Keeping ourselves, and our children, calm and informed

As Covid-19 changes the way we care for ourselves, and others, it is timely to reflect on how our children see this pandemic. As parents, we must maintain a calm manner and keep our children from getting overly anxious. We need to present the facts, as well as strategies that can help to prevent catching…

Cell phones

Our school has a policy of students handing in their phones to the office at the beginning of the day and collecting them after school. There is no need for students to have a phone on them for learning, except in specific instances with teacher permission. Our policy is that phones will be confiscated, and…

Stationary for 2020

Back to School time will soon be approaching once again. To make life easier for you this Back to School season, we have teamed up with Office-Max MySchool – an easy to use website where you can view our school stationery lists and order all of your Back to School stationery requirements online. Benefits for you:…

School Uniform Change

Change is here. The Hoodies will be phased out over time and in their place will be a school jersey. A jacket which fits Years 1-13 is also available. Girls trousers can be made to order. The Excellere navy jersey is perfect for any school. Manufactured in 50% wool and 50% acrylic you have the warmth of wool and…

Trash to Treasure

The Junior College are embarking on a garden art project where we are planning to use every day throw away items to create masterpieces to enhance the school environment. We need: Small coloured container lids e.g. from juice bottle, milk bottles, fizzy bottles etc. Please send these along to the school office or direct to Rooms 1, 2 or…

School Hours

We would like to remind our parents that our school instruction hours are 8.50am to 3pm. Although staff are here earlier in the mornings they are often busy with preparation for the day. We have staff devotions three mornings a week (Mon/Wed/Fri) from 8.15—8.30am. This is an important time of fellowship for us all. We would…

The Debate is On!

This week Technology and Social Science students were comparing the specs on two very different vehicles, the Mitsubishi iMiEV and the Nissan Leaf. There was a good deal of discussion, and some heated debate when it was pointed out that the Leaf and iMoiev were both EV’s or Electric Vehicles. Students will be able to take a close-up…

ICAS science examination 2014

The ICAS science examination will be held on the 4 June 2014. This examination is set by the University of New South Wales and assesses a range of scientific knowledge and skills. This activity is open to students in years 7-13 so if your child wishes to participate in this activity please send $8.50 to…

Peace be with you all.

Tomorrow a group of our students will be participating in the Field of Remembrance Ceremony at Laurie Hall Park. It will involve them placing crosses in the lawn, along with other groups. This is a wonderful outworking of Christianity in living, our school vision. It is an honour to be invited to be part of…