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    • Written on Saturday, 16 September 2017 11:09
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students On Monday evening, the Secondary Ensemble Concert took place in the Ivan Gibbs Centre and it was very heartening to see a large number of parents and friends on hand to experience what was a wonderful showcase of musical talent. The night certainly displayed the amazing musical groups that our College music staff and their talented students are producing. A special mention must go the hard working music teachers who are doing terrific work in assisting our students to develop and display their many diverse musical talents. The audience was entertained by an eclectic…
    • Written on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 22:52
      Congratulations to the 48 CAC students who competed last week in the South Coast Schools Athletics Championships. This was the most students that we have ever sent to these championships and the second most by a Hinterland School. All the students did very well with the following students placing in the top 5 in their events:   Anastasia Neumann1st 13yrs 200m 1st 13yrs 100m Rachel Pieszko2nd 17yrs & over 800m Haru Steel4th 11yrs 800m3rd 11yrs 1500m James Murray4th 16yrs 800m3rd 16yrs 400m4th 16yrs 1500m Mackenzie Cullinane2nd 15yrs 3000m Alex Nguyen1st 18yrs 110m hurdles Nathan Perry2nd 16yrs 110m hurdles Ryan Schirmacher2nd…
    • Written on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 22:47
      Congratulations to the following CAC teams who will be playing this week in the Winter Season Grand Finals:   CAC Boys U/11.2 (CAC Pistons)  CAC Boys U/13.1 (CAC Spurs) CAC Boys U/13.3 (CAC Heat)CAC Boys U/15.2 (CAC Kings)CAC Boys U/17.1 (CAC Jazz)CAC Boys U/17.3 (CAC Hawks)CAC A Grade Men   Game Times for the Finals: Tuesday Night – September 12 CAC Boys U/17.1 (CAC Jazz) v SSC – 6.05pm – Court 1 CAC U/20 Men v Wildcats – 7.05pm – Court 1CAC A Grade Men v Helensvale Hawks – 8.05pm – Court 1   Thursday Night – September 14 Games…
    • Written on Monday, 11 September 2017 23:15
      Coomera Anglican College and Golden South Jaguars Netball are pleased to announce our strategic partnership which will see the Golden South Jaguars based at Coomera Anglican College for the 2018 season and hopefully beyond.The agreement will see the Golden South Jaguars training at the College and providing opportunities for our College netball players and coaches. There are already strong ties between us, and we believe that this arrangement is very beneficial to both parties and will go a long way in developing netball at the College and on the Gold Coast. This is very exciting!The College will become the major…
    • Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 04:48
        This week Coomera Anglican College is participating in the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s National eSmart Week to show their commitment to cyber safety, wellbeing and digital inclusion. They enthusiastically accepted the challenge, with its students participating in a range of activities, including online quizzes to demonstrate their commitment to building online safety and wellbeing in their community. Anita Ramsay, Head of Junior Secondary, says, “While the online risk taking behaviours of adolescents is nothing new to the parent of a teenager, the applications young people use to create and share content online are constantly evolving.  It would be naive…
    • Written on Thursday, 07 September 2017 23:31
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   By the time you read this I will be on my way to South Africa for a conference. The International Confederation of Principals (ICP) is meeting in Cape Town this year for their biennial conference. The theme is Brain Waves of Change, and I am looking forward to hearing from some excellent Keynote speakers with topics such as The Science of Seeing Differently; How Emotion Impacts the Brain’s Successful Learning; Leading the Waves of Change When the Tide Gets Tough; Self-Regulation and the Brain – Being the Change our World Needs; School Leadership…
    • Written on Sunday, 03 September 2017 22:38
      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 WMS Solutions. Call David Brims for business accounting and coaching, specialist tax consulting, financial modelling and forecasting and business evaluations.    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 Wednesday, 30 August 2017 03:28
      Every language in the world has a way of saying “thank you.”  This could be because gratitude is an inherent quality that resides within each human being. Gratitude spans a multitude of boundaries—faith, age, vocation, gender, and nationality. It is difficult to define the idea of gratitude explicitly, but I like to think of it as acknowledging positive things that come our way which we have not actively worked towards, or asked for.  Gratitude is both an emotion which arises spontaneously within us and is also a choice we make – being grateful or ungrateful.  It is something we can…
    • Written on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 02:26
    • Written on Monday, 21 August 2017 03:32
      To celebrate Science week, the UQ Science Ambassador for 2017, Jebranca Spies (Year 11) organised a scavenger hunt which took place at lunch on Wednesday in the Secondary campus. The scavenger hunt was based on the Science Week Theme for 2017 of Future Earth. This theme focusses on sustainability and the preservation of Earth’s resources for the future. The competition was well supported with a total of fifteen teams of between three and six students competing from both Junior and Senior Secondary. Each team had to solve a clue to determine the location of each subsequent clue until all six…
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    • Written on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 03:09
        An Action Packed Term 3As Term 3 comes to a close, I take this opportunity to acknowledge the many members of our community who have been contributors to our successes.  It would seem that each individual student has grown in character, personal confidence and wellbeing.    Over the course…
    • Written on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 02:23
      Twenty-one students took part in the Gold Coast North Inter-school Chess Tournament.  It was held for the first time at the spectacular Coomera Indoor Stadium.  Nicholas Schneider and Owen Boorer were awarded merit ribbons.  Congratulations especially to Owen as this was his first chess tournament.  
    • Written on Monday, 04 September 2017 23:57
      #cacgratitude – Recognising and Honouring GratitudeGratitude Week was the culmination of 30 Days of Gratitude and the event offered our College community a chance to celebrate Gratitude. The focus on gratitude provided us with an opportunity to say thank you and enabled us to realise how supportive we are of…
    • Written on Monday, 21 August 2017 00:23
        Expanding the Horizons of Learning – Years 4 and 5 CampDuring our College camps, students are challenged to make decisions in areas that are new and, at times, quite challenging personally.  There is a feeling of excitement and achievement as students complete activities they once believed they could not…
    • Written on Friday, 18 August 2017 01:02
      Grandparents’ Day It would seem that the coming together of the generations on Grandparents’ Day ignites a passion of real camaraderie now rarely seen.  The Coomera Anglican College grandparents added great wisdom to the Book Week theme, “Escape to Everywhere” as they enjoyed time at the book character parade, in…
    • Written on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 04:28
        A Will to Grow and Develop Stimulates a Culture of Success Our many recent successes have added fuel to the culture of success that is building within the boundaries of Coomera Anglican College!  As we move further ahead and consider the challenges that arise from our day to day…
    • Written on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 22:35
      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 Friday, 04 August 2017 02:20
        NAPLAN – A Part of Queensland’s Top Performing Schools This week the Years 3/5/7/9 NAPLAN results were received by the College.  In analysing our performance across the wider community it is apparent that Coomera Anglican College sits within the top performing schools in the state of Queensland.  We can…
    • Written on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:05
        New and Exciting Outdoor Play Spaces Change and tradition, and how to marry both requires careful consideration.  Since none of us see the world and our College from the same perspective, critiques and feedback are a part of the process and the basis for meaningful growth.  Recently we asked…
    • Written on Friday, 21 July 2017 22:47
      The Pod –Recognising Growth Mindsets and Shared Learning  Our new undertaking, the Pod, will emphasise and recognise the integration between the curriculum and all those aspects of life and growth that make up our world.  In other words the four principles of human growth which direct our educational practice -…
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    • Written on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 02:18
        Fixtures for the Summer APS Sport Round 2 vs AB Paterson College – Friday 8 September     Teams Playing at Home – Mainly CAC   Yr. 10  and Open Girls Basketball Teams – CAC Yr. 8, 10 and Open Girls Touch – CAC Girls Tennis – Hope Island…
    • Written on Thursday, 24 August 2017 01:29
        Summer APS Sport Round 1 vs Somerset College – Friday 25 August 2017     Teams Playing at Home – Mainly CAC   Yr. 10  and Open Girls Basketball Teams – CAC Yr. 8, 10 and Open Girls Touch – CAC Girls Tennis – Hope Island Tennis Centre Junior…
    • Written on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 02:22
        Summer APS Sport 'Wash Out Round' vs Trinity – Friday 18 August 2017     Teams Playing at Home – Mainly CAC   Yr. 7, 8  and 9 Boys Basketball Teams – Coomera Indoor Centre – Beattie Rd Yr. 10 and Open Boys Basketball – CAC Boys Touch –…
    • 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 Thursday, 08 June 2017 23:33
          WINTER SPORT Finals 2017 - Friday 9 June 2017   For this weeks FINALS day we have seventeen buses taking teams to many various grounds on the Gold Coast. If students are playing their FINALS match away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in…
    • Written on Sunday, 28 May 2017 23:00
      WINTER SPORT Rd Seven vs All Somerset College - Friday 2 June 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, 25 May 2017 22:21
      WINTER SPORT Rd Six vs All Saints Anglican School - Friday 26 May 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 Wednesday, 17 May 2017 23:07
      Weather update as of 11.30am Match fixture changes for WINTER SPORT Rd Five vs St Stephen's College - Friday 19 May 2017     WINTER SPORT Rd Five vs St Stephen's College - Friday 19 May 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they…
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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…
    • 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.…
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