Term 3 | Week 6

Individuality

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique.  Just like everyone else” ― Margaret Mead The invention of the silicon chip and mobile phones has initiated a new age, no longer are teachers the gatekeepers to knowledge.  This democratisation of information has both its benefits and its challenges, especially for education.  …

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Speech by His Honour Judge Alexander Horneman-Wren SC

His Honour, Judge Alexander Horneman-Wren SC is a past student of the College. Last Friday we were lucky enough to welcome him and his Associate, Jack Larkin, as they generously spent the day exploring our campus and speaking with our students . Below is his address at the College Academic …

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Girls Boarding – PGC

The 14 days between the writing of a boarding newsletter and when the next one is due seems so short and sometimes I have to think hard to come up with an idea that will prove interesting reading for you all.  Tonight I was out of ideas and just simply …

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Junior Boys Boarding – Cunningham House

Main Image: Anna and Trent Twidale travelled from St George to be with their son Mitchell when he received his Middle School Leader Badge. Dear Parents and Families, There are “moments” in life when you feel such immense pride and joy that words can hardly capture the moment. The outstanding …

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Senior Boys Boarding – Hawkins House

School terms have a momentum all of their own – they gain pace as the weeks pass. This term is no exception. We are in Week 6 already, and rapidly heading towards exam and assessment periods. Our Year 12 students are less than two weeks away from their QCS and …

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From The English Department

Main Image: Miss Constance Mackness, pictured in the gardens of PGC. Last week, marking the 100th anniversary of the official opening of The Presbyterian Girls’ College on its Locke Street campus, gave me the opportunity to reflect upon the enormous contribution of Miss Constance Mackness, PGC’s founding principal and also …

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JAM Notices

Coles Mini Collectables Year 1 is collecting the Coles Little Shop mini grocery items. If you are no longer collecting these, or have spare items could you please send them to the Year 1 classroom or to the JAM Office. We would like to use these for our Maths lessons …

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Co-curricular News

Main Image: Charlie Brennand and Tom Winter playing at the SWQ Touch Tournament last weekend. T3W7 Co-curricular Programme T3W7 Sport Fixtures South West Queensland All Schools Touch Tournament The Senior Mixed Touch Team played well at the SWQ All Schools Touch Tournament with just one substitute. The team secured two …

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Warwick Swimming Club – Come & Try!

To view a PDF of the the flyer please click here.

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Theatre At SCOTS PGC

Years 9 and 10 On Tuesday 21st August the Year 9 and 10 Drama students travelled to QPAC in Brisbane to see Shake n Stir’s performance of George’s Marvellous Medicine. The performance was energetic and engaging. It was particularly wonderful to see the young children in the audience react to …

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Message from our Chaplain

Today’s thought is not because I have been successful, rather I’m writing this because of the many failures I had. The first time our daughter had a public meltdown (I think) was when she saw a Barbie Doll at Toys”R”Us in South Africa for the first time. She wanted the …

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Layer Hens for Sales

Mr Collett still has around ten Isa Brown layer hens available for $15. If interested, please email Mr Collett. Email – peter.collett@scotspgc.com.au

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Australian Mathematics Competition

Seventeen of our students across Years 3-9 chose to enter this year’s Australian Mathematics Competition.  This competition is an externally set multiple choice and short answer test with questions designed to test student’s ability to solve problems using familiar mathematics, moving to problems designed to challenge and use more sophisticated …

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