This year has been full of ups and downs and many days ended with me questioning myself. I took on an apprenticeship with Brehar Building Pty in January this year whist also working an occasional Saturday in real estate with Domain Property group and McGrath just so I had a plan B if things didn't … [Read more...] about Where Are They Now?
What CCSC Taught Me I’m currently working at SBS in Sales Operations. I’m the youngest staff-wide at SBS so I haven’t achieved much in the way of promotion/raises as yet! I have taken on a lot of the responsibilities within the team though and added a lot to my resume. I’ve had … [Read more...] about Where Are They Now?
Our Kindergarten students have been looking at books from both Pamela Allen and Alison Lester and all the work samples featured below are from the last 3 weeks of studying these authors. Each day I asked the students to respond to the book that was read with a question such as; Who was your … [Read more...] about Kindergarten Writing Works
My Experinces In Athletic Development We are participating in a trial phase of athletic development sessions this term. Come 2019 the full program will be up and running which I am super excited for. We have already worked on our speed, explosive power, strength and stamina. The sessions have … [Read more...] about A Student’s insight into the Athletic Development program
The Mission: To transport 20 kgs of college supplies both re-purposed and new from Australia to Africa, in the suitcase. The Schools: CCSC Independent Sports School, Kariong and Tloma Primary School, Tanzania Africa The Suitcase: Bought from the Salvation Army shop for $6 The Story The story … [Read more...] about A tale of two colleges, a suitcase and a mission
Stage 5 Magazine … [Read more...] about The Moral Universe by Stage 5 students
The Importance of Phonics Instruction - Damian Mitchell CCSC staff recently undertook professional development in teaching phonics. At the beginning of last term the junior college began to roll-out a program called MiniLit. MiniLit is an evidence-based, early literacy program that entails … [Read more...] about Mini Lit – The Importance of Phonic Instruction
Piper Menteith has taken on a 'Maxpotential' community service project through Mary Mac's where she plans to collect items such as toiletries, lightweight tents and non-perishable food and drinks for the homeless on the Central Coast. Piper says: " I believe there is a need for this as … [Read more...] about An CCSC student on a community service mission
I recently joined the CCSC secondary PDHPE team and am thrilled to be a part of a college that caters to student’s passions, creates an environment that focuses on a balanced lifestyle and empowers teachers to help students achieve success. Sport has been a large part of my life, as a student … [Read more...] about Justin Sheppard
Students are encouraged to use the yoga room as a quiet place to relax. It is a unique space away from competition or daily demands where we can look inward and become aware of our physical, mental and emotional state. This can be a challenge as we come in from busy mornings and journeys to college … [Read more...] about Yoga And The Practice of Letting Go