At Donvale Christian College we are very aware that we are preparing students for an exciting, yet challenging future enabling them to fulfil their calling of being ambassadors for God. In partnership with parents, we are preparing them to be people who, with spiritual discernment, intellectual honesty, and a passion for the gospel of Christ, will humbly attempt to interpret and apply Biblical themes and values to their own cultural setting and to the work to which God calls them.
At Donvale Christian College, the first day of school not only represents a student's entry into our vibrant learning community, but it also heralds the beginning of our parents' journey into Donvale's network of teachers, parents and churches. One of the hallmarks of our school is the sense of trust shared within our close-knit community - a sense that
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Our weekly newsletter articles are updated weekly (on Thursdays) on our website; while the News and Events are updated daily. We hope you enjoy reading about the news and reviews from around the College.
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This year Donvale Christian College celebrates its 40th birthday. The vision started with the desire to provide a Christ-centred education for children... and what a journey it has been!
As we celebrate this milestone the College is collating a photobook of memories. Whilst it is impossible to capture all these precious memories, the book certainly does give great insight into the journey of our College thus far.
We would like to share those moments with all who have been associated with our community. We are extending an opportunity for past students, past staff and past parents to purchase a copy of the photobook...
Our annual Open Day for 2015 - for both Primary and Secondary - will be held on
Saturday 2 May from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm.
Open Day is a wonderful day full of eager students keen to show off their work, excited pre-schoolers and pre-starters checking out their new surrounds, and proud parents showing off their children’s achievements.
Our Open day page will hold more information and photos of the event.
Come and help us celebrate:• Saturday 20 June – Gala Dinner – 4 course meal, drinks & entertainment - $130 pp• Thursday 10 December – Thanksgiving at Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre – whole school event
The College has been advised by Manningham Council that road works will continue on Tindals Road until term 4. Once complete, the road works will significantly improve safety and will assist with the flow of traffic around the College. Delays are expected during construction but the Council have advised that efforts will be made to minimise disruption during peak times. Please be aware that the works may impact on your coming and going from the College.
The 2015 Working Bee dates are now available. Please click here to check which date you are scheduled to attend. Please note that you MUST register your intention to attend with the main admin office. Only families who have registered will be allowed to participate. Please note: Students in Year 9 or above are welcome to assist their families, but they must be willing and capable to complete the tasks set for them. Younger students may attend providing they are supervised, however their presence does not contribute to the 8 hours. All students attending working bees must have parental supervision.
A number of changes and enhancements are being made to the secondary reports and timing of Parent-teacher interviews for this year. The changes are designed to provide parents with clearer and more useful information at more timely points in the year.
For full details, please read this letter regarding the 2015 Reporting changes from Mr Chris Kay.
Secondary Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday 23 April in the afternoon and evening. Parents of secondary students have been emailed with their login and password details. If you have not received these details, please contact the main admin office. Bookings can be made on the online PTO system. Please click on the link or image below to login and schedule interviews with your child's teachers.
The DCC community would like to congratulate Allysia Ng on being awarded DCC’s 2014 Dux. Allysia achieved an outstanding ATAR of 99.25!
We’d also like to congratulate Kelsey Haymes who achieved the perfect Study Score of 50 in Business Management.
We were really pleased with our results over all with 27% of students achieving an ATAR of 90+. This is the highest percentage in the College’s 40 year history.
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