Sun, surf and smiles as the Year 5’s took part in their first ever Open Water Program. Students challenged themselves both physically and mentally as they kayaked along Spring Creek where they were taught survival skills and how to calmly flip their upturned kayaks while floating in the creek. During surfing at Cosy Corner they learnt about water safety, how to perform a rescue using their boards and with determination and encouragement all experienced the thrill of standing
Thank you everyone for your consideration of joining the Torquay College School Council. As the number of nominations equalled the number of vacancies there is no requirement for an election. We are pleased to announce the following parent members have been successful: Annie Redmond Luke Vague Jen Appleton Nick Kearsey We thank them all for their nomination.
Foundation students have been 'filling buckets' as part of our Learning to Learn program. Students have been learning how saying and doing nice things for others can fill their friends buckets and their own buckets as well.
Welcome Back! Welcome all families, old and new to Torquay College for 2019. As a Year Two team, we are looking forward to working with you and your child to help provide them with an education that allows them to reach their full potential. During our Learning to Learn activities over the past two weeks, the students have been getting to know each other and their teacher/s, learning and practising their new classroom routines and revisited our school values; Respect, Friends
In Year 4 we believe that every student has an insatiable and innate drive to understand the world around them. Our Curriculum is based on the concept that the world is changing rapidly and we want to upskill our students to be 21st Century learners and prepare our students to be successful adults who contribute to society and see themselves as global citizens. TEAM LEADER: VICTORIA LONG The Year 4 students have started the year in a very positive manner. The Year 4 teaching
The Year 6 students have started the year with a SPLASH at Open Water! Over the past two weeks, students have been catching waves, learning about surf safety and paddling out to the buoy at Cosy Corner, and also kayaking along Spring Creek. It's been a sensational way to start the year!
The STEM room at Torquay College had its first classes in week 2! The students walked out with a massive smile on their face and keen to get back for more! Students had the chance to explore the room and get hands on with the activities. From coding robotics with ‘BeeBot’s’ and ‘Edison Bots’ to letting their creative minds run wild with magnetic construction, ‘Joink’ and ‘Strawbees’. On the ‘Tinker Table’ the inquisitive minds had the chance to pull apart and see the inside w
Congratulations to all our students and staff for a fantastic start to the term. The first ‘full’ week has been very busy with a lot of activity across the school. This has included students participating in the Open Water Program, the new STEM program starting as a specialist subject area for some year levels, our first ‘whole school Assembly,’ and the ‘Learning to Learn’ program running in all classrooms. At the start of the year we run these activities to establish classro
Welcome back to 2019! Today your child would have brought home a copy of the Year 1 Newsletter for Term 1. Our newsletter introduces you to the members of the Year 1 Team and has a list of all upcoming events this term. Please ensure you take the time to read the Class Information sheet which also went home today. This sheet details important information relevant to their Year 1 class this year. We are looking forward to working in partnership with you and your children to e