From the Junior School Music Department

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Students in musical ensembles will be show-casing their musical talents at a number of performances this term, culminating in the annual music night on 21 September. In addition, students in Year 4 and 6 are preparing items for the above concert. More details will be sent home in a letter in due course. Coming events  … Read more

A wonderful start to Term 3 for the Junior School!

By Amanda Bertschinger,

What an exciting day it was for 16 of our new Receptions on Tuesday of last week! Their transition visits and comfortability with knowing each other made for a smooth and enjoyable start for them with very few tears. Five international students also began their 5-week study tour this term. They are Rikki in Year  … Read more

Sick of the news?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Maybe because I am a sea lover this article caught my eye! I know it’s not exactly the time to be thinking of swimming, surfing or expecting a surf lifesaver to be on duty, but this article depicts not just metaphorically, a wave of humanity, where dozens of beach-goers formed a human chain in the  … Read more

Health and Wellbeing at the ELC

By Amanda Bertschinger,

At this time of the year with colds and flu germs abounding we are encouraging the children to remember to blow their nose, cough and sneeze with care and to wash hands thoroughly. If children are unwell please let them have a rest day at home. Please phone or email absentees through to the Early  … Read more

Old Scholars Cup

By Amanda Bertschinger,

The Old Scholars Cup was recently held on Saturday 1 July. The event saw a multitude of old scholars take on our current year 12’s in a variety of sports including soccer, basketball and volleyball. I am happy to report that the old scholars were convincing winners of all matches and ultimately gave each of  … Read more

Building on success in the Middle School

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Welcome to the second half of the 2017 Middle School year. I trust that you and your family have been able to share some time together over the break and that your child has been able to focus on other interests as well as reenergise in preparation for a challenging, comprehensive and ultimately fulfilling semester  … Read more

P&F – Welcome back to Term 3!

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Welcome back!  The three week winter break is always very welcome, and not only for the ability to snuggle up and sleep in on those chilly mornings, but that extra week also allows for some lovely family holidays.  We managed to do a ‘Griswalds’ driving trek over to Sydney to see the sights and visit  … Read more