Welcome to 2021 in the Middle School
As we commence the new academic year, I would like to welcome all students and families, new and returning, to the Middle School at Investigator College. I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the Head of Middle School. I am excited about being a part of such a wonderful school community and look forward to meeting many of you over the coming months.
I have been so impressed with all aspects of the Middle School in my first few weeks at the College. The students have been enthusiastic upon their return to classes – demonstrating organisation, responsibility and application in their approach to lessons. The staff have not only been supportive of me in my first few weeks, but have also demonstrated their exceptional dedication to the students in their care through diligent preparation and planning for the new school year. Together with the many other parts of a school that often go unnoticed, such as a dedicated team of administration, maintenance and ICT staff, has meant that the Middle School at Investigator College has started the year superbly.
The Middle School years can be exceptionally challenging for many students with numerous social, emotional, physical and academic changes occurring. And it is my hope that the Middle School at Investigator College can continue to support and guide its students through these challenges, developing their resilience, their ability to problem solve, their self-worth and instil in them a belief that they can overcome obstacles and achieve their desired dreams.
In 2021, we will look to build upon many of the fantastic attributes, programs and events that Investigator College has to offer. From House events such as the upcoming and unique Surf Carnival to our Student Enrichment Program (STEP), the students in the Middle School will have a wide variety of opportunities to experience and develop all aspects of their whole self.
I look forward to seeing you at the Middle and Senior School Parent Welcome Evening this evening and working with you throughout the year.
Head of Middle School