All College families are invited to come along to our commencement ‘Meet and Greet’ gathering, which will be held in the Penola Learning Common (the airconditioned space between Prep and Year 1 avenues), on Tuesday 25 February commencing at 6:30pm. This event is created for all families, new and old, as an opportunity to meet […]
30 January 2020 Queensland Health has updated its advice to schools regarding the Coronavirus. Although Queensland Health says the risk to the Australian public is still relatively low it has recommended increased safety measures. The key advice is that any staff or students who have visited China (including Hong Kong) must not attend school and should […]
As the end of the year draws closer, there are three standout observations we should celebrate together! We have the most hardworking, kind-hearted students who show everyday their amazing ability to work together, adapt to challenges and embrace every learning opportunity that comes their way. Our students are so keen to engage in their learning […]
At MacKillop Catholic College, we strive to keep education accessible for all our families.
As the year progresses the College community moves towards the liturgical season of Advent and Christmas. Commencing Friday 15 November, the focus of the prayer assemblies will be on the events narrated in the Gospels that lead to the birth of Jesus. We invite all family members and friends to the College to join in […]
We spoke to four Year 6 students about the exciting expansion to secondary at MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter.
Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum During Term 4, MacKillop Catholic College will implement The Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum. This important component of our Health Curriculum delivers key safety messages to all our students in Prep – Year 6. The Curriculum has been developed using evidence based research and it aligns with principles of best […]
Sometimes in the cause of promoting the virtue of perseverance, advocates will tell the story of JK Rowling of Harry Potter fame whose manuscript was rejected on numerous occasions before she experienced success. On the surface this is a wonderful story; however, surely there is also a back story which would tell of her lifelong […]
The little girl, perhaps five or six, is wanting to buy a gift of chocolate at the corner shop for her mum’s birthday. With her mum waiting out on the footpath, she pays for the gift with her currency; coloured buttons, a dress-up ring and a small toy. In an exchange where a child’s love […]
MacKillop is continually reviewing the learning needs of all our students. With our unique environment, we can capture a wide picture of the needs of students in every cohort, while simultaneously targeting the needs of our individual learners. As teachers plan for activating their learning spaces for great student engagement, they also craft lessons that […]