Primary School News

End of Term 2 in Primary School

Gail Mitchell - The Eagle Newsletter

The phased return to school has been a smooth and successful process and children are settling back into normal routines. The increased independence of the children going to classrooms unassisted has been a change but I would like to thank all our parents for assisting and for helping with this by limiting their presence on
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The Year 5 animation sensation!

During our first five weeks of remote learning this term, Year 5 has been finding out about a pivotal event in Australian History, The Eureka Stockade. This event, which took place on 3 December 1854, paved the way for modern democracy in Australia. It helped to secure the vote for every Australian, not just the
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My university course – by Jarrett Coulson

Hi, my name is Jarrett Coulson. I am a Year 6 student and I have a passion for coding. I have completed two university courses on building apps. I am doing the course because I want to stretch my brain and code an app. I have also really wanted to make my own digital game!
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Do you have a Prep child to be enrolled for 2021 and beyond?

With the ever-growing population of our GCC community, we are discovering changes in our enrolment intakes. If you have siblings interested in enrolling at GCC please note the following: Parents must complete and submit a separate Enrolment Application form to the College for each new sibling. This is the first step in the enrolment process
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Have your say

Gail Mitchell - The Eagle Newsletter

It was lovely to stop and chat with parents at the start of the week as our children returned to school. Talking about learning from home, I was so encouraged by some of the insights and ideas shared. As we resettled back into learning at school there will be lessons learnt from our time of
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Welcome back to school in 4W

Here are photos from our ‘Welcome Back To School’. Lovely Rebecca Kessel made these beautiful cupcakes (picture below) and attached a thank you note – “for all the hard work over the last 5 weeks. We appreciated you so much and how great you made our time at home. We will miss all the stories
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Story Walks have begun

As you might know, GCC loves reading! It is a passion of ours, staff and students alike. Inspired by this love of reading, we have created a fun lunchtime activity called “Story Walks”. Led by two enthusiastic Year 6 students, Rachel Curtis and Jolie Viet, students can participate in Story Walks on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
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Community is what we’re all about

Gail Mitchell - The Eagle Newsletter

I have been reflecting on what makes GCC such a special place? With the Virtual Open Day just around the corner celebrating and showcasing the College, letters of appreciation and thanks from many parents over recent weeks and video clips produced by teachers thanking students and students thanking parents, the word that comes to mind
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Year 6 bless their mums

Now more than ever the Year 6 students have realised how much their mums do for them! This weekend the students have shown their creativity and resilience in these unusual times by spoiling their mums on Mother’s day in a variety of unique ways. Here is a taste of just a few: “I gave my
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“Goggles and Glasses Day” and “Crazy Hair Day” in Year 4

Year 4 home learners are loving being connected again, albeit through Zoom. To make these meetings even more special, we have, on a few occasions, taken five minutes to do something fun. Some of these special activities have been “Crazy Hair Day” and “Goggles and Glasses Day”. Jayne and I were amazed and impressed at the
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