News Category: Parent Connection

College Open Day

College Open Saturday 7 March 2020, 10 am to 2 pm  

Free Webinar: Future-Proofing Your Child

Free Webinar:  Future-Proofing Your Child – 18 March 2020 at 8.00 pm This century is characterised by disruptive change that is turning our world upside down.  Jobs aren’t just changing, whole industries are ceasing to exist. The scripts for success are being rewritten on a daily basis in our families, at work and in life…. Read more »

Wellbeing – Building Connections

At St Edward’s College we understand that connectedness is one of the most powerful protective factors in mental health. All young people need to feel that high school is a safe place where people will care about them, their needs for support, respect and friendship will be met, and they’ll get help to work through… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Tools for Managing Teenage Anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue facing young people today. It impacts significantly on their happiness, wellbeing and learning. Untreated anxiety in young people is likely to continue to pose a problem in adulthood. It’s normal for a young person to feel anxious from time to time. Here are some tools to help… Read more »

News from the Canteen

New Canteen Team We would like to introduce our new team. Daniel Magill – Canteen Manager and Head Chef Kerrie Campbell – Chef Jane Demellweek – Chef Raley Cardow – Canteen Assistant Lisa Rademaker  – Canteen Assistant In upcoming newsletters we will do a ‘Meet the Team’ section and tell you more about them. Breakfast… Read more »

Parent Ideas – Building Healthy Relationships with Teachers

As a former primary school teacher with 15 years experience and a parenting educator with 30 years experience, I’ve learned a great deal about the importance of healthy relationships between a child’s parent/s and their teacher. I hold a Master of Educational Studies from Monash University specialising in parenting education, a Bachelor of Education and… Read more »

Red Bus Changes to Service

Morning and Afternoon School Service Changes for Red Bus See the link below for more information: St Edwards, St Josephs, St Patricks Changes to Red Bus Service  

Canteen Now Open for Breakfast

The canteen is now offering a breakfast service between 8.00 am – 8.30 am. They currently offer cheese and bacon rolls, cheese and vegemite scrolls, banana bread, fruit salad pots, watermelon slices, yoghurt and granola pots and sushi. In addition to this they offer a range of hot toasted wraps and toasties, hot chocolate and… Read more »

St Edward’s College Mobile App

The St Edward’s College mobile app is free and available for download from the Apple App Store and via Google Play for Android devices. Features: Notifications – this system allows instant communication and will feature messages including excursion return times, reminders and general information, users may select class tags to ensure they only get information… Read more »

Making a Smooth Transition to Secondary School

Going to secondary school is both exciting and scary for many kids. There’s excitement about new friends, teachers and ventures, but this can be overshadowed by anxiety and stress. The sheer size of a high school building can be overwhelming to the uninitiated. The potential loss of status when moving from big fish in a… Read more »