Clonard Wins 2022 Herald Sun Shield

On Thursday 28 July the Clonard Intermediate Football team took on Ballarat Clarendon College in a blockbuster showdown at North Port Oval in Port Melbourne. Both teams came into the contest boasting very successful records, yet only one team would walk away victorious. The first […]

New Victorian Child Safe Standards

From 1 July 2022, 11 new Victorian Child Safe Standards will replace Victoria’s seven former Child Safe Standards and principles in place since 2016. The new Victorian Child Safe Standards support greater national consistency, reflecting the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations, developed following the […]

Free Online Triple P Parenting Program

We think parents need all the help they can get in these times so check out this opportunity to support the mental health of parents, carers and young people. The Fear-Less program may be particularly helpful for families who have a young person with anxiety […]

Tech Strategies for Families Workshop

Parenting young people can be a tricky time for families and the addition of technology in COVID lockdowns has given families one more area of potential conflict. The following workshop is offered online and is run by CatholicCare Bendigo. If you are interested, you can […]

VTAC Online Applications Now Open

The VTAC online application for our Year 12 students applying for further study at TAFE, University or other Independent Tertiary Providers opened on the August 1 2022. Timely applications close September 29 2022. Year 12 students will be required to pay a fee of $44.00 […]

Year 7 Book Review Competition

Year 7 students were invited to write a 100 word book review of their new Year 7 English novel, Walking the Boundaries, by Jackie French. The winner of the competition was Annabelle Stone. Ruby Kelly also received a prize for her entry. Thank you to […]

Year 7 Rhythmic and Expressive Movement

As part of the Year 7 Rhythmic and Expressive movement unit, students participated in an instructor led gymnastics session at the YMCA. They experienced various apparatuses and more complex movement patterns to compliment the gymnastics lessons that they are currently undertaking in Physical Education at […]

Year 8 Poem – I Remember Ziggy

I remember when I first held her in my arms.I remember bringing her home and never taking my eyes off her.I remember all the memories we made, slowly becoming my best friend.I remember spinning around on the carpet with her until we got dizzy.I remember […]

Mental Toughness & Resilience

In Wellbeing, Year 8 students have been learning about how to overcome stress and develop resilience. Stress can be a very big part in everyone’s life and being able to manage it is very important. We have been learning about how to make self-care plans, […]

Principal’s Blog

This week brought an all too familiar feeling as our first Kildare Ministries Retreat in three years was cancelled at the last minute. Bags were packed, flights had been booked but Mother Nature had other ideas. The focus of our retreat was to spend time […]