One of the most exciting aspects about leading the MacKillop Family is the opportunity to help in growing a community of learners who will be ready, skilled and able to live and contribute into the future – a future we can only imagine! So what makes our school so special? At MacKillop, we are an Innovative […]
Neuro-musical educator Dr Anita Collins recently said more music is needed in the classroom and the curriculum needed to be updated to reflect the benefits of music education across the board after a 20-year decline – and MacKillop Catholic College music teacher Jan Veronese couldn’t agree more.
MacKillop Catholic College is using the power of music to enhance their students’ learning with an engaging new music program.
Thank you to those who attended the first meeting of the year in the library. Everyone is welcome to our next meeting as we work together to fundraise and plan events for the upcoming year. Future meeting dates will be shown on the College calendar. Meet and Greet: Thank you to all those who came […]
MacKillop Catholic College is reshaping how its students approach learning by building a growth mindset in its school.
Secondary education is commencing at our College in 2020. Our current Year 4 and 5 students will be the first to benefit from the modern, purpose-built facilities that we will provide for their contemporary secondary education in 2020 and 2021. We are now also taking online enrolment applications for Year 7 in 2020 and 2021. […]
Over 350 students gathered at Barlow Park recently, to compete in the District trials for Athletics. This district event enables students the opportunity to compete against our Cairns Independent schools, to then progress further to the Peninsula Trials. Our MacKillop Athletes, did an awesome job representing MacKillop in their events. It was wonderful to see […]
What are High Frequency Words? High Frequency Words are the most commonly used words that we read and spell. Words such as the, said and was are examples of high frequency words. The days of the week, colour names and number names are also considered high frequency words. In the past, students were taught to […]
This year has seen the start of Before School Care yay! We love seeing our children walk in with bright and happy faces early in the morning. So far we have had a wonderful two weeks of Before School Care and look forward to many more to come. Our children enjoy a yummy, healthy breakfast […]
To assist parents and caregivers with preparations for the return to school in 2017, we have produced a “Parent Ready Reference Book”. Click here to download the Parent Ready Reference Book This publication provides some essential information about our community, our vision and mission, as well as organisational arrangements for 2017. While we encourage you […]