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Year 7 sharing Christmas cheer to the elderly

A group of particularly keen Year 7 students visited Glasshouse Views Aged Care and Retirement Village for one last time this term to share some Christmas cheer to the elderly residents. The students enjoyed sharing the Christmas cards they had made and written in along with musical items with the residents. It was a lovely
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Aged Care for Year 7s

Inspired by the recent ABC series “Old People’s Home for 4 year olds’, and as part of our plans each year to include a service activity for Year 7 incorporating both the Pastoral Care and FUSE curriculum focuses, we have been able to organise to spend some time across the road at Glasshouse Views Aged
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Year 7 still need their ‘mummies’!

As part of the study of ancient Egypt in FUSE for our History focus this term, the Year 7s keenly enjoyed their excursion to the Abbey Museum at Caboolture in Week 3. This is an annual excursion that always proves to be very popular with the students. The chance to get out of the classroom
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Year 7 focuses on ‘overcoming obstacles’

Term 2 was full of many highlights for Year 7 students, with an overall focus on ‘overcoming obstacles’. The new format of online NAPLAN testing in the middle of the term was finished off with a celebration of how the students are quickly learning new things and overcoming many hurdles by spending time on a
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Year 7 off to a great start

As always, the first weeks of Year 7 have been incredibly busy.  It’s been a flurry of new routines, timetables, rooms and getting used to many new teachers and expectations. It’s sure to have been a bit of a rollercoaster ride of excitement and nerves, both for students and parents. On the very first day,
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Year 7 Canberra trip

The Year 7 annual trip to Canberra last week proved once again to be the exciting climax of the year – so far, anyway! The students enjoyed a week away discovering all the highlights of Canberra, and fortunately, the city was on its very best behaviour weather-wise and wasn’t too cold after all. Beautiful, clear
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Year 7s overcoming obstacles

The week of NAPLAN was a bit of a busy and perhaps stressful week for students and so the Year 7s celebrated the end of the tests with activities on giant inflatables. However, we also used the activity time as a life-lesson on ‘Overcoming Obstacles’ and talked with the Year 7 students both before and
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Year 7 end of term highlights

Lavally Lodge

Finishing off the first Term of Year 7 has been hectic but not without its highlights. In Week 9 the class put their teamwork and geography mapping skills into practice, navigating their way around the College from their maps and taking photos to prove their locations. A compulsory stop along the way was for a
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Year 7 Canberra Trip – 2017

Last week, 14-18 August, the Year 7 students from Glasshouse Christian College flew to Sydney then coached down to Canberra to enjoy the annual weeklong adventure learning about our nation’s capital and our Democratic Government. The trip ties in with our studies on Civics and Citizenship and also our English/Humanities themed unit ‘The Seat of
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Year 7 Canberra Trip

School may be a little quieter with all of Year 7 away this week and we are having a fabulous time.  We’ve dropped in on Sydney and are now visiting many of the highlights of our nation’s capital, Canberra. Our week began very early but with much nervous excitement at the prospect of flying, for
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