Tiverton News

Students in Years 7 and 8 have some fantastic core and extra‐curricular activities in Term 2.

Year 7

  • From Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May students will be undertaking a three‐day adventure camp at Ace High at Cape Schanck and a two‐day activities program including a religious education retreat, yoga and personal training classes and more time on getting‐to‐know‐you activities within mentor groups.
  • NAPLAN testing for Year 7 students will take place Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 May.
  • For the Founder’s Day Tercentenary Celebrations at St John’s Dandenong on Friday 17 May we ask students to wear full school uniform with shirts and ties.
  • On Thursday 13 June Semester One classes finish. Semester 2 classes begin on Monday 17 June.
  • Our AFL Football Lightning Premiership will be contested on Thursday 27 June. May the best team win!

Year 8

  • The Year 8 AFL Football Lightening Premiership will be held on Thursday 2 May.
  • For the Founder’s Day Tercentenary Celebrations at St John’s Dandenong on Friday 17 May we ask students to wear full school uniform with shirts and ties.
  • On Thursday 13 June Semester One classes finish. Semester 2 classes begin on Monday 17 June.

Important notices for parents

There are two important parent information evenings with a strong personal development focus that will fall during Term 2.

Year 7 and Year 8 Parent CyberSafety information evening

Monday 6 May

This event will be held in the PAC on the Tiverton campus, commencing at 6:30pm. The information evening will be facilitated by cybersafety expert, Susan McLean. Susan spoke with the Year 7 students earlier in Term 1, 2019 regarding cybersafety, was a member of the Victorian Police for 27 years and is widely known as the “cyber cop”. Susan is the author of A Definitive Guide for Parents, Sext, Texts & Selfies – How to Keep Your Children Safe in the Digital Space (Penguin).

Year 7 Time and Space Mother and Son evening

Monday 20 May

The popular Year 7 Time and Space Mother and Son evening coordinated by Bill Jennings will be held in the Gym on the Tiverton Campus on Monday 20 May, commencing at 6:30pm. Time & Space programs are designed to strengthen and grow relationships, especially during times of change and transition such as the beginning of Year 7. More details will follow.

Mr Martin Gibbs
Director of Students — Middle Years

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