Principals Pens

Thoughts from our Principal Mr Aaron Guppy

Principal’s Pen

Raising kind and caring children is a strong focus of The King’s College. As Principal, I have lost count of the number of times I have spoken to students, teachers and parents about my desire to train up kind and compassionate students at our school. For me...

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Dear Parents, The King’s College Orientation Day on Thursday 26 November saw more than 50 new students spend a morning at the College getting to know their teachers and classmates. One of the most common questions I get asked this time of year often has to do with...

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Dear Parents, Many of us arrive at Christmas tired, running, distracted, and already fatigued with the lights, songs, and celebrations of Christmas. The weeks leading up to Christmas are meant to be a time of preparation for Christmas; but for many of us it is not...

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Dear Parents, Sometimes we are guilty of just focusing on our physical health and forget about the importance of improving our mental health. One in five individuals will face some kind of mental health issue in their lifetime. Given the significance of this problem,...

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I believe the ultimate goal of any parent is to rear an independent, responsible child. This may seem obvious, but most of us know it takes real focus to do it. Children don’t suddenly become ready for the world when they turn 18. They need to practice behaviours...

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Dear Parents, As part of a plan by the College Executive to assist our students in reaching their full potential, we have developed a relationship with Elevate Education to provide a series of workshops, which focus on developing study skills that will assist student...

Online Cyber Safety Tips for Parents and Students

Dear Parents, I am looking forward to this Friday evening when Adam Przytula from the organisation ‘Armed for Life’ is coming to the College to run a workshop for parents on cyber safety in the home. This important presentation will take place in Bryan Hall at 6.00pm....

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Dear Parents, It is difficult to believe that second term is nearly over and we are more than half-way through the school year. I give thanks to our loving Heavenly Father for continued growth in enrolments, for dedicated staff, well-behaved students and a very...

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Dear Parents, In recent weeks the teaching staff of The King’s College have been reflecting on the importance of prayer in the life of the School. We have been looking at ways we can facilitate greater opportunities for prayer throughout the day. Why is prayer so...

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TESTING! TESTING! TESTING! Increasingly, schools throughout Australia are required to complete mandatory testing in a variety of subjects, across several year levels. We have just completed the NAPLAN assessments and will now be required, like every other school in...

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