2020 Term 1 Week 8

2020 Term 1 Week 8
From the Principal
Quite understandably, there has been considerable public debate about whether schools should remain open or not. I hope that this information from the National Catholic Education Commission may be helpful in our discernment in this issue. Media Release 18 March 2020 Catholic schools are adhering to Australian Government’s advice to remain open National Catholic Education Commission Executive Director,... read more
Letter from the Provincial

Earlier today we received a letter from our Provincial, Fr Brian McCoy SJ in response to COVID-19.

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From the Rector
We have lived through some extraordinary times in recent months with the effects of severe drought, unprecedented bushfires, and now a global pandemic. As the impact of COVID-19 escalates, it is necessary to keep a sense of proportion and balance such that we take all necessary measures to keep safe and well. Like so many in Australia and the broader global community, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19... read more
Ignatian Ethos
We are now in the Third Week of Lent and at Mass on Sunday we heard the story of Jesus meeting the Samaritan woman at the well. Jesus tells the woman…. ‘Whoever drinks this water will get thirsty again; but anyone who drinks the water that I shall give will never be thirsty again: the water that I shall give will turn into a spring inside him, welling up to eternal life.’   From... read more
From the Head of Senior School
With the impact of COVID-19, so much of our attention has been in response to the daily challenges of supporting our community. I know that others have provided further information in this edition of The Ignatian and encourage you to read these and the updates that Mr Coffey is sending about the College’s initiatives. I take this opportunity to reflect on the final weeks of Term 1. Students... read more
Senior School Sports
  • TERM 1 WEEK 7 SPORTS REPORT
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Gifted Awareness Week
Many parents would have heard of the Challenge Programme at Saint Ignatius' College. My name is Kathryn Wills and I am the Challenge Programme Coordinator. My task is to oversee the many opportunities that are offered to Highly Able students at the Senior School.   This week was Gifted Awareness Week. The Association of Gifted and Talented began this initiative in 2015 to increase... read more
From the Counsellors
Happiness & Gratitude Cross culturally, positive relationships are regarded as the trump card of happiness and emotional well-being. Happiness conjures up a large variety of positive emotions including as humour, serenity, optimism, joy, pride, inspiration, love and hope. It means different things, to different people but it remains essential to your understanding of emotional literacy. Throughout... read more
From the Head of Junior School
During Friendship Week our children have enjoyed engaging in a number of activities across the College, unpacking what healthy friendships look like. On Friday a number of classes participated in the ‘Circus for Life’ presentation, equipping children with skills and strategies that build resilience in moments of conflict or bullying. Our wellbeing framework underpinning our academic provision... read more
Junior School Sports
  • BILLY WHITE - 2020 TRANS TASMAN CUP
  • TERM 1 WEEK 7 SPORTS REPORT
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From the Parents & Friends
  • UPDATE ON P&F EVENTS
  • MEET THE COMMITTEE - GEN LYALL
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Vacation Care
  • APRIL VACATION CARE 
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Tuckshop Term 1
  • SENIOR SCHOOL TUCKSHOP NEWS
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL TUCKSHOP ROSTER
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Community Notices
  • CAMPBELLTOWN COUNCIL DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION PLAN - COMMUNITY CONSULTATION OPPORTUNITY
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