Term 2 Wrap Up

​As another remarkable term draws to a close, we couldn't be prouder of the accomplishments of our students and teachers. From academic achievements to sporting triumphs, artistic endeavours​ to community initiatives, we are privileged to have such a vibrant and accomplished community at Mater Dei.

Here is a snapshot of the amazing things we did in Term 2:

📚 Donated books to Koeabule and Gadaisu Primary schools in Papua New Guinea.

💰 Raised $1333.80 for Project Compassion.

📖 Early Years teachers selected for BCE and University of Melbourne project on teaching literacy.

🌟 Hosted Early Years Network workshop on responsive English cycles.

➕ Over 20 students engaged in extension mathematics each week.

🔢 Senior Primary Math's team ranked 10th out of 30 schools in All Hallows Math's Competition.

📚 8 families attended the Term 2 Parent/Child Book club in the library.

🏆 Mater Dei Reader's Cup Team placed 5th out of 27 schools.

🧠 Year 6 students collaborated on solving a "city of the future problem" at Girls in ICT Day.

🎉 Celebrated Under 8's week with Prep, Year 1, and Year 2 students.

🦙 Prep students had a visit from llamas Patsy and Potsy.

🚀 Aeronautical engineer spoke about caring for our planet and space.

🧸 Teddy Bear's picnic for 2024 Prep families.

🏫 Over 100 local kindy children visited Mater Dei.

🤝 Senior Primary students started visiting local kindy's as part of their Leadership duties.

🏃‍♀️ All students participated in a 4-week Athletics program.

🏆 Mater Dei Northwest District Cross Country team awarded 2023 Overall Percentage Champions.

🏆 Zone 4 Cross Country Team awarded Overall B Schools Champions and Percentage Champions.

🏐 QC Netball Cup teams placed second and fourth in their divisions.

🎵 Instrumental students showcased their talents at the Downtown Creative Studios Concert.

🚁 Robotics club built and programmed helicopters.

🍽️ 80 ladies enjoyed a fantastic time at the 2023 Ladies function at Babylon, Eagle Street Pier.

👵 Over 100 Grandparents and special friends attended a special liturgy and morning tea.

👩‍🏫 Dr. Sally Towns, Executive Director of Brisbane Catholic Education, visited Mater Dei