Senior School News

Year 10 work experience was a great success

Year 10 students spent three days out and about, from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast, impressing employers and business owners with their employability skills, maturity and willingness to learn. Feedback has been outstanding with several students being told they would employ them on the spot when they graduate school. Not bad for 15-year-olds to make
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Glasshouse Rotary Club Presentation

On Monday night, 18 March, two of our Year 10 Science students namely Ethan Redpath and Lizzie Reedman were invited to give a short presentation to the local Glasshouse Rotary Club. In January this year, Ethan and Lizzie attended the four-day ConocoPhillips ‘Science Experience’ which was held at the University of Queensland, Griffith University and
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Getting the essentials sorted for the workplace

Essential English, acclaimed for its real-world pathway through the English journey at GCC is living up to its purpose. Guided by their teacher, Russell Modlin, Year 11 Essential English have, in addition to their reading, literacy and work-related content, recently explored conflict in the workplace by completing a free online course produced and certified by
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You’re invited… back to the future!

The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA)’s released a report series in 2018 called ‘The New Work Reality’. https://www.fya.org.au/report/the-new-work-reality/ The report examines what ‘work’ is going to look like in the future for young Australians and the difficulties they are expected to face with the increase in automation due to technology. This report directly supports the
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Food for Special Occassions

Year 10 students enjoyed the unit on ‘Food for Special Occasions’. They picked their own recipes and created a beautiful gift basket for their selected occasion. They learnt how to package and label their goodies and also how to work with different cooking skills.  

Year 12 Graduation and Clap Out 2018

The 2018 Year 12 Graduation Service was held in the new Sports Centre this year. The new venue meant everyone could be in the shade and a nice breeze kept the audience comfortable. It was a moving ceremony and the clap out that followed allowed for the emotions to be fully expressed. It was heart-warming
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Formal photo gallery – 2018

Here are some of the photos from this year’s Year 12 formal. The official photos from the professional photographer will be released soon and we will put them on Facebook and our website in the newsletter as soon as we have them.

Middle and Senior School Presentation Night 2018 – photo gallery

What a spectacular night of celebration! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Thanks to all the parents and students who participated in the night and supported all our students’ achievements. For all of our families who don’t have Facebook, we have put the photos here so you can share them with
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Fiji Mission trip 2018

Each year we are joined with a different group of students, and every team brings with them different gifts and abilities. This year’s team was quite small in comparison to past years. At first, we questioned whether or not it was worth going and if the small number of students would be able to handle
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French and German study tour

A small contingent of Glasshouse Christian College secondary students set out on an overseas trip in September of this year. They began with a few days visiting the Western Front, the Somme area in Ypres, and then Villers-Bretonneux, a small /french town won back in a 92-hour battle fought by Australian soldiers in 1918. This
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