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Important Dates
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23rd February
Swimming 10-12 years
SRC Meeting 12.30pm

24th February
House Meetings
Immunisations Y8

25th February
2 x Y9 SOSE Field Trip

26th February
Y12 NFS study time
Y11 Hosp. Inner Wheel High Tea Prep

27th February
Swimming Carnival

2nd - 6th March
Y12 Retreat - Genazzano (Tinaroo)

3rd March
Y7 Science Excursion

4th March
2 Y9 SOSE Field Trip

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 585 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

Year 10 Information EveningYEAR 10 INFORMATION EVENING
On Tuesday the 17th February, we had our annual Year 10 Information evening and we would like to thank our Year 10 parents and students for making the time to attend this very important evening.

We had 119 families represented and with an attendance like that, we trust this year of choices, work experience and finally subject selection will be an amazing year! One of the highlights of the evening is always our Year 10 models, showing us the correct and incorrect way of dressing at work placement.

We had six students, Madeleine and Bradley showed us the correct way to dress and look professional. Halle and John dressed from the Op-shop to show all our year 10 students that we can dress correctly on a limited budget. Halle's outfit cost $6 and John's outfit $10!

Candice and Shinji willingly dressed incorrectly in informal wear and with attachments that are not welcome at work like ear phones and mobile phones so that all students understood the dress codes. Currently work experience paper work is being handed in at the VET office and our Work Readiness days will be held on the 11th & 15th May.

The Choir delivered another beautiful, sincere performance this week as part of the Ash Wednesday Liturgy. With numbers growing, it was a challenge finding room to fit the singers in and around the microphones. I am sensationally proud of everyone who has contributed to the choir so far this year. It is a wonderful display of school spirit to see the encouraging influence of our senior students upon our junior students. Remember, we are always welcoming new singers so grab a friend and come along to rehearsals.


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