2019 Term 1 Week 4

2019 Term 1 Week 4
From the Principal
During the past few weeks, a number of the College’s key groups have had their first meeting and/or activity for the year. For example, on Sunday our Parents and Friends hosted a picnic event at the Junior School to welcome new families to our community. This followed their first committee meeting at the start of February. This week our College Foundation, which supports our future development... read more
From the Rector
We are humbled and grateful that so many give of their time and talent to support the work of the College through the Parents and Friends, the Old Ignatians, the College Board and its committees, and the Foundation. Thank you, too, for the ways you support other ministries of the Jesuits, such as Jesuit Refugee Service and Jesuit Mission. This year the Norwood Parish celebrates the 150th year of its... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Last week I wrote of the Examen and offered an example of how to pray this prayer. For other ways of praying this prayer click HERE for a free app called “Reimagining the Examen”. It provides an easy to follow Examen each day and only takes a few minutes to connect with God and yourself. This emphasis on reflection permeates throughout Ignatian Spirituality and is a quality we wish to instil... read more
From the Head of Senior School
At our first Senior School Assembly of the year, our 2018 Dux of the College, Sebastian Ricci, addressed the students and shared some advice that he learned during his 13 years at Saint Ignatius. His advice was to: set goals for yourself build relationships with your teachers have fun. Seb particularly reminded our senior year students that the senior years of schooling can be difficult for some people,... read more
Senior School News
  • Year 7 History - inquiry in action
  • year 11 business innovation - danielle seymour visit
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Senior School Sports
  • SENIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORTS - TERM 1 WEEK 3
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Senior School Arts and Activities
  • SENIOR SCHOOL ARTS AND ACTIVITIES REPORT
  • FROM THE DRAMA CAPTAINS
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Vocational Services Report
  • WANT TO STUDY AT US AND UK UNIVERSITIES?
  • The National Career Education Strategy 2019
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Homework Club
Homework club is open to all students and provides a quiet space to complete homework under the supervision and guidance of teaching staff. Homework club runs after school from 3:45pm until 4:45pm. Details of days, locations and supervising staff are listed below: Middle Years Homework Club for students in Years 7, 8 and 9 Tuesdays in BE323 with Ms Anne Clancy (Middle Years Coordinator of Adaptive Education)... read more
Language Tutors
  • CHINESE
  • ITALIAN
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Tuck Shop Burger Day - Senior School
Stop Press: Friday 29 March 2019…Burger Day We will offer: Hamburgers Chicken burgers Vegetarian burgers and a variety of burger rolls: white, wholemeal, gluten free and brioche. Just order what burger/bread roll you want with the following options: tomato, lettuce, mayonnaise, sauce, cheese, onion (included). Cost: $6.00 You may pre order by email, or direct on the day. read more
From the Head of Junior School
In talking with parents, it is pleasing to hear how children all seem to settle in to new routines and classroom dynamics, and make new friends. One parent informed me that their daughter in Reception was singing her newly learnt phonics songs all throughout the house, exhibiting her joyfulness in learning and in being part of this community. It is our foremost desire to ensure that every child feels... read more
STEM Activities
In STEM lessons Reception students are exploring water with all their senses, as part of ‘The Little Scientist’ Program. They share verbal descriptions of how it looks, feels, smells and sounds when combined with other substances and is moved through different containers such as pipettes, beakers, syringes and measuring cylinders. Above: Sylvie Above: Benjamin Above: Eva Above: Patrick Mrs... read more
Junior School Sports
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORTS - TERM 1 WEEK 3
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Photography of Children
We ask that members of our community be considerate when publishing photographs or video footage of other people’s children at College events (such as concerts, swimming and athletics carnivals and cocurricular activities) on publicly accessible media, including their own personal social media accounts. There are families at the College who have indicated for various reasons, including legal issues,... read more
From the Parents and Friends
  • WELCOME BACK PICNIC
  • 2019 SCHEDULED EVENTS
  • FAMILY FUN FAIR - DONATION DRIVE WEEK
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Tuckshop Menus and Rosters
  • TUCKSHOP MENUS
  • TUCKSHOP ROSTERS
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Secretary/Parish Pastoral Worker
St Ignatius Parish Norwood – February 2019 Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position  of Secretary/Parish Pastoral Worker. Part-Time: 0.7 The successful applicant will be responsible to the Parish Priest and will work with him, the Parish Secretary, and the Parish Pastoral Council and Finance and Building Committee. The successful applicant will have a strong... read more