Term 1 | Week 7

National Day of Action

On Friday 16th March SCOTS PGC College Staff and Students will support the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence along with 3000 other schools across Australia. The National Day of Action is an opportunity for Australian schools to collaboratively engage students to imagine a world free from bullying. …

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NAPLAN

Students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will undertaking NAPLAN practice tests in Week 9 this term. The Parents and Guardians of the students undertaking these practice tests will have received a SEQTA message from Simon Edgar (HoJAM). This message will contain further information on NAPLAN including how to …

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Are you App aware?

As teachers, parents and carers, it is important to be aware of what is out there to protect children from bullying, unwanted sexual messaging, location identification and so much more. Please see below some information on the ‘Most Dangerous Apps of 2017‘ as compiled by the Educate and Empower Kids …

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Family Meet & Greet – Tues 27th March

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ASX Sharemarket Competition

  Twenty-three students from across Years 7-12 have registered for the 2018 ASX Schools Sharemarket Game which started on Thursday 8th March. This is a national competition to teach students about investing and the Sharemarket. Over the last 3-4 weeks students have been learning about investing and how the Sharemarket …

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QDU Interschool Debating 2018

Photo above: Sophie Brennan, Alex Naughten, Alexis Zerner and Sophia Tweddell. SCOTS PGC College debaters competed last week at Round 1 of the Year 7 and Year 8 competition. Both our Year 7 and our Year 8 teams were victorious. Congratulations teams and best of luck for the weeks to …

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USQ Enterprise Breakfast

On Friday 2nd March, Year 12 Accounting and Legal Studies students, Casey Free and Fitzroy Somerset, attended the USQ Enterprise Breakfast with Mrs Ratcliffe and Mr Lee, along with approximately 50 other high school teachers, industry professionals, USQ academics and staff. The breakfast was hosted by USQ’s schools of Business …

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Co-curricular News

T1W8 Co-curricular Programme T1W8 Sport Fixtures

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Hello from the Director Of Boarding

Random act of kindness (photo above): Thank you to the lovely person who dropped these pumpkins on the door of PGC. It made for some wonderful pumpkin soup. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Updated Policies and Procedure – Please see below links to updated versions of our Leave, Prep and Phone and Technology Policies. …

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Junior Boys Boarding

Dear Parents and Families, It’s difficult to believe but we are now talking about leave plans for the end of term, and planning activities for next term. The half-way mark has come and gone on us; it feels like it has almost crashed into us – staff and boarders alike. …

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Senior Boys Boarding

Good afternoon Parents and Carers, As we near the end of week 6, it has again been a busy time in Hawkins House, particularly when it comes to birthdays. There has been quite the rush of birthdays recently, with Mitch Ford and Ken Huang both turning 18, with numerous other …

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Learn How to Play Flippa Ball

Flippa ball is modified, non-contact social competition using developmental rules targeted at participants below the age of 12. Children between 5 to 12 years with basic swimming skills. The basic principles are: • Fun • Social • Inclusive • Safe

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