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Leadership Blog

18
May
2016

The thing about kids

I can’t think of a better job than working with kids ……… no really.… more

11
May
2016

The Impact of the Home Learning Environment on children’s learning

There are many ways parents can help their children value learning.… more

4
May
2016

From the Principal's Desk

Every term we will be having an Open Parent Forum, as we are this evening. … more

27
Apr
2016

What does research say about parental involvement in learning?

Hundreds of research studies have been undertaken in recent years to determine the effectiveness of parental involvement on student learning.… more

6
Apr
2016

Term One 2016 Interim Reports

Interim reports will be mailed out tomorrow for all students. … more

30
Mar
2016

Thinking about our vision, values and mission

Our vision is where we are going: what are we here for and what are we on about. What does success look like for us? Our mission is how we get there, what action or steps do we take.… more

22
Mar
2016

NAPLAN helps teachers to help your children

In May, students will be sitting national tests in Literacy and Numeracy. … more

16
Mar
2016

Musings on NAPLAN from one of MCC’s teachers

I thought I knew the meaning of numeracy but I was wrong. Mathematics has always been one of my most confident subjects to teach until I had an opportunity to learn more from our Director of...… more

9
Mar
2016

Personalising Learning

I once read this slogan on a poster: “You are unique; just like everybody else.” As parents we know that our children truly are unique. … more

2
Mar
2016

Being Clear About Bullying

There are few more ill-defined words in the English language at the moment than the word bullying. Let me try to clarify...… more

24
Feb
2016

Why have Parent Open Nights?

Why have Parent Open Nights? The purpose is to give parents voice and an opportunity to ask questions as well as make suggestions. … more

17
Feb
2016

The Most Important Thing About You

Prov 4:23 "Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life". It is a most emphatic statement about what is most important in determining the course of your life. … more

10
Feb
2016

Why rules, uniforms and haircuts?

I was speaking to a young man this morning with Mr Anderson at the Secondary Campus and it inspired me to jot down the gist of our conversation. We were dealing with uniform standards.… more

3
Feb
2016

From the Principal's Desk

There has been a recently developing field of psychology, led by Seligman, called Positive Psychology. Rather than studying what’s wrong with people in order to fix it, Positive Psychology...… more

16
Nov
2015

Principal's Message: Remembrance Day

This morning I asked all of our students from Year 1-10 to meet in the Undercover Area for a brief Remembrance Day commemoration and a minutes' silence. … more

6
Jul
2015

Leading Learning Blog

In the news last week an interesting story claimed that by 2025 (in ten years time) 40% of jobs currently being done by men and women will be done by technology of some form. This claim has serious...… more

19
Jun
2015

Grades are Earned by Students, not Given by Teachers

It is important students understand they control the work they produce and can improve on their grade with the support teachers give them. … more

26
May
2015

Developing Leaders at Mundaring Christian College

The heart of good schooling is creating foundations in the lives of students that equip them not just to learn well, but to live well. … more

4
May
2015

We All Want the Best for our Children

We all want the best for our children educationally. The question, and sometimes dilemma, is how do we achieve this? And what do we do if children aren't getting the best of their education?… more

3
Mar
2015

Principal's Blog

This Thursday, March 5 from 6:30pm we are having a meeting here at the College to discuss developments essential for the New Senior Campus.… more