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    • Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 01:52
      Congratulations to these students who have been selected in the following teams: Cade Birrell - Queensland Open Secondary Boys Tennis TeamMitchell Rust – Hinterland U/12 Boys Football TeamSam Davidson – Hinterland U/15 Boys Rugby TeamMax Brown – Hinterland U/15 Boys Rugby TeamGrace Hermansson (Yr. 9) and Wilson Page (Yr. 12) who both have been selected in the Queensland U/15 Emerging Basketball team and the Queensland U/18 Boys Emerging Basketball team respectively.. Both will be heading to the USA in the June/July holidays to compete in a number of fixtures against teams from the USA.
    • Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 01:44
      A recent article published by UQ School of Veterinary Science explains the dangers associated with rescuing baby birds. The report highlights the importance of leaving baby birds alone, unless they are in danger. Well-meaning people are unaware of the implication associated with the action. The article suggest that fallen baby birds are usually undergoing important instinctive lesson in which their parents are usually not far away. Therefore, if in danger the bird’s parents will be in close proximity to rescue their offspring. The article encourages citizens to: Place fallen nests into nearby trees or shrubs to remove chicks from danger,…
    • Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:57
      Dear Parents, Staff and Students   What a pleasure it was to attend our first ever Baptism service last Sunday at St Matthew’s Church. Reverend Mary-Anne baptised 11 students in a beautiful service. It was lovely to see the families and friends supporting this special event in the life of their children.   ANZAC Ceremonies have dominated this week. Our College held three services on Monday:   8.45 am for Years 2-6, 10am for Pre-Prep – Year 1, and 10.50am for Secondary students. These were moving services as always and provided our students with an opportunity to reflect on the…
    • Written on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 22:18
      Congratulations to Kane Hurley (Yr. 10) who was recently awarded  the Gold Coast District Senior Cricket Under 19 Player of the Year Award. This was particularly special as he Is the youngest recipient to have ever received this award. He ended up being the fourth leading wicket taker in first grade on the Gold Coast.  Well done Kane!     Congratulations to Jack Jordan (Yr. 8) who has been selected in the Queensland Under 17 Men’s State Netball Team. Jack is currently playing in the National Men’s and Mixed Netball Competition being held on the Gold Coast this week. They…
    • Written on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 23:31
      Dear Parents, Staff and Students Welcome back for Term Two. I hope you were able to enjoy Easter and your plans were not impacted too much by the weather at the end of March. It is nice to see everyone back after an extended break, eager to commence work in a busy second term. It was good to welcome back Mark Heaney and Michael Profitt after their long service leave break.   This term we also welcome Jeremy Thewliss and Stephanie Lampante who will cover Natasha Materne while on Long Service Leave, and also Katie Watson who will cover Vikki…
    • Written on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 00:21
      Congratulations to these students who have been selected in the following teams: Wade Robertson – Hinterland U/12 Boys AFL TeamRiley Johnson – Hinterland U/12 Boys AFL TeamHenry Sprott – Hinterland U/12 Boys AFL Team
    • Written on Monday, 27 March 2017 22:58
        The House Cross Country carnivals held this week were very successful events. Congratulations to Lane House in the Primary and Morris House in the Secondary for winning the House trophies. Results from each carnival include:   Primary House Champion Secondary House Champion     1st – Lane - 2472 points. 1st - Morris - 2170 points 2nd - Morris - 2290 points 2nd - Lane - 2131 points 3rd - Gibbs - 2179 points 3rd - Smith - 1987 points 4th – Smith – 1992 points 4th - Gibbs – 1347 points     Age Champions Age Champions  …
    • Written on Monday, 27 March 2017 00:59
      2017 FAMILY BUSINESS DIRECTORY … Keeping It Local!Each week, we will feature a “Business of the Week” from our 2017 Family Business Directory, with details of special discounts or offers available for CAC Families.  This week our Business is Barkroyale.   Details of all businesses in our Directory are available on the College App or website:http://www.cac.qld.edu.au/community/family-business-directory   If you would like to list your family-owned business, please contact Lynne on 5585 9976.
    • Written on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:25
      As an English teacher, I know research suggests that it is incredibly important to cultivate a love of reading within my classroom. Personally, I have always loved to read and I hope that my students will too. I am well aware that I face some challenges, however, I believe that there are some simple strategies you can do at home that can help encourage your child to develop a love of reading.   Make reading a part of your child’s daily routine. In Year Seven it is an expectation that students will read for one hour per week as part…
    • Written on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:09
      2017 FAMILY BUSINESS DIRECTORY … Keeping It Local!Each week, we will feature a “Business of the Week” from our 2017 Family Business Directory, with details of special discounts or offers available for CAC Families.  This week our Business is Bark Busters.   Details of all businesses in our Directory are available on the College App or website:http://www.cac.qld.edu.au/community/family-business-directory   If you would like to list your family-owned business, please contact Lynne on 5585 9976.
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    • Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:57
        Primary students will love Hairspray   Next week the 2017 College Musical ‘Hairspray’ takes to the stage in the Ivan Gibbs Centre. A few parents have spoken to me about the storyline and its suitability for Primary students.  The storyline itself takes place in 1962 Baltimore. A full-figured teenager,…
    • Written on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 19:31
      Enabling Young Minds to Flourish – Welcome Back! A key component of a Coomera Anglican College education is fundamentally to enable young minds to flourish in a nurturing environment with rigorous academic demands.  As a contemporary, twenty-first century College, we are required to be many different things to many different…
    • Written on Monday, 20 March 2017 23:32
        The 2017 Festival of Gifts – Flourishing!   On Monday 27 March, “Flourishing” will take centre stage in the Primary Campus.  When you arrive at College for our Festival of Gifts next week be ready to experience the celebration of what it means to flourish at Coomera Anglican College.…
    • Written on Sunday, 12 March 2017 22:39
      Year 3 – An Experience Out of This WorldThis week has been yet another  week packed with exciting and stimulating learning, and classrooms full of enthusiam, inspiration and commitment.     This week, Arlek the Alien presented to the Year 3 students as the guest Environmental Alien who had come from…
    • Written on Friday, 10 March 2017 03:47
        STEM/STEAM in the Primary Campus You may have heard or read about the STEM focus in education and how important this area is for ensuring students are equipped with the additional knowledge and skills they will need for their future careers.  In the Primary campus, our teachers and students…
    • Written on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 23:02
      Twenty two Primary students from Coomera Anglican College took part in the first chess competition of the year at Saint Stephens College on Tuesday 7 March.   Merit ribbons were awarded to James Thompson in the A division and Tom Robertson in the C division.  Well done to all the…
    • Written on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 23:19
      Flourishing as IndividualsBeing a member of Coomera Anglican College shapes us all trough the many experiences it provides.  This week has been full of exciting and exhilarating learning.  Walk into any classroom and learning fuelled by motivation, enthusiasm and dedication is evident.  At Coomera Anglican College the teaching and learning…
    • Written on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 06:37
      Embracing our Learning Future – The PodThe development of our new learning, resource centre, The Pod, will allow us to move in a direction that suits everyone’s individual learning styles and attitudes.  I am currently regularly meeting with a group of staff whose brief is to explore the future of learning…
    • Written on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:54
      Primary Captain Profiles, 2017   Allie van PeppenAllie joined Coomera Anglican College in Year 1, 2012.  She is now in Year 6 and is our female Primary Captain for 2017.  Allie loves being at Coomera Anglican College and involving herself in all areas of College life.  She is a passionate…
    • Written on Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:32
      Mathematics in the Primary classroom at Coomera Anglicn College A strong education in the range of subjects that students learn in Primary is essential to future success as a citizen in our society.  The knowledge, skills and habits, both social and work, that students learn in their Primary education provides…
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    • Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 02:08
      Our Parents and Friends Association will be setting up a table in the undercover area next to the prayer garden at lunch on Tuesday 2 May to sell Mother's Day gifts.  These include items such as: photo frames, jewellery, coffee mugs, key rings, bath fizzers, candles, notebook & pen sets,…
    • Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:57
      WINTER SPORT Rd Two vs. A B Paterson College - Friday 28 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend…
    • Written on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 23:33
      WINTER SPORT Rd One vs. Trinity Lutheran College - Friday 21 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on…
    • Written on Thursday, 16 March 2017 03:52
      WINTER SPORT (Washout Match) vs.Somerset College If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on collecting a student straight from an alternative…
    • Written on Friday, 03 March 2017 01:02
      In Humanities this term Year 8 students have been learning about coastal landforms and management. On Wednesday, we went to the Southport Spit for an excursion. This opportunity allowed us to learn in a hands-on environment and work with new members of our cohort. Some of the activities that we…
    • Written on Monday, 20 February 2017 01:35
      Coomera Anglican College is a licenced Award Operator for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This international award equips young people for life and work. It is the world’s leading achievement award. In 2013 more than one million young people around the world took part in the Award, in over 140…
    • Written on Sunday, 20 November 2016 23:10
      I have been reading a book “Mathematical Mindsets” by Jo Boaler which outlines that everyone is capable of learning maths. By looking at Mathematics creatively and valuing mistakes, we can all think more positively about this wonderful subject.  At this point of the academic year, I get many requests from…
    • Written on Thursday, 10 November 2016 23:26
      'Being kind whenever possible is always possible.'- Dalai Lama At the beginning of Term 4, 7D introduced a Kindness Project to help promote kindness and consideration in our PC group.  A student draws a name out of a hat, and their job is to be intentionally kind to that person…
    • Written on Tuesday, 01 November 2016 03:49
      7C and 7D have been tending a herb garden this semester to complement their Term Three study of Ancient Rome. The premise was to see and experience which herbs were used for culinary and medicinal purposes during everyday life in Ancient Rome. The plants that can be found in the…
    • Written on Monday, 31 October 2016 23:14
      SUMMER SPORT - Rd 7 v Emmanuel - November 4 Teams Playing at Home – Mainly Coomera Anglican College   Yrs. 10 - Open Boys Basketball – CAC Indoor Courts Yrs. 7, 8 and 9 Boys Basketball  - Coomera Indoor Sports Centre, Beattie Rd Senior Tier 2 Girls Touch –…
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    • Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 22:58
      WINTER SPORT Rd Two vs. A B Paterson College - Friday 28 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend…
    • Written on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 23:48
      WINTER SPORT Rd One vs. Trinity Lutheran College - Friday 21 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on…
    • Written on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 23:32
               
    • Written on Monday, 27 March 2017 22:29
        The 2017 Gold Coast Careers Festival will be an inspiring, engaging and all-encompassing event for students to explore study options, identify career pathways and discover current and future employment opportunities right here on the Gold Coast.This year this important local careers event will be held at the Convention Centre…
    • Written on Monday, 20 March 2017 23:32
      Students who have already applied or are wanting to apply, that interviews will be held at Dreamworld on Friday 24 March, 9am – 12pm. Students will be advised, by latest, on the 31 March whether or not they have been successful in securing a spot. WE WILL ACCEPT YEAR 12’S!!!…
    • Written on Sunday, 12 March 2017 22:43
      WINTER SPORT (Washout Match) vs.Somerset College If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on collecting a student straight from an alternative…
    • Written on Thursday, 09 March 2017 01:16
      WINTER SPORT Trial 1 vs. Emmanuel Teams Playing at Home – Mainly Coomera Anglican College  Yr. 10  and 1ST XV Rugby – CAC Yr. 9, Yr. 10 and Open Boys Soccer – CAC Boys Volleyball – CAC Senior Tier 2 Boys Volleyball – CAC Boys Tennis – Hope Island Tennis…
    • Written on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 23:19
      Important information/dates if students interested in the Dreamworld VETiS program. 1.    Apply on line Prestige Service Training Job portal (as above link and instructions)2.    Student will receive confirmation and interview details if successful into next group interview round3.    Group interview will be held 24 March 9am – till 12 noon 4.  …
    • Written on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 00:37
              Please find information below regarding some Group Recruitment Sessions coming up.  To register simple click on the link.  If you have any problems please contact Prestige Service Training direct. •    Event Cinemas Hyperdome – Wednesday 1 March - https://hcm612.peoplestreme.net/PrestigeServiceTraining03ne2016/erec_candidate_job.asp?id=1649&src=ext •    Event Cinemas Robina – Monday 6…
    • Written on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 23:50
      2017 is off to a flying start at the Australian Institute of Creative Design, with students trying their hand at short courses, Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas in our exciting departments: VETis programs starting soon in: Fashion Design Graphic Design Interior Design Styling Makeup Beauty Visual Arts Photography  Enrol nowhttp://www.aicdedu.com.au/VET-in-schools-courses.php…
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    • Written on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 02:28
      When we enrol a child in the Early Learning Centre we enrol a family that will become an integral part of our College community. At the end of 2015 we enrolled many new families into our Centre that have been introduced and welcomed over the last four weeks. During these…
    • Written on Friday, 23 October 2015 00:55
      Prep Orientation to the ‘Big School’ took place this week. What a fabulous day for all the children in Preprep at the Early Learning Centre. With great excitement the children walked up to the Prep classrooms, eager to get a taste of what they had worked towards all year. They…
    • Written on Thursday, 27 August 2015 01:14
      On a beautiful day nothing could stop the excitement and exuberance of all the children, families and staff as we welcomed all our very special visitors to Grandparents' Day and Book Week. The children could be heard throughout the Centre squealing with delight as they greeted one another guessing who…
    • Written on Friday, 17 July 2015 02:22
      As an Anglican Early Learning Centre our ethos and values culture is a vital aspect of our professional, personal and spiritual development. iLR provides a framework that connects us together and provides us all with a sense of belonging to a family and community.Last term the Preprep children ventured beyond…
    • Written on Friday, 17 July 2015 02:05
      Congratulations to the staff, children and families on a wonderful result with our Assessment and Rating Visit. Coomera Anglican College Early Learning Centre is rated overall at: EXCEEDING NATIONAL QUALITY STANDARDS. To achieve an overall rating of Exceeding National Quality Standard, a service needs to achieve Exceeding National Quality Standard…
    • Written on Sunday, 26 April 2015 23:31
      As I walked through the yards I am amazed and delighted with the ease at which the children wave goodbye to family members and confidently engage in one of the many activities offered. The last four months have been extremely busy setting up a newly renovated building, welcoming existing families…
    • Written on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 02:15
      Happy New Year! While all our families are enjoying a nice long break and Dare to Imagine what 2015 will bring, there has been a hive of activity around the College in preparation for the commencement of Term 1. The long break is a time when everything is thoroughly cleaned,…
    • Written on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 23:54
      2015. “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.”  Coomera Anglican College Early Learning Centre is an integral part of the whole College and provides a pathway for many parents with entry to Prep offered to children attending the Centre. In 2015 we will be offering…
    • Written on Monday, 20 October 2014 14:00
      Prep Orientation to the ‘Big School’ took place this week. What a fabulous day for all the children in Preprep at the Early Learning Centre. The children with great excitement confidently walked up to the Prep classrooms eager to get a taste of what they had worked towards all year.…
    • Written on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 23:50
      Yesterday the children from The Early Learning Centre presented their beautiful butterfly artworks and sang The Butterfly Song! The Prep and Year 1 students as well as the many visiting parents were delighted by their smiling faces and beautiful singing voices. Thank you Pre Prep students for sharing your morning…
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