For the love of reading

Inspiring the love of learning includes the love of reading.  This is something we value and encourage in our students. Joining in National Simultaneous Storytime last week was a wonderful way to help instil that love of reading in our students from Prep to Year 8. National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual event that helps, … Continue reading For the love of reading

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Smokey visits Prep

Prep students could hardly wait to have a close up look at the Rural Fire Truck and of course try out the massive fire hose when the Rural Fire Service came to visit recently. Another favourite was Smokey the Koala who also made a special visit to our Prep classroom. He taught them about fire … Continue reading Smokey visits Prep

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Community Award for Mr Gear at the Illawarra Prayer Breakfast

The Illawarra Prayer Breakfast is a significant event held each year in our region. A group of Cedars student leaders attend along with, pastors, bishops, mayors and business leaders. Those who gather together for this event spend time in corporate prayer for the Illawarra and a guest speaker delivers a message on the power or … Continue reading Community Award for Mr Gear at the Illawarra Prayer Breakfast

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School Run4Fun prizes awarded

All of the School Run4Fun prizes were awarded this week with a special congratulations to Emma Rose Yr 5 who raised the most money. The total raised was $5,000 which is a fantastic effort and the funds will go towards sporting equipment/uniforms for Cedars. Well done to all who participated!

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Expert Seminars in Investigating Science

Archaeology (the scientific study of the material remains of past human life and activities) is a fascinating scientific discipline, highlighted in the recent Expert Seminar hosted by the Science Department. Dr Rebecca Jones (ANU lecturer) delved into the skills and methodology required to conduct reliable and accurate assessments of past cultures and animal behaviour. The … Continue reading Expert Seminars in Investigating Science

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Great results from our teams at the TIGS Soccer Trophy

Many proud parents watched their children compete against other local schools in the TIGS Soccer Trophy last Thursday. Despite diminished team numbers the boys’ team managed to get to the quarter-finals, whilst the girls’ team played in the semi-final.   “The teams did a great job of representing Cedars as they played with determination and sportsmanship.  I would … Continue reading Great results from our teams at the TIGS Soccer Trophy

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Students take part in 2018 Australian Geography Competition

Year 7 students took part in the 24th annual Australian Geography Competition this week. Over 70,000 students from around Australia have entered the Competition, which is a joint initiative of the Australian Geography Teachers’ Association and the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland. Competition Coordinator, Bernard Fitzpatrick, said that the Competition gave teachers an opportunity to … Continue reading Students take part in 2018 Australian Geography Competition

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Red Shield Appeal

A group of  Cedars students volunteered to support the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.  The dedicated team, who gave up part of their Saturday, met at Cedars and covered the Farmborough Heights area on behalf of the Salvo’s. It is always encouraging to see our students giving up their free time to serve our community. … Continue reading Red Shield Appeal

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