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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Isolation Cook ups

There is a lot of activity taking place in the Food Technology online groups at the moment. As a little side activity students have been asked to share any cooking they have been doing at home with their class and it is catching on. So […]

Talking COVID-19 with your teenager

Between the non-stop media coverage, the social distancing guidelines and general uncertainty about life as we know it, we understand the challenges as parents. If you need to have a talk with your daughter about all this, we recommend you use this informed article as […]

Online Learning

We are ramping up the technology here at Clonard! Today we trialled our first online class with participants joining in from various areas of the school and one offsite location using Microsoft 365. Mrs Power taught her 7 Blue Wellbeing group while others were able […]

Clonard draw with St Joseph’s

College Westcourt invited our Year 9’s to have lunch at their campus and then take part in an exhibition netball match. SJC vs CC was the format selected and spots on the team were hard to come by, with so many fantastic netballers putting their […]

Faces of Clonard

Faces of Clonard: Meet Ms Kylie Power & Ms Julie Perry. Ms Power is Clonard’s Assistant Principal for Wellbeing, Year 7 Wellbeing and VCAL teacher. Ms Perry is an Administration Assistant working in Student Services. Together, Ms Power and Ms Perry oversee the College’s wellbeing […]