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Year 12 Humanitarian Project – SC Marathon

Date: July 17, 2018

We are encouraging the whole Suncoast community to get behind our team entry in the Sunshine Coast Marathon this year

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Netball Tour

Date: July 17, 2018

Our top netball players have just returned from a very successful Netball Tour to an International Carnival on the Gold

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Students Challenged at Robotics Tournament

Date: July 17, 2018

Late last term, 5 Suncoast teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 students, competed at the Sunshine Coast Robotics Tournament. Samson

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Italian Update

Date: July 17, 2018

Italian Extravaganza Day Our Primary students had a taste of Italy on the last day of Term 2 with our

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Year 10 Experience a Week in the Real World

Date: July 16, 2018

In the final week of Term 3, our Year 10 students stepped out of the safety and security of College

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New Blazers

Date: June 12, 2018

We are excited to announce that the new Suncoast blazer for students in Years 6-12 has arrived in stock at

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    Secondary Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences – Term 3

    July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences will be held on Tuesday 24 July from 3:30pm to 6:30pm in the

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  3. Jul 25

    Year 5 Camp

    July 25 - July 27
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  4. Jul 30

    Book Week

    July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
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  5. Aug 01

    Year 11 in 2019 Info Night

    August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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  6. Aug 03

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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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Self Talk – What Are Your Children Saying

Date: November 7, 2017

A sign on the back of a tanker once said, “What’s getting in your way is probably you.”  It hit me. The truck didn’t, but the sign did.  You see, I talk to myself all the time. And usually my self-talk is about me: who I am, what I am, what I think other people think about me, and so on. I know some rude people, but the person who insults me the most is that person who stares back at me from the bathroom mirror. It’s called negative self-talk, and most of us do it: we tell ourselves that we can’t do things, that we’re not good enough, that people will laugh at us. That’s what the truck was getting at: I have often failed to attempt things because my self-talk has run me down and made me afraid to try. The thing that is getting in my way is me.

Sometimes our self-talk can reassure us and talk us into taking on challenges: “Come on, let’s give it a go. It looks like fun. I’m sure I could do that.”  Other times, though, self-talk is pessimistic and negative.

As well as being aware of your own self-talk – and challenging it – try to pick up what your children are saying to themselves.  If they are telling themselves things like, “I’m no good at sport”, “I just know that I could never be clever enough to do that so I won’t even try”, or “If I try that I might get hurt”  it could be totally robbing them of confidence.

Your kids need another voice in their head – yours. Lend them your confidence and your opinion of them. It can make all the difference.

Garth Reid
Director of Student Development

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