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Director of Student Wellbeing’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, With the new school year now in full swing, it is a great time to bring you up to date with what has been happening in the area of student wellbeing at Mordialloc College. Evidence tells us that students who are happy, safe and feel a sense of connectedness…

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Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, Parent/Teacher/Student interviews This year we are again allocating a full day with altered hours of attendance for this important event in Term 1. School Council have endorsed Wednesday 18 March from 11am until 7.30pm for our parent/teacher/student interviews, in Week 8 of this term. Classes will be cancelled for…

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Instrumental Music at the College

MORDIALLOC COLLEGE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC Department   It’s TIME to get enrolled and involved in the College’s wildly popular, always entertaining, Instrumental Music Department!   Don’t wait too long to come into the music room, pick up a contract and sign-up to learn your favourite instrument.   PLACES ARE FILLING FAST – Get in quick!  …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…