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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov In Term 1 teachers set classroom expectations, get to know classes and build an understanding of our learners’ needs. We also participate in a range of valuable activities and events which offer important educational experiences for our students beyond the classroom. With a lot happening in…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Habits, Outcomes and Long-Term Goals At the bottom of my Christmas sack last year was a book called Atomic Habits written by John Clear and while it was not a genre that I would normally lean towards I read it and I am so thankful that I did.  Clear…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Let’s get organised! This year it is my pleasure to be teaching a Year 9 class.   After the traditional settling in period, giving all in the class the opportunity to learn their new timetable, know where their room is located and clarifying what they, in fact, need to bring…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Last week, with a number of adjustments and modifications, we were able to hold our annual Academic Assembly where we recognised the academic excellence of our high achieving VCE and VET students of 2020. We also acknowledged students whose aggregated performance in all 2020 assessment tasks…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Booklists Please note that Friday, December 11 is the last day for you to submit your booklist order online. Orders will be available for collection from Campion at 5 Yarrowee St, Sebastopol from Monday, January 11. Booklists and order details can be found on the College…

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Jobs boom for SPC Students with increase in Vocational Pathways

by Mr Damian Kinnersly, Director of Pathways and Applied Learning Celebrating 2020 in Vocational Pathways As we near the end of 2020, it is timely to look back at the wonderful achievements that the students have achieved during a time of uncertainty. During the year, a number of students have been significantly impacted by the…

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Director of Teaching and Learning

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov The last weeks of Term 4 2020 – Assessment and Headstart In recognising the disruption caused by remote learning this year, the VCE Unit 3/4 exams have been rescheduled to occur later in the term. As a consequence, a range of important activities have needed to…

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2020 General Achievement Test (GAT) Preparation

The GAT is a test used for statistical moderation of a student’s end of year results and will be used as part of the ‘consideration of educational disadvantage’ process this year. It is vitally important that VCE Units 3/4 students have a clear understanding of the assessment requirements of the GAT and that test responses…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Mid-Semester Reports Given the majority of this term’s learning has been conducted remotely, the Mid-Semester reports will provide an overview of a student’s remote learning work habits and academic results for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum I was thinking yesterday about a significant incident that occurred early in March, before any of our lockdowns. It took me a while to realise that it had occurred this year, that it had happened less than six months ago. It feels like it was years…

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