Introducing John Colet’s new Registrar

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Sadly, next Thursday, the 30th July, we will be bidding a fond farewell to Belinda James (pictured at right), our School Registrar. Belinda’s husband was recently offered a promotion in Melbourne and together they shall be relocating permanently. Belinda has been with John Colet School for almost 7 years and during this time has been […]

Comings and goings

While we are very sad to be saying goodbye to Belinda James soon, she will be with us for the start of Term 3. Belinda’s final day is the 30th July. We had a great response in applications for the role of Registrar and I am pleased to announce that Sandi McGuinn will be joining […]

John Colet teacher to be an Art Gallery Advisor, again

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Mrs. Annette Gadsby from our wonderful Art Department has been invited a second time to be part of a Teachers Advisory Committee for the Art Gallery of NSW. Her last time on this Committee was eight years ago, and she found it very stimulating and rewarding. This Committee advises the Art Gallery on how best […]

New staff member

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A warm welcome to Mrs Kate Bedwell.  Mrs. Bedwell will be joining the John Colet team on Thursdays as the regular replacement for Mrs. Sjogren with 4th Class.  Mrs.  Bedwell has recently completed a conversion Bachelor Degree in Primary Education through the University of New England.  Prior to that, she was a High School English […]

Library news

Mrs. Katie Caban has taken up the position of Librarian at John Colet on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  She says:I have come from a high school teaching background in NSW Department of Education schools, having taught in a range of high schools from comprehensive and girls schools through to selective high schools. During this time, my […]

Welcome to our newest teacher

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This week we introduce a new (but not really so new!!) member of staff, Ms Georgina Condos, who will be working with the Lower First children every Friday as a Class Teacher.  Georgina was a student at John Colet a decade ago and did all her Primary Schooling at the school.  She says: I am […]

Weekly comment from our stage coordinators

A big finale for the wonderful Jump Rope for Heart initiative by Mrs. Cipollone and 5th Class was held on Thursday afternoon.  As many parents will be aware, there has been much skipping going on and children have sought sponsors to support their efforts.  The Primary children have so far raised in excess of $2,500 […]

Introducing Mrs Dunn

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It was on her way to a prac during the third year of her social work degree that Mrs Dunn had an epiphany… “I had a conversion. I decided I wanted to be a teacher. But I finished my social work degree, and it all worked out for the best because if I had decided […]