Primary School News

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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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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Primary News

Winter Commonwealth Games Come to Glasshouse Christian College: We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for our P-2 Winter Games last Friday. You could have been forgiven for thinking it was almost summer instead of winter. I always love the way that the little ones participate so wholeheartedly in every activity – even
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Primary News 27 July 2018

Year 3-6 Athletics Carnival: Apart from huge gusts of wind which wreaked havoc on the shade tents and actually sent some flying off into the sunset, the Year 3-6 Athletics was a great success. One of the challenges as we grow in numbers is keeping a balance between identifying the athletes who will represent the College
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One hundred days of Prep

On Monday 23 July, the Prep children celebrated being at school for 100 days! The children were able to come to school in free dress and they visited each Prep class for lots of fun activities. They made crowns, bookmarks, 100-day dot paintings, puzzles and iced 100-day biscuits. The Preps are now 100 days smarter!

Uniform requirements

At the beginning of a new term it is always helpful to check that your children are in the correct uniform. We have a number of new students who have begun this semester so this document will be important to read. We consider uniform compliance to be a “given” here at GCC and letters will be
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Primary News

At the beginning of the Term I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our new families who have joined the College this week. We trust that you feel welcome and that your children will settle in quickly and make some good friends. Update Message on Notes and Resources from Grandparent’s Day If
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Grandparents’ Day 2018 photo gallery

Grandparents’ Day has come and gone for another year and we hope all our ‘grandies’ had a grand time. The concert was fabulous, the classroom activities were creative and the whole event was one big success!

Parent Pipeline – Growth Mindset: raise a child with grit

More than 20 years of research shows that the key to success in school and life is being able to apply a growth mindset. As it turns out, if you believe that trying hard will make you smarter, it will. Mums and dads: Help your child internalise the crucial message that working hard is how
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Ginger Factory excursion highlights

Year 1 excitedly set off on Thursday 14 June to the Ginger Factory in Yandina. We not only loved riding the train and trying to find the gingerbread man as we travelled the world all aboard the boat tour, but we had the most marvellous questions to ask the wonderful guides. The children were respectful
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