Principal 2/12/22: God’s Radical Generosity is shown through our Community

This time of the school year we are all have a range of feelings: anticipation for the holidays, celebration of a year of learning and reflection on the experiences of this year. Thankfully this year is ending very differently compared to this time last year. The most notable difference was the opportunity to celebrate as […]

Primary 2/12/22: Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Well, who would have thought this would be the last newsletter for 2022? Wow, what a fantastic year it has been! This is the first year in a while that all of our events have gone to plan; COVID has not played a role in restricting your involvement. I have shared my excitement with the […]

High School 2/12/22: A HUGE Thank You

I hope that you receive this final newsletter for the year in good health as we gradually ease into the summer holiday period. This year has seen us return to having the school open and welcome back the normal routines. Students, staff, and parents will appreciate the break and enjoy the timely opportunity to relax, […]

Careers 2/12/22: Acting Boot Camp, Job Opportunities and a Summer Youth Camp

UAC UAC launches free ATAR estimator Curious to get an idea of the ATAR you might be able to achieve? To estimate your ATAR, simply follow the link to ATAR Compass, select your HSC courses and enter the HSC marks you expect to receive from NESA. ATAR Compass will estimate your ATAR based on those […]

Principal 18/11/22: Opportunities to welcome more new families

At this stage of the year, conversations around school are equally about what is to be achieved in the coming three weeks, and what needs to be organised for the start of next year. Reports are being written and organisation for end of year events is very much at the top of people’s to-do lists. […]

Careers 18/11/22: Electrical Apprenticeships, Landscaping, Camp America and more

Job Opportunities We have been contacted by two local businesses who are looking for Year 12 students interested in starting an apprenticeship in 2023. Electrical Apprentice – 1st Year Local Electrical Company. Requirements as follows: • Must have a whitecard • Must be able to get to Prestons each day for work • Can do […]

Primary 18/11/22: Learning about Leadership

Jesus is our example of the perfect leader During our morning talks, we have been learning how Jesus showed the way to lead those around us. He was a servant leader who humbly and gently led. Jesus taught and preached to those who were curious and wanted to know more. He provided examples of servant […]

High School 18/11/22: Students gain valuable insights from industry professionals

Over the last couple of weeks, students have had the opportunity to listen to several different speakers on a range of interesting topics. We invited our Police Liaison Officer, Senior Constable MacFarlane to talk to our Year 8 and Year 9 students on several topics. The Year 9 student seminar, “ThinkUKnow” is a cyber safety […]

Principal 4/11/22: Safety and Care in the Carpark

Every day of the school year, you can guarantee the busiest part of the day for William Carey occurs between 3:00 and 3:30pm. This hive of activity is played out in the school carpark. All schools (and their neighbours) experience this peak time of movement of people and vehicles. Thankfully we have an onsite carpark, […]

High School 4/11/22: Online gaming: beneficial or harmful?

Games are an integral part of human behaviour. It is normal and healthy for young people to engage in play as a part of their daily lives, including playing games online. And like most activities, online gaming can have both positive and negative outcomes. It can be intimidating and confusing for carers trying to understand […]