Term 3 | Week 5

Glitz and Glamour Ball – Sat 9th Sept

The Glitz and Glamour Gala Ball is proudly supported by SCOTS PGC P & F Committee. To purchase tickets please go to Trybooking or click on the link below. https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=302255& Date – Saturday 9 September 2017 at 6:00pm Location – Des Davey Dining Hall, SCOTS PGC College, East Street, Warwick, …

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Chooks for Sale

The Ag department is selling Isa Brown (point of lay) chooks for $15 each. Please contact Mrs Heather Goonan on 07 4666 9831 or email heather.goonan@scotspgc.com.au.

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Message from Our Principal

Incredibly we are already half way through the term and the holidays are looming quickly.  Last week we had the Principal from Rockhampton Grammar School, Dr Phillip Moulds visit to conduct a review of the College as a part of our school accreditation process.  It was a pleasure to show …

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Engaging and motivating our students in their studies of Mathematics

A recent article in ‘the educator’ (9 Aug 2017) has highlighted the need for the teaching of Mathematics to become more individualised for students, recognising concepts already mastered and providing learning opportunities that the individual is ready to learn.  A co-founder of Maths Pathway was interviewed and highlighted the need …

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Messy Church Fri 18th August

Friday 18th August 2017 5.00pm – 7:30pm Games, meal, crafts, lessons At the Uniting Church Guy Street, Warwick QLD All Welcome!  

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Message from our Chaplain

This is the third devotion in our series: Our world is changing rapidly. Social media has given us the ability to exchange ideas faster than ever before. In the time that it once took to have a conversation with one person, we now engage with multitudes. But connectivity comes with …

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Debating

Congratulations to this year’s Year 9 debating team on making it to the grand final of the QDU Debating competition in Toowoomba. The students will compete at Downlands College on 16th of August, 6.00pm. Their topic is: That criminals (e.g. Schapelle Corby) should be allowed to profit from telling their …

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New Study Guidelines

“Homework” has such negative connotations that it is a difficult word to use in education.  There are many studies that show homework has both positive and negative impacts on student learning.  Here at SCOTS we are trying to move the discussion away from “homework” and towards “study”.  Being able to …

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Junior & Middle School

Friendly reminder: if your child will be absent from class due to illness, appointments or similar, please contact Emma Walton at the JAM office at your earliest convenience. Emma can be reached on: (07) 4666 9839; emma.walton@scotspgc.com.au or via direct message on SEQTA. If your child leaves during the school …

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Co-curricular News

Due to outbreak of influenza-like illness, sporting fixtures have been cancelled this weekend. T3W6 Co-curricular Programme

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Continued success in Geographical Studies

The College has again excelled in the Australian Geography Competition. Head of the College Humanities Faculty Mr Michael Keevers, said he had just received the students’ results and the school’s overall performance was excellent. “We have committed student geographers at our College who performed to a very high level in …

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Battle of Bagdad Obstacle Course

When: Sunday 10th September 2017, 9.00am start (registrations open at 7.30am) Where: YMCA Camp, Leslie Dam Price: Adults – $15 Children – $5 Three categories of obstacles are available to try as below: Commando Category (elite athletes only) Recruits Category (Out to get fit) The Family Category (Mums, Dads and …

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Anti-Ice Benefit Concert

The Australian Anti Ice Campaign, informs and educates communities about the devastating drug, ice, that is sweeping the nation and destroying families and young people. On Saturday the 12th of August 2017, we will be hosting a benefit concert to raise much needed funds to support victims and their families. …

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