Head of School’s Comment

John Colet School crest

This holiday we launch our new website www.johncolet.nsw.edu.au   I am sure you will agree that the improvements really capture the unique education we provide.  You can also keep in touch with JCS through our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/JohnColetSchool , and by following us on Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/johncoletschool/ Once again, I would like to thank our community for […]

Head of School’s Comment

We trust our newsletter finds all our families well and in good spirits during these difficult times. It has been wonderful to see examples of the learning (and fun) that is going on in homes this week. The majority of our staff remain on campus to deliver the programs that have been established as well […]

Head of School’s Comment

It is at times like these that you really do see the best of a school like ours. We appreciate that some families have made a personal decision to keep their children home, and while not present we thank them, and the families of those students attending, for their ongoing messages of support and understanding […]

Head of School’s Comment

We couldn t have had better weather for our re-scheduled Swimming Carnival this week, nor a better performance from our students. There were some wonderful examples of strong competition as well as individual perseverance throughout the races. The mood was competitive between the House groups, yet there was inter-group support across the field. Once again, […]

Head of School’s Comment

As we continue to explore our value of Respect this term, we are looking at how we can show respect for the many different beliefs that people hold, both within and outside our school. As a multi-faith school, we look to the common threads from many teachers such as Christ, Plato, Muhammad, Sri Shantananda Saraswati, […]

Deputy Head of School’s Comment

Thank you to those parents who were able to attend our Gathering on the Garigal on Friday evening. Apart from a few drops of rain, the night was lovely and a great opportunity for all to chat and make connections. The next social event is the P&F Trivia Night, on 4th April. I encourage you […]

Head of School’s Comment

This term we are exploring the value of Respect and in particular respect for one another. It is a particularly good time to study this area as we have many new students at play during our breaks, our school sport competitions have begun, and we also have our swimming carnival coming up soon. Respect is […]

Deputy Head of School’s Comment

You may notice as you come through the entrance to school a display of our Development Application for a proposed building project. This exciting plan is for two new classrooms, Art room and a re-developed play space. The intention of these changes is not to increase student numbers, but to enhance our existing facilities.I do […]

Head of School’s Comment

The first Parent and Friends Meeting for 2020 was held on Monday evening. It was wonderful to see so many returning Executive Members, Class Parents, as well as new parents putting up their hands to become involved this year. A special welcome to Mrs Tanya Hyams-Young, your P&F President for 2020. The success of our School […]

Head of school’s Comment

It has been wonderful welcoming our students to school this week and catching up with them about their many adventures in the holidays. Our new students, including those in Lower 1st have settled in so quickly that it seems we have been together for a great deal longer. That being said we do spend time […]