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Is a focus on short term education outcomes stifling curiosity?

‘Will I need to know this for the test?’ This is probably the most frequent question asked by students as they try to understand the relevance of the current curriculum to their future. Year 12 student and School Co-Captain, Emma Casey, explores this controversial topic.

NAPLAN – Reading Your Child’s Report

What does your child’s NAPLAN report mean? How do you interpret the information and how much importance should you place on the results?

Girls and Engineering

Engineering is increasingly attracting women to the profession as opportunities continue to present themselves to girls interested in maths and science-based subjects. Year 11 student, Eleanor Cook, attended a Women in Engineering camp and shares her experience and thoughts on what it might be like to be an engineer.

How to help maximise your child’s learning potential

Every child grows and develops at a different rate. When it comes to maximising their learning potential, children will all differ in how they learn, what they prefer to learn, and how quickly they learn.

Everyday ways with literacy and numeracy

Helping your child to develop skills in literacy and numeracy can be as much fun for you as it is for your child. And it’s never too early to begin.

Literacy and Numeracy Week

This year’s National Literacy and Numeracy Week (NLNW) will be held from 25 to 31 August. A number of literacy and numeracy activities have been planned.