Category Archives: Camps and Excursions

MIDDLE SCHOOL PHILLIP ISLAND CAMP

What an amazing time 7A, 7B and 8A experienced last week. Thirty- nine students happily departed from the school on Monday, December 16th for a three day adventure at the Phillip Island Adventure resort ….so appropriately named! The trip there was full of singing, laughter and certainly a high spirited group of teenagers! The drivers to […]

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Hattah Hike and Paddle

This term, the Class 9 Steiner Hike Program saw the 9C and 9D students paddle the mighty Murray River and hike across the desert in the Hattah-Hulkyne National Park, near Mildura. It’s complicated to organise, but one group starts hiking and the other group starts paddling – beautiful hand made fibreglass and wood canoes. They […]

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Government Funding for Camps, Sports & Excursions

Every Victorian child should have access to the world of learning opportunities that exist beyond the classroom. The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund will ensure that no student will miss out on the opportunity to join their classmates for important, educational and fun activities. School camps provide children with inspiring experiences in the great outdoors, excursions encourage […]

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Recently announced Camps, Sports and Excursions – Funds Available

Every Victorian child should have access to the world of learning opportunities that exist beyond the classroom. The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund will ensure that no student will miss out on the opportunity to join their classmates for important, educational and fun activities. School camps provide children with inspiring experiences in the great outdoors, […]

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Year 11EAL excursion to the Melbourne Writers Festival

Last week the year 11 EAL students had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Immigration Museum exhibition Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours and participate in a writing workshop facilitated by Melbourne author Alice Pung as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. As part of outcome two, Creating & Presenting, students have been investigating the context, ‘Identity […]

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Collingwood College’s Ski Tour

The VCE Unit 2 class recently returned from Collingwood College’s first ever ski tour, on Mt St Gwinear (near Mt Baw Baw). While not quite like skiing, and not quite like bushwalking, ski touring requires students to ski with a full pack, carrying all of their provisions for a couple of nights in the snow. […]

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Year 10 Straight Talk Careers Event

In preparation for their subject selection interviews this week, and as they consider their future pathways, the year 10 girls and boys each attended a Straight Talk career event. The day involved students meeting with people from a wide variety of occupations to talk about their career paths and their workplaces whilst enjoying morning tea […]

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Holocaust Excursion

The students from 7A and I went to a wonderful exhibition which focused on the Holocaust   last Friday. The students were lucky enough to not only view and read many different stories from this distressing period of History, but also to hear first-hand the experiences from an actual Holocaust survivor. You could have heard a […]

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VCE Outdoor & Environmental Education Hike

Hike to Lake Tali Karng The second hike for VCE Outdoor and Environmental Studies was an interesting one indeed. What was supposed to be a ski tour (skiing with full packs, camping in the snow) was abandoned due to lack of snow on Mt St Gwinear. We sought an alternative activity – hiking to the remote and […]

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The International Students’ Overnight Trip to Venus Bay

Australia is a beautiful country girt by sea. Our home is girt by sea is in a line in the Australian National Anthem and is also the reason why Australia has attracted many tourists. Exploring the beautiful Australian beach is also a fascinating thing for many overseas students. On the first sunny weekend in March, […]

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