News

Do you want your child to be popular?

Sometimes we worry more about our children’s popularity than they do. How many friends do they have, are they invited to the cool kids’ birthday parties, and are they being left out of games or gatherings? We want our children to be happy and enjoy having lots of good friends. Most friendships don’t last long
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Middle School News 10 August 2018

Camps: Two weeks ago our Year 7 and 9 students went on their respective week long school camps. Year 7 went on a trip to Canberra to visit the Nation’s capital with an added highlight of travelling to see the snow. Year 9 experienced an Outdoor Adventure camp. Well documented research has shown that these sort
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A story to warm your hearts

Last week a group of Year 6 students came to speak to me about their desire to raise some money for a cause by making and selling cupcakes. I just LOVE it when our young people supported by their parents of course, are touched by a need and are prepared to work selflessly to try
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Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

This Wednesday, Cool Voices (Year 5-6 choir) and Music Makers (Year 3-4 choir) competed in the Choir Section of the Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod at Mathew Flinders Anglican College. Both of our GCC primary choirs did an amazing job by competing against other school choirs. We can now call Cool Voices an award-winning choir as
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Library News

Library Hours: Prep – Year 6 Students: 8:00am – 3:15pm Year 7 – 12: 8:00am – 4:00pm Book Week – Find Your Treasure Book Week is just around the corner which means Book Fair is almost here too! Here are the important dates to remember: Tuesday 21 August: Year 7 – 12  Character Day – Middle
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Win a photography gift certificate

When the College purchased a car to replace the old Hyundai i40 (still for sale – details here) we were given a photography gift certificate from Hyundai Lakes through BAC Photography. The gift certificate entitles the bearer to a package worth $545 which includes:  a Pre-Shoot Consultation, photography session, in studio or on location, PLUS
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GCC represented in Yorkshire, England

GCC’s Boal family went to the United Kingdom recently to attend a very important commemoration for the end of World War 1. This was a huge formal event and blazers were compulsory for the participants to join in the march so the Boal family asked special permission to sew a GCC logo onto Lochlann’s blazer. Lochlann
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Jaymes excels at National Swimming Championships

National Swimming Championships

Jaymes Roser has shone at the recent Australian School Sport Swimming Championships held in Tasmania. Jaymes and his fellow Queensland teammates outswum every other State team and won gold in the 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay. What a great achievement! Jaymes has been training hard throughout the year being determined to do his very best
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College’s Hyundai i40 is for sale

After five years of reliable service, the warranty is up on the College’s old Hyundai i40 Wagon, so we are selling it. All the details are in the advertisement which is here: Hyundai i40 Wagon 2013, Diesel, Automatic.

Year 10 barista training

barista training

Year 10 Hospitality students did a Barista Training course with Vincenza, at their premises. The course was three hours long and gave the students training in the different types of coffees and the important steps in pouring techniques, as well as taste testing the different types of coffees. Each student achieved a barista qualification statement
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