Conversations With The Head
Join Deputy Head of School / Head of Secondary, Matthew O’Brien as he speaks to visitors, staff, students and members our community.
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Episode 5: Justin Forbes, Head of Boarding, and students Hayley Hill and Odette Telfer, Head and Associate Head Boarder
In this episode, Mr Matthew O’Brien speaks with Mr Forbes, and students Miss Hill and Miss Telfer, and discuss all aspects of Boarding life, describing why students choose Boarding, a normal day and special events, the support and structure of Boarding, and some of the plans for the future.
Episode 4: Kathy Chiera, Deputy Head of Secondary in charge of Academics, and Belinda Walker, the VET Co-ordinator and careers teacher
In this episode, Mr Matthew O’Brien speaks with Mrs Kathy Chiera and Mrs Belinda Walker about Senior Secondary and the pathways available for the students at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School. Information evenings, pathway planning interviews, subject selection and the resulting timetable creation is all discussed, along with the range of subjects and vocational options and specialist pathways with mentoring available for Senior Secondary students. For more information about an information night being held this Thursday, 18 June, visit https://www.bcgs.wa.edu.au/event/senior-secondary-information-night/
Episode 3: Declan Mountford, School Psychologist
Episode 2: Sean Cowan, Physiotherapist from Koombana Physiotherapy
Episode 1: Steven Payne, Learning Delivery Specialist from Microsoft
In this episode, Mr O’Brien and Mr Payne discuss the Digital Education Revolution, how schools have adopted it and how it has changed the way students learn at school, following the roll-out of the new Surface Pro stylus enabled devices to our Year 7 and 10 students.