August 31, 2018

We have enjoyed celebrating Book Week at Torquay College, presenting all the CBCA shortlisted books and voting for our College favourite.

Our guest presenter, Mark Penzac, was interesting and engaging.

The students' story writing has been a big feature in our Library in...

August 31, 2018

This term in Foundation we have been looking at traditional Indonesian stories. In particular the Kancil dan Buaya (Mousedeer and the Crocodile). 

August 31, 2018

To celebrate Book Week last week, the Foundation students published their very first book and dressed up as their favourite book characters. Everyone put so much effort into their costumes!

We had superheroes, Wally's, princesses, animals, Harry Potter's and f...

August 31, 2018

The year 3 students had a fantastic week enjoying the Torquay College Writers and Illustrators Festival! The students worked hard on writing and illustrating their own book week stories, which were displayed in the school library. During the week we enjoyed reading and...

August 30, 2018

This week all of the Year One students participated in the swimming program at Leisurelink in Waurn Ponds.  The students thoroughly enjoyed learning how to do new swimming strokes, floating techniques, different breathing techniques and the safest way to enter the pool...

August 28, 2018

What a wonderful week we had celebrating the ‘Torquay College Writers and Illustrators Festival’. Throughout the week, we read and completed activities about the books nominated for the ‘Australian Picture Storybook of the Year’. The books we read included; I’m Austral...

August 28, 2018

What an exciting time we have had!  The Foundation students loved learning how to program these cute little robots and problem solve with a partner, how to get them to move forwards and backwards as well as turning around. Lots of excitement and forward thinking relati...

August 27, 2018

On Friday 24th of August, Torquay College held our annual Book Week Parade. It was great to see the huge effort that the Year Four students put into their costumes, they looked AMAZING!!! It was such a fun morning, thoroughly enjoyed by all, and such a fantastic way to...