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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