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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...

Religious Heart of the College

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...

Religious Heart of the College

Year 12 Students sharing Bible Stories with the Junior School. Over the last two terms, a number of Year 12 student groups as part of their Religious Education lessons, undertook a group activity, conducted over six weeks. This task involved the reading of the Old or New Testament, with a Biblical exegesis on a chosen passage or miracle story. The...

Diing Akur: Making his mark

Year 10 student and emerging football player, Diing Akur, has been awarded the inaugural Crows Children’s Foundation Next Generation Academy Scholarship, giving him the opportunity to be involved in an elite football program and increase his opportunities to learn about and play Australian Rules football. Diing has spent the last six months training with the Crows’ Next Generation Academy Talent...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 3

Dear Parents and Caregivers In the last Coracle I wrote to you with information regarding the College Strategic Plan 2017-2019. Review and ongoing evaluation is important for a school’s improvement and development. In the past fortnight we have undertaken the following evaluations. I thank 197 parents who completed the Parent Satisfaction Survey in the past fortnight. We have also surveyed...

Religious Heart of the College

TRINITY During our Year 9 Religion lesson we have been discussing the experience of the Trinity: God, Jesus, Holy Spirit in the lives of people.  One of the activities the students had to do was to choose a black and white picture from a range of images, and then describe how that picture reminded them about an aspect of God,...

Emma Normington: A Portrait of Achievement

Year 10 student, Emma Normington, won a placement at a recent Art’s Winter Workshop at the Adelaide Central School of Arts (ACSA) through a competition she entered into at the Tertiary Studies Expo in April. The two-day workshop consisted of learning the techniques and skills of working with oil paint with the second half of the workshop dedicated to drawing...

Principal’s Report: Term 3, Week 1

Dear Parents and Caregivers Welcome to Term Tjhree I hope your child/ren have returned to school with enthusiasm and are looking forward to the term. This term is action packed with 3-Way Learning Conferences, Academic Assemblies, Book Week, Sporting competitions, Subject Selections for 2018, Drama productions and various excursions. I encourage you to take up the opportunity to book in...

Religious Heart of the College

Year 12 Retreat  Last term during Week 9 the Year 12s went to Nunyara Campsite at Belair for a Retreat experience. Over the two days the students were involved in a range of activities that explored the five languages of love, words of affirmation, quality time, acts of service, receiving and giving gifts, physical touch.  Reflections about the Retreat Experience...