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Learning Specialist

Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   Educational research indicates effective educational change in schools takes approximately 5-7 years. With the impact of Covid 19, and our subsequent move to remote learning, we have shortened this time line of change to less than six months. This has required a monumental effort from the school leadership,…

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Year 9 Wellbeing Day

Jeremy Thai Chan On Thursday 27 August Year 9 students had a day focusing on Wellbeing. Here, Jeremy Thai Chan and Madi Galland share their experience of this most successful day.   What a cold morning we all woke up to on the 27th of August. It was the greatest start of school for a…

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Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   Remote Learning It is unfortunate that the State Government road map for transitioning back to onsite learning in Term 4 as advised by the Chief Health Officer is not what we were hoping for –  but it is out of our control, so all we can do as a school…

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Assistant Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, Design Submissions for the Redesign of the Main Courtyard Over the last few years the grassed area under the large Blue Gum in the main courtyard of the school (between the HUB, PAC, Discovery Centre and EZ/S-Block) has been fenced off for safety. We have been monitoring a fungal…

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Mordi Idol 2020

Mordi Idol 2020 will look a little different from previous years but still promises to be full of fun and talent.   Join us in creating an online extravaganza by uploading a five-minute video by Friday 4 September.   Please note: Parental permission must be obtained beforehand.     Click on this link for access to…

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Remote Learning in Science

Creating DNA Models Year 9 SEAL science students were given the challenge of creating a DNA model to demonstrate their understanding of its structure, using objects that were readily accessible at home.   It’s great to see the students applying their knowledge in a creative way and Lego still being put to good use in…

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Update from Middle School Director

Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   To say that this year is different is a complete understatement. This year has been more demanding of students, parents and College staff than any in the 96 year history of Mordialloc College. The staff thank both the parents and students for the effort, flexibility and resilience that…

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Supporting Literacy Development During Remote Learning

The Number One Strategy for Parents Firstly, a huge congratulations and well done to all our families out there who are finding their way through the new challenges we are all facing at the moment. We are just getting started this round, but all of us are all too aware of how difficult it can…

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New Writers Collective

English was my absolute favourite subject until late last year, when all we talked about was careers and prepping for the real world and selecting subjects that would help us. Like a lot of people, I loved English: the deeper implications, how Shakespeare’s work from the 1500s is still relevant today, understanding how authors position…