Senior Campus Principal’s Report   On Demand Testing and REAP As part of our plan to increase the collection and use of data our students in Year 7s and 8 have been involved in a range of testing. This information is not used as assessment for reports, it provides teachers with information about the strengths … Continued Read More

Junior Campus Update   Term 1 – a great start to the year! Students and staff have settled into the year and the routine of college life very well on the Junior Campus. Classrooms have been very productive as work tasks and assessments have been completed. With conversations about learning progress occurring at Student Parent … Continued Read More

Student Voice @ MWSC   Mount Matters Home Group Representatives Our Year 11 Mount Matters Home Group Representatives were presented with their badges at this week’s Year 11 assembly. The Mount Matters Representatives will meet as a group each fortnight and participate in student-led focus groups, facilitated by our student leaders. They will seek feedback … Continued Read More

Michael Freethy

Student Voice –  Year 12 Prefect            UN Youth State Conference Janan and I arrived at the Lord Somers Camp at around 4.30pm on Friday 10 March and immediately began social activities in which we began to meet and befriend the other attendees at the conference. We had all been assigned … Continued Read More

Feyla Anja

Student Voice   VicSRC’s Student Voice Workshop (formerly known as Regional Conference) had such a fun and positive vibe! Being able to co-facilitate and work with students from around Victoria at the Bastow Institute, including those who spent hours travelling just to get there, was a really good experience and it was interesting to hear … Continued Read More

Assistant Principal’s Report   Beijing Opera Concert – 18 March Last Saturday night, I had the pleasure of attending the Melbourne Recital Centre for the Beijing Opera Concert by the Australian New Goldberg Orchestra (ANGO). Much to my delight, Mr Joseph Yu, our Head of Brass, took the opportunity to invite me back stage where … Continued Read More

  Careers Room News Tertiary Open Days are a great way for families and students to explore the future options. Senior Campus families are encouraged to plan ahead. If families commence visiting a couple of institutions a year when in Years 9 and 10 their interests and plans become clearer.   DEAKIN UNIVERSITY tours Where: … Continued Read More

Justine Smith

Student Services Update   Message from the Nurses   The epipen recall as you have seen recently in the media has been addressed at the college. We thank everyone for your assistance.     National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence   Friday 17 March was the National Day of Action against Bullying and … Continued Read More

     The 2017 college production team says – “Thank you” While parents were talking with teachers on their child’s progress, our 2017 production team were in the Fishbowl selling lots of yummy products. Thank you to all the happy bakers for your donations and to all the happy customers. The team raised an amazing … Continued Read More

Excursion to Clayton North Primary School   We went to Clayton North Primary School on the 17 March. We helped teaching Japanese and taught children how to make a cup, “Kabuto” and “Pakkun” with Origami. First, we had two classes of 5 year old children. They were speaking Japanese in a cheerful voice. We played … Continued Read More