ERC Updates

Learning & Teaching

The Narandha Learning Centre will be presenting a webinar on Monday 3 May 2021 for Stage 4 parents/carers. The focus of the webinar is to provide strategies to parents and carers in supporting their son(s)  to prepare for the next assessment and examination period. The examination period for Years 7 to 10 commences Week 6. Details for the webinar can be found HERE.

The Study Skills Handbook contains the modules which all families can access. Parents/Carers are encouraged to access these modules and the included resources with their son(s). Following are some of the modules that are available.

Following are the login details to access the modules:
Username: edmundrice
Password: 13achieve


The Narandha Learning Centre will be presenting a workshop for Stage 4 and Stage 5 students on Assessment and Research Skills. The workshop will support students to:

  • Identify the strategies to break down an assessment task
  • Identify key terms
  • Research information successfully.

The workshops will be facilitated in the Narandha Learning Centre during Homework Club (2:05 – 2:55pm). Following are dates for the two workshops:

  • Year 7 and 8 Workshop – Wednesday 5 May 2021
  • Year 9 and 10 Workshop – Wednesday 12 May 2021


NAPLAN Online 2021

The NAPLAN Online tests will be conducted from Wednesday 12 May to Tuesday 18 May 2021. To support Year 7 and Year 9 students familiarise themselves with the style of questions, they are able to access spelling lists and sample papers by clicking on the following link:

Parents/Carers can access further information on NAPLAN Online by clicking on the following link:



Learning Labs is an academic enrichment program for students from Years 7 to 10. Information on workshops can be accessed at:



Edmund Rice College has access to Elevate Education’s Parent Webinar Series for Term 2, 2021. Elevate works with our students, delivering workshops on study skills, motivation, wellbeing, and exam preparation. By tuning into their webinar series you will learn how to support your children at home through reinforcing the skills they learn at school.

The webinars take place fortnightly across the term, beginning on Wednesday 5th May at 7pm (AEST). Registration is essential and is free for parents of Edmund Rice College. You can register by clicking on:

The webinar is run live online from 7pm – 8pm (AEST) where the presenter will share Elevate’s research findings and skills, and will conduct a live Q&A so you can ask them questions directly.
Should you have questions or would like to contact Elevate directly, their details are listed below:

Phone: 1300 667 945 Email:



A father says to his son, “May you live to twice your present age and then at that time three times the age you will then be. If I gave you one of my years to add to this, then you will live to 100 years old.” How old was the boy at the time?

A Solution to The Last Problem:
The answer is ¾ (3-2 =1 and 4-2=2).



Following is a link to spelling lists and rules contained in 2021 newsletters. Click on the link and ask your son(s) to spell these words and use them in a context.


Gerry Sozio
Director of Learning and Teaching