At our School, there is always more than one story: our staff and our students come from diverse backgrounds and educational settings, struggle and reach great heights, play sport or play computer games. At our School, there is no typical staff member and no typical student but there is an expectation that we all choose to attend, participate and focus on learning.
8 May 2019 The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1889) wrote,“All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking” (Aphorism 34)Cited in Oppezzo & Shwarts, 2014 Our Students’ well-being is a vital component of a rounded education and, for this reason, in Term One Student Support Officer Danielle Coleman introduced Walk & Talk sessions to encourage healthy interactions…View Full Story
27 & 28 Mar 2019 Written by Students from 10A The Coffs Coast Alesco School Students went on a two day adventure walk. The first day we travelled along the beach from Woolgoolga to Emerald Beach where we spent the night; the second day we walked from Korora to the Coffs Harbour Marina. In total,…View Full Story
6 Feb 2019 For Hayden coming to Coffs Coast Alesco School was a relief as he had been to several other Schools that didn’t suit him. “I chose to come to Alesco, a School that offers Year 9 and Year 10, because I liked it as soon as I visited. I find this School to…View Full Story
6 Feb 2019 The mission of the Coffs Coast Alesco School is to provide learning opportunities for young people that empowers them to reach their potential in an inclusive and supportive environment. “As an independent School for Years 9 & 10, we aim to offer all eligible young people the chance to grow and maturewhile…View Full Story
Jan 19 2019 For student Henry, winning the Principal’s Award at the 2018 Graduation ceremony was well deserved. Coffs Coast Alesco School Principal Carolyn Thompson said that Henry clearly demonstrated our School’s philosophy – that all students are capable of exercising control over their own lives. “Henry was an exemplary Student in that he achieved…View Full Story
21 December 2018 For some Students, School seems like an overwhelming obstacle in life. This might be because of bullying, something we read and hear about frequently these days, or the challenges may be more individualised. Regardless, we want our young people to have opportunity in life, to correct School disengagement and break from disadvantage….View Full Story