Chess Club

2020 Term 1 On Monday 17 February, International Chess Master Leonid Sandler arrived with a bang to challenge Mordialloc College in chess. This was arranged as a Chess Simul in a 1 vs Mordialloc College Staff and Students arrangement. It was fantastic to see many staff and younger students participate and challenge themselves against a quality…

Year 9 Advance Snorkelling

Pope’s Eye and Swimming with the Seals On Friday  21 February, the Year 9 Advance class went on a day trip to Pope’s Eye. On this trip we learnt about the history of Port Phillip Bay and Pope’s Eye, which was really interesting. We found out that Pope’s Eye was built in a u shape…

TAASS Exploration Day

The Academy of SEAL Schools (TAASS) Year 9 SEAL Exploration Day – 17 February 2020 On Monday 17 February, four of our SEAL students and I ventured off to The University of Melbourne to participate in the Year 9 Exploration Day. These students were selected based on written applications outlining reasons why they would be the…

DET review into VCAL and VET provision

The Victorian Government is reviewing vocational and applied learning in senior secondary schooling and needs parent and student input. They would like to hear your views, opinions and experiences regarding the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), VET delivered to school students (VDSS) and School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBATs). The Review will deliver a final…

Tips for new parents transitioning to Secondary School

We really value the home-school partnership and parents staying connected and engaged with their child’s learning in Secondary School. There can be a tendency for parents to step back from their child’s schooling but the best outcomes can be achieved when schools and parents work together to create the optimal supportive learning environments at school…

Leadership Induction Assembly

On Monday 17 February we formally recognised our students who have been successful in achieving a leadership position for this year, in a whole school assembly with parents who were able to attend and special guest speakers and presenters, Mr Tim Richardson, MP, Member for Mordialloc and Mr Mark Dreyfus, MP, and Federal Member for Isaacs….

School Photo Day

MSP School Photos Tuesday 18 February School photos will be taken throughout the day on Tue 18 Feb. All students are asked to wear FULL SUMMER UNIFORM, correct shoes and socks, have their hair neat and tidy. One pair of earrings is permitted, no necklaces or bracelets. Students who arrive out of uniform or with extreme hairstyles…

Year Level Events So Far This Year

Our Year 7 Camp (Wednesday 5 February – Friday 7 February) at The Summit was a great success! We had 95% of the cohort attend which is magnificent. The camp was an opportunity for students to meet other students, make more friends, learn more about their peers and their teachers, all whilst participating in exciting and thrilling…

Positive Start

We have had a smooth start to the year, with Year 7 and 12 students commencing last Thursday to undertake a special program for these year levels; and then all students resumed on Friday 31st January. The first day for our Year 7 students involved rotations between ICT set up, developing their codes of cooperation,…

Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, Welcome to the 2020 school year, and a special welcome to all of our Year 7 students and any new students at other year levels who either joined us during Headstart towards the end of last year or are joining us this year for the first time.  I hope everyone…