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November 4, 2022

Landcare Grant Update - Macquarie Rivulet Project

The Junior School successfully applied for and received a Landcare grant to conduct some stream watch research around their local area. As part of their Term 3 Science unit, Year 6 students engaged in an ecological investigation of this local stream which forms part of the Macq…

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September 16, 2022

Creative Works Showcase

Last month CCS hosted its inaugural Creative Arts Showcase. The school hall was transformed into a performance and gallery space showcasing works from the Middle and Senior School. An audience of around 150 families and friends came out to enjoy musical items, prints, …

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September 16, 2022

Stage 3 Camp - Wedderburn Christian Campsite

Stage 3 students and teachers were blessed with amazing weather and wonderful fellowship opportunities during their recent camp at Wedderburn Christian Campsite. Students spent time enjoying God's creation and the many activities that Wedderburn had to offer. Within an…

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September 16, 2022

Reflections on a successful Calderwood Fair

The sun has set on the 2022 Calderwood Fair and I think we can all agree that after such a long break from P&F events, it was a roaring success. When we started planning the Fair, our main aim was to focus on community building and bringing us all together to enjoy a day of …

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August 18, 2022

Community Helpers

During Term 2, Prep educators sent out a request for family members to visit Prep to talk to the children about their jobs and how they help people. We were overwhelmed with the offers from many of our families and began planning our first Community Helper Week in Prep for the e…

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August 18, 2022

Rural Fire Brigade Fundraising

On Friday, 24 June, CCS students participated in a fundraiser for the Lismore Rural Fire Brigade. The recent floods had inundated the Lismore Fire Brigade's station, and much of their valuable equipment was destroyed.

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August 18, 2022

Scripture at Tullimbar

Halfway through the last term, several Year 9 and 10 students volunteered to assist Scripture teachers in Kindergarten to Year 2 classes at Tullimbar Public School every Wednesday. Mr. Stephen Cathcart organised this opportunity. Some of our students were ex-students of Tullimba…

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June 21, 2022

A great time away at Stage 6 Study Camp

At the end of May our Year 11 and 12 students, along with staff, had the opportunity to go away together on a Study and Community Building Camp. The aim of the camp was to equip students with skills that will assist them in their final years of school, as well as to continue bui…

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March 18, 2022

Try Year 7 Day

We were really excited to have 61 students and 40 parents join us on Wednesday 16 March for Try Year 7 Day. Our Stage Coordinators, Mr Graham and Miss Roberts, took the opportunity to help our Year 9 and 10 students use their leadership skills to serve. Our College6 students als…

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January 24, 2022

Introducing our new Head of Middle & Senior School

We are pleased to introduce our new Head of Middle & Senior School to our Calderwood community. Mrs Evelyn Meek will join us in Term 1 to take on this role, and brings with her a wealth of experience and enthusiasm. We interviewed her to give her a chance to introduce herse…

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January 20, 2022

5 tips for starting high school

Things are about to get really exciting now that you have graduated from Junior School and are starting your High School adventure! There will be new teachers, students, subjects, and opportunities. We know these changes will take a little getting used to, so we have put togethe…

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December 10, 2021

Farewell to departing staff

As the end of the school year arrives, with it comes our sad duty of farewelling much-loved staff members as they go on to new roles and new stages of life.

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November 11, 2021

Departing reflections

It has been such a joy to work with the wonderful community of Calderwood Christian School.

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October 11, 2021

How to have a smooth transition back to school

Every child and family’s experience of learning from home will be different. For many families, having one or more children learning from home presented difficulties with regards to physical space, access to technology, and supervising learning while one or both parents we…

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July 19, 2021

Tips to support you in learning from home

With the school holidays drawing to a close and the start of a new term just around the corner, we would typically see our students and families returning refreshed and excited to start the second half of the school year. These school holidays however have been difficult for mos…

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