Learning for Life

Important Dates



5-31       Birchalls’ new and used book sales, Royal Hobart Showgrounds; Monday-Friday 10am-4pm; Saturday 10am-2pm

20          College Administration Offices, both Campuses, open (8am-4:30pm, week days)

                Uniform Shops, both Campuses, open (9am-4pm, week days for the remainder of January - normal hours then resume)

27          Course changes for Year 12 students, Glenorchy and Hobart Campuses; 9am-3pm.  Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.



2             Term 1 begins

                First day for Year 11 students and new Year 12 students (photo day for identification cards; formal uniform)

3             First day for returning Year 12 students

5             First Family Bulletin for the year is published

6             Tutor Group (all students) and Year 12 photos (formal uniform)

9             Hobart Regatta Day public holiday

10           Tennis team trials, Hobart Campus; 3:45pm

11           Boys’ 20:20 cricket trials

17           Boys’ 1sts and 2nds tennis roster begins

                GYC swimming squad trials, Hobart Aquatic Centre; 7-9pm

18           Ash Wednesday

                Walk for Hope (attendance compulsory for all students, GYC sports uniform or similar)

                Boys’ 20:20 cricket roster begins

                Girls’ soccer 1st and 2nd grade trials, Hobart Campus oval

19           Girls’ 1sts and 2nds tennis roster begins

23           Parent Information Evening, Hobart Campus (Hobart Assembly area, off Patrick Street); 7:30-9pm

                Boys’ 3rds tennis roster begins

24           Parent Information Evening, Glenorchy Campus, Bosco Centre; 7:30-9pm

                Girls’ soccer rosters begin

25           Girls’ 3rds tennis roster begins



5             VET Information Evening, Bosco Centre, Glenorchy Campus; 7:30-9pm

7             Head of the River rowing regatta, Lake Barrington

9             Eight Hour Day public holiday

10           Moderation – student free day

11           SSATIS Swimming Carnival; 10:30am-2:30pm

 13          Commendation Ceremony, Derwent Entertainment Centre; 12:30-2:30pm (attendance compulsory for all students; formal uniform)

16           Focus Day, Year 11, Glenorchy; 9:30am-3:30pm

17           Focus Day, Year 11, Hobart; 9:30am-3:30pm            

21           Harmony Day

25           Student voluntary retreat

               SATIS Swimming Carnival, Hobart; 10:30am-3pm

29           Palm Sunday



2             Holy Thursday

               Term 1 ends

3             Good Friday

5             Easter Sunday

20          Term 2 begins

22           Earth Day

25           ANZAC Day

27           Focus Day, Year 12, Glenorchy; 9:30am-3:30pm

28           Focus Day, Year 12, Hobart; 9:30am-3:30pm            



4             Careers Fair, Glenorchy

5             Careers Fair, Hobart

6             Open Day, bot Campuses, 9am-noon

               Peter Vardy student conference; 10am-3pm

7             Peter Vardy staff conference; 10am-3pm

19           Parent Student Teacher Evening, Bosco Centre, Glenorchy Campus; 2:30-8pm

20          Student study day                             

24           Pentecost Sunday

25           Our Lady Help of Christians (patroness of Australia)

                Sacred Heart College Hobart Campus visit

26           National Sorry Day

                Student voluntary retreat

                MacKillop Catholic College Hobart Campus visit

27           Dominic College Hobart Campus visit

28           St Virgil’s College Hobart Campus visit

                Parent Information Evening Association Colleges, Hobart Campus; 7:30pm



2             Parent Information Evening Association Colleges, Hobart Campus; 7:30pm

3             Mount Carmel College Hobart Campus visit

4             St James Catholic College Hobart and Glenorchy Campuses visit

                Parent Information Evening Association Colleges, Hobart Campus; 7:30pm

5             St Aloysius Catholic College Hobart Campus visit

8             Queen’s Birthday public holiday

12           Leavers’ top payment due

16           Student study afternoon

17           Pathways Expo, Bosco Centre, Glenorchy; 9am-8pm

18           mid-year exams begin

26           Student study day

30          Opening of the Creative Arts Link



1              Campus Masses

3             Enrolment applications for 2016 are due by 5pm

               Term 2 ends

20          Term 3 begins

30          Parent Student Teacher Evening, Bosco Centre, Glenorchy;  2:30-8pm



8             St Mary of the Cross MacKillop (patron saint of Australia)

12           College Musical Gala opening, Creative Arts Link, Glenorchy Campus

13-15      College Musical:  The Music Man, Creative Arts Link

15-22     National Science Week



 4            Student study day

10           Student voluntary retreat (twilight)

11           Formal payment due

16           College Colours Day

23           SSATIS Athletics Carnival, Hobart

25           Course counselling, Year 11, both campuses

                Year 12 Formal, DEC; 7-10pm

                End of Term 3



12           Term 4 begins

17           SATIS Athletics Carnival, Launceston

22           Royal Hobart Show public holiday

23           normal classes – compulsory attendance



1              All Saints Day

2             All Souls Day

4             Graduation Ceremony, DEC; 7-9:30pm (formal uniform)

6             final day of classes

9             study week

16           exam week

23           exam week

29           1st Sunday of Advent

30          marking week



2             Year 10 Orientation, both campuses; from 8:30am

3, 4        Student Leader formation

10           distribution of references and yearbooks

11           Term 4 finishes

18           College Administration Offices close

21           TQA results released