Relationships!! Relationships!! Relationships!!

Students learn best when they feel safe, supported and encouraged to ‘be themselves’.  At CCC, we believe that each child is wonderfully and uniquely made for a purpose.  Our role as educators is to encourage them to strive to be their best in their...

Play is not a dirty word!

“Play is the highest form of research” – Albert Einstein  For many years ‘play’ in school contexts has been a dirty word.  “There is too much to get done to let them play” has been the sentiment of some teachers for a few years now.  Play is not a dirty word!  Many...

What’s Happening to my teenager? Part 1- Physical Changes

Physical changes are the most noticeable in young adolescents. There can be significant differences in height, weight and physical maturity between the sexes. Within a year 8 cohort there may be a 6-8year span in physical development. Uneven bone and muscle growth can...

Middle Schooling at CCC

At CCC we acknowledge the tremendous variations in both the timing and rate of growth​ between individuals within a cohort. We understand that the changes our students are undergoing will impact upon their learning and well-being so we are exploring classroom...

Many Parts Make a Whole

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle Tania Comerford, Personal Growth Support at CCC, recently shared in a Parenting Workshop, ‘Building Blocks to a Healthy Mind’, an acronym from Peter Janetski – BEING. Human...

Students and Smart Phones – What the Research Says

The biggest social experiment ever undertaken is currently happening with our children and the initial findings disturbing. Smart phone technology is becoming a pervasive part of children and teenager’s lives. The apps and games they use are specifically designed to...