Great Cycle Challenge

This year Kaymiah Heath (8F) is participating in the Great Cycle Challenge, in the quest to fight Children’s Cancer.   Kaymiah Heath This October, I am taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids’ cancer. Because right now, cancer is the largest single killer of children from disease in Australia – over 600…

Principal’s Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   I hope everyone was able to enjoy the holiday break and is now refreshed and ready to focus on the final stretch for the year.   Return to Onsite Learning and Remote Learning  As I communicated to all families during the first week of the school holidays via…

Facility Development

Today work has recommenced on our new two storey building after the two-week shutdown period of the construction industry. We can still only have 25% of the normal construction workforce on our site, with this changing to 50% by next Tuesday. Brickwork has commenced, Colourbond external wall cladding to commence over next fortnight, services rough…

Principal’s Update

VCE results and DUX 2020 This year students will be receiving their results on the morning of Wednesday 30 December. Emma White, our Pathways Coordinator, Jo Greenhalgh, Director of Senior School, and I will be onsite to congratulate students who want to visit to celebrate and, most importantly, for any students who need to speak…

Years 7 – 10 SEAL Competitions

High Distinction and Distinction Recipients Despite the challenges of 2020, our SEAL students still had the opportunity in Term 4 to compete in the University of New South Wales ICAS competitions. All students who received a High Distinction (top 1% of participants) and Distinction (top 11% of participants) have been listed below. I would like…

Update from Director of Literacy

Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   Firstly, a huge congratulations to all students for their efforts during Headstart. After such a uniquely challenging year, sitting their exams in Exam Week, and then some fun and re-engagement during Activities Week, it has been wonderful to see so many students really pushing forward in their learning…

Awards Night

    To recognise and celebrate the achievements of our students across all year levels this year, we are pre-recording this event using Woohah Productions. This will be available to all families to watch in the next week or so, with a permanent record being made available for all within our school community. Students who have…

Advance Surf Camp

     On 18 November the Advance class jumped onto the bus to start their journey. After hours upon hours, we arrived at the Lorne Campgrounds and set up camp, struggling to build our tents which were our homes for the next three days. Racing back onto the bus, we drove down the stomach aching…

Victorian Education Excellence Awards 2020

Congratulations to Andrew McConchie, our Director of Literacy Improvement and English Learning Area Leader, for winning both the Outstanding Secondary Teacher Award and   The Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards!! These awards were conducted online this year with a live stream to invited guests. It was…

Virtual City 2 Surf Run

Congratulations to Zahra Konisberry for her success in the Virtual City 2 Surf run.   Zahra completed the 14 km run in 1 hour and 24 minutes, placing 5th in the 13 to 15 year Girls’ Division.   Well done!