Principal Message as of 25 February
The media attention on St Kevin’s College last week [ABC Four Corners 17/2/2020] and the subsequent fallout has had many people talking this week on the subject of ‘school culture’ and the responsibility of schools to create and maintain a safe environment for all children.
Whilst both State and Federal Governments introduced much-needed legislation for institutions working with children in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual to ensure that children are not abused in the future, the news of last week provides..
Principals Message as of 10 March
Like most of you, I've been watching events across the globe unfold in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak and wonder what the impact on our community here in Sunbury will be? So far, the only inconvenience has been a shortage of certain grocery items on supermarket shelves as a result of panic buying. Such behaviour, whilst driven by understandable fear, shows a lack of respect for the needs of others in our community, especially the most vulnerable and in need.
Respect for others is a key theme in our curriculum across all year levels and disci..
Principal Message as of 11 February
The 2020 school year is well under way with all students getting into the rhythm of the day fairly quickly. The Year 7s (all 263 of them) have settled in well, thanks to the support of their Year 12 Buddies, their Home Room Leaders and their House Leaders.
The Year 9s and 10s have made an easy transition onto their new Campus', especially those undertaking the new Retreat Program at Mazzarello. And the 11s and 12s have begun well, focused on the challenges ahead of them as they complete their VCE and VCAL pathways. We are also thankful to the many st..
Principals Message as at 12 MayReflection
The Coronavirus has come as a huge shock to us, and within a very short time, it has challenged our attitudes and behaviours radically. On behalf of the College, we want to reassure everyone of our continued prayers for you during these uncertain times. In one sense, life continues as normal – and yet it’s not normal at all. Should I catch a train? Can I go safely go out for a walk? Should I visit my neighbour or my friend? That cough I notice, could it be the virus? What of the children’s education? What if I lose my job? Are we going to have a..