Head of School’s Comment

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We trust this newsletter finds our community well as we move into a predicted lovely weekend! Our School is well prepared for an extended 4 week lockdown. However, we remain hopeful that before this time conditions may allow for an early return. This news may bring heightened anxiety for our students, and while we are […]

From Our Headmaster

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Welcome back to Term 3. It is unfortunate that we find ourselves again in lockdown, however it has been wonderful to see the students connecting online this week. This Term we had scheduled our Value in focus to be Courage. This Value is expressed within our Vision Mission and Values as: Display self-control, inner strength […]

Head of School’s Comment

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We are eagerly looking forward to showcasing our school on Sunday¬† 23rd May at our Open Day. A reminder that this is a compulsory day for students and due to this, as usual, Monday 24th May is a pupil-free day. It will be a smaller performance this year due to the restrictions that were placed […]

Headmaster’s Comment

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This week we held our ANZAC commemoration at John Colet School. A special thank you to our guest speaker this year, past president of Forestville RSL, Mr John Scifleet, and special guests Mr Jason Falinski MP, and JCS Board Member Mr James Donald, along with parent attendees. As our Value in focus this term is […]

Headmaster’s Comment

After a year on pause, we are very excited to be holding our Walkathon next week. However, due to proposed maintenance of the adjacent public field, this event has been moved on site. The scheduled start is at 1:30 pm on Thursday and parents are welcome to attend. We would like to thank the Parents […]

Head of School’s Comment

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Thank you to our Parents and Friends Association who have been working with many families over the past month to organise Lunar New Year celebrations. The children have had a range of related activities in class and during Art, as well as receiving fortune cookies today and watching a Dragon Dance. We would also like […]

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This coming Wednesday we have our first Market Day for 2021. Our 6th Class House Captains choose a charity or project they wish to support and together with their 6th Class team look to raise money around a fun event. This Term Neo Siu, representing Cook, has chosen Care Australia and the School will have […]

Head of School’s Comment

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This week our Primary students who had tried out, and been selected to be in a PISA team, had their first competitive matches. By all accounts their performances were strong and they supported each other as a team, as well as showing respect for the opposition. We have seen the same positive approach from students […]

Head of School Comment

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At our assemblies, each week we explore the School Value in focus with a discussion based on practical examples given by the students and a reading given by our leadership team. This week the reading was from a quote by Albert Einstein where he referred to the fact that his work was only possible through […]

Head of School’s Comment

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It has been brilliant seeing all the smiling faces arriving at school this week and wonderful to welcome many new faces too! It has felt like a bit of a celebration after a quiet summer break for many. We are very much looking forward to our Lower 1st students beginning their first full week of […]