14 April, 2022


End of Term

Thank you to all Junior School students, families and staff for the energy, commitment and learning that has highlighted a challenging but very productive Term 1. The support of all members of our learning community contributes to the personal development and academic progress of our students more than ever through the current period of background uncertainty in many aspects of our daily lives.

The Easter sentiments of new life, new opportunities and hope offer a guiding light for us all at this time of the year. Best wishes to all for a happy Easter and an exciting school holiday break.

Please note that the Junior School Office will be closed from 4.00pm today until 8.00am Monday 2 May. During this time Penquite Reception is open from 9.00am-4.00pm daily (excluding Public Holidays). Junior School enquiries can be made via this office if needed.

Easter Service

Years 2-5 students attended a short Easter Service led by Chaplain Rev Grace Reynolds this morning. This was held outdoors in Claremont Park, with the perfect weather and idyllic autumnal surrounds providing a very special setting for a time of shared reflections and messages of hope and optimism for all of us.

Vacation Activities

Details of the Vacation Care program at the Elphin Campus, and the registration process for this, can be found on the College website. The program commences on Wednesday 20 April and runs from 8.00am-6.00pm on weekdays, except Public Holidays.

ANZAC Day March

On Monday 25 April, Scotch Oakburn students participating in the Launceston ANZAC Day March includes students from the Junior School along with Middle and Senior School students.

Term 2 starts Tuesday 3 May and Coffee Catch Up

Monday 2 May is a Professional Learning and Planning Day for all teaching staff and Term 2 commences for all students on Tuesday 3 May.  Join us on Tuesday 3 May for a coffee and catch up at Coffee@Laneway from 8.00am -9.00am. Coffee’s on us!

Mothers’ Day Breakfast RSVP Reminder

For students and mothers, or a supportive person in our students lives to come together to celebrate Mothers’ Day.

Due to COVID-19 and public health guidelines, there will be a capacity limit for this event and masks are mandatory. RSVP is Tuesday 3 May. BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment.

Lachie Wright
Head of Junior School