2020 Term 4 Week 6

2020 Term 4 Week 6
Ignatian Newsletter
This ‘Ignatian’ presents College life as we knew it before and during the extraordinary events of this past week. I take this opportunity to thank everyone for their ongoing support of the College and to also pray that we all remain safe and well during this unusual time. Breaking news – see everyone Monday! With every good wish Peter Coffey Principal read more
From the Rector
We have recalibrated a few activities this week and into the coming weeks following advice and directions from Government, SA Health, Archdiocese and CESA. We are grateful to our community for making their adjustments in order to keep people safe and well. The SA Health and SA Government have helpful information. South Australia has been fortunate compared to so many other places. Please remember to... read more
Masses in The Chapel of the Holy Name
If you wish to attend Masses this Sunday in the Chapel of the Holy Name, Athelstone, please register on the below links: 9AM - CLICK HERE 10AM - CLICK HERE If you wish to attend future weekend Masses, please register HERE. You can book for several people on the one booking. As guidelines change, we shall adjust the capacity on the event booking. When booking, click on which Mass you wish to attend,... read more
From the Head of Senior School
In a simple but moving missioning ceremony in the chapel on Tuesday, 21 November senior leaders were presented with a senior’s tie. This symbol reminds them that leadership is based in our desire to serve the College community. They will take up the challenge to address the needs of our community and to reach out to those most in need. A great example of teaching skills such as critical thinking,... read more
From the Director of Student Well-being
From Monday, Home Group Teachers and students will reengage face to face, and for those who need to remain home, via our SEQTA platform. The Wellbeing Check-in tool, created earlier this year, to monitor how your sons and daughters are coping, will be available for those students who need to remain home. Students indicate how they are feeling on a scale of 1-5, and have the opportunity... read more
From the Head of Studies and Innovation
Earlier this year, when COVID-19 first struck and we had to pivot quickly to an online learning environment, we considered how opportunity can come from crisis. 6 months on, we seek the opportunity as we again face this reality. This time we are more confident in the ability of our students and staff to meet the demands of this challenge. This year our students have demonstrated their ability to be... read more
School Fees
2021 School Fees Jesuit Education Australia (JEA) earlier this week formally approved the College’s proposed budget for 2021. This budget was presented to the College Board at its last meeting by the Finance and Audit Committee and I am very grateful to all for their work on this.  In particular, I wish to acknowledge our Head of Business, Mrs Sam Trenerry and Finance Manager, Mrs Jane... read more
Senior School Sport
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Music News
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From the Head of Junior School
This week has certainly reminded us of our need to be flexible and caring of each other as we moved into lockdown for the good of the broader community. Unfortunately this has had an impact on our ability to celebrate a number of events including the Night at the Theatre, which our children have worked so hard in preparation for. Last week we were blessed to celebrate over three nights the Year 4 sacraments... read more
Junior School Reports
  • SEQTA Engage – Junior School Reports
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Junior School Sport
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From the Parents and Friends
Dear Parents & Caregivers, As great as it’s been with events being organised for the year levels, with the everchanging landscape due to new restrictions imposed by SA Health and SA Government, all upcoming events will have been cancelled with future ones at risk of also being cancelled. Please check with your hard-working Parent Reps for updates on these events. Annual General Meeting Please... read more
Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families, Please note that bookings for Vacation Care close this Monday, 23 November. For those booked in, we ask that you please arrive by the advertised time for excursion days. It is important that all children are present for the safety talks given prior to leaving the College. Children arriving late puts pressure on educators to ensure correct numbers and also creates delays for the whole... read more