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News & Events

Year 12 in hindsight

Our speaker at our High Achievers' Assembly was 2019 College Dux Jessica Taffe. Jess shared her reflections on what success really looks like in Year 12 and how to find balance in a busy school life..

 

My name is Jess and I’d like to start by saying a massive congratulations to my classmates, the class of 2019! All our hard work and hours spent studying was worth it, we made it!!

This year I will be going to university, as many of my peers have chosen to do, and I will be studying Science at Melbourne Uni.

A new way to learn music at Mater Christi College

Mater Christi College has partnered with the Mae Collard School of Music to provide a broad range of music education for our students in 2020.

Mae will lead a team of instrumental teachers, comprised of the Mae Collard School of Music staff and teachers from our College.

2021 Enrolments

There are very limited places available for Year 7, 2021.

We understand that occasionally in the busyness of life, some general life admin gets overlooked. For example, have you enrolled your younger daughter for 2021?

If not, please contact Kylie Lee, Registrar asap.

Principal’s Desk – 6 February 2020

Welcome to new and returning students, parents and carers.  Our College theme for 2020 Let your light shine for others invites us to anticipate a community of shared learning goals.

“We have a mandate and purpose to stay in the Light ourselves, and then shine it for others.

College Theme 2020

Our College Theme for 2020 is 'Shine your light for others'.

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.

9 ways to support girls commencing secondary school

The move from primary to secondary school is a social and educational shift that opens up new experiences. Students are likely to go through a range of emotions, display varying levels of confidence and feel a bit uncertain at times. Secondary school is a complex place
– usually a bigger school community with more opportunities.

Conveyance Allowance 2020

Students travelling to Mater Christi College may be eligible to claim financial assistance in the form of a conveyance allowance.

In summary, to qualify for the conveyance allowance, a student must reside 4.8km or more by the shortest practicable route from the College.

Secondary School vaccinations in 2020

The Secondary School Vaccine Program offers free vaccines to Year 7 and 10 students. These vaccines provide protection against:

Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) – one dose for year 7 students
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – two doses for year 7 students
Meningococcal A,C,W,Y – one dose for year 10 students

Parents/guardians of Year 7 and 10 students should look out for the vaccine consent card booklet coming home with students.

Parent Evenings 2020 – It’s all about girls

Save the date!
We are looking forward to again hosting some of Australia’s leading thinkers, authors and speakers.

These exciting seminars offer fresh thinking, expert advice, new perspectives, ideas and strategies across a range of age-related topics.

Fire Danger Day Procedures

Due to the College’s unique location in a richly forested area, it is important that parents be familiar with the precautions we take on days of total fire ban and in the event of a bushfire in the area.

Our main perceived threats are an emergency situation on-site (e.g. fire on the property) or a bushfire in the area.

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