Here at PBC, we are committed to fostering a balanced, yet dynamic curriculum within a friendly community where all members may achieve their potential. We value quality teaching and learning and we aim to provide diverse and challenging experiences which equip students for their roles in society.
The school’s motto of Nil Sed Optima “nothing but the best” is reflected in our aim to be a world class school which nurtures the talents of every student positioning them to succeed in their preferred careers and thrive in all dimensions of a balanced adult life including relationships, health, creativity, citizenship and recreation.
PBC students have a strong sense of personal responsibility; demonstrate initiative and commitment to our school and our community.
Clear and visible student attributes of a world class school
Comprehensive coverage of SEL core competencies
Engage students in community service participation and encourage reflection to promote service learning
Current Opportunities for Individuals
- Leo’s Club
- Extra curricular opportunities offer a number of community service activities such as aged care visits, prep reader program, mentoring programs and more
- Recreational sport such as unpaid refereeing or game official eg: water runner or timekeeper, canteen volunteer, coach/assistant coach and clinics, maintenance work of facilities or equipment and any volunteer work at a club or community event
- Volunteering Gold Coast offers hundreds of opportunities each week
Making your Hours Count
Students are asked to submit a participation form which details the activity they did, the date/s, hours completed and a contact person who can verify their participation. These forms are available from Student Services or can be downloaded from the links on the right. Completed forms should be returned to Student Services.
From Community to Service Learning
Students who successfully complete this component of the program will receive a bonus 5 hours of community service.
STEP 1: Goal Setting
STEP 2: Journaling – recording the journey
STEP 3: Reflection
STEP 4: Sharing and Celebration