Assistant Principals Report

Every Minute Matters Early in the year I wrote about how attendance is one of the key major indicators for success at school and later in adulthood. Studies have strongly shown that young people who attend school more frequently have better outcomes after school – they earn more money, have better job prospects, are less … Continued

Junior School / Engagement and Wellbeing

Careers and Pathways Work Year 8 students have been busy in Personal Development sessions investigating potential careers and pathway options, learning about the differences between traineeships, apprenticeships, TAFE, university etc. They have created a career profile on: myfuture.edu.au which has given students ‘suggested occupations’ based on their answers for a number of questions asked. I … Continued

Community Notices

Whats On For Young People Headspace Craigieburn have come up with a few free activities that young people can join to help them relax with others and have some fun during lockdown. Download the following PDF for more information: Sustainable Schools The College is conscious of the need to provide an efficient process for families … Continued

Curriculum and Student Learning

Learning From Home In the midst of lockdown, it has been disheartening at times to cancel and reschedule so many enrichment activities. Fortunately, we have been able to pivot quickly and enter online extension activities and competitions to ensure students have access to excellent opportunities, even when they are learning from home. Australian Maths Competition … Continued

Principals Report

Looking Ahead To 2022 We are already a fair way into planning for 2022 and a significant aspect of that planning involves the recruitment of leaders, teachers and support staff. I am very pleased to announce that a number of appointments have already been made to leadership positions: Assistant Principals I am excited to announce … Continued

Important Dates

Diary Dates for Parents Incursions Tuesday 7th September (Periods 1 and 2) – Year 7 & 8 Online HeadSpace Incursion Curriculum Days 2021 – Student Free  Friday 19th November Public Holidays 2021 Tuesday 2nd November – Melbourne Cup Day Assemblies 8th September – Year 7 15th September – Year 8 Term Dates 2021 Term 3 … Continued

Community Notices

Winter Uniform Items As we head into the colder months in Term 3, families should check they have enough winter uniform, specifically Jumpers and Blazers. State Schools Relief is available for family’s needing support in purchasing their items. To inquirer about Sate Schools Relief support please contact the College front office. https://stateschoolsrelief.org.au/ The Uniform shop … Continued

Curriculum and Student Learning

Year 8 Science and Chinese Year 8 Science Students have been exploring the physics of light and sound recently.  In Art, students are taught that the primary colours are yellow, blue and red as these colours can be mixed together to make others. However, in Science students discover that the primary colours are green, blue … Continued

Junior School / Engagement and Wellbeing

Remote Learning Extended The Victorian government has announced a 7 day extension of our lockdown.This means we will continue our remote learning until next Tuesday 27 July, hopefully returning to on-site school next Wednesday 28 July.This extension of time places an even greater need for everyone to be following their timetable, attending every single google … Continued

Assistant Principals Report

Supporting And Being Supported I write this on the eve of another extended lock down. I have witnessed a lot of emotions from staff, parents and students – anger, frustration, resignation and anxiety. I have also seen amazing behaviour – self-care, consideration, preparation, adaptability and resilience. A community of people coming together to support each … Continued

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