News Category: Parent Connection

Holiday Information

Important dates and information for the Christmas holiday period including uniform shop, stationery and back to school dates. Stationery Requirements for 2019 For stationery lists please click the link below:   Uniform Shop Holiday Information   Return to School 2019 For return to school dates, please click the link below: Date Thursday 31 January 2019… Read more »

Position Vacant – Visual Arts Teacher

Applications are invited for the following position.  VISUAL ARTS TEACHER Permanent Full-time Significant teaching opportunity to commence January 2019 St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA)… Read more »

Handling a Teenager’s Outburst – Parenting Ideas

Getting cooperation from young people is easier when your relationship is strong. Relationships give parents leverage but building goodwill takes time and effort. You are a parent of  a 15 year old boy and you don’t want to him to go to a Saturday night party. He puffs out his chest, curls his lip and… Read more »

When Kids Don’t Play by Family Rules – Parenting Ideas

When kids don’t play by family rules any more. Recently, I had a conversation with two parents who’s children wouldn’t cooperate with them any more. Their kids were both thirteen and they were too old for some things such as joining the family at the dinner table, but they weren’t too old to be driven… Read more »

Position Vacant – Temporary TAS/Computer Teacher

 TAS/Computing Teacher Temporary Full-Time Position Commencing Mid-Term 1 2019 to Term 2 2019 St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and provides a wonderfully rich and… Read more »

Catch-up Immunisation Clinics

Information from School Immunisation Clinics, Central Coast Area Health The School Immunisation team are offering the following dates and locations for Catch-Up Immunisation Clinics for students who were absent or unable to be vaccinated on the dates we attended your school. There is no need to book, parents can just attend with their child who… Read more »

Scholarships

Applications are now being taken for the Catholic Women’s League Scholarship (Year 11/12) and the Judy Skeahan Scholarship – St Vincent de Paul (Year 9/10). These scholarships are open to current Year 10 and Year 8 students.  For further information please click here for the link to the College Website, Enrolment Section.  Applications close on… Read more »

Social Media Risk and Online Reputation

Social Media Risk and Online Reputation Cybersafety sessions are often structured around how we can help children, and what a child should not be doing on social media.   This, however, is about parents.   When you comment on a public post, you are often engaging with complete strangers. Depending on the discussion you are… Read more »

2018 Student Residential Address and Other Information Collection Notice

This notice is from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (the department), to advise you that the department has requested that your child’s school provide a statement of addresses, in accordance with the Australian Education Regulation 2013 (Cth) (the Regulation). A statement of addresses contains the following information about each student at the… Read more »

Position Vacant – TAS Teacher

 TAS Teacher (Stage 6 Engineering, Industrial Technology Multimedia and Information Processes and Technology) Permanent Full-time Significant teaching opportunity to commence January 2019 St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice… Read more »