15, March 2018
Caloundra City Private School is located within the beautiful natural environment at Pelican Waters near Pumicestone Passage, Sunshine Coast. Pelican Waters and South Caloundra offer exciting prospects for managed population growth and regional development. Our vibrant young school is well positioned to service this community with all of the benefits Independent Schooling in Queensland offers for girls and boys. As our children learn and grow we anticipate that they will be the wonderful future of this magnificent region which is the Sunshine Coast.
Our Classroom Learning Environment is carefully designed to be high, light and airy, catching the best of the Sunshine Coast’s northerly aspect. Combined with these innovative room designs, the school has invested in contemporary eLearning equipment, including individual devices for each student, and complementary software allowing twenty four hour access to learning resources.
15, March 2018
08, March 2018
The Purpose of a Curriculum
01, March 2018
06, March 2018
In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews Dr Shelley Davidow, a lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
05, February 2018
In the first episode of 2018, Tracy Burton talks to Dr Ali Black
22, November 2017
November 17th marked the end of a long year for the Year 12 students of CCPS.
08, March 2018
If you have a child that began their school journey this year they will graduate Secondary school in 2030. They will enter a work force of occupations and opportunities that don’t yet exist.
20, February 2018
It is important for all Caloundra City Private School families to be assured of our School’s point of difference; because we certainly are unique.
19, January 2018
Starting the new school year can often be a little daunting, with many exciting changes and new experiences ahead.
The transition from Junior School to Senior School is an exciting time for students as they commence the next stage in a lifelong educational journey. The Senior School is well resourced with a high quality program and an exceptional staff to support your child throughout his/her learning journey.
The Senior School is equipped with facilities and programs including:
The Junior School at Caloundra City Private School is a special place for learning and incorporates Kindergarten to Year 6. It is staffed with highly qualified early childhood and primary teachers who are dedicated to ensuring that your child has the best possible experiences during their time in the Junior School.
Quality buildings, exciting resources, an engaging curriculum and many additional opportunities are provided for your child during each phase of their development. The Junior School is well resourced with a high quality programme and an exceptional staff to support your child throughout his/her learning journey.
The Junior School is equipped with facilities and programs including:
Pelican’s Nest, Early Learning Centre is staffed by highly qualified Early Childhood specialists to support your children.
All staff qualifications and child/staff ratios are in accordance with or better than the guidelines set in the Child Care Act, 2002 (Qld). All staff hold Positive Suitability Notices (Blue Cards) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.
The Centre is open 51 weeks of the year excluding public holidays. The hours of operation are from 6.30am to 6.30pm.
Our Centre has been designed to provide outstanding facilities and resources for young children. These include:
City Stars Pre Prep is a new air-conditioned, purpose built facility staffed by qualified Early Childhood Teachers and Assistants.
The kindergarten has a technology rich environment with iPads and access to Caloundra City Private School’s Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Library.
Early literacy and numeracy skills are encouraged, valued and developed through a wide range of learning experiences.
Socialisation expands learning. Children are encouraged to work in small groups and learn from one another with input from teachers and parents. Links to other areas of the school are encouraged and developed.
Having attended CCPS from its foundation year to my graduation in 2014, I can say I am proud to have grown up in the CCPS family. I have had the opportunity to travel on exchange to Japan and Scotland, which were both truly the experience of a lifetime. I also had the chance as a House Captain to lead Mclean house to their first ever championship.
I am grateful for the small class sizes and brilliant teachers, without which I would not have been able to achieve the school’s first OP1. Thanks to the dedication of the teaching staff, I am now studying Engineering at The University of Queensland.
One of the most important decisions we make as parents is the school we select for our children's education.
We know we have made the right decision sending our three children to Caloundra City Private as this school provides our children with the most up to date education practices in the country.
The teachers have outstanding commitment and show a real and genuine interest in the children. Our whole family benefits from the schools values which are instilled into our children, and above all our children love and enjoy their school life.
It's a real privilege to work at this school. The teachers I work with are all so dedicated, caring, professional and hard working.
The families at our school are positive and supportive and they make up a fantastic school community. I've been able to teach children of different ages in the Junior School and I've thoroughly enjoyed every year I've been here.
Our school values of excellence, integrity and learning are visible every day. Teachers are constantly looking for new and exciting ways to implement curriculum changes and keep learning exciting and diverse. Each student here works towards personal and academic goals and every day we discuss values like tolerance, understanding, honesty and lifelong learning.