Entries by Emily Jones

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International Youth Silent Film Festival (IYSFF)

As part of the Year 11 VCE Media course this term, students worked collaboratively in small groups to complete a silent movie and enter their result into the International Youth Silent Film Festival (IYSFF). Two groups have been selected as screening finalists for the 2018 Victorian Regional Awards Night on Friday 26 October, a red-carpet […]

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Wheeltalk

This week our Year 9/10 Sport and Recreation class were visited by the WheelTalk program by Disability Sport and Recreation. WheelTalk have come to the school for the last few years and it is always a class favourite. This year was no exception; read a few of the reflections from the students below: “I really […]

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Coles Sports for Schools

Do you remember collecting the Coles Sports for Schools vouchers last term? Our sporting equipment has finally arrived and we now have lots of equipment for students to utilise at lunchtime. It has been wonderful to see so many different activities outside every lunchtime. We now have even more equipment to share around, the picture below […]

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Mountain Bike Orienteering

Last month, a team of sixty students from Year 7-12 attended the Victorian Schools Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships at the You Yangs. With beautiful sunny skies and a slight breeze, the conditions were perfect. All competitors completed the same course navigating to a total of twenty-six controls in a two hour time limit. A number […]

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Reach Workshops

Sometimes being a teenager is tough, no matter what’s going on in your life. The team at Reach are there to help. Our Year 5s and 6s recently had a number of facilitators from Reach come to the College and host workshops for them. The Reach website describes the workshops as “safe and supportive spaces […]

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ICCES Cross Country

At the end of July, students from Years 7-12 travelled to Bundoora to compete in this year’s ICCES Cross Country competition. Braemar placed fifth out of eight schools overall in what was a close competition. There were only 30 points separating fifth from third place at the end of the day.  Ballarat Grammar took out first place with only […]

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AFL Sun Country Cup

Over the last few weeks, our senior boys AFL team have been competing in the Sun Country Cup. The team have done a fantastic job so far, making it through both Round One and Two as the winners. The results from Round One saw Braemar beat Maryborough (10.12.72 vs 10.10.70); the top players for the […]

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Year 10 Work Experience 2018

At the end of last month, 102 Year 10 students participated in Work Experience and Structured Learning Work Placements with employers that varied from animal handling care at Pets Haven in Woodend to cancer research and laboratory work at Peter Mac in Melbourne City. The purpose of these placements is to give students a taste […]