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Enrichment Programs

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Mundaring Christian College offer two enrichment programs for students in Year Five - Eight; Adventure Through Time and Junior Latin.

Both programs will be facilitated by Mr Stephen Hurworth and Mrs Serena Georgiades.

Mr Hurworth studied liberal Arts at the University of Cape Town in his native South Africa and is also a graduate of Charles Sturt University where he studied learning technologies. Combining a love of classics with technology Mr Hurworth established St Augustine's Classical Christian College as a private tutoring college in Perth in 2008 providing online classes for private and home-educated students. In January last year Mr Hurworth began working at Mundaring Christian College teaching History and developing an enrichment program. He is passionate about providing ‘broad knowledge’ so that students learn to connect with the great stories and ideas of the past. Mr Hurworth believes that the study of great literature of the past enables students to be better prepared for the future and make wiser life choices. 

Mrs Georgiades was born in Rome and moved to Australia with her family before completing her schooling in Perth. She studied Classics at the University of Western Australia receiving a number of Awards in Latin and Greek. Mrs Georgiades completed her Masters thesis in Classics at UWA on the topic ‘Concepts of beauty in the Encomium of Helen of Isocrates’ better know as Helen of Troy. She taught Classical Greek at the University of Sydney as well as at Italian at some Perth schools where she now lives with her husband. Mrs Georgiades enjoys teaching in the classroom coalface and has adapted readily to teaching junior students, particularly as she has three young children of her own! 

Junior Latin will run at the Parkerville Campus between 4.00-4.30pm every Wednesday starting 8 February 2017.  There are seven good reasons to study Latin, click here to see what they are!The cost for the term is $50.00 per MCC student. To secure your child's place, please visit https://www.trybooking.com/OQCN

Adventure Through Time students will get to the heart of stories from ancient civilisations such as Egypt, Greece, Rome and Medieval times as they are brought to life through art, music and story-telling. Adventure Through Time will run at the Parkerville Campus between 4.30-5.30pm (supervision will be provided from 3.30pm). The cost for the term is $100.00 per MCC student. To secure your child's place, please visit https://www.trybooking.com/NYIZ