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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…

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Open Events

We look forward to meeting prospective students and their parents at our open events in the next week. On Saturday 16 April, our Year 7 Learning Centre will be open from 2 – 4pm with attendees having the opportunity to participate in a range of interactive learning workshops with our Year 7 teaching team and…

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Open Afternoon & Open Night

Open Afternoon Come and experience the Year 7 Centre on Saturday 16th April, 2016 from 2.00-4.00pm. (SEAL information session at 3.00pm) Open Night See our whole College at work on Tuesday 19th April, 2016 from 7.00-9.00pm. (SEAL information session at 6.30pm)        

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Transition

An important part of our publicity in the lead up to our Open Afternoon (Saturday 16 April) and Open Night (Tuesday 19 April) are the visits we make to all feeder primary schools (14 schools). This started last week and involves myself, Jennifer Roep and George Tzimourtas taking some of our students to visit each…