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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It is good that our lockdown was once again short-lived and we have been able to get back to face-to face learning which is much more effective.  We are at the busy end of the semester and all of our Year 10’s and 11’s are going…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan As we again plunge into Remote learning, please keep in mind that there are a range of supports available should your son start showing signs of heightened levels of concern and anxiety as a result of the disruption to their school, sporting and social networks. These thoughts and feelings…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Return to remote learning Thanks in advance to the adjustments you will make to support our return to remote learning. We appreciate all that families need to prepare for having their boys learning from home. The Online Classroom Rules outline behaviours that enable effective teaching and…

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Vocational and Applied Learning Pathways integration into the VCE

Vocational and Applied Learning Pathways integration into the VCE In November 2019, the Victorian State Government commissioned a review, completed by John Firth, into the vocational and applied learning pathways in senior secondary schooling. This review had two major aims: to ensure all Victorian secondary school students have access to high-quality vocational and applied learning…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Wednesday our Year 12s and the Loreto Year 12s gathered together for a joint seminar on the topic of sexual consent.  The students listened to presenters from Ballarat Community Health, Victoria Police, and Ballarat and Grampians Community Legal Services who outlined what freely given consent…

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Hand, foot and mouth disease notice

The College advises that students in Years 7, 8 and 12 have contracted hand, foot and mouth disease. The boys in question are under appropriate medical care. Outlined below are some general guidelines for your information. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a virus that causes a rash or blisters on the hands and…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Welcome back to school after a timely Easter break. The weather was fantastic, I feel it was warmer than January. I hope families were able to enjoy some time together doing the things they like. Congratulations to Lachlan O’Keefe for clearing 2.00m to become the U17…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Congratulations to our first crew of rowers finishing the season on a high with a win at the Nationals.  A tremendous feat, with success being the result of many hours of toil in the background by themselves and others supporting them.  The challenge for all of…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Last week we held our parent/teacher/student interviews.  I encourage our students to use the feedback positively from these interviews and to take up the challenge to increase or decrease particular behaviours so as to improve their learning and ultimately themselves.  Should you have been unable to…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The 2021 Head of the Lake did not go the way we or our First Crew would have liked.  Grammar were better than us, congratulations to them and commiserations to us.  Competitive sport has the capacity to burst our bubbles and cause us some short-term pain. …

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