“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example, social responsibility and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.”  Pierre De Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic Movement.

After a year’s delay, the Tokyo Summer Olympics have begun, with the Paralympics scheduled to start in August. During a pandemic, the timing of the event has led to one of the most emotional debates in recent history. Some will claim that it has been a great distraction to watch the opening ceremony and events. For many, there is no doubt that the lighting of the torch is a symbol of the eternal flame that acknowledges the power of sport to bring us together.

Excellence, Respect and Friendship are the three core values of Olympism and a central focus not only in sport but in many aspects of life. For our young people particularly, participation in sport emphasises the values of citizenship and teaches respect for themselves, other people, and the college as a whole. 

Once again, to our parents, we thank you for your support of our students and the college during this last lockdown. We deeply appreciate the way that you have juggled family and work commitments to support your child/ren in their learning. I am also grateful for the generosity and commitment from our staff, particularly where many worked from home and managed home learning for their own children.  Although we are disappointed about postponing family gatherings, debutante balls and college events, I am confident that better days are ahead of us.  With that hope, let us all count our blessings.

God Bless

Mrs Marg Blythman

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Principal’s Blog – Term Four, Week Nine

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Principal’s Blog – Term Four, Week Eight

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