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Stage 3 and the Newcastle Writers’ Festival

Posted in Primary School on Apr 10, 2018

One Friday morning, about a dozen (plus a few) almost-adults set out on a daring adventure read more ...

Becoming People of Worth and Honour

Posted in Transformational Learning on Apr 05, 2018

Becoming People of Worth and Honour in a Non-Binary World Recently I saw a YouTube clip of a fictional prosecution barrister arguing a strong case against the schooling system (see the clip here). The clip is just one voice in a growing international chorus of educators demanding a radical overhaul of western schooling systems, claiming the system is harmful to children. The education system we have today is the result of the needs of the Industrial Revolution. The movement towards national standardised assessment, school league tables, minimum standards, and teacher performance based pay al... read more ...

A Mathemagical Experience!

Posted in News on Mar 27, 2018

Puzzles, problems and predicaments to solve were everywhere this week... read more ...


Posted in Secondary School on Mar 15, 2018

YEAR 9 AND 10 VISIT TO CANBERRA Years 9 and 10 explored our nation’s capital for three days recently. Our program was jam-packed and included cycling around part of Lake Burley Griffin followed by a visit to the Film and Sound Archive, where we viewed political ads from the past and present. After a leisurely start on Thursday, we were on the go until after 9 pm. Our guides at Parliament House were very informative and answered our many questions. Unfortunately, Parliament was not sitting during our visit, so we did not witness any debates. Our afternoon was spent at the War Memorial, where t... read more ...

Year 8 Camp 2018

Posted in Secondary School on Mar 12, 2018

Year 8 Camp opens up the world of camping and outdoor exploration to our students and this Year 8 LOVED it. read more ...

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