Junior School News: Term 4, Week 7, 2022

School Sport Australia – National Championships. Congratulations to Hugh Gibson (4W) who recently competed at the National Schools Athletics Championships. Hugh competed in the 100m, 200m and Long Jump and came away with a bronze medal in the 4 x 100m relay! Also, we hope Byron Wright (6B) is enjoying his time representing the ACT at the National 12/U Cricket Championships in Bendigo this week. We look forward to hearing stories of wickets and a few runs against the other States/Territories.

Year 12 Graduation this Friday 25 November. All of Junior School will be attending the Graduation Mass at St Christopher’s Cathedral this Friday. Junior School students are asked to wear formal summer uniform on this day. Year 6 students will also be attending the Graduation Assembly. If your son has PE on this day, he is asked to bring his sneakers in his bag (no need for a full PE change).

Christmas Appeal – Thank you to all the families who have been able to contribute to our Christmas Appeal and well done to boys who have been participating in Chores for Charity. Keep up the good work. This appeal will finish during Week 8.

Junior School Activity Day (Big Splash), Thursday 1 December – please note we have changed the date of our Junior School Activity Day to Thursday 1 December as Big Splash Waterpark had less bookings on this day. Information regarding this opportunity went home last week and will be available online on the parent portal. This activity day does have a cost and is optional. Supervision here at school will be available for students not attending the excursion.

The Junior School Presentation Ceremony – Tuesday 6 December at 9.15am – 10.30am in the Hall – Parents/carers of award winners will be notified via email this week. All Year 6 students will receive a certificate to acknowledge their completion of Junior School studies. Parents/carers of award winners and Year 6 students are most welcome to attend and see the last formal Junior School gathering for our Year 6 students.

Year 6 2023 – Parents/carers are reminded our school BYOD program begins in Year 6. Technical specifications are listed on the school website: BYOD Program (sec.act.edu.au)

Semester 2 Reporting


Please note final assessments and grading are currently occurring for Semester 2 of the academic year. Reports will be available electronically in Week 9.

Team HEAT Holiday Program

St Edmund’s College Junior School will be hosting a fun and exciting Team H.E.A.T holiday program in the upcoming school holidays. This will take place on Monday December 12 to Friday December 16 (Week 10) and is open to boys and girls. Team H.E.A.T is an external provider.

Numbers are limited.

For more information, please contact team_heat@outlook.com

David Kelly
Assistant Principal – Junior School