Math Matters

Family budgets and bills can be a source of household stress. Modelling financial numeracy with children and explaining why you make certain budgetary choices can establish sound financial decision making in our students.   Financial Arithmetic is a major focus of our 7-10 curriculum with extension topics undertaken in VCAL numeracy and VCE General Mathematics. …

Matilda the Musical Trivia Night

One of the most exciting events to feature on the Performing Arts Calendar this year is our upcoming College production of ‘Matilda – The Musical’. Rehearsals are well underway and the show is really taking shape.   In order to make this production the best the College has seen yet, we are raising some much-needed funds…

Multiculturalism Poster Competition

Multiculturalism Poster Competition For Cultural Diversity Week, one of the activities last term involved students making a poster to display their understanding of ‘What is Multiculturalism’. We had mainly Year 8 participants and also two from the International Student Program. We are highly appreciative of the opportunity given to us by the Year 8 Coordinators,…

Literacy Update

Jamie Towsey Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   Welcome back to a new term at Mordialloc College! I hope that you were all able to have a restful Easter break after a busy start to the year. For many members of our community, Term 1 saw a readjustment back to the demands and routines…

Anzac Day Service

On Tuesday 26th April during our assembly timeslot, the College held a whole school assembly to recognise Anzac Day and to commemorate the 107th year of the landing at Gallipoli. The service was organised and led by our School Captains and Middle School Captains, including the schedule of service and all readings. We also had…

Congratulations to Jake Ridley

Congratulations to Jake Ridley one of our Year 9 students who continues to excel in the pool. Jake recently competed in the School Sport Victoria (SSV) State Swimming Championships winning FIVE individual gold medals: Boys 15 Years Breaststroke, 50m – 1st (32.74 secs) Boys 15 Years Butterfly, 50m – 1st (27.22 secs) Boys 15 Years…

Building Program Update

There was much anticipation and excitement from Year 7 and 8 students and staff with the move into the new two storey building and classes beginning in here from the first day of this term. Our processes for entering and exiting the building and accessing their lockers inside the building have been outlined to students….

Australian Dragonboat Championships

Congratulations to one of our staff members, Julia Agar-Wilson, and three of our parents, Racheal Blake, Kathy Kimpton and Neill Blake, for competing in the Australian Dragon Boat Championships in Adelaide over the school holiday break. Julia, Racheal and Kathy were selected for the Victorian State Senior A Team. Victoria came home with five Gold…

Middle School Update

Daniel Williams Dear Families, Students and Community Members,   Term 1 has been such a fantastic term through the Middle School. It has been great to see students having an extended period of time with no interruptions to face-to-face teaching. In Term 2 we are aiming to continue to build on the positives that came…

Math Matters

Hands-up if you have ever muttered the words “Maths is hard” or “I was never good at maths”.   Numeracy capability is not inherited but attitudes are contagious   As parents, you play a significant role in your child’s learning and development. Helping children to become numerate does not need a high level of mathematics knowledge but…