2020 Term 1 Week 2

2020 Term 1 Week 2
From the Principal
The start of every school year is somewhat unique. This is particularly true for those just starting school in Reception or for those in Year 12 who this year will conclude their journey. For students who are new to the College or moving from Norwood to Athelstone, the start of the year is also a big step. Above: Reception student Vera, enjoying her first day. Having said this, the start of a new school... read more
From the Rector
We trust you had an opportunity over the holidays to rest and spend time with family and friends and that you have a sense of hope and joy for the year ahead. We hope the first days of school have gone well, although the weather and new routines of study, co-curricular, and transport can be challenging. We welcome especially those staff and students who are commencing at Saint Ignatius. Each year has... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Welcome to the 2020 school year. I would especially like to welcome new families to the College community. May it be the beginning of a wonderful journey for you. Many of you are very familiar with the ethos of Saint Ignatius’ College and others will be just beginning to discover its characteristics. Our ethos underpins all we do at the College. It emanates from St Ignatius of Loyola and how he... read more
From the Head of Senior School
Once again, welcome to 2020, in particular those new to the Senior School community. On the first day of term, each year level held an assembly, where their Year Level Coordinator presented this year’s theme, as they prepare to embark on the exciting year ahead. As I walk around the College and visit the students in their classrooms, I have been very impressed by the overwhelming spirit of commitment... read more
From the Head of Studies and Innovation
This week the College has held its annual Parent Information Evenings for all year levels except for Year 9. This will take place in Week 4. The purpose of these meetings is for families to connect with key teaching staff in the College; primarily those who will have direct contact with your children. The evenings are also an opportunity for the College to provide a clear language and vision around... read more
From the Counsellors
SPECIAL REPORT: Talking About Bushfires Given the recent Bushfire season and far-reaching impact, we considered it may be helpful to communicate with College families outlining resources and supports available. While there are members of our community who have been deeply impacted, there are others who have been affected indirectly. During such events those directly affected in particular children and... read more
Senior School Sports
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From the Head of Junior School
The new school year has begun with much excitement as refreshed students are enjoying surveying pastures new. Welcomed with class teachers, new class groupings, and new families joining our community, students are quickly rekindling and making new friendship bonds. A new year brings opportunity and anticipation of the year ahead. In our opening mass for the year, the children were asked who went swimming... read more
College Calendar 2020
All families should have received a copy of the College’s 2020 print calendar. If you have not yet received a calendar, please feel welcome to collect a copy from the Front Office of the Junior School or Senior School. You may have noticed the message on the cover of this year’s publication. While dates included in the print version of our College calendar at the time of publication may... read more
P&F - From the President
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Tuckshop Term 1
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