Student Reflection Days
Mater Dei Catholic College has developed a process of Spiritual Formation for students, and encouraging an understanding amongst staff that the spiritual formation of students is the responsibility of the whole College community, staff, parents and students.
Reflection Days enable staff and students to interact socially within a recreational context, bond people together and enhancerelationships through empathy of people’s life journey.
Year 7 students undertake their Reflection Day with 'Just Motivation', this day focuses on positive interactions, students are challenged to:
Believe in their own potential and self-worth
Share their story and pursue their goals with passion
Accept others for who they are
Interact with other students in a positive manner
Become a reflective practitioner
Year 8 take part in 'Your Choicez', a gender focused workshop designed to support students as they navigate relationships within our contemporary world.
Year 10 have the valuable opportunity to engage in sessions from 'Real talk', which workshop ideas about enagaging in positive relationships from a Christian perspective.
Year 11 day is facilitated by the inspirational Chris Doyle, the theme 'Planting the Seed' expands on our student's sense of self, encouraging them to reflect on their purpose as part of God's plan and connectingthem with community. This valuable time together plants the seed for their Year 12 Retreat.