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by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Today we celebrated some of the efforts and achievements of our Year 10 and 11 students in Award Ceremonies.  Congratulations particularly to Toby Clack – Year 10 Dux, Ben Mornane – Year 10 Proxime Accessit, Jack Sheehan Year 11 Dux and Hugh Ollerenshaw – Year 11…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Many Year 12s have now finished their exams however a significant number of them still have exams on Monday November 30.  It has been a long haul and we are proud of all the boys who have given their best right until the end.  I believe…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Congratulations to Toby Clack and Ben Mornane (Year 10s) who have been accepted into the University of Melbourne’s Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program.  Well done boys, this is in recognition of your application to your studies over all years of your schooling, and will no…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Yesterday we marked the last day of classes for our Year 12 students.  I trust it was a long and positive day for them all.  While we are restricted in what we can do, I am grateful to the many staff and students who gave a…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It has been fabulous to have all our students back onsite.  They have certainly appeared to delight in each other’s company and learn face-to-face rather than online.  Many students have done their best to keep their learning and development going in what have been very difficult…

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Important information for 2020 General Achievement Test – October 7

The following should be read now in case there is something students should do this week to make the GAT go smoothly next week. Who needs to do the GAT? Students doing a Scored VCE Unit 3/4 Study (includes some 2nd Year VCE/VET courses such as Engineering, Sport and Rec but not Building and Construction.)…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Once again our Year 12 students and some of our Year 11s were onsite for two days completing Unit 3/4 SACs, submitting SATs and completing VCAL assessments. At our home, there have been a couple of oil paintings completed and we now have some bedroom carpet…

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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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