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    Townsville's only Independent Anglican School for boys and girls from Early Childhood (including Kindergarten) to Year 12 and boarding students from Year 7 to 12.

    At Cathedral, we are 'educating for life-long success'. We know that this requires a well-rounded education - to develop the "whole person" by nurturing the body and spirit as well as the mind.

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    Life contains much more than just work and study, so it is important that every student’s school years provide the foundations for a rich and diverse life experience.

    The extracurricular program gives students countless opportunities to explore and broaden their experiences, while developing skills and attitudes that will lead to life-long participation in healthy and fulfilling recreational activities.

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    Our Junior School strives to be a caring, Christian community in which children are challenged and inspired to explore, learn and grow so they will be equipped to make wise decisions as informed members of society

    We believe that it is very important to provide varied and stimulating programs so that students will develop a love of learning.

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Bona to represent North Queensland at State Japanese Speaking Competition Featured

 

Year 12 student, Bona Obiri-Yeboah is the only student from the North Queensland region to be selected for the Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland (MLTAQ) Japanese Speaking Competition on the Gold Coast this weekend.

The 17 year old has been studying Japanese for six years, and recently won the Senior Division of the regional competition held in Townsville last month and due to his exceptional results MLTAQ has offered to cover travel and accommodation for Bona.

Excelling in Japanese competitions, last December Bona was also the winner of the Iwaki-Townsville Sister City Exchange program and was awarded with an all-expense paid trip to Japan to tour Iwaki.

Head of Languages at The Cathedral School, Mrs Linda Pradhan said this was the first time that our local competition is offering the winner of the Senior School Division the opportunity to participate in the event down south.

“This gives regional students the opportunity to compete at larger events. It is a credit to our local language programs and wonderful to see our students competing on a larger scale” continued Mrs Pradhan.

Mrs Pradhan said it is important that students learn another language whilst at school. 

“In an increasingly global market, the ability to speak another language is the one thing that gives you an advantage in any chosen career. Regardless of whether you choose a career in science, engineering, government or defence, speaking a foreign language provides an advantage that sets you apart from others.” 

“Language students are also more culturally sensitive and will become true global citizens of the future” added Mrs Pradhan. 

 

 

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