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Appreciation for Time Well Spent

As the first semester closes, it is a good time to reflect on all that has been gained as we have come together as a learning community over the first two terms of this year. Through this six-month period, there has been tremendous growth in...
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Principal’s Log

Many of us had the wonderful opportunity to be entertained by the broad repertoire of our talented musicians at the Ensembles Concert last week. From rock to more classical styles, to pieces that had us tapping and moving to those that prompted...
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Building Community Together

Everyone plays an important role in shaping community. From Early Learning through to Year 12, young people, parents and staff all play a role in shaping the community that is Pacific. Each person influences us as we interact together. By...
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Principal’s Log

We were excited to hear of the experiences of our Future Problem Solving Team on their return from the United States. The International Conference was an opportunity for immersion in a wide range of rich learning experiences. Pacific students were...
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Growing Through Feedback

Throughout this three-week period, young people have been engaged in various forms of assessment. Learning to grow through feedback is an important part of growing our understanding and capabilities. Using the language of “what can I learn from this...
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Principal’s Log

Having the habit for life of learning through feedback is a powerful enabler. We would encourage parents as they hear their children reflect on their performance on assessments to ask, “What can be learnt from this?”. To assist Middle and Senior...
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Rising Above Guidelines and Rules

All families, groups and communities have guidelines and rules that provide clarity about how people within that family, group or community will interact. Within a school context, rules, guidelines and policies help people to be safe, promote...
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Principal’s Log

We celebrate the achievements of our Year 5 and 7 Da Vinci teams who performed very well at the State competition. Our Year 5 team came second overall, being 1 st place in English, and Art and Poetry, 2 nd Place in Code Breaking and 3 rd in...
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The Power of Encouragement

As we encourage people, we can give them the courage to take on new experiences and stretch themselves to step out of their comfort zone. As we encourage, we share our belief in who and what someone can be. Encouragement helps people to grow in self...
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Principal’s Log

National Reconciliation Week is a time as community where we can learn about our shared history, cultures and how we can contribute to achieving reconciliation within our country. National Reconciliation Week occurs from 27 th May until 3 rd June...
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