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Cyber Bullying: Imaged Based Abuse

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Cyber Bullying: Imaged Based Abuse One very common challenge that has emerged as young people have increased access to technology is student on student Online sexual harassment and image-based abuse. Winter holidays and the current lockdown result in many of our students having large amounts of downtime and, of necessity,…

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Wellbeing services for students during remote learning

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan As Lockdown No 5 extends into next week our boys are again forced to manage the uncertainty which lockdown creates: Will we be going on Year 8 camp? When will footy resume? Will the GAT be rescheduled? From past experience we know that this uncertainty creates a degree of…

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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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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan On May 5, the College celebrated Edmund Rice Day. Following a whole school liturgy celebrated in the O’Malley gym the boys embarked upon the traditional walkathon. Despite torrential rain on the previous day, the weather was perfect. Our students enjoyed the friendship and camaraderie of their mates as they…

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SPC to celebrate Edmund Rice Day in style – donations now online

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan What? It’s Changed? I can’t believe it’s gone electronic. Yes this Edmund Rice Day all sponsorship donations for the walkathon can only be made online via this link www.trybooking.com/au/donate/spcedmundriceday Students are still encouraged to seek as much sponsorship as possible with prizes going to the student who raises the most…

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2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents

2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents The Man Cave – Year 10 Students – this coming Monday As part of the Year 10 Pastoral Care Program this year, the students will engage in a full day workshop with ‘The Man Cave’. The Man Cave is a relatively new organization whose vision is to create a…

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2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents – March 18, 2021

A Day of Hope / Men of Honour – Year 11 Students – Re-scheduled event – Week 9 All Year 11 students will attend a seminar with guest presenter Glen A. Gerreyn, which will involve learning about what it means to be a good man, and to work towards living a hope filled life. Developing…

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2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents

2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents Elephant Ed. – Year 7 & 8 Students Thank you for your support in the running of our sexual education program at Year 7 and 8, through the organization Elephant Ed. Student feedback was taken, and the responses were overwhelmingly positive, and it is our hope that this may…

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Director of Students Report

By Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock Social Media – Responsible Behaviours Social media and young people!! The combination creates endless concern for parents and educators alike. Following our most recent period of Remote Learning this week, it is important that a distinction is acknowledged between the educational and social benefits to technology and the…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Welcome to the 2021 school year.  On one of the wettest days in living memory our new Year 7 students and our seasoned Year 12 boys commenced the Academic year. However, no amount of rain could dampen the spirits of either group. The Year 7 Orientation Day went smoothly…

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