College Coo-ee

Our College Coo-ee has now been rescheduled to Friday 5 May from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the Sheldon College Event Centre, Forecourt.

All other details remain the same including our special guest performer, No.1 Australian Country Music Chart artist  ‘Casey Barnes’. There will be rides, entertainment by our very own Staff Band, gourmet food vans with delicious food and beverages available to purchase on the evening with fireworks at 9:00pm to close.

When & Where?


The 12th Annual Arts Academy Awards

On Saturday 17 September, the Australian School of the Arts will present the 12th Arts Academy Awards at the Sheldon Event Centre.

This prestigious event recognises the best of Sheldon College student works across all Senior College art forms and will again feature the award ceremony for the student nominees from Visual Art, Music, Vocal Studies, Acting, Dance and Film and Television. We invite you to ‘dress to impress’ in your best evening wear and join us for a night of food, celebration and entertainment as we present our outstanding performances and celebrate the great work of our artists. Congratulations to our 2016 Arts Academy Award Nominees. We would also like to recognise all of the talented Arts students who missed out this year, we are all very proud of you and your work and efforts have not gone unnoticed.


The evening will begin with doors opening at 6pm in the Sheldon Event Centre where you will enjoy drinks on arrival and a selection of ‘Mini Entrée Appetisers’ as our 2016 Award Nominees arrive via the Red Carpet Catwalk. At 6.45pm the ‘Pre-Show’ Awards will be presented before the main meal is served at 7pm. Enjoy the delicious food whilst our Musical montage features on the large media screen. The official Award Ceremony will begin at 8.15pm and the delectable final dessert course will be served to you at 9.15pm before the show interval. The Ceremony will conclude at 11.00pm when we will hand over the microphones to our very own ‘Soul Band’. We encourage you to ‘put on your dancing shoes’ and enjoy the live after-show entertainment until late.


Selection of Mini Entrée Appetisers
Gourmet Mini Pies
Forest Mushroom Filled Arrancini Risotto Cakes (V)
Panko Crumbed Prawns
Chive & Prawn Gyozas
Indian Pakoras (V, DF, GF)
Grilled Vegetable and Feta Cheese Tarts (V, GF)

Table ‘Grazing Style’ Main Course
Beef Eye Fillet Medallion with Red Wine Jus (GF, DF)
Pan Fried Chicken Supreme with Mushroom Ragout (GF)
Golden Baked Potato Gratin (GF)
Selection of Oven Roasted Vegetables (GF, DF)

Vegetarian option:
Baked Bell Pepper with Spiced Vegetable Risotto and Tomato Coulis (V, DF, GF)

Dessert Cake
Rich Flourless Dark Chocolate Jaffa (GF)
White Chocolate and Raspberry Friand (GF)
Allergy option:
Carved Seasonal Fruit Plate

Whilst we endeavour to fulfil allergy options, we cannot fully guarantee items to be allergen free due to possible traces on equipment and raw ingredients. Possible traces may remain present.

Beverages & Bar
We will be providing drinks on arrival from 6pm to 6.30pm. Each table will also be pre-set with a bottle of red and white wine plus soft drinks. The bar will be serving from 6.30pm to 11.30pm and will be operating as a cashless outlet. Beverages can only be purchased using ‘Drink Tickets’ that can be pre-purchased from the Finance Office. On the evening there will be a cashier located in the Sheldon Event Centre foyer where drink tickets can be purchased using cash or EFTPOS.

We would once again like to congratulate all of our Arts Academy Award Nominees.


Night at the Movies 2016

Pirates…aliens…hobbits…secret agents… they all made an appearance at the 3rd annual Night At The Movies, held in the Sheldon Event Centre on Saturday night, 16 July. 700 people enjoyed some of the world’s best-loved soundtracks, performed by our Senior ensembles.

This was a music concert with a difference, with styles ranging from rock (Bohemian Rhapsody) to gospel (I Will Follow Him) to musical theatre (Do You Hear The People Sing). Not only did our ensembles perform authentic versions of film music, many of them played the soundtracks while keeping perfect time with the excerpts from the actual movies. While this is a concept now utilised by large state orchestras, our conductors and musicians performed without the benefit of a guide or “click” track to stay in time, using instead their own sense of timing and judgement to make the evening even more challenging to all players.

This year’s grand finale was the final 15 minutes from the classic family film E.T. and even after 400 bars of music, the orchestra (under the baton of Mr Bauer) played the final chord at the exact moment when the film ended. A film-music concert of this scale is not seen in schools, and the ensembles are already planning ahead to 2017’s Night At The Movies: Heroes & Villains.

Thank you to all the family members and friends who came along to this magnificent vocal and instrumental showcase, and thanks also to the many conductors who spent much of the past six months planning this wonderful evening.

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