2020 Term 1 Week 7

2020 Term 1 Week 7
From the Principal
On Tuesday of this week, the Senior School hosted a visit from Old Ignatian Damon Gameau. Damon was in Adelaide as a presenter at WOMADelaide, and we were delighted that he was able to spend some time at the College and speak to some of our senior students. He is an accomplished actor, writer, and director, with his most recent films, That Sugar Film and 2040, addressing serious global and social issues... read more
From the Rector
Friendship Week will be held at the Junior School next week. This builds on the Friendology program to understand and appreciate friendships and to develop and maintain positive relationships. As part of the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence in both the Junior and Senior schools, there will be awareness raising against unkind behaviours whether these be online, verbal, or physical... read more
Ignatian Ethos
This is the second week of Lent and the Gospel from Matthew on Sunday told us, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; he enjoys my favour. Listen to him.’  This raises the question of how do I listen to Jesus today? To help us, St Ignatius of Loyola has shown us ways to listen, especially through finding God in all things and imaginative prayer. When we slow down and spend time with Jesus... read more
From the Head of Senior School
Father Hosking and I recently visited the Year 8 Orientation Camp, which was held at the Adare campsite in Victor Harbor. Instructors from Beyond Limits Outdoor Education facilitated the camp, and activities included raft making, kayaking, body boarding, beach games, flying kiwi, shelter building, tribal games, brain twister, and a ride to Port Elliot. These activities are designed to develop initiative,... read more
Senior School Sports
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2020 Musical
Dear Parents Over the last two weeks, 55 students auditioned for one of 9 main roles. The process is often a difficult one for the students which involved singing, acting and dancing in front of a panel of 5 members of the production team. The talent again has overwhelmed us and making the final decision was incredibly difficult. Nevertheless, after many hours of discussion, the production team... read more
Private Music Tuition Lessons
Senior School Private Music Tuition Lesson Reminder: As we are well in to the school year, students should now be familiar with the process of Private Music Tuition lessons. Students at the Senior School are to be reminded that it is their responsibility to come to lessons on time and will not be collected from their classroom by the tutor. Students can check the time of their lesson on the board... read more
Co-curricular - Aerobics
Aerobics 2020 This year there are 60 girls involved in Aerobics at the Senior School. It is a co-curricular activity which requires an enormous commitment, with trainings scheduled three times a week (two early morning starts and Friday afternoons).  The year begins with fitness and trials, so that we can best determine the appropriate levels and teams. This year we will be entering nine... read more
From the Counsellors
SPECIAL REPORT: Coronavirus - a guide for parents Coronavirus is an evolving international health concern. Around the world, people are being affected in many ways. Individuals of all ages from numerous nationalities are being diagnosed with the virus - it doesn’t discriminate. Although children are considered at lower risk of infection, they are not immune to the multitude of news reports regularly... read more
Vocational Services Report
Work Experience Program – not just for Year 10s! Work Experience is crucial to future employment opportunities as it demonstrates a willingness to work, develops skills, increases confidence, provides insights into workplaces, as well as creating contacts and referees for future employment. It doesn’t really matter what the job is, the best thing that students can do to make themselves employable... read more
From the Head of Junior School
Blessed with amazing weather, our Year 6 students have had an incredible time away together on their camp to Canberra. After having flown into our nation’s capital, the children were first taken to Australia’s High Court. Personalised tours took us through the courts, with guides explaining both their purpose and function, and how the Constitution has shaped our heritage and continues to... read more
Junior School Sports
Junior School - House Athletics Carnival 2020 The Junior School House Athletics Carnival was held on Thursday 5 March with students being met with perfect conditions at the Senior School Campus. There was a real carnival atmosphere as students descended on Bourke Oval. You could feel the excitement build on what is a very thrilling day. It was great to see the house spirit on display with students... read more
From the Parents and Friends
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P&F - Parent Reps (Class Events)
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Vacation Care
April Vacation Care Program Bookings for the April Vacation Care Program are open. To view the Program click HERE To view the Information Booklet click HERE All bookings must be received by Friday 20 March Please direct any enquiries to 8130 7113 or email oshc@ignatius.sa.edu.au Thank you Toni & Bec read more
Tuckshop Term 1
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Community Notices
  • Campbelltown Council Disability Access and Inclusion Plan - Community Consultation Opportunity

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