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Headmaster

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings Junior School Music Junior School House Swimming Carnival Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

Edition 39, 15 February 2019

From the Headmaster After a very busy start to the year, it was good this week to settle into a more normal routine and to see our students focussing again on their studies. It has been terrific to see many of our students and staff members taking Indra out for a walk throughout the day – she has become a very popular member of our community!

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp Our Year 4 students appeared to have thoroughly enjoyed their experiences on camp this week at Angelsea. The camp provides a wonderful opportunity for the boys to challenge themselves in a range of settings and to work together. It was great to see the teachers interacting with the boys in a different way to the normal classroom. These types of activities provide an opportunity for the boys to build new friendships and allow new students to feel more comfortable with their new classmates and teachers. I am very grateful to all the staff who have been involved in these camps, enabling our students to have such wonderful adventures and opportunities.

CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar Our next Parent Education Seminar, Creating Happy Health Families will take place at 7.00pm on Tuesday 12 March 2019 in the Camberwell Room, Camberwell Grammar School. Our guest speaker on the evening will be Adolescent Psychologist, Mr Andrew Fuller. He is a clinical psychologist working with many schools and communities in Australia and internationally, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families. Please let our convenor of the Parent Education Seminars, Mr John Allen, know if you are intending to come on mja@cgs.vic.edu.au. Further information is included in a flyer later in this Bulletin. Paul Hicks, Headmaster

Middle School Curriculum Information Evening Many thanks to all of the parents who attended our Curriculum Information Session run by Mr Scott Wyatt. The evening provided some excellent advice as we start a new school year; helping to establish a solid routine and maximise the opportunities at CGS.

House Athletics Trials A sea of colour engulfed the Keith Anderson Oval (KAO) this afternoon for Week 1 of 3 of the Year 6 and 7 House Athletics Trials. The boys had some fun as they took part in high jump, vortex, standing long jump, shot put, sprints and middle distance. These trials will help to select the best teams for the coveted Inter-House Athletics Carnival later in the year.

Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Camberwell Grammar School 55 Mont Albert Road Canterbury Victoria 3126 T +61 3 9835 1777 registrar@cgs.vic.edu.au www.cgs.vic.edu.au

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Congratulations to our Year 8 boys who took part in the first round of Outdoor Education for 2019. The boys take part in two training session prior to the full-day excursion. Activities included horse riding, white water kayaking, rock climbing, sailing, mountain bike riding and rowing.

Swimming Best of luck to our swim team, who compete tonight at Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School; swimming against PEGS and Yarra Valley Grammar. Our boys and coaches, under the eagle eye of Mr Nic Campbell, deserve huge praise for their commitment to the gruelling early morning and afternoon sessions. The swimming season culminates with the AGSV Final at The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) on Friday 22 March, 6.30pm. The school provides transport to and from the venue for the team and student spectators wishing to attend. More information will be provided on this closer to the time.


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ICT Support for Students

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp

A group of Year 8 students will be offering workshops to help boys to maximise their ICT for learning. Workshops will be held over coming weeks to aid in Schoology, Google, One-Drive, Apps, tips for planning and organisation and much more. Information will be disseminated via Schoology and Year Group Assemblies.

CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Troy Stanley, Head of Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening

Junior School

Headmaster

Middle School

House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings Junior School Music Junior School House Swimming Carnival Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

2019 Junior School Parent-Teacher Meetings Wednesday 20 February 3:40pm to 9:00pm and Thursday 21 February 3:40pm 6:00pm On these two evenings there will be an opportunity for you to meet with your son’s classroom teacher and specialists. The purpose of this introductory interview is to provide an opportunity for you to meet your son’s teachers and to share important information about your son. As this is the first occasion new families have to meet with specialists we request that, unless you are a new family to CGS Junior School or have a pressing issue to discuss, you do not book an interview with specialists. You would have received an email explaining how parent/teacher interviews can be booked on-line from 2:00pm Monday 11 February until 2:00pm Monday 18 February. These meetings are for parents only, if as a last resort you need to bring your Junior School boy or siblings we request they are adequately supervised or quietly occupied outside classrooms during interview times. Please note, due to Government regulations boys who are not booked into Aftercare cannot join this group in outside play. As the Library is used for interviews, it is also unavailable. Parking is available in front of Kingussie, in Pre-Prep parking at this time and through Gate 3 to the underground car park. Diane Collins, Deputy Head Administration, Junior School

Junior School Music Now that Year 4 and Year 5 camps are completed, Week 4 will see the Junior School Music program in full swing. Instrumental lessons are underway, and all Ensembles will begin their rehearsals. If your son learns a musical instrument at school, please access his lesson information through the Parent Portal. Junior School Ensembles rehearse at the following times: • Junior School Choir Tuesday and Friday mornings at 8.10am • Chamber Singers Monday at 12.30pm • Year 2/3 Superstars Thursday at 2.15pm • Junior School Orchestra Thursday at 7.50am • String Ensemble Monday at 8.00am • Bass Clef Band Wednesday at 8.00am • Flute Ensemble Monday at 8.00am • Recorder Ensemble Wednesday at 8.00am • Percussion Ensemble Wednesday at 12.30pm • Twisted Brass Wednesday at 7.50am We look forward to learning together and hope you enjoy sharing a year of fine music with us. Helen Thomas, Assistant Director of Music, Junior School

Junior School House Swimming Carnival All students in Year 3, 4 and 5 will participate in our Junior School Inter-house Swimming Carnival on Friday 1 March from 12.30pm to 3.00pm in the CGS Sports Complex pool. We invite and encourage parents to attend Please be aware the spectator area is a mezzanine level above the pool and can be quite warm. Wearing suitable clothes, bringing water and leaving the area occasionally should help keep spectators as comfortable as possible. All boys participating will need a House swimming cap, these can be purchased from the PLUS shop. Please contact Mrs Collins if you are having difficulty purchasing a swim cap. Nick Appleyard, Director of Sport, Junior School

Dates Ahead Saturday 16 February Junior School AGSV Swim Trials, Mentone, 9.00am to 12.00 noon Wednesday 20 February Junior School Parent Teacher Interview, 3.40pm to 9.00pm Year 1 Hosts Assembly, Middleton Theatre Thursday 21 February Junior School Parent Teacher Interview, 3.40pm to 6.00pm Tuesday 26 February Numeracy Parent Info.Session (Year 3-5), 8.30am to 10.00am Junior School Photo Day, Including Family Photos Wednesday 27 March Prep – Year 1 Literacy Parent Session, 8.30am to 9.30am Friday 1 March JS House Swimming Carnival (Years 3-5)12.30pm to 3.00pm @ CGS Howard Kelly, Head of Junior School Page 2


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Headmaster

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings Junior School Music Junior School House Swimming Carnival Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

Sport Summer Sport There are three rounds of the AGSV Summer Sport season remaining and Sport Presentation evenings will be held at the completion of the season. Keep an eye out for notifications in the Bulletin and by email. Winter Sport trials for Firsts teams will commence in the last few weeks of Term 1 in preparation for the beginning of the season in Term 2. For more information, or if you have any concerns, please email me at dos@cgs.vic.edu.au.

Social Media Keep up to date with news and information by following the School Sport’s social media: Instagram, Facebook,Twitter @CamberwellSport and TeamAPP (or download from the App Store).

Sports Report Although some teams were unable to play due to unfavourable weather, Camberwell had another successful weekend of sport overall. The First Table Tennis team had a clear win against rivals Trinity on Saturday. Nathan Shi showed exceptional determination and leadership with a determined comeback to win in 4 sets after dropping the first. Support from Ethan Tang (Year 11) and Thomas Coulter (Year 12), ensured Camberwell secured the win with the final scores ending up as CGS 14 rubbers, 44 games to Trinity 1 rubber, 10 games. The Second Gold Basketball team had an enthralling game with a buzzer-beater finish to get the team over the line. CGS started the first half slowly, giving up rebounds at both ends of the court due to immense pressure from Yarra Valley. However, a spirited comeback led by Ruben Hopkins (Year 11), who top scored with 11 points, resulted in the second half being considerably more in Camberwell’s favour. With only four seconds remaining, Camberwell were one point behind following a late foul. Taking the ball, Hamish Wild (Year 11) passed to an open Harry Rush (Year 11) who then ran down the court to score an open layup right on the buzzer for a heart-stopping win.   Firsts Basketball had a tough encounter with Marcellin. Camberwell started strongly in the first 2 quarters thanks to great hustle and pressure by captain Jack Amling (Year 12), to stay within reach of Marcellin coming into half time. Liam Thomas (Year 10) played with tremendous effort and determination in the second half to stay competitive and within striking distance. However, despite winning the 4th quarter, Marcellin were too good in the end, defeating Camberwell by 29 points. Despite a rain-affected game, the Lawn Bowls Squad were still able to salvage a win against Trinity. The A team defeated Trinity’s A team 6 shots to 2 whilst the B team dominating winning all 9 ends. Excellent bowling from Elijah Pannozzo, Nikila Jayasuria and Liam Brady saw the team win 6 games to 2. With their first ever game in the AGSV competition, the 7B Tennis team were thrilled to win against Mentone.  Matthew Tong (Year 7) and Nick Dillon (Year 7) led a great team effort with the boys eventually winning 10 sets 61 games to 1 set 13 games. Congratulations to all other Year 7 boys who started their sport this week as well, hopefully your future with Camberwell is an enjoyable and successful experience. Finally, good luck to all teams in Round 7 of the AGSV season! Sam Garrard, Captain of Games Lachlan Crawford, Director of Sport

Music Music Program Resumes It is a wonderful thing to hear the sounds of music lessons throughout Highton and Mallinson and rehearsal rooms full once more as we resumed our regular programme this week. I would like to welcome all of our new musicians (and musicians-to-be) to CGS for 2019, and welcome back to all of the boys and families who we have missed over the break. Please make a note to check your/your sons’ rehearsal and lesson time in the parent portal each week and please get in touch with the music office if you have any questions or concerns. The music school can be contacted between 8.00am to 4.00pm from Monday to Friday on 9835 1744 or anytime by email music@cgs.vic.edu.au.

House Music Competition Our Senior School Houses are preparing in earnest for the 2019 House Music Competition, to be held on Thursday 28 February at 7.30pm. Parents are welcome to join us in the viewing gallery in the foyer of the PAC. The night is expected to conclude by approximately 10.30pm and involves every boy in the Senior School. This years’ competition will be adjudicated by Choral Director Mr Jonathon Welch AM, and promises to be an exciting evening once again.

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Headmaster

Careers DATE

EVENT

Friday 1 to Saturday 16 March

UCAT Registrations Open For Medicine And Dentistry Candidates

Thursday 28 March

CGS Careers Evening

Curriculum Information Evening

Monday 3 to Friday 7 June

Year 10 Work Experience Week

House Athletics Trials

July

UCAT Testing

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings

Entry to Medicine in 2020 Year 12 students planning to apply for any of the following medical or dentistry courses listed below, are reminded that registration for the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test) opens 1 March 2019 and closes 16 May 2019, whilst the test takes place throughout the month of July. Students are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the format and undertake practice tests by accessing the UCAT Preparation materials.

Junior School Music

DATE

EVENT

Junior School House Swimming Carnival

The University of Adelaide

Medicine, Dental Surgery, Oral Health

Curtin University

Medicine

Monash University

Medicine

The University of Newcastle / University of New England

Joint Medical Program

The University of New South Wales

Medicine

The University of Queensland

Medicine (provisional entry), Dental Science

University of Tasmania

Medicine

The University of Western Australia

Medicine (Direct Pathway), Dental Medicine (Direct Pathway)

Western Sydney University

Medicine

The University of Auckland

Medicine

University of Otago

Medicine, Dental Surgery

Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

The University of Melbourne - New Scholarship Applications for the Hansen Scholarship Program, the University of Melbourne’s new equity scholarship, open on 1 March 2019. Provided by benefactors Jane Hansen and Paul Little, the program brings together an unrivalled package of benefits for 20 high-achieving domestic students who may otherwise struggle financially to access higher education. Information sessions will be held in late February and early March.

CGS Careers website Your son cannot find his work experience form? Perhaps he needs to create a C/V, or you both wish to make an appointment with the Careers Counsellor? All this and more can be found on our Careers website at www.camberwellgrammarcareers.com. Browse it today! Lynette Reiger, Careers Counsellor

Calendar Term 1, Week 3

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Date

Event

Tuesday

19 February

School Tour, All Levels, PAC, 9.00am to 10.00am AFL Umpires Academy: Parents Information Afternoon, Camberwell Room, 4.00pm to 5.00pm

Wednesday

20 February

PLUS open 3.00pm to 4.30pm Auxiliary AGM and 1st Meeting for 2019, Development Office, 9.00am to 10.00am (coffee from 8.30am) Chinese New Year Concert, PAC, Period 5 (Year 6-10 Students of Chinese) Junior School Parent/Teacher Interviews, 3.40pm to 9.00pm


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Thursday

21 February

Junior School Parent/Teacher Interviews, 3.40pm to 6.00pm

Friday

22 February

CGS Foundation Meeting, Development Office, 7.30am to 8.30am Program for Indigenous Scholars, 8.30am to 12.30pm (Parent Session/Morning Tea in the morning) Senior School Bridgland House Service, All Souls Chapel, 8.30am to 9.25am (TBC) Middle School Athletics Trials, CGS, 2.45pm to 4.00pm

Saturday

23 February

PLUS open 10.00am to 12.00pm AGSV Summer Sport, Round 8 Junior School AGSV Swimming Trials, CGS, 9.00am to 11.00am

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings Junior School Music Junior School House Swimming Carnival Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

Sport Diary Dates Day

Date

Event

Friday

15 February

AGSV Swimming Duel in the Pool at PEGS Cycling Interschools Time Trial at Sandown

Saturday

16 February

Round 7 AGSV Summer Sport

Saturday

23 February

Round 8 AGSV Summer Season

Support Groups Cafeteria Roster

Date

Parents

Monday

18 February

Audrey Lee, Ann Cheung

Tuesday

19 February

Christine Clark, Rachel de Grunchy

Wednesday

20 February

Andrea Couttie

Thursday

21 February

Wendy Jones-Wade, Carolyn Quan

Friday

21 February

Edwina Dillon, Genevieve Davidson

PLUS Roster

Date

Saturday

16 February

Janet MacLeish, Kerry Rendell

Wednesday

20 February

Tracy McCabe, Sally Hanley, Belinda Smith

CGS Sport Drink Bottles Friends of Hockey has a limited supply of CGS Sport branded drink bottles for sale to students, families, coaches and all staff. Your name will be clearly displayed on this high quality and long lasting Non-BPA plastic bottle. Designed for sport, it is 800ml, has a robust lid and spout to drink from whilst on the run. The clear view strip makes it easy to mixing sporting fluids. Built to withstand the rigours of sport and normal school life, your name is printed on the bottle so it is bound to find its way back to the owner if left behind at sport or around school. Available for $16, stocks are limited so do not delay. Click here to purchase www.trybooking.com/VEYX.

Friends of Cricket General Meeting Tuesday 19 February, 7.30pm Development Office Round Room All are invited to attend.

Friends of Basketball General Meeting Wednesday 20 February, 7.00pm Development Office Round Room All are invited to attend.

Presentation Evening Wednesday 13 March, 6.00pm to 8.00pm Details to be advised

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Headmaster

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

CGS Auxiliary Annual General Meeting Wednesday 20 February, 9.00am (coffee from 8.30am) Development Office, Round Room. All are invited to attend.

Cafeteria Volunteers The Auxiliary is urgently seeking assistance from parents who are available to volunteer 1-2 mornings per term to assist staff in the cafeteria. We ideally like to have two parent volunteers per day. The hours are from 9.30am to 1.00pm. It is a fun way to meet other parents and feel connected to the CGS community. There will be an induction held for new volunteers on Monday 11 February at 8.30am in the CGS cafeteria, however it is not a requirement that you attend this session to be able to volunteer. The volunteer signup link can be found here www.volunteersignup.org/MHFDX

Friends of Tennis General Meeting

Junior School Music

Thursday 21 February, 7.30pm Development Office Round Room All are invited to attend.

Junior School House Swimming Carnival

Volleyball Presentation Night

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings

Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

Monday 4 March, 6.30pm to 7.30pm Camberwell Room, Sports Centre Please register your attendance here: www.trybooking.com/BAUKL

Presentation Night Twilight Tournament Friday 22 March, 4.30pm to 7.30pm CGS Jack Tobias Oval Volleyball Presentation Night Monday 4 March, 6.30pm-7.30pm Camberwell Room, Sports Centre Please register your attendance through www.trybooking.com/BAUKL

OCGA Events Friday

1 March

Battle of the Decades Tennis Tournament, Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club

Tuesday

5 March

OCGA Annual General Meeting, Camberwell Room

Diary Dates Year 9 Parents/Guardians Coffee Morning Thursday 21 February Date: Time: 8.30am Venue: Miss Frank Address: 200 Through Road Camberwell Parking: Through Rd and Riversdale Road Not necessary RSVP: Pre-Prep Coffee Morning Date: Thursday 21 February Time: 8.45am onwards Venue: Town and Country CafĂŠ and Garden 24 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn Address: Pre-Prep Wine and Cheese Afternoon in the Park Saturday 2 March Date: Time: 3.00pm to 5.00pm Details: Further details to be advised

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Headmaster

Year 4 – Angelsea Camp CGS and CGGS Parent Education Seminar

Middle School

Curriculum Information Evening House Athletics Trials Year 8 Outdoor Education Activities Swimming ICT Support for Students

Junior School

2019 Junior School ParentTeacher Meetings Junior School Music Junior School House Swimming Carnival Dates Ahead

Sport

Dates Ahead

Music Careers Calendar Support Groups Links to Flyers

Year 2 Parents Coffee Catch Up Date: Thursday 7 March Time: 8.50am Venue: Town and Country Café and Garden Address: 24 Whitehorse Road, Deepdene Year 8 Parents Coffee Before Camp Pickup Date: Friday 8 March Time: 1.30pm until pickup Venue: Town and Country Café and Garden Address: 24 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn Year 8 Parents’/Guardians’ Dinner – SAVE THE DATE Date: Saturday 16 March Time: 6.30pm Venue: The Auburn Hotel Address: 85 Auburn Road, Hawthorn Cost: $40 per head (plus booking fee) Details: Cost includes hot and cold canapés and one drink. Bookings: www.trybooking.com/467782 Year 10 Parents Cocktails and Catch-up - SAVE THE DATE Date: Saturday 16 March Time: 7.30pm Address: 17 Pine Avenue, Camberwell Cost: $20 per person (plus booking fee) Bookings: www.trybooking.com/BARAM Details: Cocktail on arrival, feasting table and soft drinks provided. BYO: Please BYO all other alcohol Prep Park Play, Scooters and Bikes Date: Sunday 24 March Time: 2.00pm Venue: Macleay Park Address: 101 Belmore Road, Balwyn North Parents’ Prayer Group The CGS Parents’ Prayer Group will meet this year on the third Tuesday of each month during school terms at 2.00pm (for 2.05pm start) in All Souls Chapel. We meet to pray for the boys, the staff, the school community and the life of the school. Our first meeting for the year will be this coming Tuesday afternoon. Newcomers are warmly invited to attend. For further information or to make a confidential prayer request, please contact: Rev Charles Butler cbd@cgs.vic.edu.au or Mrs Ros Thorn 0418 736 865 rosalindhthorn@gmail.com.

Flyers

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Camberwell Grammar School/Camberwell Girls Grammar School Parent Education

Creating Happy Healthy Families Parents with children at all levels of the School are invited to come and have a fun evening with well-known Clinical Psychologist, Andrew Fuller. Andrew’s talks are always fun and informative. Andrew’s work aims to help people create futures they can fall in love with.

Topics will include: • • • • • • •

The active ingredients of resilience How parents can develop these in their children Friendship and relationship skills Neurochemistry and parenting Parenting tricky kids Creating happy kids Building self-esteem and dealing with set backs

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Come and have a great evening! RSVP: John Allen (CGS) Ph: 9835 1777 Email: mja@cgs.vic.edu.au www.cgs.vic.edu.au


Personalised Sports Drink Bottle

Friends of Hockey will be selling CGS Sport branded drink bottles for only $16 each. Your name is clearly displayed on this high quality and long lasting Non-PBA plastic bottle. Designed for sport, it is 800ml, has a robust lid and a spout to drink from whilst on the run. The clear view strip makes it easy to mix sporting fluids. This drink bottle is built to withstand the rigours of sport and normal school life. With your name printed on the bottle it is bound to find its way back to the owner if left behind at sport or around the school. Name must be no more than 12 letters including hyphens and spaces. Get in quickly so as not to miss the limited number of bottles being ordered. Available to all students, families, coaches and staff. CONTACT DETAILS Jeff Gooden

goodengrant@iinet.net.au

Phone: 0414 712 850

www.trybooking.com/VEYX

55 Mont Albert Road Canterbury Victoria 3126 Australia PO Box 151 Balwyn Victoria 3103 Australia +61 3 9835 1777 www.cgs.vic.edu.au ABN: 12 004 131 159


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Weekly Bulletin 15 February 2019