Year 12 Outdoor education Phillip island

The Year 12 Outdoor Education students embarked on a memorable 3-day trip to Phillip Island. To kick off our camp, we gathered for a presentation by David from Landcare. Here, we learned about the organisation's conservation efforts on the island, particularly focusing on vital projects such as revegetation and wildlife corridor creation. Next, we visited the koala conservation reserve where we observed firsthand the adaptations of koalas, such as the extra cushioning on their backs that enables them to remain in the same position for hours. Additionally, we learned about ongoing initiatives, including the reintroduction of the bush-stone curlew.

On the second day, we enjoyed surf lessons, followed by a guided tour of the Penguin's habitat, showcasing efforts by Phillip Island Nature Parks and the government to safeguard Little Penguins. During the tour, we learned about initiatives like the Summerland Buy Back program, showcasing significant conservation efforts, and had the opportunity to witness the penguin parade from front-row seats. Our final day included a visit to Caldermeade Farm, offering insights into land use practices. Overall, this camp was highly enjoyable and allowed us to see a variety of conservation efforts firsthand.

Indoor Cricket

Our indoor cricket team travelled to Box Hill Action Indoor Sports Centre to compete against teams from Catholic Ladies College Eltham, Mater Christi, Academy of Mary Immaculate and Avila College. Despite making the finals, our three teams came away without winning the tournament. All teams played extremely well and the students had a great time learning the skills required for the game.