Chess & Clubs

John Colet School Garden Club – all you need to know about learning how to grow

What we cover in Gardening Club Worm Farming All about Worms: How long do they live? What do they eat? How are they born? How to make a seedling mix from Worm Castings Planting seedlings Planting & growing from seed Caring for & feeding the garden Growing in recycled containers No Dig gardening All about Seeds Investigating the soil Things you need to know Autumn & Winter Garden Club – Please bring warm clothes & footwear Spring & Summer Garden Club – A change of clothes & footwear If your child has an allergy that requires an Epipen please make sure they have one. Student Fee: $10 per class due at the beginning of each term, I will email …

Intraschool Chess Tournament

This week has been a busy one for chess with both the Primary and Infants Intraschool Tournament. Congratulations to Arya K (2C) who won the Infants Tournament and Siddhartha B  (5T)  who won the Primary Tournament. Both of these students will receive a trophy on Speech Night. Chess lessons finish for the year! Week 7, 25th November is the last week of Chess classes for 2019. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Jasmine Crewe Chess coordinator …

JCS choir out and about

The JCS choir gave a concert after school this week for our neighbours at Glenaeon Retirement Village. They sang a mix of classical and world music and were very well received!  See Facebook for video …

Fencing news

John Colet fenced Newington College on Monday 27th May. It was great fun and everyone did really well. The Junior Team (pictured above) was Allen L, Arya K, Charles W, Hugo B, and Mika S.  They won 15 to 12. The senior team was Aditya G, Ayush O, Kristoff D, Joshua J, Jasmine E, and Lucas W.  They lost in a tight match,  21 to 20. …

Interschool Chess Competition – JCS punches above weight

Last Thursday, the senior chess team competed in the heats of the Interschool Chess Competition. Overall in the school section, we came 2nd losing by just half a point to Mona Vale. In the Individual part of the competition we had 3 out of 12 places for the top point scorers of the day. They were 3rd – Siddhartha B 7th – Leo P 10th – Winston Z Congratulations to all the students involved. …

Update on the March Chess Competition at Mona Vale

Congratulations to everybody involved in the recent Northern Beaches Chess Tournament which was held at Mona Vale Public School.  The John Colet Senior Chess Team competed at their first tournament of the year at this tournament and we had a very successful day.   For many students it was their first chess tournament. Here are our results: John Colet F Connor, Sofia and Winston 1st Place in the Junior DivisionJohn Colet C Katia, Ella and Jasmine 1st Place in the Girls DivisionJohn Colet A Leo, Siddhartha and Marlon 3rd place overall  …