The Year 5 students and our Year 9 mentors have been able to develop a special friendship throughout this year. Year 9 mentors are introduced to the Year 5 students at the beginning of th...

The Year 5 students and our Year 9 mentors have been able to develop a special friendship throughout this year. Year 9 mentors are introduced to the Year 5 students at the beginning of the year and are there to support them in their transition into Middle School.

As a part of the Year 9 mentor program the students run devotions, games and other activities to get to know the Year 5's and help them to learn what Middle School is all about. The students meet each Friday in homeroom time and today celebrated their last session together.

The Year 5 students have appreciated all that the Year 9 Mentors have done for them and have immensely enjoyed the time they have shared together. We wish them all the best in their transition to Senior School and will miss them!

 

Ms Jess Muscat

Year 5 Teacher

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Hi Parents,
Some more worthwhile hints in order to assist our children (boys) achieve more in life.
Hope this helps all of us encourage our children to be a success.
Because boys and girl...

Hi Parents,

Some more worthwhile hints in order to assist our children (boys) achieve more in life.

Hope this helps all of us encourage our children to be a success.

Because boys and girls are uniquely created, boys and girls learn differently. Numerous studies now back that up. Their brains are wired differently, with varying hormones and chemicals, and also develop at different rates, notes Michael Gurian in Boys and Girls Learn Differently: a Guide for Teachers and Parents.

Even if our children are going off to school each day, parents can help set their boys up for academic success. Given the way boys are designed, here are 6 ways we as parents can help our boys thrive in school:

1. Feed them well:

Stay away from sugary breakfasts or lunches that will fuel a rush-and-crash cycle. Instead, give your boys healthy choices, including good proteins, to keep their energy levels steady for the school day.

2. Let them move:

After a day at school, boys need to move. It’s difficult for them to come home and dive right into homework. Their focus will actually improve if they get outside time first.

3. Break up homework:

“Telling a boy to sit and do his homework until it’s done can be torture.” Break homework into shorter lessons, and let your son shoot basketballs or get a snack and then come back and finish.

4. Let them help:

“Given all the hours for school, homework, and extracurricular activities, parents may be tempted to scale back on the chores. But boys thrive on accomplishment and feeling needed.” The responsibility learned in chores can transfer to the classroom.

5. Limit technology:imom_screen_time_tracker_color

Some parents have found that limiting screen time to weekends only has helped their boys use the few hours between school and bedtime well. For older boys, set rules for when cell phones and computers need to be turned off for the night. Consider having a place where all phones are kept overnight or putting family controls on Wi-Fi access. Use iMOM’s screen time tracker to get it under control.

6. Be involved:

Get to know your son’s teachers and school.

Give it a go and see how your boy/s respond. Also, please contact me if you need to talk about an issue in your life. I would consider it a privilege to spend time with you.

Take Care,

Gary Crole,
Christian College Bellarine Campus Chaplain.

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Yesterday Year One held a Garden Design Exhibition as part of a Genius Hour and Integrated Studies investigative unit of work. The students were given a design brief and worked in collabo...

Yesterday Year One held a Garden Design Exhibition as part of a Genius Hour and Integrated Studies investigative unit of work. The students were given a design brief and worked in collaborative teams to redesign the current vegetable garden area to create an outdoor learning environment that would cater for the needs of a diverse range of learners. They conducted surveys of students, analysed data, researched and attended guest speaker presentations to assist them in their planning. Using this portfolio of information, they designed and constructed 3D models of their proposal. As part of our Genius Hour shared agreement students are asked to share their new understandings with others and they decided to invite our College leadership. Many of these special guests were able to attend and speak with the students about their learning journey. Many other classes attended and were able to ask questions and offer feedback to Year One which is a very important stage for reflective learning. This was a very successful event and the students should be congratulated on their efforts.

 

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Year 12 Graduation Service
Last Sunday was our annual Year 12 Graduation Service at Costa Hall. It was a grand occasion and the students were very excited and nervous about the occasion. ...

Year 12 Graduation Service

Last Sunday was our annual Year 12 Graduation Service at Costa Hall. It was a grand occasion and the students were very excited and nervous about the occasion. Each Year 12 student walked across the stage and shook hands with their Head of House, then the Head of Senior School presented them with their Graduation Certificate, after which our College Principal, Mr Glen McKeeman, congratulated them. These three actions together symbolised that they have graduated from Christian College.

It was wonderful to have so many family and friends in the audience and each student felt the pride to become a graduate.

I wish to congratulate all students on their efforts over many years. The graduation is about their journey through our College. Some students have been enrolled from Kindergarten and many others joined us along the way. One very significant symbol of the afternoon was that teachers from each of the other campuses were there to be part of the Graduation. They were all acknowledged by me for their vital part they played in the education of these students.

Year 12 Graduation Dinner

The Year 12 Graduation Dinner was held at The Pier on Sunday evening and over four hundred and eighty students and their families, along with teachers, were present. This dinner has few speeches and was an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the company.

I thank the staff for sitting with the students and their families as it allowed our staff to meet new parents and guardians and to renew existing friendships.

Mr Graeme Dent, Head of Senior School

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East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take...

East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take on the theme of “Where are they now?”, a retrospective and celebration of some of the long term volunteers from Viqueque. The profiles share a variety of life stories of our beautiful friends, and how they are making a difference to their community and their country. We are privileged to have shared in part of their story. The cards are blank inside, available with 4 different cover photos, and they come with an envelope.

Calendars $10 each.

Cards $3 each, or $10 for a set of 4.

Bookmarks $1 each.

These items, plus East Timorese handcrafts, will be available for purchase at all campus Presentation Night evenings.

Enjoy!

Obrigada (thank you) for your generous and ongoing support of East Timor projects.

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On Wednesday 23rd November the JS Choir and the JS Strings travelled to Point Lonsdale to provide a concert for the residents of the Arcare Nursing Home. The JS Strings entertained the re...

On Wednesday 23rd November the JS Choir and the JS Strings travelled to Point Lonsdale to provide a concert for the residents of the Arcare Nursing Home. The JS Strings entertained the residents with their 3 pieces, First Finger Pachelbel, The Skye Boat Song and Jingle Bells whilst the JS Choir sang songs about Surfing the Internet, Shaking the Papaya Down, How Jesus Loves the Little Children, Having a World of Our Own and saying Our Principal’s a Pirate.

Abby Mozayannejad, Madison Grunberg, Jasmina Bevacqua Hall and Kashi Rubio also displayed their musical skills by playing solos on their instruments. The residents were amazed at the students' talents and really enjoyed the entertainment they provided for them.

We were very proud of our little musicians.

Lesley Walters and Cathy Blake
Choir and Strings Teachers

 

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The Senior School Presentation Afternoon will be held next Wednesday 30th November at Costa Hall, Deakin University Waterfront Campus. All Year 10 and 11 students will be in attendance as...

The Senior School Presentation Afternoon will be held next Wednesday 30th November at Costa Hall, Deakin University Waterfront Campus. All Year 10 and 11 students will be in attendance as will many Year 12 students from this year. Awards are presented to all three year levels in a formal surrounds. It is important to acknowledge the academic, sporting and activities achievement of our students.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend from 1.30pm. There is no reserved seating but we ask that you be seated by 1.15pm.

The D.C.Riddle Cup will be awarded to the winning House as well as an address from our College Principal, Mr Glen McKeeman.

I will be announcing our College Captains for 2017 at the Presentation Afternoon for the first time. Previously this has taken place at our Prefect Investiture service in February. This will allow for a smoother transition into their new role.

The students travel from to Costa Hall by College bus and are asked to make their own way home at the conclusion of the program.

I do hope you are able to attend for this wonderful occasion.

Mr Graeme Dent, Head of Senior School

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All students involved in the formal part of Presentation Evening will need to wear full summer uniform. In previous years Junior School boys have been required to wear full winter uniform...

All students involved in the formal part of Presentation Evening will need to wear full summer uniform. In previous years Junior School boys have been required to wear full winter uniform, however this year will need to wear full summer uniform. They are asked to have their knee high socks pulled up and clean polished shoes. Girls will be required to wear full summer uniform as in previous years with College white socks and clean polished shoes. Students to wear full summer uniform include Year 4 Graduands, Strings, Choir and Award winners. These students will need to bring costume requirements with them on the night.  

All other students are able to wear their costumes to Costa Hall on Presentation Evening.

Please see below for the particular costume details for your child's year level. Please note Year 4 students are not required to bring any costume items.  All Year 4 students will come to Presentation Evening in their full summer school uniform.

Please note that the Take Home Readers will finish up next Friday, 2nd December. It is very important that all books are returned so that we can complete a stocktake. 
If anyone would be ...

Please note that the Take Home Readers will finish up next Friday, 2nd December. It is very important that all books are returned so that we can complete a stocktake. 

We would be very grateful if anyone would be available to cover books during the last week of term. If you are able to assist please let the office know. 

 

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Late in term 3 our Year 12 Health and Human development students were really moved by the plight of children in developing countries when studying Global Health. Issues such as child soldiers, young girls forced into child marriages, children orphaned to HIV or AIDs and providing children with education and access to health care really resonated with our students.

As our students do at the College, they took action and baked treats, cooked a BBQ and raised $1038.80. Jacob surprised us all by attending after having a procedure in hospital the day prior.

Jacob was one of our valued and treasured students in HHD. Our HHD students decided that they would like to donate half of the funds that they raised to Muscular Dystrophy Australia.

Our students showed their compassion – and that they are real global citizens who take action in caring for others. They make us very proud!

Tracy Dawson, HHD Teacher

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The next Project Care day at Christian College Bellarine is coming up next week, Thursday 1st of December is the Year 6 Market Day.
It is a casual dress day for all students and they will...

The next Project Care day at Christian College Bellarine is coming up next week, Thursday 1st of December is the Year 6 Market Day.

It is a casual dress day for all students and they will be able to experience the Market Stalls, the Year 6 students have been working on this term. There will be crafts and toys for sale, face painting and hairspray, as well as a number of prize winning games to play. There will also be a sausage sizzle for lunch.

It is suggested that $5 - $10 would be an appropriate amount to bring on the day. All proceeds of the day will be going to the Drysdale Foodbank to assist families in need as we approach Christmas.

It’s shaping up to be a wonderful day.

Year 6 Classroom Teachers

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Year 8 Drama students have been working throughout the term to create a dynamic and engaging piece of theatre and this week they performed in front of friends, family and College staff....

 

Year 8 Drama students have been working throughout the term to create a dynamic and engaging piece of theatre and this week they performed in front of friends, family and College staff. Groups were tasked with transforming a picture book of their choice through to performance with the use of non-naturalistic theatre conventions such as narration, soundscape and chorus. They worked collaboratively to refine and rehearse a performance piece that remained true to their original subject matter.

The students presented a variety of content on Wednesday evening — from children’s stories to moral-driven narratives — all developed and directed by the actors themselves. They experimented with vocal and physical expression throughout the semester and we were pleased to see their efforts culminate in a creative interpretation of text.

Congratulations to the students involved!

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PRESENTATION EVENINGS –
Our End of Year Presentation Evening is fast approaching, so please pencil the following date into your family calendar:
Middle School Highton Presentation Evening...

PRESENTATION EVENINGS –

Our End of Year Presentation Evening is fast approaching, so please pencil the following date into your family calendar:

Middle School Highton Presentation Evening – Wednesday 7th December 2016 - 7pm

Further information will be forwarded to parents of award recipients in the coming weeks.

 

END OF YEAR DISMISSAL –

Please be aware that students will conclude their Term 4 studies on Friday 9th December 2016 at 2.30pm. Our normal bus network will be in operation for this earlier departure time.

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The 5/6 Girls Cricket team have had a successful term in the T20 Schools Blast.  On Wednesday 23rd November, the girls attended the Regional Final at Victoria Park in Ballarat after progr...

The 5/6 Girls Cricket team have had a successful term in the T20 Schools Blast.  On Wednesday 23rd November, the girls attended the Regional Final at Victoria Park in Ballarat after progressing through two qualifying days in Geelong, becoming the district champions in the process.

In difficult conditions, that were more suited to football than cricket, the girls performed extremely well winning one game and suffering two narrow defeats.  The girls are to be commended for their commitment over the term by attending lunchtime training sessions and their encouragement for each other during the games.  It has been extremely encouraging to watch their cricket skills develop over the term and each made a contribution to the success of the team. 

Congratulations to all the girls involved.

Ryan Healy
Year 6 Teacher

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The Middle School Choir will open it’s doors next Wednesday, November 23 to any Year 4 students who may be keen to come along, make some new Middle School friends and have some singing fu...

The Middle School Choir will open it’s doors next Wednesday, November 30 to any Year 4 students who may be keen to come along, make some new Middle School friends and have some singing fun. 

Details of the rehearsal are as follows:

Start time: 3.45pm

End time:  4.45pm

Venue: Middle School - Highton, Chapel (enter through the main reception doors, Highton campus)

Afternoon tea will be provided for all students. For those wishing to catch the shuttle bus to Middle School, Mr Smith will be on the bus and will guide you to the rehearsal. No rsvp required, just simply come along!

Looking forward to welcoming our upcoming Year 4 singers, 

Mrs Carla Dunlop

c.barnett@ccg.vic.edu.au

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Tuesday 22 November saw a number of special events for the Year 10 students. First, students completed their Maths exam, which was the conclusion of their Year 10 studies and exams. Mr Pa...

Tuesday 22 November saw a number of special events for the Year 10 students. First, students completed their Maths exam, which was the conclusion of their Year 10 studies and exams. Mr Paul Breguet and I were very pleased with the mature way students approached their exams. Then the students led a moving Service that gave them the opportunity to reflect on their first year at Senior School.

Hannah Wood began the Service by praying for her peers and giving thanks for the opportunities they had experienced at Senior School. For our musical items Katie Loxston, Megan Heathcote and Mackenzie Goodson sang a beautiful acapella version of the school hymn, Nicholas Hinks played guitar and sang 'Free Falling' and also accompanied Mackenzie Goodson as she sang Adele's 'Make You Feel My Love'. Cameron Ritchie shared his perspective of 2016 and offered us plenty of laughs with his enthusiasm and character. Isabelle MacAdie and Tanayah Blackhall prepared a speech exploring our theme of 'Hospitality', encouraging their peers to share a positive attitude and always consider others. Chris Kerry compiled a montage of photos of Year 10 events, which brought back many memories. We were also privileged to hear from Mrs Dianne Martin (Deputy Head of Campus), Mr Graeme Dent (Head of Campus) and Mr Paul Breguet (Year 10 Coordinator).

I had the opportunity to speak at my final Year 10 Service as I step down from the role of Year 10 Coordinator. It was an emotional speech to deliver, as I could not be prouder of the students who have been under my care this year. I offered the students a piece of advice I hope they carry with them throughout their lives.
'Be kind whenever possible. And it is always possible' Dalai Lama

Celeste Pryke, Year 10 Coordinator

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Information for parents regarding the purchase of second hand eBooks
The rules around the purchasing of eBooks second hand differs between publishers. The information below has been compi...

Dear Parent,

Information regarding the purchase of second hand eBooks

The rules around the purchasing of eBooks second hand differs between publishers. The information below has been compiled in order to assist parents when purchasing second hand eBooks however is offered as a guide only.

Christian College has included eBooks from the following publishers in their 2017 Booklists.

  • Cambridge

Digital access can be renewed three times without charge. An exception is the senior maths texts that have a 12-month subscription that can be renewed twice via a phone call to Cambridge with a $19.95 charge.

Tel: 1800 005 210

  • Jacaranda


Digital code is inside the front cover of the book. This code may be used three times without additional cost. Register your book using the web address and code in the front of the book. If the eBook has already been registered 3 times you will have access to the Light Digital version but not have access to the additional online options. If an upgrade is available, you will be given the option to buy an upgrade. This is usually 30% of the cost of a new copy.

Tel:   1800 777 474

  • Macmillan

 

Digital code inside the front cover of the print copy can be used once each year.
       First try to activate the code via www.onestopdigital.com.au
       If you are unsuccessful, then you will need to contact Macmillan directly.
       There should be no charge.

Tel: 1300 764 276

Or email: customersupport@macmillan.com.au  This option has the highest success rate.

  • Nelson (Cengage)

Most texts come with 4 digital codes in the back of the book. They are hidden under a scratch able covering. If they have been uncovered, then they may have been used. Some titles have codes that can be purchased via a phone call. Costs vary.

        Tel: 1300 790 853

  • Oxford


Psychology VCE Units 1&2 and 3&4 are the only subject to list an eBook from Oxford. The third edition has a digital code that regenerates each year for life.
       
        Tel:  1300 650 616

  • Pearson


Reactivate the Pearson eBook code at Pearson Reactivation information (click on this link when online). There may be a charge of $15 for reactivation. Call customer support if you need further assistance.

Tel: 1800 656 685

 

 

 

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East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take...

East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take on the theme of “Where are they now?”, a retrospective and celebration of some of the long term volunteers from Viqueque. The profiles share a variety of life stories of our beautiful friends, and how they are making a difference to their community and their country. We are privileged to have shared in part of their story. The cards are blank inside, available with 4 different cover photos, and they come with an envelope.
Calendars $10 each.
Cards $3 each, or $10 for a set of 4.
Bookmarks $1 each.
These items, plus East Timorese handcrafts, will be available for purchase at all campus Presentation Night evenings.
Enjoy!
Obrigada (thank you) for your generous and ongoing support of East Timor projects.

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Following the Year 10 Service, students and staff participated in our first 'Taste of India' event. The event was an initiative of the Year 10 Geography - Human Wellbeing classes, who have been studying wellbeing issues in India during Term 4. The main aim of the event was to raise awareness of Offspring, a NGO based in Kolkata that restores the lives of women who have been trafficked in India. It also had the added benefit of being an exclusively Year 10 event and was a fantastic way for the students to celebrate with their teachers.

Students prepared House Group devotions and spoke at assemblies to share the Offspring mission with their peers and teachers. Letters were written to Indian restaurants and lunch orders compiled so we could serve an Indian banquet. The Flynn Quad was decorated in yellow, orange and pink and the values of Offspring were on display. Deccan Indian Kitchen in Waurn Ponds kindly provided curries, rice and naan bread at a reduced price, which allowed us to raise some funds for Offspring. The food was amazing, but the best part of the event happened after lunch: the Staff vs Students cricket match! Fortunately the pride of the teachers is intact, as Mr Daniel Fanning led the teachers to victory. Sam Puckett's student team played very well and were only beaten by a few runs and Ethan Reeves has established himself as a top class commentator.

Ms Kim Doherty and I are incredibly proud of the work of our classes and we wish to thank all the students from our classes for their efforts in supporting Offpsring; Joshua Clark-Cooper, Angus Cormick, Jude Cudmore, Toby Edwards, Taylah Freeman, Ellison Guss, Gaby Herbert, Phoebe Howard, James McKeown, Chloe O'Riley, Sam Puckett, Ethan Reeves, Ruby Schaap, Germain Spriet, Grace-Ann Tripodi, Michelle Angus, Lewis Bartle, Tanayah Blackhall, Joshua Boreland, George Burrows, Goergia Cambria, Grant D'Altera, James Dat, Eve Gower, Josh Hartshorne, Bailey Hunter, Isabelle MacAdie, Guy Marcucci, Jessie Morrow, Nathan Pearson, Alicia Purcell, Zach Schwarz, Jamie Stevenson, Lachlan Vivian, Emily Watson.

Miss Celeste Pryke, Year 10 Geography teacher

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Are you available to help with the barn over the summer? We need a team of dedicated families to do summer barn duty. This involves visiting morning and afternoon to feed and water the animals. You do not need to have done duty before, and if you are new help is available. it is not difficult, but you will appreciate, with hot weather, we need reliable families to open up before the barn heats up, and close as late as possible.

Please return the attached form to the Bellarine Campus Reception as soon as possible, or email directly to our Barn Coordinator, Sara Mozayyannejad at smozzy72@gmail.com

I would like to thank all those families who have offered there time and efforts to support the Barn during 2016.

Nicholas Watson
Head of Bellarine Campus 

Next Wednesday, 30th November is the last day for students at Senior School.

In the morning, all Year 10 and Year 11 VCE Students will attend a feedback session for each of their end of year examinations. During these sessions they will be given their examination results and feedback for future improvement, both in the subject and in examinations in the future.

In the afternoon, students will travel by College bus to Costa Hall for an afternoon of celebration and reflection at the Senior School Presentation Afternoon.

Students will be dismissed from the venue at approximately 3:30pm and families are asked to make their own arrangements for transport home.

2017 Commencement

Year 12 students will commence school on Monday 30th January 2017. The school day will run from 8.50am to 1.00pm. College buses will not be running so students are asked to make their way to school by other means. Full College uniform is to be worn.

On Tuesday 31st January 2017, all students will resume school with our Commencement Assembly at the Middle School SAC from 8.50am. Teachers and students will walk to Senior School at it’s conclusion.

I wish all our students a happy and safe Christmas break.

Mr Jason O'Loughlin, Deputy Head of Senior School

 

 

 

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Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong C...

Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong Creek and Surf Coast families in 2017.  ‘Butterfield House’ is preparing to open its doors for local pre-schoolers and families of this region in 2017, providing for both general community access, and for children transitioning to the Christian College Surf Coast Campus in 2018 and beyond.

Further, in supporting our families in accommodating continuity of care and a calmer, quality, Early Childhood experience, Butterfield House is delighted to announce that we offer day care, both full-time and part-time options,  alongside our preschool programs from 2017.

 

UPCOMING OPEN DAY

Please register your interest to be notified when we have confirmed dates:
(03) 52413556 

 

Prekinder | Preschool | Day Care

The core of our approach to early learning is this:

- valuing personal connections,

- valuing wonder and

- valuing personal discovery.

All of these aspects are approached through a context of community and play, beautiful and thoughtfully presented environments, and generous access to outdoor spaces, including a bush kinder model.

Extensive plans are being activated to create a centre that includes the appointment of highly qualified and experienced staff. Also, the highest standards of physical spaces, such as easy ‘indoor/outdoor’ access, ample natural light, a heavy emphasis on the use of natural materials, and, the development of impressive gardens and outdoor discovery areas.

Help us spread the word to friends and family who may be interested in enrolling!

For more information:
(03) 52413556 
kinder@ccg.vic.edu.au

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East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take...

East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take on the theme of “Where are they now?”, a retrospective and celebration of some of the long term volunteers from Viqueque. The profiles share a variety of life stories of our beautiful friends, and how they are making a difference to their community and their country. We are privileged to have shared in part of their story. The cards are blank inside, available with 4 different cover photos, and they come with an envelope.

Calendars $10 each.

Cards $3 each, or $10 for a set of 4.

Bookmarks $1 each.

These items, plus East Timorese handcrafts, will be available for purchase at all campus Presentation Night evenings.

Enjoy!
Obrigada (thank you) for your generous and ongoing support of East Timor projects.

The due date for the return of the 'Device Agreement" was today, 25th November.  For those parents who have not yet returned the Agreement we ask that it is sent in as soon as possible to...

The due date for the return of the 'Device Agreement" was today, 25th November.  For those parents who have not yet returned the Agreement we ask that it is sent in as soon as possible to allow processing and for your child to be able to participate in this program next year.

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Dear Parent,
Information regarding the purchase of second hand eBooks
The rules around the purchasing of eBooks second hand differs between publishers. The information below has been comp...

Dear Parent,

Information regarding the purchase of second hand eBooks

The rules around the purchasing of eBooks second hand differs between publishers. The information below has been compiled in order to assist parents when purchasing second hand eBooks however is offered as a guide only.

Christian College has included eBooks from the following publishers in their 2017 Booklists.

  • Cambridge

Digital access can be renewed three times without charge. An exception is the senior maths texts that have a 12-month subscription that can be renewed twice via a phone call to Cambridge with a $19.95 charge.

Tel: 1800 005 210

  • Jacaranda


Digital code is inside the front cover of the book. This code may be used three times without additional cost. Register your book using the web address and code in the front of the book. If the eBook has already been registered 3 times you will have access to the Light Digital version but not have access to the additional online options. If an upgrade is available, you will be given the option to buy an upgrade. This is usually 30% of the cost of a new copy.

Tel:   1800 777 474

  • Macmillan

 

Digital code inside the front cover of the print copy can be used once each year.
       First try to activate the code via www.onestopdigital.com.au
       If you are unsuccessful, then you will need to contact Macmillan directly.
       There should be no charge.

Tel: 1300 764 276

Or email: customersupport@macmillan.com.au  This option has the highest success rate.

  • Nelson (Cengage)

Most texts come with 4 digital codes in the back of the book. They are hidden under a scratch able covering. If they have been uncovered, then they may have been used. Some titles have codes that can be purchased via a phone call. Costs vary.

        Tel: 1300 790 853

  • Oxford


Psychology VCE Units 1&2 and 3&4 are the only subject to list an eBook from Oxford. The third edition has a digital code that regenerates each year for life.
       
        Tel:  1300 650 616

  • Pearson


Reactivate the Pearson eBook code at Pearson Reactivation information (click on this link when online). There may be a charge of $15 for reactivation. Call customer support if you need further assistance.

Tel: 1800 656 685

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East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take...

East Timor calendars, cards and bookmarks are now at all campus Receptions for you to peruse and purchase. They are beautifully published and will make excellent gifts. The calendars take on the theme of “Where are they now?”, a retrospective and celebration of some of the long term volunteers from Viqueque. The profiles share a variety of life stories of our beautiful friends, and how they are making a difference to their community and their country. We are privileged to have shared in part of their story. The cards are blank inside, available with 4 different cover photos, and they come with an envelope.
Calendars $10 each.

Cards $3 each, or $10 for a set of 4.

Bookmarks $1 each.

These items, plus East Timorese handcrafts, will be available for purchase at all campus Presentation Night evenings.

Enjoy!

Obrigada (thank you) for your generous and ongoing support of East Timor projects.

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Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018
Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at ...

Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018

Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at Year 5 or Year 7 at Middle School, Highton and at the Bellarine Campus; and also for entry at Year 10, at our Senior School in Waurn Ponds. 

These scholarships have been designed primarily to encourage and support current students, and for prospective new students who wish to enrol at Christian College. Students must demonstrate high levels of academic excellence, character and citizenship.                  

Successful scholarship application will mean that the student’s tuition fees are reduced by up to 50% annually, and this will continue through Middle School to Year 12 at Senior School.

The scholarship selection process involves consideration of application responses from the student, a written test, and interviews for shortlisted applicants.

For further scholarship application information please CLICK HERE.

Applications are now open.
Applications Close: Wednesday, 15th March, 2017

 

 

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A reminder that the last day for school banking will be Tuesday, 29th November. On this day the School Banking Specialist - Mrs Karen Lydom - will be visiting Junior School to give out th...

A reminder that the last day for school banking will be Tuesday, 29th November. On this day the School Banking Specialist - Mrs Karen Lydom - will be visiting Junior School to give out the last set of rewards for the year. To receive these awards your child will have had to deposit 10 times over the course of the year. Thank you to all the students who have banked regularly during 2016.

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Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!
Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (...

Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!

Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (CCITL) in Geelong is assisting this need with its Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Primary) degrees through a partnership that has been established with Tabor College of Higher Education.

 

Scholarships Available

At CCITL we want to encourage enrolments, particularly from people with values and understanding that we endorse, and who would bring many strengths to our student body. Consequently, on successful enrolment at CCITL in 2017, Christian College Senior School graduates will be offered a scholarship of $4,000 over 4 years to assist in the purchase of text books and/or other expenses, subject to successful progress through the course.

  

CCITL commenced in 2016 and as a new institute of higher learning, it is unique. It has a small, intimate environment and low staff-student ratios to ensure that you get individual attention and become well acquainted with faculty, staff and peers. The timing and amount of practicum placement, where you have the opportunity to combine theory with practice, is a key difference between CCITL degrees and those of other educational institutions.

  • Offering fully accredited and recognised degrees
  • Low staff-student ratios
  • Supportive learning environment
  • A Christian perspective
  • Non-denominational
  • Located within the Geelong Tertiary Precinct
  • Boarding accommodation available

ENROL NOW! 

125 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds 3216, VIC.

www.ccitl.com.au

 

 

 

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Career in Cybersafety
Cyber attacks through hacking, malware infections and email scams are on the rise and can affect every single one of us. Cybercrime can have a major impact on busine...

Career in Cybersafety

Cyber attacks through hacking, malware infections and email scams are on the rise and can affect every single one of us. Cybercrime can have a major impact on business, such as banking, governments and critical utilities like water and electricity. And even though the digital economy in Australia is worth around $70 billion, and predicted to double in the next five years, cybercrime can make a big dent in that, costing Australians an estimated $1.2 billion in 2016.

As a result, cybersecurity experts are in demand with giant tech firms like Google, Microsoft and Facebook looking for graduates with high-level coding, encryption and forensic investigative skills. Yet such people are difficult to find because of a shortage of highly skilled graduates with hands-on experience.

Cybersecurity students study computer science and develop a deep understanding of coding as well as practical work skills. Just as hackers think strategically and tactically, students in cybersecurity courses are taught to work along these lines too. Students also examine the rise of cyberterrorism, cyber policing and cyber intelligence.

University courses are evolving quickly to be relevant in this rapidly changing area.

Careers: security analyst for financial services, network security officer, cyber threat detector, cybersecurity programmer, technology auditor, security consultant, software development manager, risk analyst.

Both Monash University and Swinburne University offer a variety of courses which involve cybersecurity units of study. These units can be found within the IT and Computer Science degrees. Both institutions offers double degrees, so you can combine your IT or Computer Science degree with Business, Engineering, Arts, Commerce, Law, Science or Games and Animation.

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Information for parents regarding the purchase of second hand eBooks

The rules around the purchasing of eBooks second hand differs between publishers. The information below has been compiled in order to assist parents when purchasing second hand eBooks however is offered as a guide only.

Christian College has included eBooks from the following publishers in their 2017 Booklists.

  • Cambridge

Digital access can be renewed three times without charge. An exception is the senior maths texts that have a 12-month subscription that can be renewed twice via a phone call to Cambridge with a $19.95 charge.

Tel: 1800 005 210

  • Jacaranda


Digital code is inside the front cover of the book. This code may be used three times without additional cost. Register your book using the web address and code in the front of the book. If the eBook has already been registered 3 times you will have access to the Light Digital version but not have access to the additional online options. If an upgrade is available, you will be given the option to buy an upgrade. This is usually 30% of the cost of a new copy.

Tel:   1800 777 474

  • Macmillan

 

Digital code inside the front cover of the print copy can be used once each year.
       First try to activate the code via www.onestopdigital.com.au
       If you are unsuccessful, then you will need to contact Macmillan directly.
       There should be no charge.

Tel: 1300 764 276

Or email: customersupport@macmillan.com.au  This option has the highest success rate.

  • Nelson (Cengage)

Most texts come with 4 digital codes in the back of the book. They are hidden under a scratch able covering. If they have been uncovered, then they may have been used. Some titles have codes that can be purchased via a phone call. Costs vary.

        Tel: 1300 790 853

  • Oxford


Psychology VCE Units 1&2 and 3&4 are the only subject to list an eBook from Oxford. The third edition has a digital code that regenerates each year for life.
       
        Tel:  1300 650 616

  • Pearson


Reactivate the Pearson eBook code at Pearson Reactivation information (click on this link when online). There may be a charge of $15 for reactivation. Call customer support if you need further assistance.

Tel: 1800 656 685

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Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong C...

Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong Creek and Surf Coast families in 2017.  ‘Butterfield House’ is preparing to open its doors for local pre-schoolers and families of this region in 2017, providing for both general community access, and for children transitioning to the Christian College Surf Coast Campus in 2018 and beyond.

Further, in supporting our families in accommodating continuity of care and a calmer, quality, Early Childhood experience, Butterfield House is delighted to announce that we offer day care, both full-time and part-time options,  alongside our preschool programs from 2017.

 

UPCOMING OPEN DAY

Please register your interest to be notified when we have confirmed dates:
(03) 52413556 

 

Prekinder | Preschool | Day Care

The core of our approach to early learning is this:

- valuing personal connections,

- valuing wonder and

- valuing personal discovery.

All of these aspects are approached through a context of community and play, beautiful and thoughtfully presented environments, and generous access to outdoor spaces, including a bush kinder model.

Extensive plans are being activated to create a centre that includes the appointment of highly qualified and experienced staff. Also, the highest standards of physical spaces, such as easy ‘indoor/outdoor’ access, ample natural light, a heavy emphasis on the use of natural materials, and, the development of impressive gardens and outdoor discovery areas.

Help us spread the word to friends and family who may be interested in enrolling!

For more information:
(03) 52413556 
kinder@ccg.vic.edu.au

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Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong C...

Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong Creek and Surf Coast families in 2017.  ‘Butterfield House’ is preparing to open its doors for local pre-schoolers and families of this region in 2017, providing for both general community access, and for children transitioning to the Christian College Surf Coast Campus in 2018 and beyond.

Further, in supporting our families in accommodating continuity of care and a calmer, quality, Early Childhood experience, Butterfield House is delighted to announce that we offer day care, both full-time and part-time options,  alongside our preschool programs from 2017.

 

UPCOMING OPEN DAY

Please register your interest to be notified when we have confirmed dates:
(03) 52413556 

 

Prekinder | Preschool | Day Care

The core of our approach to early learning is this:

- valuing personal connections,

- valuing wonder and

- valuing personal discovery.

All of these aspects are approached through a context of community and play, beautiful and thoughtfully presented environments, and generous access to outdoor spaces, including a bush kinder model.

Extensive plans are being activated to create a centre that includes the appointment of highly qualified and experienced staff. Also, the highest standards of physical spaces, such as easy ‘indoor/outdoor’ access, ample natural light, a heavy emphasis on the use of natural materials, and, the development of impressive gardens and outdoor discovery areas.

Help us spread the word to friends and family who may be interested in enrolling!

For more information:
(03) 52413556 
kinder@ccg.vic.edu.au

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Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong C...

Modelled on the successful and innovative programs at ‘Williams House’ Kindergarten, Christian College is excited to announce that the same opportunities will be accessible to Armstrong Creek and Surf Coast families in 2017.  ‘Butterfield House’ is preparing to open its doors for local pre-schoolers and families of this region in 2017, providing for both general community access, and for children transitioning to the Christian College Surf Coast Campus in 2018 and beyond.

Further, in supporting our families in accommodating continuity of care and a calmer, quality, Early Childhood experience, Butterfield House is delighted to announce that we offer day care, both full-time and part-time options,  alongside our preschool programs from 2017.

 

UPCOMING OPEN DAY

Please register your interest to be notified when we have confirmed dates:
(03) 52413556 

 

Prekinder | Preschool | Day Care

The core of our approach to early learning is this:

- valuing personal connections,

- valuing wonder and

- valuing personal discovery.

All of these aspects are approached through a context of community and play, beautiful and thoughtfully presented environments, and generous access to outdoor spaces, including a bush kinder model.

Extensive plans are being activated to create a centre that includes the appointment of highly qualified and experienced staff. Also, the highest standards of physical spaces, such as easy ‘indoor/outdoor’ access, ample natural light, a heavy emphasis on the use of natural materials, and, the development of impressive gardens and outdoor discovery areas.

Help us spread the word to friends and family who may be interested in enrolling!

For more information:
(03) 52413556 
kinder@ccg.vic.edu.au

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Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018
Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at ...

Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018

Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at Year 5 or Year 7 at Middle School, Highton and at the Bellarine Campus; and also for entry at Year 10, at our Senior School in Waurn Ponds. 

These scholarships have been designed primarily to encourage and support current students, and for prospective new students who wish to enrol at Christian College. Students must demonstrate high levels of academic excellence, character and citizenship.                  

Successful scholarship application will mean that the student’s tuition fees are reduced by up to 50% annually, and this will continue through Middle School to Year 12 at Senior School.

The scholarship selection process involves consideration of application responses from the student, a written test, and interviews for shortlisted applicants.

For further scholarship application information please CLICK HERE.

Applications are now open.
Applications Close: Wednesday, 15th March, 2017

 

 

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Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018
Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at ...

Academic Excellence and General Excellence Scholarships 2018

Christian College Geelong is pleased to offer a number of Academic and General Excellence Scholarships each year for entry at Year 5 or Year 7 at Middle School, Highton and at the Bellarine Campus; and also for entry at Year 10, at our Senior School in Waurn Ponds. 

These scholarships have been designed primarily to encourage and support current students, and for prospective new students who wish to enrol at Christian College. Students must demonstrate high levels of academic excellence, character and citizenship.                  

Successful scholarship application will mean that the student’s tuition fees are reduced by up to 50% annually, and this will continue through Middle School to Year 12 at Senior School.

The scholarship selection process involves consideration of application responses from the student, a written test, and interviews for shortlisted applicants.

For further scholarship application information please CLICK HERE.

Applications are now open.
Applications Close: Wednesday, 15th March, 2017

 

 

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Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!
Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (...

Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!

Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (CCITL) in Geelong is assisting this need with its Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Primary) degrees through a partnership that has been established with Tabor College of Higher Education.

 

Scholarships Available

At CCITL we want to encourage enrolments, particularly from people with values and understanding that we endorse, and who would bring many strengths to our student body. Consequently, on successful enrolment at CCITL in 2017, Christian College Senior School graduates will be offered a scholarship of $4,000 over 4 years to assist in the purchase of text books and/or other expenses, subject to successful progress through the course.

  

CCITL commenced in 2016 and as a new institute of higher learning, it is unique. It has a small, intimate environment and low staff-student ratios to ensure that you get individual attention and become well acquainted with faculty, staff and peers. The timing and amount of practicum placement, where you have the opportunity to combine theory with practice, is a key difference between CCITL degrees and those of other educational institutions.

  • Offering fully accredited and recognised degrees
  • Low staff-student ratios
  • Supportive learning environment
  • A Christian perspective
  • Non-denominational
  • Located within the Geelong Tertiary Precinct
  • Boarding accommodation available

ENROL NOW! 

125 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds 3216, VIC.

www.ccitl.com.au

 

 

 

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Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!
Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (...

Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!

Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (CCITL) in Geelong is assisting this need with its Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Primary) degrees through a partnership that has been established with Tabor College of Higher Education.

 

Scholarships Available

At CCITL we want to encourage enrolments, particularly from people with values and understanding that we endorse, and who would bring many strengths to our student body. Consequently, on successful enrolment at CCITL in 2017, Christian College Senior School graduates will be offered a scholarship of $4,000 over 4 years to assist in the purchase of text books and/or other expenses, subject to successful progress through the course.

  

CCITL commenced in 2016 and as a new institute of higher learning, it is unique. It has a small, intimate environment and low staff-student ratios to ensure that you get individual attention and become well acquainted with faculty, staff and peers. The timing and amount of practicum placement, where you have the opportunity to combine theory with practice, is a key difference between CCITL degrees and those of other educational institutions.

  • Offering fully accredited and recognised degrees
  • Low staff-student ratios
  • Supportive learning environment
  • A Christian perspective
  • Non-denominational
  • Located within the Geelong Tertiary Precinct
  • Boarding accommodation available

ENROL NOW! 

125 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds 3216, VIC.

www.ccitl.com.au

 

 

 

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Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!
Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (...

Choose a career that changes lives…become a teacher!

Education needs professional, passionate, relational and transformative teachers. Christian College Institute of Teaching & Learning (CCITL) in Geelong is assisting this need with its Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Primary) degrees through a partnership that has been established with Tabor College of Higher Education.

 

Scholarships Available

At CCITL we want to encourage enrolments, particularly from people with values and understanding that we endorse, and who would bring many strengths to our student body. Consequently, on successful enrolment at CCITL in 2017, Christian College Senior School graduates will be offered a scholarship of $4,000 over 4 years to assist in the purchase of text books and/or other expenses, subject to successful progress through the course.

  

CCITL commenced in 2016 and as a new institute of higher learning, it is unique. It has a small, intimate environment and low staff-student ratios to ensure that you get individual attention and become well acquainted with faculty, staff and peers. The timing and amount of practicum placement, where you have the opportunity to combine theory with practice, is a key difference between CCITL degrees and those of other educational institutions.

  • Offering fully accredited and recognised degrees
  • Low staff-student ratios
  • Supportive learning environment
  • A Christian perspective
  • Non-denominational
  • Located within the Geelong Tertiary Precinct
  • Boarding accommodation available

ENROL NOW! 

125 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds 3216, VIC.

www.ccitl.com.au

 

 

 

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A friendly reminder that 2017 Booklist information, including how to access New and Second hand books can be found on the Parent Portal. Also added below for your reference.
We have recei...

A friendly reminder that 2017 Booklist information, including how to access New and Second hand books can be found on the Parent Portal. Also added below for your reference.

We have received valuable positive feedback from both new and existing families as to the ease of the online second hand book sales. However, suggesting that currently the demand for second hand books seems to be outweighing the supply. Therefore if you are planning on listing some of your 2016 texts for sale, you might like to strike whilst the iron is hot! Likewise, securing any second hand orders for 2017 and placing your new booklist order prior to December 4, will ensure you receive your books on time, without a  delivery fee.

 

Please find further information regarding the booklists attached here.

 Our Book Sale Agent for New Books:

Our Second hand book Sale Service (subscription provided for you by the school):

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