Principal's Message

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Experience is a powerful teacher Over the coming weeks, we will see the launch of some innovative experiential learning programs in the College.  These programs are specifically designed to support the core academic curriculum, giving…

Year 10 Work Experience

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This week 42 Year 10 students have been out in the “real world” of work, experiencing a wide variety of occupations in over 70 workplaces around Launceston and in other parts of Tasmania.   Teaching, veterinary science, trades, health…

Performance Artist for Early Learning students

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Today our Early Learning Students were treated to a workshop from a performance artist from the Monkey Baa Theatre Company. This visit helped orientate ourselves for our upcoming excursion to the local theatre to see Josephine Wants To Dance. Josephine…

Seven phrases to avoid when kids are anxious

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Author: Michael Grose Talking with kids when they are anxious can be hard work for parents and teachers. Sometimes just one word out of place or spoken with the wrong tone of voice can get a child’s back up, upset them or make them…

Wellbeing and Values Education (WAVE)

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This week’s WAVE session was a service prepared to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit in power to the believers on the day of Pentecost. Mr David Morris assisted by the WAVE Ambassadors led the School in the significance of the…

Learning How to Learn

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The importance of students learning how to learn, before knowing what to learn, was highlighted this week in three student led presentations, Prep/Year 1 LIVE@Elphin led by Year 1 Viney, Year 2-5 LIVE@Elphin led by Year 2 Ballard, and the Junior…

Students have amazing opportunities!

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The notion of ‘grabbing an opportunity with both hands’ is certainly evident in a learning context both in and around the Elphin Campus and out into the local community. This week students across the Junior School have enjoyed Science…

Cross Country Carnival

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The carnival of courage!  The Cross Country Carnival is almost here.  Next Thursday 31 May all Year 2 – 5 students will compete for personal bests and house points as they take to the course at Scotch Oakburn Park.  Thank you to our volunteers…

Junior School Open Day

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On Friday, 15 June we will be hosting out Term Two Junior School Open Day. This is a great chance for visitors who are looking at enrolling at the College to see our learning in action!  It is also an opportunity for students to share…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2018

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National Simultaneous Storytime is a fun annual event aimed at encouraging young Australians to read and enjoy books. 2018 marks the 18th year of this event. Hickory Dickory Dash was chosen as the National Simultaneous Storytime book…