Greetings to all Parents

I hope the end of term is heading peacefully towards holidays for your families, despite end of semester exams happening and reports about to arrive.

As we start thinking about next semester, there are some significant dates for parents, and it would be great to note them in your diaries or calendars or any of those fancy apps that help organise our lives these days.


Wednesday 23 August 7.30pm

Frayne Centre Mornington Campus


The Padua Parent Forum Group invite you to attend an evening with speaker Hugh van Cuylenburg, founder & director of the Resilience Project, to find out about how we as parents can help build resilience and positive emotional well-being in our children. (Please see the attached flyer)

Other dates to note are …


Tuesday 19 September

Parents meet to hear our plans on a specific area of school life, and have time to discuss, question and give a parent perspective on those plans.

The possible area of school life to be discussed is SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY.

The date for this evening is Tuesday 19 September.



The Parent Group meets to coordinate a range of activities for parents in the Padua community. Activities include the Parent Forum and the Arthurs Seat Challenge. We also discuss areas of parent interest or concern within the college.

The Parent group will meet on …

Wednesday 26 July

Wednesday 18 October

Tuesday 28 November



Parents coming together to prepare meals for those in our community who are in need.

These are held at the Mornington Campus on …

Wednesday 16 August

Wednesday 1 November



Sunday 12 November (Term 4)

There will be more information in the Paduan later in the semester, but please keep this date free to either participate in the run or volunteer at the event. Help keep our kids safe on the roads.

If you want more information now, please go to …


As this is the last Paduan for the term, can I pass on my best for the upcoming holiday time. May it be safe and restful for those of you who can take a break with your daughters and sons.

If you would like to email me with any thoughts, questions or suggestions, please feel free to do so. I’d love to hear from you

Michael Harrison
Deputy Principal: Mission & Community