RETURN TO SCHOOL

Despite our schools implementing exceptionally successful learning from home programs, our staff and students are very excited at yesterday’s news that students will return to school for classroom teaching very soon. Preps, Year 1s, 11s and 12s are excited to be returning next Monday 11 May while remaining students are eagerly looking forward to returning …

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PMSA Communique – Term 2, 2020

The PMSA’s quarterly news for Term 2, 2020 to our school community and interested subscribers is out now. VIEW PMSA COMMUNIQUE TERM 2, 2020 PMSA Communique provides our broader school community an update on activities and relevant information from the PMSA at the beginning on each school term. We also send this directly via email …

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A heartfelt thank you to our staff

After one of the most challenging terms in our schools’ history where our staff have been required to remain on the front line and deal with unprecedented circumstances and challenges, the PMSA new Board Chair Morgan Parker and CEO Sharon Callister reached out to all our school staff this week via video. Personally thanking them …

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New member appointed to BBC Council

The PMSA Board and Brisbane Boys’ College Council are pleased to announce the recent appointment of experienced lawyer Michael Goss to the College Council. He has more than 35 years legal experience working in large and small Queensland and national firms on complex matters in banking & finance, insolvency and general commercial law. In addition …

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Two roles wanted: Chair and committee member for AFR Committee

Following the retirement of the AFR Committee Chair Greg Skelton, the PMSA Board is seeking expressions of interest from qualified members in our PMSA and school community for a new Chair of the PMSA Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, a sub-committee of the Board. The Board is also seeking an additional member of the Audit, …

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We’ve been here before – Adapting to the times

In these challenging times for everyone, particularly schools, the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association’s (PMSA) more than 100 years of history has shown that our PMSA schools have somewhat been here before, with schools agilely adapting with the times. In early 1919 when the Spanish flu or pneumonic influenza epidemic swept across the world, many …

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Transitioning to learning from home

As we all adjust to our new ‘normal’, our staff across the PMSA Group and within our schools are working overtime to proactively manage how the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 coronavirus is affecting our schools. Our number one priority is always the health and wellbeing of everyone in our community and we wholeheartedly thank …

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Annual Lecture postponed

In light of the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and in line with government advice, we sadly must inform you that our inaugural Annual Australian Leadership Lecture scheduled for Tuesday 21 April 2020 will not go ahead. As you would understand, the health and safety of our students, staff and everyone in our community is our first …

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PMSA Group Office and schools respond to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, our schools are following the advice and directions of government departments which is continually evolving. Schools are regularly communicating directly with their school community on how this advice affects individual school activities. A lovely little video of Grammar Preps is one of the many positive examples of how …

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