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Principal's Log

Parents, students and staff took many important messages from Mrs Susan McLean’s cyber safety messages. I encourage parents who attended the evening to share their learnings with their fellow parents who were unable to attend. Two simple but...
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Empowered Through Personal Responsibility

When we take personal responsibility, we learn to make the most of any situation we find ourselves in. In this we recognise it is more the attitude we bring to a situation rather than the circumstance that dictates outcomes for us. Focusing on the...
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Empathy Grows Care

Empathy unlike sympathy grows connection. Empathy involves us understanding someone else’s perspective, putting ourselves in their shoes, and feeling with them. When we are empathetic we are able to genuinely care for others. Empathy involves the...
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Welcome to the 2019 Pacific Adventure

Welcome to the 2019 Pacific adventure! We adventure together as Prep, Year 6 and Year 10 students who enter the Junior, Middle and Senior College for the first time, Year 12s who will complete their final year of schooling, Year 11 students who will...
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Time for Rest and Stillness

Many of us would be familiar with the passage from Ecclesiastes that talks about the times and seasons in our lives. It begins ‘To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven …’. Time is one of our most precious gifts...
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Principal's Log

Over this last fortnight parents, students and staff have enjoyed the Year 3 and 4 string ensembles and the Year 5 and 6 Multi-Instrument Concerts. These performances have allowed young people, staff and parents to celebrate the tremendous growth...
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Trust Empowers and Enables

One of the defining characteristics of the Finnish education system is the high levels of trust that exist between government, system, school leaders, teachers, parents and students. In any group whether that be a work place, community group, family...
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Principal's Log

It was a delight to feel the warmth and dignity of our Year 12 students as they graduated last week. Themes of close relationships, growth, hope and opportunity permeated the speeches made by the College Captains with a highlight of the final chapel...
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We Remember Them

Sunday marked the 100 th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War on November 11, 1918. After the Second World War the British and Australian governments renamed the day, Remembrance Day. In 1997, Governor-General Sir William...
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Congratulations and Farewell Year 12s

This week we congratulate and farewell our Year 12 cohort of 2018. We have enjoyed their warmth, vibrancy and energy and thank them for all they have given to this community. It has been a pleasure to watch them grow and mature into the confident...
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