness the practical application of legal principles taught in the classroom. By observing the careful process of empanelling a jury, the Legal Studies students saw how this adds to…

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Learning Friday, 10 Mar 2023

Universities Showcase at BAC this week

Yesterday, ambassadors from ten Queensland and interstate universities and representatives from Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) and TAFE Queensland presented options and information regarding post-school study to Senior students at BAC. During an informative introductory session, students gained an insight into the costs associated with attending university, including fees, textbooks, transport, and accommodation, and were made aware of government Fee Help and scholarships offered…

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Learning Friday, 26 Aug 2022

Once Upon a Book Week

Every year, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) invites schools and students to explore another world of possibilities within the pages of books – and this year was a real page-turner! The 2022 theme, Dreaming with eyes open, celebrates nature and Australian children’s authors with a focus on First Nations people and their rich, story-based culture. "When I heard that this was the theme, it reminded me of what Albert Einstein said about imagination," says College Principal Mr…

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Learning Thursday, 04 Aug 2022

Inaugural BAC Multicultural Day

Students and teachers met in the multi-Purpose Centre this morning to celebrate the diversity of cultures making up the BAC community. The idea was initiated by a group of students from the Class of 2022 and coordinated by Mr Greenwell-Smith (Primary) and Mrs Hassan (Secondary). Once an annual event known as Diversity Day, the new 'Multicultural Day' revives the artistic expression of our melting pot culture, and early feedback suggests it was a resounding success. The program included an…

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