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Flinders student athletes offered elite training by Sports Institute 

Flinders joins with Sunshine Coast Sports Institute

Monday, 16 August, 2021

A new elite sports training program is on offer to student athletes at Matthew Flinders Anglican College on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, delivered by the Sunshine Coast Sports Institute (SCSI). 

Flinders and the SCSI have joined forces to deliver the SCSI @ Flinders Fitness Centre High Performance Program before and after school on campus in the College gym. 

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LORDS Students Join Gold Coast Junior Council

The Junior Council is a student leadership program for Year 10 and 11 students from local Gold Coast high schools. The program provides an effective platform to consult with young people, to exchange ideas and learn about local government process, and ultimately foster active and engaged young leaders on the Gold Coast.
2021 will mark the 29th year of Junior Council. This year LORDS will be represented by Harrison J and Maya J from Year 10. Harrison and Maya are looking forward to the connection, opportunities, and skills for the future that Junior Council will bring.
Thank you to Miss Travis and Mrs Ayton for their support of our students. We wish them well on their journey with Junior Council.

FOCUS ON GBC SPORT

A recent study, reported by Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ), showed an increase in the growth of Independent schooling in Queensland during the period 2019 to 2020. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, enrolment numbers were strengthened through this timeframe with a 4.5% growth, equating to more than 130,000 students across the Independent sector. The search for quality education remained a high priority for parents despite the global disruptions and economic impact experienced by families.

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Outdoor Ed wins Award

St Mark’s Anglican Community School’s Outdoor Education program has received a significant accolade in the Western Australian Outdoor Recreation Awards, taking out top spot in the category of Innovative Program Award.

This award category is aimed at recognising organisations that demonstrate a high level of innovation in program design, participant involvement or subject matter.

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2021 - A New Year, New Initiatives

Kimberley College is a co-educational non-denominational school providing education to students from Prep to Year 12, located in the unique and peaceful bayside suburb or Carbrook.  Kimberley College adopts a multi‐aged classroom structure in both Primary and Middle school.  This methodology requires a genuine commitment to cater to the needs of individuals. Our teachers are dynamic educators, who are passionate and knowledgeable about learning, with a strong understanding of contemporary, evidence‐based teaching and learning practice. 

Read more: 2021 - A New Year, New Initiatives

Emanuel School Teacher wins NSW Premier’s Prize for STEM teaching

Emanuel School’s Head of Innovation and Digital Technologies (K-6), Sophie Poisel, has been awarded the
coveted Premier’s Prize for Innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
Teaching in NSW.

IMG 0376“In a year that has provided our teachers with unprecedented challenges demanding ingenious solutions,
Sophie Poisel from Emanuel School is a deserving winner of the Premier’s Prize for Innovation in Science,
Technology, Engineering or Mathematics Teaching in NSW,” said NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer Professor
Hugh Durrant-Whyte. “The commitment of teachers like Sophie will ensure that today’s students are the
future prize recipients at events like this.”

Read more: Emanuel School Teacher wins NSW Premier’s Prize for STEM teaching

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