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ST PETER'S COLLEGE CRANBOURNE e-News
Issue 71  |  26 October 2016
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From the Principal

East Campus Art & Technology Exhibition

On Monday Night of this week the East Campus Arts & Technology Exhibition was held in the Bishop Coffey Centre for Creativity. Parents and students enjoyed touring through the gallery of displayed student work from the areas of Visual Arts and Technology as well as listening to a number of performances  from  our students who in many cases were bravely taking to the stage for the first time.

One of the highlights of the evening was the inaugural presentation at the East Campus of both the Principal's Prize for Art and the Award for Technology. These awards were introduced by my predecessor Mr Terry Feely 20 years ago in acknowledgement of the amazing talents of creativity, imagination and innovation that our students possess.

I congratulate Eddie 111 Monseratte ( Principal's Prize for Art)  and Michael Miller (Technology Award) and their teachers on the standard of their finished work which was produced through a  collaborative and creative process between teacher and student.

art east award

I also congratulate all the House award winners who were recognised for their outstanding work and thank the Arts and Technology team consisting of T&L Coach Ms Kirsty Molesworth, Mr Ziggy Wolinski, Mr Damian Cardona, Mr Brian Wallwork, Miss Karen Williams, Ms Shirley Innes, Mr Chris Denny, Mr Duane Cox, Miss Carol Whimpey, Ms Jodie Connell and Mr Sydney Lotriet for their preparation of this wonderful evening and their ongoing support and development of our students.  
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Year 7, 2018 Enrolment Information Evening - East Campus

On Tuesday evening our new 2017 Student Leaders welcomed prospective parents and students for the East Campus as they begin that very important process of selecting the right secondary school for their child. The tours conducted by our students gave parents the opportunity to tour our facilities and meet both teachers and students at work in each of the Key Learning Areas. The feedback from parents was favourable not only in terms of our school facilities but also the calibre of young men and women that go to school at St Peter’s and who clearly have a great love for and pride in their school. My thanks to all the teaching & administration staff and students led by Deputy Principal Ms Marlene Jorgensen who worked closely together to make this night a great success.

The enrolment process for 2018 opened on the night however opportunities still exist for enrolments at both the East and West Campus for 2017 and all enquiries in this regard should be directed to the College Registrar Mrs Kerrie Birrell. 

East info evening

Parents & Friends Association Meeting - Year 9 Program 2018

I extend a warm welcome to all parents to attend our P&F meeting on the 8th of November to hear about our plans for the new Year 9 program which will start at the East Campus in 2018. Mr Orwin De Kretser has been appointed as the Year 9 Program facilitator for next year and planning is well underway to develop a program that challenges, engages and extends our Year 9 students in their learning. The purpose built Year 9 Centre at the East Campus will be completed in 2017 in preparation for the program commencing in 2018. We anticipate that the same Year 9 Program will be initiated at the West Campus in 2019.

Year 9 building

Launch of “ New Ways of Living the Gospel “

At the Catholic Education Office last Tuesday our Current Director Ms Maria Kirkwood launched “New Ways of Living the Gospel” This book written by former Director of Catholic Education Therese D’Orsa and her husband Jim, captures the different ways that school communities have endeavoured to live out the Gospel values within the specific charism of their school. For us this means how we bring St Peter and his lived Christian faith alive in the daily work, interactions and relationships of our community members. I congratulate our own Anita Carter who contributed one of the chapters to this book on how the charism of St Peter was established at our school in its early years by our Foundation Principal Mr Terry Feely.

anita book launch

Humanities & Languages Day

Last Friday the fields of Humanities and Language were celebrated with a range of events staged to explore history and the various cultures around the world. One of the highlights of the day was the opportunity for our students and staff to learn about the historic art of Japanese drumming. Utilising a variety of Japanese drums, our students and staff were taught a number of techniques which they then brought together in a final crescendo. Music to my ears - well almost! My thanks to the KLA coaches at both Campuses - Ms Faulkner, Ms Jarrett & Ms Rosenblum and all their staff for providing such and entertaining and educational day for our students.

Lote drummers

Class of 2006 reunion

On Saturday Night the Class of 2006 returned to St Peter’s to celebrate 10 years since they graduated. Their career pathways have taken many different directions but their joyful enthusiasm and love of life was very evident as they caught up with friends from their school days. 

reunion

Bereavement

We keep in our prayers the family of staff member Miss Karen Williams who are mourning the loss of their mother last weekend after a long battle with cancer.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Congratulations

I congratulate staff member Ms Karyn McMenamin and her husband Brett on the arrival of their first child a beautiful baby girl named - Amelia. All are doing well.

2015 Tim Hogan Signature

Tim Hogan
Principal

Latest News
East Campus News

Planning for 2017

Building Update

Our latest building project is progressing rapidly and the building is quickly taking shape. Just as well as this building will be required to house the growing number of students arriving in 2017. We are expecting an additional 140-150 new students next year and this building will provide for three general purpose classrooms, a Textiles room and an Information Technology Hub downstairs.

Upstairs will provide an additional five classroom spaces. These classroom spaces will house both Year 10 and Year 11 students as well as be the home for two House groups.

East Building

Tutor Group Changes

With the rapid growth in the Campus, 2017 is the ideal time to expand our Tutor Groups from 3 to 4 groups per House. This will ensure students pastoral needs will remain a priority within our vertical House system and also cater for the growing numbers. The increase in Tutor Groups will require some changes to the make-up of each group. House Leaders have been working to ensure the new groupings continue to support the pastoral needs of all students. These Tutor Groups will come into effect in 2017 rather than be initiated as part of the Headstart program.

Student Leadership

There have been some significant changes to the structure of the SRC commencing in 2017. A review including input from both staff and students will see a re-vamped SRC with student representation across all year levels. This will ensure that the SRC does not continue to be “Year 12centric”. It also ensures that leadership capacity building in students is developed from a much earlier age.  

In the coming weeks, we will begin speeches and elections for House Forum Leaders at each year level.  All of these students will have an important role in the leadership of their House in the coming year.  Please encourage your child to consider stepping forward, not being afraid, and try for a leadership position. It is one of the qualities we want to develop in all our students. It not only benefits our College, but assists them to prepare for an ever changing workforce and life outside school.

HeadStart Program.

Please note the following dates for the HeadStart Program which is the move of your child into the next year level for the 2017 Learning Program. The actual dates vary from those published in the Student Record Book and it is important to note the start dates, the finish dates and the student free day. This is an important time for students to start their new work and it is important that students do not take an early holiday during this period.

  • Monday, 14th November: Student Free Day
  • Tuesday, 15th November: Head Start begins.
  • Friday, 2nd December: 2017 Year 11 & 12 students finish.
  • Tuesday, 6th December: House Activities Day. Students Finish.

This week Ms Banda and Ms Jorgensen met with the Year 10s and Year 11s about the Headstart program. Amongst this discussion was a strong message around holidays. The message is simple students entering into the VCE years or taking on an accelerated VCE subject should not and cannot afford to miss school for extended holidays. There are strict attendance requirements for all VCE students. Holidays are not authorised absences and any significant absence from a subject may lead to an ‘N’ – Not Satisfactory being awarded. 

Examination Program

Our Year 12s have started their exam program this week and our Year 10s and 11s will commence theirs next week. The venue for these exams will be the Administration Centre. Students should be hard at work with their revision program. Parents are informed that there will be a supervised study room available to assist students who wish to remain at school and utilise a quiet study space.

Year 7 Orientation Day – Wednesday, 30 November

A reminder for any parents whose child will be starting Year 7 at St Peter’s College in 2017 that Orientation Day is on Wednesday, 30th November, 2016. Parents are asked to drop their child at the bottom level Lyons building between 8.30 and 8.45 am.  Students can be collected at 3.20 pm.
Reminder: Monday October 31st is a Student Free Day.

Enjoy the week ahead and particularly to those that are lucky enough to get a long weekend. Hope all tip a winner.

Chris Black
Deputy Principal, Head of East Campus

West Campus News

Year 9 Camp.

Our second Year 9 Camp involving Kolbe, MacKillop, Marian and Romero students departed on Tuesday for the aquatics camp this week at Anglesea.  We hope that the camp is an opportunity for increasing the bond between students, and developing their leadership, teamwork, aquatic and outdoor skills. 

Most Needed Job Skills Required in Australia

An article in The Age (21/10/16) reported the skills most in demand by Australian employers, according to research by LinkedIn. They are:

1. Statistical analysis and data mining
2. SEO/SEM marketing
3. Middleware and integration software
4. HR benefits and compensation
5. Network and information security
6. Mobile development
7. User interface design
8. Web architecture and development framework
9. Algorithm design
10. Corporate law and governance

Most of these skills may sound like a foreign language to us and it is a reminder of the rapidly changing job market and our requirement to prepare our students for this situation. Clearly, the emphasis is on Information & Communication Technology. This may explain our insistence on all students bringing a fully charged laptop to class. It makes understandable our offering of a number of courses that allow students to develop these ICT skills from Information Technology in Year 7 through to VCE Informatics and VCE Computing and a VET Certificate in Information Digital Media & Technology.  However, it is important to realise that these are not the only skills for which Australian employers are crying out.

Soft skills are also difficult to find according to LinkedIn who claim “The majority (63%) of hiring managers say they find it harder to find professionals with soft skills.”

Soft skills are teamwork, ownership and problem-solving.  Human Resources managers in Australia say that it is dif?cult to ?ll leadership positions because of the shortage of soft skills.

Critical soft skills missing or under-developed include empathy, problem solving and creativity, and fostering collaboration and innovation. 

Our students are being given a distinct advantage through their studies of Religious Education, our Pastoral Care Program and the many opportunities offered in student leadership.

Student Leadership

On Thursday, this week, we will begin speeches and elections for House Forum leaders at each year level.  All of these students will have an important role in the leadership of their House in the coming year and some of them will form the 2017 Student Representative Council.  There is an increasing emphasis on student voice in schools and House Leaders and Learning Advisors are continually developing opportunities for students to lead their peers in the House and School context.  

The 2017 College & House Captains will have a training day beginning at Amstel Golf Club on Monday, 5 December at 9.00 am.  They will conclude the day at the school at 3.20 pm.

McGuigan Shield Competition

Avila House has kicked off the McGuigan Shield House Competition with their very own version of House Feud.  It has been very competitive as all Houses entered students from all year levels to compete.  Based on the TV show “Family Feud”, students have had to respond to questions such as “What animal would you not pat?” or “What place would tourists to Australia visit?”  Teams that work out the most popular answers, gain the most points. Unfortunately, after the first round on Tuesday, Avila, Glowrey, Kolbe and Assisi Houses were eliminated.  We look forward to the final round of competition on Thursday at lunchtime.

On Thursday, during the Pastoral Period, our new College and House Captains have already been busy organising the Minute To Win It Activities. This is designed to involve all the students in some fun team building activities as well as providing an opportunity for student leadership.

Head Start Program

Please note the following dates for the Head Start Program which is the move of your child into the next year level for the 2017 program.  The actual dates vary from those published in the Student Record Book and it is important to note the start dates, the finish dates and the student free day. This is an important time for students to start their new work and it is important that students do not take an early holiday during this period.

Monday, 14 November: Student Free Day
Tuesday, 15 November: Head Start begins.
Thursday, 1 December: 2017 VCAL students finish at 1.00 pm.
Friday, 2 December: 2017 Year 11 & 12 students finish at 3.20 pm.  
Year 11 Celebration at 7.00 pm.
Monday, 5 December: 2017 College & House Captains Training Day.
Tuesday, 6 December: House Activities Day. Students Finish.

Year 7 Orientation Day – Wednesday, 30 November

A reminder for any parents whose child will be starting Year 7 at St Peter’s in 2017 that Orientation Day is on Wednesday, 30 November, 2016. Parents are asked to drop their child at the Multi-Purpose Hall between 8.30 and 8.45 am.  Students can be collected at 3.20 pm.

David Hansen
Deputy Principal, Head of West Campus

Learning & Teaching

HEADSTART  almost set to launch!!!!

Over the past months staff at the College have worked tirelessly to collate student subject selections into classes. To recruit, interview and staff these classes and to produce a timetable for our new HEADSTART Program. From Tuesday 15th November all students in Year 7- 11 will commence their 2017 classes. This initiative has many advantages including a very settled and productive end to the term. For this reason subject changes at this late stage are not possible for students in Years 8- 10 .

Students in Year 11 and 12 have a small window of opportunity to change subjects.

This will occur from Friday 25th November to Friday 2nd December. Change of subject forms may be obtained from House Leaders and should be completed with all signatures and handed to the front office for date stamping. Only forms received by close of business on Friday 2nd December will be processed. This will ensure that students have contact hours in their 2017 classes and receive the holiday homework required at senior level.

While Year 11 and 12 VCE student can expect to receive holiday homework to assist with their VCE studies, Years 8- 10 students will not be required to complete holiday homework. Novels however will be issued in English classes with encouragement to read over the summer break. 

Stationary lists will be emailed home to assist parents in preparing for HEADSTART wherever possible.

Marlene Jorgensen
Deputy Principal, Learning & Teaching

Religious Education News

St Peter and the Year 7 2018 Information Night

On Tuesday night prospective Year 7 students for 2018 came to the East Campus for a tour and introduction to secondary school life. The RE bus stop was at the Statue of St Peter. Some interesting things happen in incidental meetings. Let me share with you some discussions about the statue.

A number of people commented on the Statue.
I love this statue…
This is a very impressive statue..
It is very powerful..

Of more interest was the comments from the young people. Let me share four of these:

A couple of girls were confused with the net. Their St Peter's Student guides explained that it is a symbolic net. The net that captures all our troubles and Peter is able to leave those troubles behind. The cross tells us of the victory over those troubles.

Many of the children were intrigued by the water that Peter was in. Some commented that they thought it was oil, others surprised how cold it was and some didn't quite get why Peter was in the water anyway. Finding out that Peter had to wade through the water and that he had also to wade through some difficult and troubling personal failures seemed to impress them.

One young man wanted to know why the statue was broken. At first it was difficult to work out what he was talking about as there didn't seem to me to be part of the statue that was broken. He was referring to the net that was disconnected from Peter. This brokenness worried the young man. The idea, though, that Peter was done with fishing and hence broken away from the nets and ready to take on a whole new world was good for him.

Another young man thought the statue was of myself. Certainly the beard correlated. But he thought the whole image of Peter in the statue and myself looked a lot alike. It did make me think about how important it is to see ourselves in the character of Peter. He is relatable in his weakness, in his willingness to be better, and in the idea that success for him came about through the help provided by others, (in this case Jesus).

Peter is a great character. He is a source of great inspiration to many at this College

Stephen Nash
Religious Education Leader

St Agatha's Parish News

Dear Parishioners 

We welcome Sr Lucy Viashima to Australia and to St Agatha’s Parish.  We pray God’s blessing for Sr Lucy as she begins her mission here with us. We will formally farewell Sr Mercy on Sunday 27th November at the 10.45am Mass. Please mark the date for Sr Mercy’s farewell on your calendar.

Again this week I ask for those who have not yet attended to the request to apply for a Working with Children card to do so immediately. It isn’t just a requirement for those working with children, but it is for all who assist in the Parish in any way.  

The secretaries will now begin ringing people so please make their job a bit easier by calling into the Parish Office to get help to apply online or to update the Parish details. I thank you all for your cooperation.

With best wishes, Fr Joseph. 

Catholic World Mission

This weekend our Parish will be holding a special collection for Catholic Mission, World Mission Appeal. “Lord, Make Me an Instrument of your Peace”.  This year we are invited to reach out and support the works of mercy in Papua New Guinea.  If you wish to donate by credit card envelopes are available in the foyer.  Donations are tax deductible. 

Carols At Sunset

St Agatha’s Parish Music Groups presents Carols at Sunset on Saturday 3rd December, at 7.00pm at St Agatha’s school oval.  BBQ & drinks, Raffle, Santa, Sisters’ Act. Bring a picnic blanket and wear something Christmas

Carol\'s at Sunset

St Agatha’s Parish African Catholic Community Prayer Group Cranbourne

(ACCPGC) invites you all to their first Mass on Sunday 13th November at 2pm. This will be the Sunday Mass with an African touch to the music.  Join us and be part of this historic event. Those interested can join in for a choir practice on Sunday 6th November straight after the 10:45 Mass. Inq: Sr Mary Olofu 0469612956

Altar Servers

A general meeting will be held for all Altar Servers for St Agatha’s & St Thomas the Apostle on Tuesday 15th November at 4.00pm in the Church. New Rosters have been emailed to you for October to December, please collect a copy of your roster from the foyer if you did not get it. 

St Agatha’s Parish

St Thomas the Apostle Parish News

Garabandal Presentation

Patricia and Francis Seymon from The Workers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Garabandal - Victoria, will show a film on OUR LADY’S REPORTED APPARITIONS at GARABANDAL, SPAIN (1961-1965) on Thursday 10th November, 2016 at St Agatha’s Parish Church commencing at 7.30pm.  A crucifix kissed by Our Lady during these Apparitions will be available for veneration.  All welcome.  For further information, contact the Parish office or Francis and Patricia Seymon on 9459 7151. 

Mass Of The Angels

For family or friends that have suffered a loss of an infant to stillbirth, miscarriage, infant death. Mass will be celebrated on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm.

 Marian Movement Of Priests

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

Invest in your most precious asset......Your Marriage! Forget life’s tensions and interruptions and rekindle the closeness, intimacy, love and romance that brought you together. Recharge your relationship batteries and explore the precious nature of your marriage, allowing you both to share your feelings, hopes and dreams with each other in ways that normal, daily living tends to inhibit.

There is no group sharing. Couples and a Priest present the weekend. It is based around Catholic values but couples of all faiths are welcome. 11-13 Nov Starts 7pm on Friday. Ends 5pm Sunday. Accommodation and all meals provided. Information/Bookings: PH:Marianne/Marcel 9733 0997.  

Month For Marriage & Families Prayer

Today and throughout this week we pray for all the national discussion on marriage. Holy Heavenly Father, grant that all Australians may show mutual respect for one another as we prepare for a national people’s vote. Guide the hearts and minds of all who vote so that our nation may uphold your plan for marriage and families.

St Thomas the Apostle Parish

 

East Campus and West Campus Pavers NOW AVAILABLE

2016 Year 12 Graduates orders now being taken. Your name can go down in history. 

Cost of your personalised paver, is $30.00 including engraving.
Pavers are available with up to 34 characters including spaces, so you can choose to have a student name or family name immortalised at either the East or the West Campus.

Click here to download East Campus Order Form:
Click here to download West Campus Order Form:

Entertainment Book 2016/17

Holidays fast approaching…..Entertainment™ Memberships are packed with thousands of up to 50% OFF and 2-for-1 offers for the best local restaurants, café, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel, and much more!

Click here to order yours today:

Ritchies Community Benefits Card

St Peter's College is a member of the Ritchies Community Benefits club which donates 0.5% of the money you spend to our P&F Association. 
Thank you all for your support.

Humanities & LOTE Year 8 Festival 2016

On Friday 21st October all Year 8 West Campus students participated in the Humanities and Languages Festival. The event is designed so that students can get out of the classroom and participate in hands on experiences that enrich their learning. Students participated in a number of workshops including Japanese calligraphy, sushi tasting and chopstick races, French petanque, archery, building catapults with marshmallows and a geography scavenger hunt.

At each workshop the students who participated best received gold coins and at the end of the day there was an auction where students could use these coins to bid for items. The auction was a lively event and it was great to see students learning about economics in such a fun way.

They day was rounded off with an amazing Japanese drum (taiko) and flute (shakuhachi) performance. The performers, Anne and Toshi, were incredibly talented and they also taught us about the long histories of their instruments. Many students and teachers were given the opportunity to experience playing the taiko and Mr Hogan showed particular flair for this ancient art. Thank-you to all teachers and students who participated in making this day a great success.

Melissa Faulkner, Languages Coach West Campus
Caitlyn Jarrett,  Humanities Coach West Campus

Student End of Year Exits

Could you please contact our College Registrar if your child is not returning to St Peter's College in 2017.

This will allow us to conduct the formal exit procedure and process incoming applications for places next year.

Thank You

Kerrie Birrell
Registrar

 

TAFE Project

Outside table

Very Solid and made of Cypress Pine they will last forever  

2500 X 1600

TAFE Project    

$350  less than the timber costs us.

Contact Mr Collings VET Department, St Peter's College

East Campus Year 12 Final Day Photo’s

You are able to view and purchase our Professional Photographer’s photographs from your Final Day.

To View Click here:

To view photographs from East Campus you will first need to create an account, then log-in

By then choosing to Find My Photos you will be asked for a password to view the event photographs. 

Please use this password stpeterseast

Thank you to everyone at FeatherLight Studios for making this happen.

East Tree

West Campus Year 12 Final Day Photo’s

This year you are able to view and purchase our Professional Photographer’s photographs from your Final Day.

To View Click here:

To view photographs from West Campus you will first need to create an account, then log-in.

By then choosing to Find My Photos you will be asked for a password to view the event photographs. 

Please use this password stpeterswest

Purchases as downloads or prints can also be made via these links.

Thank you to everyone at FeatherLight Studios for making this happen.

West vALEDICTORY

Thursday 27 October

Redemption

Friday 28 October

Friday Afternoon detention

Monday 31 October

Student Free Day

Tuesday 1 November

Melbourne Cup Day
Student Free Day

Wednesday 2 November

Year 10 & 11 Exams Begin

Thursday 3 November

Redemption

Friday 4 November

East Campus Tour

Monday 7 November

SIS Art & Technology Exhibition

Tuesday 8 November

Year 9 Camp East Campus
Detention
P & F Meeting

Useful Links

2017 Curriculum Handbook

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St Peter's College Website

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St Peter's College Community Portal

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Catholic Life 

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Uniform
St Peter's College Uniform Shop

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Second-Hand Uniform Sales, Calculators & Textbooks 

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College Student Calendar for Term 4, 2016 and Term dates for 2017

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Careers News

VTAC Gazette

New, Cancelled and Amended Courses
The latest VTAC Gazette has the latest information about changes to 2017 courses. Click Here:

Swinburne Info Evenings

Wed 16th November: Croydon campus
Thu 17th November: Wantirna campus
Thu 24th November: Hawthorn campus
Click Here for more information:

What Degree? Which University?

What Degree? Which University? is your guide to making an informed decision about what degree to study, and at which university. Our website is written and run by the students themselves, to equip you with authentic information based on real experiences. Instead of official jargon, we give you the facts straight up. You can use What Degree? Which University? to search information by degrees, by universities, or even by subject areas and interests by using our keyword search bar. Click Here:

Want to be an Accountant?

To watch a video Click Here:

William Angliss Institute Scholarships

Various scholarships for commencing students at William Angliss Institute are now open. Scholarship applications close 10th November.
Click Here: 

William Angliss Flight Attendant Pre-Training Course

This course can be completed in two weeks of full time study, and will leave graduates with the necessary skills to apply for flight attendant positions. Students need to have completed year 11 to apply. Click Here:

JMC Academy Info Session

Melbourne: Sat 19th November, 11:30am – 12:30pm, Click Here: 

JMC Melbourne High School Workshops

These workshops are for high school students aged 15–18. Bookings should be made online. Click Here:

Shillington Graphic Design Info Session (Melb)

6pm, Friday 21st October.  We'll show you how our students would tackle a real-world commercial brief, step-by-step—from creating thumbnails to working in the Adobe programs and right through to the final result.  Click Here:

Defence Jobs: HMAS Cerberus Open Day

23rd October, 10am – 4pm. Find out opportunities in the Australian Defence Force from current ADF members.  Click Here: 

LGBTI Young People’s Engagement with the Police

This survey is for LGBTI young people to express their opinion on how Victoria Police engage with them and their ability to engage with Victoria Police in return. If you’re interested in completing the survey, click here to find the link:

Melissa Dillon
Careers Coordinator, West Campus
Robyn Cardamone
Careers Coordinator, East Campus

Next Meeting

Tuesday 8th November 2016
7.15 Tea and Coffee

7.30-9.00 pm St Peter’s College EAST CAMPUS
Administration Building. 55 MacKillop Way, Cranbourne East
Enter via MacKillop Way Gates please.

de krester
Guest Speaker – Mr Owrin De Kretser
B.Art: Dip. Ed

Owrin, who will take up the position of Year 9 Program Facilitator from 2017, will present to us the College’s Vision for our specific Year 9 Curriculum Program to be introduced in 2018, along with the plans for the ‘Purpose Built’ Year 9 Complex at the East Campus due for completion for the 2018 school year.

"Research shows that during adolescence, students are experiencing, profound physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development changes. 
While added responsibility and expectations can assist learning and growth.
It is at Year 9 when feelings of dissatisfaction and disengagement peak and levels of resilience are at their lowest".

'DEECD Report 'Understanding Year 9 Students 2009'

2016 Schedule of Meetings & Guest Presenters

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Minutes of 26th August Meeting

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