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A Message from our School Council President, Ian Fox

Re-Learning Our Learning   What a great challenge the current “learning from home” education has been for our students, teachers and school staff. A few short weeks ago, the prospect of all students staying away from school under an extended Covid19 remote learning program was a distant concept, yet after 4 weeks of Term 2…

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Update from Director of Pedagogy and Innovative Programs

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our wonderful staff, students and parents/guardians for the incredible work and dedication shown during the transition to remote learning. The learning curve has been significant for all of us; however, I have been so impressed by people’s willingness to learn new skills and embrace…

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Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, Remote Learning We are now into our third week of remote learning and the majority of students have settled into the routine of completing their on-line lessons. We congratulate them on their positive attitude and preparedness to connect and complete the work set to the best of their ability….

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Literacy Success

Three Ways to Boost Your Child’s Literacy Skills at Home   1. Routine Reading for Pleasure   A wide range of research has shown that parents who help their children to get hold of books they enjoy, find a quiet place to read and discuss what they read with their children, have a significant impact…

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Principal’s Update

Communication with your Child I encourage all parents to start and end each day with a check-in to help your child clarify and understand the instructions they get from their teachers and assist them with organising themselves and setting priorities for their learning at home. A healthy daily routine is great for mental and physical…

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Why Exercise is more Important than Ever

Why exercise is more important than ever – COVID-19 Response Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is today reminding all Australians that exercise remains as important as ever to help keep our population healthy. “Most Australians are currently nervous about the potential impact of COVID-19, and we wanted to take the opportunity to remind everyone that…

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Maintaining Good Hygiene

Everyone can help to protect against infections by practising good hand and respiratory hygiene. Here are some tips that we can all follow: Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing with a tissue, or cough into your elbow. Dispose of the tissue into a bin and then wash your hands afterwards. Wash your…

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P.E. With Joe

“Exercise is an amazing tool to help us feel happier, more energised and more optimistic” Are you struggling to find the motivation to find a new way to exercise during this time at home? You might find it useful to check out “P.E. With Joe” on YouTube. This is a free daily (Monday to Friday)…

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Ice Skating and Queen Victoria Market

All international and EAL students were out to explore Melbourne on 13 March; we went ice skating and visited Queen Victoria Market. This excursion gave students ample opportunities to apply their English language skills in practical contexts. They were also able to build on their interpersonal skills; many friendships were formed between students of different year levels….

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Middle School Director’s Update

Term One of 2020 has flown by with the Middle School being jam packed with learning as well as extra-curricular activities such excursions, incursions, inter-school school sports days and participation in the College swimming day. Once again, the students of the Middle School have taken up the opportunities that Mordialloc College has afforded them. The Year…