Category Archives: China Trip

A Most Satisfying China Experience……PART 4!

They’re back!!!! Our wonderful students have arrived home from China! What an amazing experience! Six long, but enjoyable weeks taking in beautiful sights, experiencing delectable dishes and simply being immersed in a unique and wonderful culture. The students are very excited to be reunited with their loved ones, but there has been an element of […]

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A Most Satisfying China Trip Experience….. (Part Three)

The China trip continues to be a resounding success. The students are still happily immersed in their wonderful life of travelling the vast plains of China. School experiences have continued to be amazing and the students have really created excellent connections with many Chinese locals. They have had three different Homestay experiences in three different […]

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A Most Satisfying China trip Experience…… (Part Two)

The students on this wonderful journey have continued to share with us their ongoing adventures in China. They have been totally immersed in the Chinese lifestyle and have constantly professed how much they are enjoying this unique experience. Being part of authentic local lifestyles has always been an integral aspect of an overseas experience, this […]

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China Trip – Part One

A Most Satisfying China Trip Experience….. (Part One) I have just returned from the Collingwood College China Trip that is taking place at the moment with the twelve year 9 students that elected to be a part of this program. I am almost unable to convey to the school community the success, positive experience and […]

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TRIVIA NIGHT

The Infamous UTTERLY TRIVIAL NIGHT is BACK! Saturday 5 September 6-9pm Collingwood College Canteen Cnr Cromwell Street & McCutcheon Way Collingwood Tickets: $15 adults/$5 kids, tables of 10. Book a whole table! Trivia suitable for teams of folk from 8-80 (or thereabouts) Kids, bring some adults for the ancient trivia! Adults, bring some kids for the #modernlyfe […]

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China Trip – Part 2

Here are some more diary entries about the recent China Trip:   Day 7 and 8 Students spent the weekend with their host families. Day 9 After a weekend in homestay the students set off for a day at the elite Suzhou Arts School. Our first class was a dance lesson.  After 2 hours of dance […]

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China Trip – Week 1

Below are some diary entries from some students who participated in the recent China Trip. Look out for more next week!   Day 1: We saw pandas at the Chengdu Panda Base, ranging from 2 months to 11 years old! We had a delicious banquet at the breeding centre, then made the 1 and a […]

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China Fundraiser a Smashing Success

Well done to all of the China trip students and their families for their brilliant effort in raising $2520.10 at their inaugural trivia night last Saturday night. If you noticed that the canteen and parents kitchen looked a little cleaner today, that would be down to the hard work of a couple of parents and […]

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China Trip – Utterly Trivial Night

Imgur, China, Roller Derby, Where’s Wally, Botany, Lord of The Rings, Phryne Fisher, AFL, Weird Words, Marvellous Melbourne Get a table together for our: Utterly Trivial Night Saturday 31st May 6-9pm Collingwood College Cnr Cromwell Street and McCutcheon Way Collingwood Tickets: $15 per seat, tables of 10 Trivia suitable for teams of folk from 8-80 […]

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2014 China Trip Information Night

2014 China Trip Information Night 6:30-8:00 pm Wednesday, 24 July, 2013 College Conference Room    Everyone is welcome to the night! If you are interested in the trip but want  to know more about it, please feel free to attend this information session. We  are sure that you will enjoy the night, even though you haven’t made […]

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