It is important for our young people to appreciate that they have enormous power to make the world a better place, and have been called to do so.
Sustainability is a key concept which we study in English and Humanities throughout Year 7, with a focus on Sustainability of People in Semester One and Sustainability of Resources in Semester Two.
At Christian College Junior School - Belmont, students are encouraged and challenged to 'See, Think and Wonder' about themselves, their communities and their place in the world.
It has been a very busy 18 months plus for both our centres and, as combined teams, we are proud of what we have been able to accomplish together .
“At the end of their journey at Christian College, our students will contribute to making a positive difference to human capital through ‘good work’ that is excellent, ethical and engaged in local, national and global contexts.”
As educators we strive to cultivate in our students a 'culture of learning', where firstly students see purpose and meaning in what they are learning, therefore are intrinsically motivated to take their learning 'beyond the curriculum'.
There is a traditional Maori proverb – Ka mua, Ka muri – which translates to ‘walking backwards into the future’.
There are many aspects of the 'Our World' program that are highlighted every year, however, sometimes these out shadow the true aim of the experience.
Each year, the first few weeks of the new school year stir a range of emotions – not only for the children, but for their families, teachers and even the children’s teachers from previous years.