Year 9 Sons and Daughters

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The young gentlemen and ladies of the Year 9 cohort have been studying a program which focuses on the transition to manhood and womanhood through the concept of a right of passage. The idea of being a Godly man and woman with solid values and ethics is taught and encouraged throughout the Year 9 Wellbeing program.

Every Friday students spend time in their regular Development and Values Education (DAVE) course and each morning they spend time in Mentor Group looking at principles of manhood and womanhood. As the year wraps up, students will attend the regular Year 9 Camp scheduled for Week 5 Term 4, with the final Year 9 Celebration event being a formal Sons and Daughters dinner at Mandoon Estate on the Monday (Boys) and Tuesday (Girls) of Week 6 Term 4. 

The Sons and Daughters evening, held over two nights, is for all Year 9 boys and a ‘mother’ representative and all Year 9 girls and a ‘father’ representative to attend with them. Our boys are welcome to bring their mum, nana, aunty, older sister or another female who has invested heavily into their lives over their journey. Whilst the girls are invited to bring their dad, grandad, uncle, older brother or another male who has invested into their lives over their journey. During our time together, the students will have the opportunity to lead their guests in formal etiquette, listen to a guest speaker and debrief the Year 9 camp and wellbeing program as we partake in a three-course meal together.

Please take note of the following information:

Monday 12 November 2018 (Year 9 boys)
Tuesday 13 November 2018 (Year 9 girls)

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Mandoon Estate, 10 Harris Road, Caversham WA 6055

Formal dress and Formal College Winter Uniform for students

$110 (per student and their guest) 
(money to be paid via

Wednesday 10 October 2018 – payment to be made prior to this date.

A three-course menu (with an alternate drop for main), plus a soft drink, will be included. Please list any dietary requirements when making payment on the above site.

Throughout the wellbeing program, students have been encouraged to put into action two concepts:

  • Honouring our fathers and mothers.
  • Budgeting and being good stewards of money.

In an outworking of these two concepts, students have been given the challenge to save the cost and purchase the ticket to the event. To do this, each student could engage in part-time work, or conduct chores for family members for pocket money.

We look forward to seeing your child and their guest at this important event and encourage you to rsvp when able. 

For any enquiries, please contact Mr Simon Bergin or Mr David Pitman on the College number.


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