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Proposed Changes to Discrimination Laws

Date: November 19, 2018

You may have heard about or been following the recent political debate about discrimination by faith-based educational institutions and proposed

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First Lego League Champions

Date: November 19, 2018

Recently, Year 6 students, Samson List, Jamahl Wischnat, Joshua Lester and Noah English represented Suncoast at First Lego League (FLL).

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Strength & Shine Graduation Dinner

Date: November 19, 2018

Throughout this last semester, we have been facilitating two courses which are specifically targeted at Year 6 students as they

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Hoop Dreams Come True

Date: November 6, 2018

Recently our students experienced a huge night of Basketball Grand Finals as the Suncoast Intermediate A Boys became Champions in

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Hope Hampers – Give Hope This Christmas

Date: November 6, 2018

Suncoast Church is bringing hope to families this Christmas with their annual Christmas appeal – Hope Hampers. These hampers will

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QLD Track and Field Champions

Date: November 6, 2018

Congratulations to all Suncoast students who recently competed at the Queensland Track and Field Championships. Such a mighty effort and

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  1. Nov 21

    Middle Years Presentation Night

    November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  2. Nov 22

    Year 9 Graduation Dinner

    November 22 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

    The evening will be held at Aussie World – The Shed on Thursday 22 November 2018

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  3. Nov 23
  4. Nov 23

    Junior Primary Celebration Morning

    November 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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  5. Nov 26

    Year 7 in 2019 Orientation Day

    November 26 @ 8:15 am - 2:45 pm

    Monday 26 November 8:15am – 2:45pm Lecture Theatre

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  6. Nov 28

    Upper Primary Celebration Evening

    November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Email: info@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

International: + 61 7 5451 3600

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Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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How to Ease Those Back-To-School Jitters

Date: January 31, 2018

Welcome back to school in 2018. There is so much for our students to look forward to, but also so much to process as a new year begins. All of us get a case of the jitters as the year begins again. Here is a bit of wisdom from the Parenting place to help us help our children.
God bless for the year ahead.
Garth Reid
Director of Student Development

How to Ease Those Back-To-School Jitters

What’s happening in the brain when we’re anxious?
When we don’t know what to expect from a new environment it is totally understandable to feel a little anxious. Anxiety is when our brains and bodies become really busy finding all the evidence to support the things that we worry about.

Instead of, “You are over-thinking it” try, “Tell me about it”
When we dial down our kids worry with, “It will be okay”, we are hoping to make their worry smaller, but as we push away their worries we are also leaving them to cope with it all alone. Being alone with their worry is really scary for kids.

Instead of, “There is nothing to worry about” try, “That sounds scary”
When your child tells you all about their worry it will probably be irresistible not to interrupt with all the reasons why they don’t need to worry. Stop. Breathe. Instead, try calmly continuing to listen.

Instead of, “It will be okay” try, “It makes sense that you feel worried”
Letting your child know that it’s understandable to feel worried means they don’t need to ‘worry about being worried’ and you get it. Let your child know that it makes sense to be worried about those things, because they sound scary. In other words, “It makes sense”.