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Important Dates
(refer to newsletter for details)

27th January
Start of Term 1:  Years 7, 8 & 12

28th January
Start of Term 1: Years 9, 10 & 11

2nd April
End of Term 1


Maths Tuition
Monday & Wednesday
3.10pm to 4pm

English Tuition
3.10pm to 4pm

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Good Counsel College is an independent Catholic Secondary College. With an enrolment of 550 girls and boys we are a medium sized school, large enough to provide a wide range of choice of subjects and programs in our curriculum which provides a variety of options of academic opportunities as well as vocational, trade and career training, while still being small enough to provide a caring Catholic community where every student is known, loved and valued.

Good Counsel College is committed to providing quality Catholic education to provide the best learning outcome for all. We are renowned as a learning community based on proud traditions which employs effective teaching and learning strategies with a focus on the future which will enhance the spiritual, educational, physical, cultural and social development of all students. We aim to develop in each student a sense of acceptance and belonging and a respect for self, each other and the environment based on the Catholic ethos of love, hope and faith and a thirst for spiritual development.

We celebrate diversity and the uniqueness of each individual and foster a personal responsibility for learning, growth and development.  Our students learn to grow their personal characteristics of courage, integrity, compassion and consideration which provide a wonderful foundation for their future life.

Community News

On Friday 24th October, the Champagnat Centre was buzzing with hundreds of students, staff and members of the community keen to see what was on offer at the Grade 9 Business Expo. There were 12 businesses selling a wide variety of home cooked food and handmade products.

The Business Expo is a significant event for the students as it showcases six months of their hard work in establishing a business from scratch. As part of their studies, year 9 Business students are given the opportunity to establish and operate a business of their own. They are required to create a business name, logo and slogan appropriate for their product. They must also develop a business plan detailing all the logistics of how they plan to run the business.

During the course of their ventures, students learned about start-up capital, pricing, stock price comparison, profit margins, production, distribution, advertising and marketing, teamwork, profit and loss and much, much more. Congratulations to all Year 9 Business Students and thank you to everyone who helped make this event such a success!

Year 9 Business Expo

Year 8 Shorts - Food and Textiles Studies          Year 8 Shorts        Year 8 Shorts - Food and Textiles Studies

In the 2015 June/July term break, students in Years 10, 11 and 12 (in 2015) will have the opportunity of travelling to Brisbane and the Gold Coast for an Arts Tour.

Over 6 days your child will be experiencing professional workshops in Drama, Music and Art; visiting amazing galleries and watching a number of world-class shows. There will even be tours through famous theatres and performance spaces and a visit to Warner Brother's Movie World.

You can find out more about this amazing trip here! You will find all the registration forms and insurance paperwork along with a detailed outline of the itinerary. Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Thomson on 4063 5300 or at pthomson@gcc.qld.edu.au if you require more information or have any questions.

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