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Easter Vacation Care Program
25/3/2014

Our action packed Easter Vacation Care Program is ready! Some of the highlights from our program include: * Tess Wildlife Park * Mad Hatters Tea Party * Zumba for Kids * Croc Stars * Easter Fun * plus much more!

Our service would also like to remind you if you have friends at other local schools who may wish to utilise our vacation care program they are welcome to contact the ROOS Care team for enrolment information.

Bookings can be made by completing the booking form found at the end of the Program. ROOS Care can also be contacted direct on 4197 9301 after 3.00pm, or via email [email protected] Everyone is welcome!

Cancellations must be made with 24 hours notice or you will be charged for the day. If you’re not booked into ROOS for a particular day and would like to attend please call ROOS Care staff on 4197 9301 before 6:00pm on the previous day. A walk in fee of $10 will apply if you just turn up.


Academic and Music Scholarships
25/2/2014
"It is with pleasure that I announce that the Fraser Coast Anglican College Scholarship program is now open for placement in 2015” said FCAC Principal Mrs Leisa Harper.

Scholarships on offer are:

*  Academic Scholarships, which require students to sit a Scholarship test and applies to students entering Years 6 to 12 in 2015.

*  Music Scholarships are offered to students from Year 4-12 through an audition process. These Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of a successful audition which consists of two contrasting pieces of music of the student’s own choice.

All applicants are required to register online via the links on the Scholarship Page of the College website. The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd May 2014.

Testing and auditions will be held on Saturday 10th May 2014. Once the results have been returned to the College, shortlisted candidates and their parents will be invited to an interview with the Principal.

Mrs Harper is encouraging students to apply as those who are offered a scholarship receive a reduction in the general tuition fees. “We want to open up these opportunities to all students in the Fraser Coast,” she said. Parents are encouraged to contact the College for a tour prior to the scholarships or alternatively, College prefects will be conducting tours on the Scholarship day.


Keeping Safe in CyberSpace - a presentation by Susan McLean
26/2/2014

Fraser Coast Anglican College are excited to have Susan McLean present an informative, entertaining and enlightening session for Parents and carers which will cover the positive benefits of technology as well as what parents need to be aware of:-

*Popular sites for kids – What are they? (social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, kids games such as Club Penguin & Minecraft, Twitter and the dangers of online games such as World of Warcraft. Apps such as KiK and SnapChat.

*What do kids do online? Where do they go? The difference between an ‘online friend’ and a ‘stranger.’

*Online Grooming – What is it and when/how does it occur?

*Misuse of mobile telephones, email, skype, blogs, webcam etc. including legal
consequences and the possible criminal charges. (What is cyber bullying and harassment?)

*‘Sexting’ – the taking and sending of explicit images...what are the REAL consequences. (Happens in Primary too) 

*Potential dangers and safety tips – how to assist the children in your care to stay safe online. Parental controls and restriction passcodes. Learn to take control.

*Learn the lingo……be able to converse with your children in the language of cyberspace.

*Be confident in setting rules and boundaries around internet use in the home. No underage accounts.

The session will conclude with time for questions and Susan provides a range of useful handouts and information about where to go to access further up to date information.

Susan McLean is Australia’s foremost expert in the area of Cybersafety and young people. She was the first Victorian Police Officer appointed to a position involving Cybersafety and young people. She took her first report of cyberbullying in 1994 and since then she has conducted extensive research and has completed advanced training in this area in both the USA and UK and is a sought after presenter and advisor to Schools, elite sporting bodies such as the AFL, GP’s, and both State and Federal Governments She is a member of the National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) Cybersafety Committee and is afforded ‘expert’ status on the Safer Internet Programme Data Base.

To reserve your seat, please RSVP to Susan McPherson by Friday 21st February, 4124 5411 or [email protected]

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