Trinity Catholic School Newsletter

18 July 2019
Issue Twenty-one
Upcoming Events
Principal's News
Art Club
Religious Education Noah's Ark in Prep/1 LO
Richmond Community Announcements
Student Leadership 
Trinity Catholic School
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Richmond, Victoria, 3121

Upcoming Events

Term 3

30th July - First Communion Parent Night

31st July - St Ignatius Mass @ 9.00am

8th-9th -School Closure Days- Staff  Professional Learning - Catholic Identity and First Aid

15th August - Assumption Mass @ 9.00am

30th August - Fathers Day Breakfast

19th September - School Concert

20th September - Last day of Term - School ends at 1:30pm

Term 4

7th October - Students Return

9th October -  Confirmation Parent Night @ 7.30pm

23rd October -  Whole School Mass @ 9.00am

25th October - Confirmation

30th October - 1st November Year 5/6 School Camp

28th November - Student Led Conferences

5th December - Community Carols

10th December - Year 6 Graduation

11th December - End of Year Mass

12th December - End of Year Celebration Day

16th December - Last Day of School (students)



Principal's News

Week 1  


Dear Families,

Welcome back to Term Three. I hope you had a wonderful holiday and you had the opportunity to escape the cold.

School Concert

Term 3 is a busy one for our school with preparations and practices beginning this week with the team from Rock Ed coming to Trinity this Wednesday to work with the grades on preparations for our school performance in the last week of term.  Students and staff are very excited with the concert and we look forward to working on it throughout the term. 


Notifications will go out in the next couple of weeks to invite parents to help with costume and set design. More information to come in the weeks ahead. 

Playgroup and Storytime

Just a reminder that Playgroup and Storytime are happening for families who have children who are able to attend. You don't have to be a Trinity parent to attend either and there is no cost involved for attending the sessions. Please see the attached flyers for details. 

School Clubs

In talking to the Yar 3-6 students in the last week of term I asked who was involved in a Trinity lunchtime club or Leadership group and almost every hand up. It's great to see so many students engaging in the extra-learning opportunities we offer here. If you get the chance please have a chat to your children to see if they are getting involved, and to share the things they are learning with you at home. If they have ideas for other clubs, encourage them to share them at their weekly class meetings and the SRC group will explore if new learning clubs can be established. 


Have a great week. 




Art Club

Art Club 

Throughout term two, each Friday during lunchtime, 20 students from Year One to Year Four gathered in the art room to enjoy art club.

Art club this term had a focus on drawing.  Each week we begin art club by watching a YouTube clip of an illustrator drawing a specific animal or object. We then breakdown the subject matter step-by-step and begin our drawing in grey lead. Once we are satisfied with our illustration, we then trace over it with a fineline pen to complete the image. 

Some of the drawing subjects included:  an owl; an elephant; a dinosaur; a trees and emoji faces.

At the end of the term art club students created a book of all their illustrations. They were then able to look at their work and examine their progress from week to week. 

The 20 students have been extremely dedicated and have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to build on their drawing skills. 


“I like being creative and I like drawing.  Drawing is my special talent. I like spending time drawing with my friends in art club.” Leek 1/2RM 


“I like going to art club each week and my favourite drawing the tree.” Amy 1/2UR

Religious Education
Noah's Ark in Prep/1 LO


In Religious Education the Prep/One’s have been investigating the story of Noah’s Ark. For the Learning Expo the students created an image of Noah’s Ark. Students sequenced the story and wrote a recount to explain the important message from this story.

Max - I made the connection that God made a promise not to flood the earth.

Mikayla - I make promises and so does God in this story.

Leo – I like the rainbow, it’s important to see what God was promising.

Chloe – I think that it is important that we try to forgive others if we make a mistake.



As a way to reflect on their understanding of the story students developed and documented some questions.

Nelson - I wonder why the animals could live together peacefully.

Lucy – I wonder why God chose to flood the earth. My mum forgives me when I do something so everyone should try to forgive each other.

Patrick - I wonder why the people made poor decisions.

During the first week of term 3, students investigated the questions about Noah’s Ark and began to tune in to the ‘Creation Story’. They made many connections about the two stories and represented their thinking using a Venn Diagram.

Richmond Community Announcements

Genezzano Enrolments Open


Simonds College Enrolments Open


Richmond Community Learning Center 


Richmond Scout Group


Student Leadership 

SEL Awards 

These awards are awarded when students have demonstrated great social-emotional learning, a highly valued part of our school learning community.




Prep/1 AP    Vy

Prep/1 LO    Kot

1/2 RM          n/a

1/2 UR          Charlie

3/4 HT          Prytha

3/4 GT          Bao

4/5 TR          Olivia

5/6 MG         Katarina

5/6 FA          Thao-Anh 

Music           Sai

Visual Arts  Giaan

Mandarin    Valentina

Trinity Catholic School Newsletter
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