The Combined Parish School Board serves the schools of the Parish – Good Counsel College, Good Counsel Primary School, St Rita’s South Johnstone, St Clare’s Tully, St John’s Silkwood and St Rita’s Primary School. The purpose of the board is to formulate policy across all areas of the school operations. These policies are written in […]
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We acknowledge that our students are the best part of Good Counsel College. This includes our past students and is an area we hope to develop and grow in the coming years. Activities planned include an alumni e-newsletter, re-unions as well as being a common link to allow ex-students to reconnect through social media. So […]
The Instrumental Music Program is designed to give a practical ‘hands on’ approach to music. For a small fee lessons are given on Woodwind, and, Brass and Percussion instruments. Students are expected to join the College band, which performs at functions throughout the community. Competent players should have their own instrument, but a few instruments […]
We operate a number of social justice initiatives that are a significant element to our Catholic Identity. They include both Catholic initiatives such as Project Compassion for Caritas and non-Catholic initiatives. Most of our work social justice work is locally based, however we do act in acknowledgement that we are a global community.
Our students have numerous opportunities to participate in sport as a student of Good Counsel College that include, local, regional and state level competitions.
The College Uniform Shop operates through the tuckshop and purchases can be made each day between 11.30am – 1pm. Arrangements for an alternative time can be made by contacting the college Tuckshop. Phone orders are welcome. Please call 4063 5321 to place your order. Alternatively, you may email your order through to firstname.lastname@example.org using the […]
A Student Representative Council is elected each year and is an important part of the life of the College. It provides a connection between staff and students and works to build school spirit and student morale and to promote cultural, community, social and environmental activities. The council contains representatives from all year levels and operates […]
Every school day matters and as such, every day is compulsory unless parents are notified by the college beforehand. Sickness and natural disasters excepted, students must be at school on all occasions unless permission has been negotiated prior to the day, this includes special days such as feast days, Masses and sports carnivals. Students are […]
Our moral imperative as a Catholic College in the Diocese of Cairns is Wellbeing and Learning for ALL Students. At Good Counsel College, this is supported through a team approach that acknowledges parents as the first educators of their children. The Student Wellbeing Team is made up by a number of key staff that meet […]
Vocational Education and Training (VET) enables students to gain qualifications for all types of employment, and specific skills to help them in the workplace. VET provides students with a worthwhile start to their careers. VET is a nationally recognised system, and all qualifications gained are accepted throughout Australia. We aim to ensure students have the […]