Coronavirus – A SchoolTV Resource

Coronavirus is an evolving international health concern. Around the world, people are being affected in many ways. Individuals of all ages from numerous nationalities are being diagnosed with the virus –– it doesn’t discriminate. Although children are considered at lower risk of infection, they are not immune to the multitude of news reports regularly seen or heard in the media.

College Board Announcement

Dear Members of Mater Christi College Community

Our Principal, Mrs Mary Fitz-Gerald, recently informed the College Board of her plans to retire at the conclusion of 2020 having completed twenty years of leadership at Mater Christi College.

This is a significant milestone for the College community, and we are sure that you, like us, are sad to receive this news, as Mrs Fitz-Gerald has done an outstanding job of leading and guiding our school to its current strong position.

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.

Resilience – A SchoolTV Resource

Resilience is one of those skills that we all need. It refers to our ability to cope and adapt in situations when confronted with challenges such as adversity, trauma, tragedy, or even stress.

It is essential for the mental health and wellbeing of young people as part of their journey to adulthood.

Blended Families – A SchoolTV Resource

The blended family is the fastest growing family dynamic in the world with one in five families now being a ‘step’ or ‘blended’ family. However, when families “blend,” it rarely progresses smoothly. Some children resist change, and parents become frustrated when the new family doesn’t function in the same way as the previous one.

Important Charter Bus Information

Charter Bus Applications for 2020

Current Mater Christi Charter Bus travellers must confirm their 2020 bus requirement by completing a new Application and Conveyance Allowance Form.

Completed forms to be forwarded to the Finance Department at accounts@materchristi.