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    • Written on Friday, 19 October 2018 03:17
      Next Monday, 22 October, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison will deliver a national apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse at Parliament House in Canberra. Please click here to view the statement issued by The Archbishop of Brisbane The Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall.
    • Written on Thursday, 18 October 2018 01:22
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   On Monday afternoon we met with parents of Year 9 students to explain the Life-Fit Learning programme we have developed with Griffith University and the Menzies Health Institute Queensland. This wellbeing programme enables us to assist students to find an appropriate balance between health, learning and relationships. Doctors Lara Farrell and Allison Waters from Griffith University explained the results obtained from a recent survey conducted with Year 9 students. Our main aim is to measure cohort responses and trends to allow us to tailor our personal development courses to meet the needs of…
    • Written on Friday, 12 October 2018 01:36
      Dear Parents and Guardians Thank you for supporting the 2018 Coomera Anglican College Corporate Golf Day. The uptake has been incredible with the biggest field ever taking part in this year's event. We look forward to a great day of golf, entertainment, business and fun on Friday 19 October! If you’re keen on entering, either individually, with a colleague, or as a team; OR boosting your already entered playing group – please note – there are ONLY 10 places remaining. We’ve had great support this year from the college community and local businesses, but don’t leave it until late as we’re…
    • Written on Thursday, 11 October 2018 21:34
      Over the last 4 days, Coomera Anglican College musicians were well represented at both the State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) and the inaugural Australian Honours Ensemble Program (AHEP) in choirs, bands and orchestras. This year, 1500 of the state’s best young musicians, selected from the 10000 students who applied, gathered at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University for SHEP, with 900 of these travelling from close to the border to as far away as the Cape and Mt Isa, the biggest event in the program’s history. For the prestigious AHEP (where instrumentalists are required to be a minimum standard of Grade…
    • Written on Thursday, 11 October 2018 05:14
      Students from Coomera Anglican College are preparing for their 9th Relay for Life on 27 – 28 October, an event that is close to the hearts of many families within the College community. One parent, Samantha Goodwin knows this journey too well. After turning 40, Sam had a routine mammogram with no family history or symptoms. She was diagnosed with breast cancer and five days later had a double mastectomy, followed by six months of chemotherapy, radiation and further surgeries. We had a chat to Sam about her journey, how it has changed her outlook on life and why she…
    • Written on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 21:51
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   By now you will have received an email with the link to the College survey. Thank you to those who have already completed the survey. As I have mentioned previously, your feedback is very important to assist us in setting the future direction of the College. We speak to our students constantly about having a growth mindset, which requires seeking and acting on feedback about their performance, so it is vital that we do the same. As an educational organisation, it is important for us to model effective learning and best practice.  I…
    • Written on Wednesday, 03 October 2018 01:25
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   Term Four begins and we prepare for the busy time ahead.   I particularly welcome new students and their families to our College. I am sure you will enjoy the experience of being here.   From early next week, you should receive an email from MYP Corporation regarding our School Results Survey. This company will conduct the online survey on our behalf. They will email you the survey link and ask you to complete the survey. The survey is anonymous and will include a number of statements that you will be asked to…
    • Written on Tuesday, 02 October 2018 04:26
      Dear Parents and Guardians With just over two weeks to go until the 2018 Coomera Anglican College Corporate Golf Day, we’re pleased to announce a new partnership with James Frizelle’s Gold Coast Skoda and offer a brand new Skoda Rapid Style 92TSI, valued at $22,532, as the prize at the Par3 Hole In One Challenge! It only takes one shot and we hope one of our golfers will be the proud new owners of this great vehicle.   ENTRIES We would like to thank everyone who already registered. We now have just over 20 places remaining in the field so if you…
    • Written on Tuesday, 02 October 2018 01:30
      If you've been lookig around for parental controls to help manage your kids' Apple devices, you might want to put on the brakes: The new operating system, iOS 12, has a feature called Screen Time that might have what you're looking for, and it became available this month.   Screen Time lets you see exactly how much time your kids spend on their phones and tablets, the times of day they're most active, and which apps they use the most. You can also set app time limits, filter inappropriate content, and schedule "downtime"—basically, shut down the device—whenever you want. (By…
    • Written on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 05:00
      It's that time of year when we all start gearing up for a new Musical season.  2019 will be another fabulous year of Performing Arts where Oliver will headline our College calendar.     I'm excited to announce that our official AUDITION DAY is scheduled for Sunday 7 October - end of week one.   Students in Years 6-11 will need to register their interest on Passmarc by Tuesday 2 October (first day back in Term 4).  Students will be required to attend both a dancing and singing audition on this day.  While the auditions will run from 10am-4pm, I…
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    • Written on Thursday, 18 October 2018 01:22
        Managing the Trickier Parts of Life Term 4 is in full swing, the days are warming after our recent rain, and our Primary campus is full of the many narratives that make up our rich College community. Coomera Anglican College is a busy place and everyone is mindful of…
    • Written on Thursday, 11 October 2018 22:06
      The following students received merit ribbons in the recent Gold Coast Interschool Chess Competition: C division – Owen Boorer H division – Monet Bonnitcha  
    • Written on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 21:51
        Always in the Game The process that gets our countless Coomera Anglican College teams competing each Thursday in APS Sport is complex, and the objectives underpinning the programme are equally so. The balance between academic performance, other cocurricular activities and being a committed member of a team is invariably…
    • Written on Wednesday, 03 October 2018 01:25
      Welcome back to the joys of reconnection Term 4 begins, and once again, we return to the routines of daily life.  There is nothing quite like reuniting with friends on the first day of a new term.  While our Primary Campus continues to develop it is comforting to know that…
    • Written on Thursday, 06 September 2018 02:02
      Nurturing a Growth in Learning, Knowledge and Independence Stimulated by a collective desire to achieve and a growing culture of trust and like-mindedness, Term 3, 2018 has proven to be one of great inspiration, which has served to nurture a growth in learning, knowledge and independence.  It would seem that…
    • Written on Tuesday, 04 September 2018 01:29
        #cacgratitude – Celebrating 30 Days of Gratitude   Recognising and honouring gratitude is in itself a fine human quality, and in many ways represents the best of who and what we are.  The 30 Days of Gratitude has seen our community come out in celebration of this character strength. …
    • Written on Tuesday, 21 August 2018 03:23
      Recognising and Honouring 30 Days of Gratitude With our current emphasis on 30 Days of Gratitude, the virtues of behaving decently and honourably towards each other are encouraged.  Gratitude is at the core of our College’s values education and through iLR, it feeds both at the heart and the head…
    • Written on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 01:17
        Grandparents’ Day The 2018 Grandparents’ Day was full of celebration, colour and clever book character costumes, all set under a glorious August sky.  Our grandparents entered into the spirit of the day through their support and encouragement of their grandchildren, and it was fantastic to see the coming together…
    • Written on Wednesday, 08 August 2018 21:03
        Flourishing Minds – having a sense of accomplishment! Week 5 has been yet another week of spectacular accomplishments for our students. We commenced the week with a Principal’s assembly where it is fair to say we were all blown away by the brilliance of our public speaking finalists. They…
    • Written on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 01:16
        A Message from our Primary Captain – Emanuel Ferisa When you feed, you flourish!  Nurture the things that you want to grow.  At Coomera Anglican College, we enjoy many opportunities to “Love Life Together”.  We work hard, and we learn and flourish as we grow together.   It is…
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    • Written on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 23:03
      Please click this link - 2018 Anti-Bullying Videos Email Contacts 7A Jenny Tremellen jtremellen@cac.qld.edu.au 7B Meg Beddows mbeddows@cac.qld.edu.au 7C Robert Wehl (Head of Year 7) rwehl@cac.qld.edu.au 7D Kate Sinclair ksinclair@cac.qld.edu.au    
    • Written on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 03:44
      Email Contacts 7A Jenny Tremellen jtremellen@cac.qld.edu.au 7B Meg Beddows mbeddows@cac.qld.edu.au 7C Robert Wehl (Head of Year 7) rwehl@cac.qld.edu.au 7D Kate Sinclair ksinclair@cac.qld.edu.au    
    • Written on Thursday, 30 August 2018 00:25
      Dear Parents, Staff and Students   Camp Week As Term three draws to a close, many of our Junior Secondary students are eagerly anticipating the upcoming activities assigned to camp week (and no doubt there will be similar rejoicing on the home front, after the traditional departure wave concludes). School…
    • Written on Thursday, 16 August 2018 04:34
      Email Contacts 7A Jenny Tremellen jtremellen@cac.qld.edu.au 7B Meg Beddows mbeddows@cac.qld.edu.au 7C Robert Wehl (Head of Year 7) rwehl@cac.qld.edu.au 7D Kate Sinclair ksinclair@cac.qld.edu.au    
    • Written on Monday, 06 August 2018 22:26
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    • Written on Thursday, 17 May 2018 06:13
      All day ride passes are now available. Rides include Mega Dodgems, Miami Trip Party Machine, ChaCha, Bat Tower, Gladiator, Challenge, Rock Climbing Wall, Super Slide, Merry Go Round, Trackless Train and Bouncy Castles. This is an incredible value! UNLIMITED RIDES ALL DAY for only $30 Prepaid Online $35 on the day. Height and weight…
    • Written on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 22:37
      The College is pleased to announce that we are the first APS school to join the Headsmart Concussion Programme. The College will be assisted with the delivery of this leading programme by UC Physio, who will conduct the testing as part of the programme. We believe that this is a…
    • Written on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 02:02
      Student Achievement   Congratulations to Grace Hermansson (Yr. 9) who has now been selected in  U15 Girls Queensland State Schools Basketball Team.   The National tournament is to be held on the 3-6 August.   Well Grace!
    • Written on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 03:52
      Congratulations to Year 8 student, Anastasia Neumann, who competed last weekend in the Down Under Athletics Championships held at Griffith University along side athletes from the USA, NZ, and Australia. Ana, who is only 13 years old, competed in the 15 years age group 100mt and came 6th! She also…
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    • Written on Friday, 14 July 2017 00:08
      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…
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