Strengthening Culture of Achievement

My ongoing mantra to everyone here has been to set ‘High Expectations’ in everything we do. High expectations of our own performance and of those we influence, whether we are student, teacher or parent. Underpinning this focus are our core values of Personal Best, Integrity, Respect and Responsibility. It is so important that they continue…

School Council President

Dear Students, Teachers, Parents and everyone else who is part of the school community, This time of year is an opportunity to reflect on all that Mordialloc College achieves throughout the year. We have seen the completion and official opening of the new gym stadium as well as the school performance, “Bring it On’ being…

Headstart for our International students

Before the busy Headstart progam commenced, the International students had an exciting Christmas party, celebrating the completion of exams. All students enjoyed chatting, the Australian sunshine and sharing their experiences . There is a total of 11 new students attending the Headstart course, including three in Year 9, five in Year 10 and three in Year 11. Most of them are very excited but some are…

Awards Night

Our annual Awards Night held at the City of Kingston Town Hall in Moorabbin on Wednesday, 6 December was such a wonderful celebration of achievement of Personal Best. We had the opportunity to celebrate student successes in a variety of areas such as Academic Excellence, Achievement Endeavour, the Arts &Technology, Sport and Community involvement. High quality entertainment…

Director of Senior School

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, This year the Senior School has been extremely busy, and the focus has been on raising the achievements of our students whilst maintaining our ethos of care and support. As the year draws closer to an end we have many successes and achievements to celebrate. Our Year 12 VCE students…

Awards Night

As we move towards the end of this school year, preparations for one of the key events on the College calendar are underway.   Mordialloc College is holding its Awards Night at the City of Kingston Town Hall, Nepean Highway, Moorabbin on Wednesday, 6 December.  Every year we come together as a College community to celebrate student…

Stella’s Writing Poetry

On Friday 3 October, activist Candy Bowers visited a group Year 9 girls including myself in a session called, ‘The Stella’s Writing Poetry Class.’ Candy Bowers is an actor, social-activist, comedian and producer, a woman of plentiful talents. She kicked off the class by telling us a little bit about herself with tales of being a multi-racial South African…

It’s Academic

An event we always look forward to is the annual Mordialloc College Academic Challenge for our feeder primary schools grade 5 students. This was held on Friday 27 October in the Year 7 LC. The event was run by our Middle School captains. This year we had eight of our feeder primary schools competing in this…

Year 7 Project Expo

Dear Mordialloc College parents, guardians and staff. You are cordially invited to join us for the final Year 7 Project Expo for 2017. Event details: Students have been working hard to create projects for their current Learning Trackers. Mainstream students will be presenting museum exhibits about Ancient Mediterranean Societies (Greece, Rome and Egypt). SEAL students…

The Great Debate!

Our traditional and one of the most anticipated events for the year – the Staff vs Student debate was held on Friday 13 October and was watched by the whole school on the topic “this house doesn’t believe in grading in schools,” with staff speaking in the affirmative and students against. This was the twentieth debate…