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Baby chicks arrive at Chev for Royal Easter Show competition

Year 9 Agriculture students were feeling clucky over a batch of adorable one-day old chicks that arrived at the Chev farm on Wednesday 21 February.

The chickens will be cared for and fed, with data recorded by the students over …


Chev’s mission to help out farmers

The Bowral Co-op’s drought appeal received a substantial contribution from Chevalier College late last week.

Principal Chris McDermott handed Bowral Co-op CEO Craig Perkins a cheque last Friday, August 17, offering $15,000 on behalf of the school to help support


Chevalier College supports local community doing it tough

On Friday 17 August, Principal Chris McDermott, presented a donation of $15,000 to the Bowral Co-op Drought Appeal on behalf of the students, parents and staff at Chevalier College. The donation came from funds raised through multiple Chevalier College mission


Show Team success at Sydney Royal Easter Show

Chevalier College Show Team has celebrated more success – this time at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Students took five steers to the Sydney Royal. It was a six month process – from getting the steers, breaking them in, bonding


Counting sheep ribbons at the Canberra Royal

The Chevalier College Year 11 Primary Industries students took cattle and sheep to show at the Canberra Royal from February 21 to 25. 

With early starts and late finishes, the students were extremely busy, and also undertook work placement while …


Great news from Canberra Show

We were very pleased to receive some great feedback for our Show Team who attended the Canberra Show over the weekend.

I am the Agriculture teacher at Queanbeyan High School and I thought I would touch base with you after


Students moove into the Dairy Industry

Chevalier College Year 10 students have enjoyed the opportunity to look after two cute dairy calves at the college farm for the Cows Create Careers – Farm Module for their Agriculture studies this term.

READ more in Lauren Strode’s report


Chev Show Team’s top honour

The Chevalier College Show Team has had another successful season of events, winding up with the Royal Easter Show at Homebush in April. The student team members attended shows in Kangaroo Valley, Canberra, Robertson, Camden and Hawkesbury in the lead


Real world workplace education key to economic future

A recently published report, ‘Perceptions are not reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia’, clearly shows the key role of the VET sector as the first foundational rung in Australia’s future economic prosperity,


Primary Industries students at the Canberra Royal Show

Chevalier College Primary Industries students are in Canberra at the annual Royal Show exhibiting sheep and undertaking work experience with the cattle this weekend.  

Teachers Hayley Mahoney (Primary Industries) and Mitchell Murphy (VET) say the group of eight students are …

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