Sydney Road Community School

A small government secondary school in Brunswick

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Farewell Pete

Peter Pipakis, our school Youth Worker for over fifteen years, regrettably passed away this morning after an ongoing battle with cancer.
He has been a highly valued member of staff and will be sorely missed.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends.


Ralph Gotlib
Sydney Road Community School

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Welcome back assembly and new look office

After extensive work to clean out the church and renovate the office over the holidays, both spaces were ready for business on the first day of term.

On Monday morning students and staff met in the church for the whole school welcome back assembly, where a group of students were recognised for their participation Victorian SRC Conference. The new look church is once again ready for a broad range of uses including concerts, assemblies, curriculum related sessions, junk band, art shows and much more.


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End of term whole school lunch

On the last day of term two, students and staff gathered to share an end of term lunch of soup and pastries. Guests were seated and served by a small group of students who had spent the morning setting up and preparing for the lunch.

We also farewelled Anna who had been filling in for Debbie and celebrated Britney’s 16th birthday.


Thanks to everyone who attended, with special thanks to Broedy, Julian, Taylah, Fien and Isaac for making the lunch such a success.

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KANGAN Experience Day

Our VCAL students had the pleasure of participating in the latest KANGAN Experience Day. We were able to pick from a large number of trades to try out and had a very positive experience of being a TAFE student for the day. It was very hands on and we were given the opportunity to make a number of things and question the lovely staff about the courses that KANGAN offer.

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World Environment Day

To celebrate World Environment Day the Community Environment Group visited VINC and picked out a range of shade loving shrubs and grasses to beautify the front of the school.

We moved in new soil, planted the indigenous tube stock, cut back trees, pulled out dead trees, cut back the hedge, mulched and watered everything in. It was a very busy and successful afternoon.


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