2020 Term 1 Week 5

2020 Term 1 Week 5
From the Principal
Within the College community, there are a number of different groups or associations who act to promote the College’s interests in one way or another. The best known of these groups is, of course, our Parents and Friends, whose work spans almost every aspect of school life. Their generous support of College events and activities is a great gift to us and does much to enhance the culture of ‘welcome’... read more
From the Rector
The Saint Ignatius’ College Family Fun Fair is on Saturday 28 March from 11.00am to 5.00pm at the Senior School. The organisers are collecting donations for bric-a-brac, books and toys, second-hand uniforms, gifts for prizes, etc, and these items can be dropped off at Front Reception at the Senior or Junior Schools, or IEY in the mornings between 10 and 13 March. From time to time people ask about... read more
From the Head of Senior School
Term 1 is always filled with many opportunities for the community to make new connections. We hope this has been your experience for your family. It was wonderful to meet many families at the recent New Parent Welcome Evening on the Bellarmine Lawns at the Senior School. Thank you to all the families who supported this event and the work of the Advancement Team for this initiative. As we reach the halfway... read more
Senior School News
It was with a great sense of excitement that the Year 7s embarked on three days of activities designed to help them to get to know each other and develop relationships with their peer support leaders and teachers. On Wednesday, the classes rotated through sessions of Time Management Study Skills led by Elevate Education, kite decorating in preparation for our kite flying competition, Bubble Soccer and... read more
Learning Management System
SEQTA Engage As you would be aware the College has been transitioning for the whole College community to access SEQTA, our new Learning Management System. Students have been accessing SEQTA Learn since Term 4 2019 and we are now ready to allow access for parents to SEQTA Engage. SEQTA will allow for greater partnership between parents, teachers and students. SEQTA Engage is the Parent Portal... read more
Arts and Activities
Co-curricular Arts & Activities For those of you who haven’t come across me before, my name is Mr Aaron Dohse. This year I have taken over from Ms Maria Minucci in coordinating Co-curricular Arts & Activities at the Senior School. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Ms Minucci for her brilliant work in the Arts & Activities space and for her assistance in the handover... read more
Term 1 & 2 Events
2020 is another busy year for Co-curricular Music at the Senior School. Late last year a calendar of events was placed in the Ignatian. As a reminder, and for families new to the college, the following is some information on the events coming up for Term 1 and the start of Term 2. Family Fun Fair – The College Fair will be held on Saturday 28 March at the Senior School. The Senior School ensembles... read more
Senior School Sports
  • CATHOLIC CO-ED SWIMMING CARNIVAL
  • WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT CLOSING CEREMONY - LUCA GIANNITTO
  • TERM 1 WEEK 4 SPORTS REPORT
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Senior School Information and Program
Thursday 5 March 2020 Normal school day (8.45am – 3.35pm) General Information Students must wear their College PE uniform with their House top. Students may dress in keeping with their House theme – but it is not a general “casuals” day. Phones are not to be seen/used during the carnival – leave them locked in your locker – do not take them up to the ovals in... read more
House Athletics Day
Every year the Parents and Friends Committee organise a bake stall at House Athletics Day, and call on the generosity of the community to not only run the stall, but also to donate goods on the day for sale. If you are able to donate baked goods or help out on the day please click HERE. The proceeds are given to the sports department of the Junior School for equipment required... read more
From the Head of Junior School
In celebrating Ash Wednesday this week, we move into a period of preparation that involves abstinence, prayer, and service. We abstain from those things that cause discord in our lives, while prayer and service are two ideals that informed Ignatius’ way of proceeding for the Society of Jesus – people who are contemplatives in action. For Ignatius, prayer and action, or service of others,... read more
Junior School News
Year 3 Chinese Dragon Dance Recently in Chinese, Year 3 students have been learning about the traditional ways in which the Chinese herald the new year. To enhance the student’s ability to connect with and understand the topic, we invited a professional dragon dancer to visit our school. The dragon dancer shared many of the reasons for which Chinese people do the dragon dance during the celebration... read more
Junior School Sports
  • STATE MULTI EVENT CHALLENGE - CONGRATULATIONS ISABELLE CHERRY
  • TERM 1 WEEK 4 SPORTS REPORT
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Vacation Care
Don’t forget that next Friday 6 March is a Student Free Day and OSHC will run from 7.30am to 6.00pm. An excursion to Norwood Hoyts has been planned to see “Sonic the Hedgehog” (rated PG). Bookings can only be taken with payment and consent form which can be found at our OSHC desk or by clicking HERE. As per Vacation Care, fees are non-refundable unless... read more
P&F - From the President
  • MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
  • P&F COMMITTEE PROFILE - LYDIA WILLIAMS
  • UPCOMING P&F EVENTS
  • UPCOMING COLLEGE EVENTS
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Family Fun Fair 2020
  • Donation Drive Week
  • SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS
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Tuckshop Term 1
  • TERM 1 ROSTER - JUNIOR SCHOOL
  • TERM 1 ROSTER - SENIOR SCHOOL
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