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Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to the final edition of the Coracle for the year. In the past week we have held the Carols Night and the Senior School Prayer and Presentation Evening. Thank you so much to all our families for your support of the Carols Night. Our thanks go to the Junior and Middle School Choirs and to...

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Volunteers Liturgy It was a privilege to welcome our Volunteers to a liturgy to thank them for all the hard work they do. These people give freely and generously of their time and talents so that staff, students and other parents are supported, encouraged and enriched by their generosity. The benefit to our school is huge and it is important...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, This year we have reviewed our Student Personal Responsibility Policy. A draft document has been formulated. A key focus of the policy is to provide a clear overview of our approach to support all students to make responsible decisions and choices. Each day students interact and engage with a range of people; peers, staff, visitors and...

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Operation Christmas Angel No doubt the sight of the Christmas decorations in the shops has sparked the idea of presents, family gatherings and too much food. For some in our community, however, this has bought about a sense of dread at not being able to provide for their family. It is sometimes easy to forget, that as a group, we...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 3

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last Friday, we farewelled our Year 12s as they completed their formal education at the College. We began the morning at 7:30am with a staff-cooked breakfast, which was followed by Mass with members of their family. Graduating from school brings a range of emotions for everyone involved especially for the students themselves; happiness, joy, sadness or...

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YEAR 12 LEAVERS’ MASS Last Friday we celebrated ‘The End of One Chapter and the Beginning of Another’ for our Year 12 students. The day began with a cooked breakfast, provided by staff members, and concluded with Mass celebrated by Father Pat Woods (Catholic Parish Priest, Elizabeth Parish). As our Year 12 students prepare for exams and the completion of...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 1

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome back to Term Four. It is hard to believe that we have reached the final term for the year. I hope the two week break went well for your family. The last few weeks of this term will be especially important as we hold special events to celebrate the year and the many achievements of...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers On Friday all staff will be attending the Reflection Day, which is held each year. So why do we have this day? As an Anglican and Catholic school we hope that each day to bring to life for our students, families and ourselves a lived experience that God wants for each of us. That is to...

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Bless the blokes father's day liturgy On Wednesday, 6 September, the Junior school held a Father’s Day Liturgy and Breakfast to celebrate the gift of our Dads and those who care for us as a father does. It was lovely to welcome so many people whole take on the role of “Father” in our children’s lives. Year three classes led...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers Last week we celebrated the Semester 1 achievements of students across Year 3-11. We held three Academic Assemblies and I thank the many families that joined us. We have introduced a new award; High Achievement Award which is for a student who receives an A for a subject. We want to recognise those students who show...