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Book Week Change of Date

August 27, 2020
One of our favourite weeks of the year has been postponed due to the current impact of covid-19 in schools. The new dates for Book Week are 19th-23rd October. We will endeavour to hold a Book Week dress up day during that week, with a date to be determined.   Read More

Run Around Australia – A PE Class Challenge

August 27, 2020
Thanks to some of our parents who have joined the challenge, we travelled 369km this week! This took us from Perth to Dongara. Please feel free to join us in running/walking virtually around Australia. Just add your week’s total km’s walked/run to your child’s tally. Alternatively, email your total km’s to awedding@gsc.vic.edu.au and they will... Read More

Jump Rope for Heart @ Junior

August 27, 2020
Our campus has now received donations of $5515.91 so far for The Heart Foundation through the Jump Rope for Heart initiative. It has been great to see donations coming from many parts of the world, and our children are learning the benefits of exercise through their skipping endeavours.   Read More

Ag Project – Chicken Tractor

August 27, 2020
During this COVID period we have commissioned a number of small infrastructure projects to support student curriculum initiatives. One of these projects is the construction of a chicken tractor, a mobile chicken coop designed to support our “teenage” chickens. This project also doubles as a soil tester, with students measuring soil nutrients before and after... Read More

Resources for families

August 20, 2020
Below are some links from Brophy for families: https://www.happyfamilies.com.au/ https://www.smilingmind.com.au/ Read More

Junior School Swimming

August 20, 2020
At this early stage we have received confirmation that our school swimming program, scheduled to be held from 19th-23rd October, will go ahead if HILAC re-opens as planned. This will be reviewed in line with the restrictions at the time.   Read More

Book Week Change of Date

August 20, 2020
One of our favourite weeks of the year has been postponed due to the current impact of covid-19 in schools. The new dates for Book Week are 19th-23rd October. We will endeavour to hold a Book Week dress up day during that week, with a date to be determined.   Read More

Fees & COVID-19 Fee Relief

August 20, 2020
In the past week or so you would have received your account for fees for Term 3. We would encourage you to make contact with the college if you are struggling with this and have not organised a payment plan with the college. It is better to be proactive in managing and communicating with our... Read More

Run Around Australia – HELP NEEDED!

August 13, 2020
Parents, we are inviting YOU to add to your class tally by letting your child’s teacher know how far you have travelled. At the moment, our progress is a little s l o w, so your extra kilometres may mean we can reach our goal of making it back to Hamilton by the end of... Read More

Staffing Changes

August 13, 2020
It is with mixed feelings I announce that Miss Rachel Munro will be leaving our college at the end of this term. Rachel has been a tremendous asset to our community over the past two years, building strong relationships with parents and students as a Pastoral Care teacher for Pierrepoint, Maths and Textiles teacher, as... Read More