2018 Term 3 Week 6

2018 Term 3 Week 6
From the Principal
One of the things that has become evident to me during my time at the College is that there is an obvious cycle to any school year. What I mean by this is that there are events or activities that occur at a particular time year after year. Some of these, such as Book Week last week, are quite prominent, whilst others are much less identifiable. For example, this week I commenced interviews with some... read more
From the Rector
What is it that draws your attention to God? For many of us, it is our relationships of love or service. We are relational beings with a triune communion with others, with creation, and with God. Wonder with creation opens our hearts. It helps us find balance and peace. It also helps us reflect about how generous we are in sharing, and hopefully corrects our greed and wastefulness. What opens doors... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Loyola Press have just published a new children’s book. It is titled Shhh…God Is in the Silence by Fiona Basile and illustrated by Alice Mount. In Vinita Hampton-Wright’s review she suggests that as adults, we too, need to focus on four phrases that underpin this book. I am precious. There is no one else like me. God created me. I am God’s child. A wonderful thought for all... read more
From the Head of Senior School
At Tuesday’s Voluntary Student Mass, Senior Leader of the College Lauren Schell presented a reflection on the theme of care for creation, which I offer you today. The season of creation is an important event in the Church’s calendar, and runs from the 1st of September to the 4th of October. It is an annual celebration of prayer and action calling us to protect one of God’s gifts to... read more
From the Head of Junior School
We would like to welcome you to the Junior School’s new open classroom forum, ‘Windows into Learning’ next week, from 3‒7 September. You may recall having read the EdSmart Parent Broadcast, which provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about their children’s educational experiences and presents insights into their children’s learning. Parents and... read more
From the Director of Teaching & Learning...
SACE Board Electronic Examination – English Literary Studies On Thursday 23 August, our Year 12 English Literary Studies students sat a practice online examination. This is the first time the SACE Board has conducted online examinations, and signals the start of a new way of assessing students’ knowledge and understanding. It is expected that each year over the next five years or so, more... read more
Senior School Arts & Activities
  • MUSICAL
  • CHESS
  • INTERCOL
  • DEBATING
  • BURNSIDE YOUTH CONCERT BAND - CABARET
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Senior School Sports
  • TERM 3 WEEK 5 (PLAY-OFFS) SENIOR SCHOOL SPORTS REPORT
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Junior School Sports
  • INDEPENDENT PRIMARY SCHOOLS SWIM MEET
  • YEAR 6 SOCCER END OF SEASON BBQ
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORT TERM 3 WEEK 5
     
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Junior School News
  • AUSTRALIAN BAND AND ORCHESTRA DIRECTORS' ASSOCIATION
  • FRED'S VAN DONATION
  • STEM ACTIVITIES
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School Aerobics National Championships
Last weekend, three Saint Ignatius’ College Aerobics teams travelled to the Gold Coast for the National School Aerobics Championships. The national squad, one of the smallest Ignatian teams ever to have travelled to the competition, was comprised of senior students from Years 10, 11 and 12 and they represented the College proudly. This year the girls were extremely successful in showcasing everything... read more
Tuck Shop Rosters
  • TERM 3 SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • TERM 3 JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
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From the Parents & Friends

UPCOMING YEAR LEVEL EVENTS:

  • YEAR 7 MUMS' DRINKS
  • YEAR 3 AND YEAR 5 MUMS' DINNER
  • YEAR 2 MUMS' DESSERT EVENING
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Out of School Hours Care
  • OCTOBER VACATION CARE
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