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Formal

Congratulations to our Year 12 Coordinator, Tim Randell and the Special Events captains Lexie Close and Amelia Ransom for organising a very successful Senior School Formal held on the evening of Friday 24 June at the Southern Golf Club. It was a lovely way to end the term for staff and students involved and students…

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Alpine School

On Friday 17 June, my colleague, Joe Shanahan, and I were fortunate enough to go and visit two of our Year 9 students, Tom Alford and Sam Hartland, at the Gnurad-Gundidj Campus of the Alpine School. Tom and Sam have spent all of Term 2 at the School for Student Leadership and have been busy…

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Digital Safety and Filtering

Mordialloc College had recently made a significant upgrade to our network and internet filtering by implementing the specialised service, CyberHound. This service not only provides an unparalleled level of internet filtering, ensuring safer access for students and staff alike, but enables the College maximise its use of technologies for learning by offering smart caching options,…

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Facility Development Update

2Construct has been selected out of five tenderers for the significant facility development project of building our new Performing Arts Centre with canteen attached, and new gym. We are meeting with them this week to sign the contracts and set up the construction program. As of Friday of this week the Forum building will not…

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Curriculum Review – Implementation of the Victorian Curriculum 2017

Mordialloc College has commenced a comprehensive review of the curriculum, with Year 7 to 10 courses currently being mapped against the recently released Victorian Curriculum Foundation – 10 (F–10). The Victorian Curriculum F–10 sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling. The curriculum is the common set of knowledge…

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School Service Awards

Last Friday afternoon we held the inaugural Mordialloc College school service awards. This will become an annual event to celebrate and recognise staff who have spent a considerable part of their career to date at Mordialloc College. It was a most worthwhile event sponsored by School Council. Thanks to School Council President Nicky Hersey and…

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Assistant Principal’s Update

Dear Parents, Students and Community Members, 2016 is now well and truly underway and the senior students are feeling this more than ever with first semester almost done, the what seems to be endless SACs and the rapidly approaching mid- year exams for Years 10 and 11. GAT preparation is also underway for students studying…

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Supportive Friends

Last week a number of Year 11 students completed the Senior Supportive Friends program with Jen Muir and myself.  The allday training taught students how to support their peers and care for themselves during the senior school years.  Students learnt how to identify when a friend may be experiencing difficulties, how to provide effective listening…

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Successful Open Events

Last week we held two very successful open events for prospective students and parents, with up to 300 visitors to our Open Afternoon in the Year 7 Learning Centre on Saturday 16 April and over 400 visitors to our Open Night to see the whole school in action on Tuesday 19 April. The success of…

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Cross Country

On Wednesday 20 April the College Cross Country was held on a very warm and sunny autumn afternoon. Congratulations go to Yerlonga (Blue House) on their great win, closely followed by Kalura (Green House). It was a terrific contest between the four houses with a high participation rate across the whole school, and shows how…