Principal’s Blog

We remember… At Easter, we commemorate the sacrifice of Jesus and his glorious resurrection that continues to bring hope and life. Easter is not a one-day event but a season in the life of the Church. In the weeks following Easter, the Gospel stories tell […]

An ANZAC Tribute

ANZAC day for myself and my family is a very special and important day for us. We remember the service of those who sacrificed their lives to fight for our country, I especially think of my Pa (Laurie Evans). Pa served during the time of […]

Year 7 – Emotional Literacy

Year 7 Wellbeing groups are currently undertaking a unit on Emotional Literacy. This week students were asked to draw various emotions during class time. We discovered some budding artists who were able to portray some very strong emotion through their drawings.

Pre CAL re-grow vegetables

Another week of remote learning ticked off and we’ve had some great learning experiences that may never have eventuated in traditional learning conditions. Some students were given the challenge to re-grow vegetables at home from scraps and germinate seeds with re-purposed waste. A few successes […]

Thrive Inside with Smiling Mind

Our Wellbeing program introduces students to the benefit and practices of mindfulness. One of the free tools that we teach our students to use is the Smiling Mind app. They have recently updated the app to accommodate the need to stay calm and healthy in […]

Wellbeing Check-ins

Keeping our community connected during this time is very important. There has been many changes and lots of learnings taking place for students, teachers and parents. An important part of our Wellbeing support is our weekly Wellbeing check-ins. Every Monday morning your daughters will be […]

Art for Timor

Clonard is a long-standing member of the Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Group The Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Group is running an ‘Art For Timor’ Art show in November at the Rachinger Gallery in McKillop St, Geelong, a community hub supporting not for profit organisations.  The […]

VCE, VCAL & VET update

Changes to the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) in 2020  The Victorian Government has announced that, on advice from the Chief Health Officer, all Victorian government schools will move to remote and flexible learning and teaching for Term 2.  The Victorian Government has also announced […]