2021 Term 1 Week 3

2021 Term 1 Week 3
From the Principal
I hope that by now, everyone has a sense that the term is well underway and that we are engaged positively in the life of the school year. For most year levels at both the Junior School and Senior School, and at the IEY also, parent information evenings will have been held, with the few remaining to occur in the next week. These evenings are intended to help set the tone for the year ahead and provide... read more
From the Head of Senior School
Term 1 is filled with many opportunities to make new connections in the community. We hope this has been your experience for your family. Many families enjoyed the Year 7 Parent Welcome Evening at the Senior School. Parents and guardians appreciated the opportunity to meet teachers, have a tour of the College, celebrate the Eucharist, and meet each other over a light meal. Thank you to the Parents and... read more
Future Problem Solving (FPS)
Future Problem Solving (FPS) is an opportunity for students to use research, collaboration, and critical and creative thinking to identify and solve problems set in a Future Scene. The experiences align with the Ignatian qualities of being just and courageous, curious and wise, and reflective and discerning. FPS is increasing in popularity and I am pleased to welcome this year’s squad. They have... read more
From the College Counsellors
Transitioning into Year 7 Moving into Year 7 is a big step.  The prospect of a new school, and new teachers is very exciting but there is also often a fear of the unknown. For some children this fear is greater than it is for others. Many new Year 7 students had the advantage of some familiarity of their new surroundings and the same peer group.  For our newest students to Year 7 this was... read more
Senior School Sport
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Vocational Services Report
  • Year Ten Work Experience Program
  • AIE Information Evening
  • Year 12 Volunteering / Gap Year ideas
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From the Head of Junior School
Welcoming parents back on site and through Parent Information Evenings has been a great reminder of the rich relationships we enjoy across the College. Thank you to all parents for your engagement in the College in which is evident in attending these evenings. All material provided at these information sessions is provided for those who were unable to attend, but please ask any questions of staff whenever... read more
Premiers Reading Challenge
Premiers Reading Challenge News-Junior school Last year the Junior School was named one of the Outstanding Premiers Reading Challenge Schools for 2020. Usually, we would be invited to attend a Premier’s Reception at Government House but instead we received a Premiers Congratulatory Pack. Year Three Gold are pictured holding a framed certificate and a selection of book prizes for our library. Above:... read more
Tuckshop News
Next Wednesday, 17 February is Ash Wednesday and in line with the ethos and faith of this College, the Junior and Senior School Tuckshops will not be serving meat (lamb, beef, ham, chicken etc). We will have tuna pies, vegetarian pies and pasties, hash browns chips etc. Any meat orders will be substituted. read more
Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families, A warm welcome to our new OSHC families. We have a number of new receptions in particular and they have settled into OSHC really well and with minimum fuss! We have had some great feedback from families already about our program and how their children are enjoying themselves. All families are now required to check in as they enter College grounds, so if you are dropping children to OSHC... read more
From the Parents and Friends
Dear Parents & Caregivers, At the heart of the P&F are the values of community, generosity and hospitality and last night these were on full display for our Year 7 families. Some families are new to the school, others are Old Ignatians and many are transitioning from the Junior School. We felt privileged to be included in this school event, with it being the first of many for this year. In March... read more
Family Fun Fair - Call for Volunteers
Dear Parents & Caregivers, On Saturday, the 27 March we are hoping to host the College Fair at the Senior School. There will be some changes in the format to adhere to all COVID restrictions and safeguards but the event promises to be a great community building one as always. For the fair to be successful, we rely on the help of volunteers. The list below highlights the convenors of the various... read more
Art Show - Call for Committee Members
Call out for 2021 Saint Ignatius Art Show Committee Members Every second year Saint Ignatius’ College holds the Saint Ignatius Art Show as part of the South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) during the month of August. Due to a number of circumstances, including COVID and the construction at the Junior School campus, the Art Show will not be going ahead in its usual form, but will instead... read more
Community Notices
  • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
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