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    • Written on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 01:17
       Parents, Staff and Students   Our long serving and much loved Head of Primary, Mr Graeme Kirkpatrick, will take Long Service Leave for the whole of 2019. He has indicated to me that after almost 18 years in his role, he is looking for a change and has resigned as Head of Primary effective from the end of this year. This means that we will immediately advertise to find a new Head of Primary to commence at the start of 2019. Mr Kirkpatrick will possibly return to our College at the start of 2020 in a different role that is…
    • Written on Wednesday, 08 August 2018 21:03
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   By now I am sure you will have heard the news that The Pod won the Queensland Master Builders Award for our builders Alder Constructions Pty Ltd, in the best Educational Facility up to $10million category. This is a great testament to Alders as builders, and also to our architects Burling Brown and our staff who put so much time and effort into planning this amazing building. The Pod has provided our students with wonderful learning opportunities that cannot be replicated to the same extent in the classroom. All who have seen The…
    • Written on Tuesday, 07 August 2018 01:21
        The Year 7 to Year 12 Secondary Summer APS sporting teams will start their compulsory after-school training next week, Week 6 commencing Monday 13 August.   Years 7 to 9 will train each Monday afternoon from 3.15pm – 4.15pm Years 10 to 12 will train each Wednesday afternoon from 3.15pm – 4.15pm   However, the following teams will train on different days as follows: Intermediate (Yrs. 9 - 10) Girls AFL – Monday afternoon - 3.15pm – 4.15pm Intermediate (Yrs. 9 - 10) Girls Softball – Monday afternoon - 3.15pm – 4.15pm Girls Tennis (Yrs. 7-12) – Thursday morning…
    • Written on Thursday, 02 August 2018 03:32
      The Arts and Crafts exhibition is a Gold Coast Show favourite drawing thousands of entries from talented students from Gold Coast Schools. Entries can include Cooking, Sweets, Cake Decorating, Horticulture, Creative Art & Craft, Photography, Film, Mixed Media Art, Paper Tole, Graphic Design Art, Woodwork, Needlework, Egg Artistry, Scrapbooking, Street Art, Wearable Art, Art from Recycled Material, Sculpture, Painting, Drawing and More.   Invitations are OPEN NOW for entries for the Arts and Crafts including Under 20’s Competition.   Please ensure that you have read the appropriate schedule before you submit your entries.  The schedule contains all categories, rules and…
    • Written on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 01:55
      Coomera Anglican College Singers enjoyed a very successful weekend competing in the Vocal Solos at the Beenleigh Eisteddfod. Congratulations to the following students.   Shenoa Parker (Year 5): Musical Theatre - 3rd PlaceDisney - 3rd Place Modern Popular - HC   Lola Urech (Year 4):Disney - 1st Place Own Choice - 3rd PlaceModern Popular - HC   Jessica McConville (Year 6):Disney - 1st Place Modern Popular - HCOwn Choice - HC   Willa Roberts (Year 5):Modern Popular - HCDisney - HC   Grace Thomas (Year 7):Own Choice - 3rd Place Musical Theatre - 2nd Place Disney - 3rd Place Modern…
    • Written on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 01:16
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   On Sunday morning, we farewelled our Chinese guests from Yangzhou Xinhua Middle School. To see the interaction and friendships that had developed in such a short time between our students and those they hosted, speaks volumes about common humanity and more specifically our students and their families. It is clear that, despite significant cultural differences, young people have the capacity to form close bonds with others from across the world. Language is no barrier. I think there are plenty of lessons in that for some world leaders. Clearly, humans share far more similarities…
    • Written on Wednesday, 01 August 2018 01:13
      The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of Year 10, 11 and 12 students who in 2017 left school without obtaining Year 12 certification. The Early School Leavers survey is a short, confidential survey that collects information about what young people are doing the year after leaving school.   Between August and September, students who left school early in 2017 can expect to receive an invitation to complete a web-based survey or a telephone call from the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office to complete the survey. Please encourage them to take part. For more information, visit www.qld.gov.au/nextstep/ or telephone…
    • Written on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 21:40
      With the worst drought in 10 years, Australian Farmers are struggling to feed their animals and families. Some are down to their last few bales of hay. 'Dresses for the Drought' is a fundraiser brought about by two sisters,  Anita Guyett and Tashoni Hardy, who grew up on a cattle station outside of Mackay. They have been heartbroken to see friends in the farming community living through the worst drought and wanted to do something to help. They had heard stories of some families affected by the drought whose teenage children cannot attend their school formals because they simply can't…
    • Written on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 01:16
      The College has seen a few cases of the gastroenteritis virus in both the Primary and Secondary Campus. As the virus is so infectious, it is important for any student that has experienced Gastroentetitis symptoms listed below, to stay home for 24 hours after the last occurrence.   What are the symptoms? Diarrhoea Vomiting Abdominal pain Fever Symptoms appear 24 to 48 hours after infection has occurred and last between 12 hours to 2½ days. An infected student is contagious for up to 48 hours after their symptoms have disappeared.   See a doctor if your child has the following…
    • Written on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 22:26
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   It was great to listen to renowned Australian Clinical Psychologist Dr Judith Locke on Monday afternoon. We invited Dr Locke to our College to speak to staff and parents about the important roles we play in raising and educating young children. We were delighted to secure her given her popularity and her busy schedule speaking around the country and working as a clinical psychologist.   Dr Locke’s message was very clear, and at times quite blunt. She spoke about the difference between anxiety and attention seeking behaviour and she cautioned parents and teachers…
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    • 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…
    • Written on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 22:26
        Blessed and Open for Business! The Opening of the Pod is complete.  This morning, Archbishop Dr Philip Aspinall blessed the Pod, the new staffroom and the Primary Administration.  Together, these new areas equip us to respond to the ever-changing educational and social needs of our students and their teachers. …
    • Written on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 04:42
      Parent Information Afternoon I remind parents that on Monday 23 July at 4.45pm in the Ivan Gibbs Cente, Dr Judith Locke will be presenting a session on how to raise confident and resilient children.  Dr Locke is a clinical psychologist and a former teacher who specialises in parenting and child…
    • Written on Thursday, 12 July 2018 23:57
      Reuniting of the Coomera Anglican College True Spirit – Friendship! Our first semester is complete and in many ways it has revealed much about the precious sense of belonging we all seek in any community.  The shared humanity and the pulse of our College has been and will always be…
    • Written on Thursday, 14 June 2018 02:08
        Exploring beyond the boundaries of Loving Life Together As the second term comes to an end, we can all take pride in our students’ ability to work and connect with each other, their teachers and the community in general.  This term, Loving Life Together has allowed our students to…
    • Written on Sunday, 03 June 2018 22:47
        Instrumental Musical Concerts The Term 2 Instrumental Mini Music Concerts attracted a wonderful response from our College community.  Over the course of the past two weeks, our instrumental students have had an opportunity to perform in front of appreciative and supportive audiences, and this year’s series of concerts once…
    • Written on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 22:40
        The Pod Is Officially Open For Business Today the Pod, the new staff room and Primary Administration were officially opened.  Officials from various levels of government, The Anglican Church, Education and members of our community gathered together to celebrate facilities that have the potential to change the lives of…
    • Written on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 04:05
      Coomera Community Fair – “Celebrating Growth” The Coomera Community Fair is here!! This will be a time for us to come together in support of our College.  The Fair promises to be a wonderful event for all of our community.  Everyone is encouraged to come along and join in the…
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    • 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…
    • Written on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 23:50
      Sensory Writing – Year 7 Extension EnglishThis week, in Year 7 Extension English, we have been focusing on descriptive writing. As part of this exploration, we discovered the magic of using senses to describe a setting, in this case, the College Oval and Junior Secondary Quadrangle. The students crafted a…
    • 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…
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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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