2018 Term 3 Week 4

2018 Term 3 Week 4
From the Principal
This past week at the Senior School has been referred to as ‘Blue Week’, and the round of sport this weekend is ‘Blue Round’.  Essentially, the intention of this is to place a particular focus on promoting good mental health amongst our students. As a society, we have made some significant gains in this area through various agencies and specific campaigns like ‘R U... read more
From the Rector
Earlier this week, Mr Coffey and I attended a meeting in Hervey Bay of the principals and rectors of the Jesuit and Companion Schools in Australia (JACSA). JACSA comprises five Jesuit-owned colleges and six partnered schools. It is an association that facilitates professional networking and formation in Jesuit pedagogy and Ignatian spirituality. JACSA sponsors a range of cooperative activities including... read more
From the Head of Senior School
Last week our Year Twelve students attended a presentation entitled Finishing Line by Elevate Education. The presentation covered the following topics: overcoming weaknesses in the lead-up to examinations, the role of examination study groups, stress management techniques and wellbeing, and study routines for SWOT Vac and holidays. The feedback from the students and staff was very positive... read more
From the Head of Junior School
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” As Walt Disney attests, we are from birth naturally inquisitive, as we construct meaning and our understanding of the world through our sense of curiosity. Learning to question is one of the greatest gifts we can give to both students and ourselves.... read more
From the Head of Studies and Innovation
In a recent article in The Ignatian, our Principal, Peter Coffey, discussed the nature of inquiry-based pedagogy and evidence of it being used within our College. He referred to the benefits it has on student learning as it is student-centred in its approach. That is, greater student agency is possible, and students get opportunities to explore, discover and question what they are learning. In... read more
Senior School Arts & Activities
  • MUSIC - SAVE THESE DATES
read more
Senior School Sports
  • 100km RELAY 2018
  • CATHOLIC PRIMARY CROSS COUNTRY 2018
  • CONGRATULATIONS CHARLIE ROBERTS
  • INTERCOL 2018
  • SENIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORT TERM 3 WEEK 3
read more
Junior School Sports
  • TOYOTA LITTLE ATHLETICS PROGRAM FOR SCHOOLS
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORT TERM 3 WEEK 3
read more
Junior School News
  • NATIONAL SCHOOLS TREE DAY
read more
Ignatius Early Years News
There was a lot happening at Ignatius Early Years last week. The new building development is coming along well. Weather permitting the children will enjoy the arrival of the concrete truck this week. On Wednesday 8 August 2018 the children went to the theatre to see a performance of “The Cranky Bear”. For many children it was their first visit to the theatre and their first bus ride. They... read more
From the Parents & Friends

UPCOMING YEAR LEVEL EVENTS

Reception Mum's Coffee Morning
Year 7 Mum's Drinks

read more
Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families A reminder that if you have not completed your Child Care Subsidy Assessment  in your myGov account, you will not be able to receive the new Child Care Subsidy (CCS). You can do your assessment through myGov using your Centrelink online account. To complete the process please remember to click confirm on your child’s enrolment. Please note that this cannot be completed in the... read more
Tuck Shop Rosters
  • SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER WEEK 5
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER TERM 3
read more