Creativity myths: busted

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Mr Andrew Pennay, Director of Creative Arts, challenges nine commonly held beliefs about the creative process, and shares tips on how to develop novel, useful and truly creative ideas. 

Understanding teenagers’ emotions

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Ms Tara McLachlan, School Psychologist, provides insight into the emotions of adolescent girls, and how parents, carers and teachers can assist girls to manage their feelings and thrive.

Be brave

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Head of Beanland House, Ms Rachael Christopherson, reflects on what it means to be a strong girl and a strong woman, and how the School has fostered strength throughout its history.

Perseverance in an on-demand world

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Dean of Studies and Learning Analytics, Mr James Keogh, discusses the importance of perseverance to achieve greater rewards in the future.

The Case for Conversation

Friday, April 27th, 2018

At a time when we find ourselves searching for solutions in the great technology debate, Mrs Anne Ingram, Deputy Principal (Students), considers the importance of conversation in our everyday lives.

ANZAC Day and Christmas Creek Memorial Assembly special address to the School

Friday, April 20th, 2018

On Wednesday 18 April, Air Vice-Marshal Julie Hammer AM CSC (1971) addressed the School at the Commemorative Assembly for ANZAC Day and the 39th Anniversary of the Christmas Creek tragedy. The following is her address. 

As we do each year, today’s service honours the sacrifice of those who fought, those who

The beauty of simple storytelling

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Communications Manager, Mrs Veena Herron, discusses the power of sharing simple stories that evoke emotion and capture the essence of the subject. 

Dream Team

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Director of Health and Physical Education, Mr Stephen Fogarty, discusses the importance of girls participating in team sport.

Is handwriting history?

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Director of Information Services, Mrs Kristine Cooke, makes the case for handwriting notes, in order to increase understanding and retention. 

Benefits of Being Bilingual

Friday, March 9th, 2018

There is far more to knowing a language than words. Mrs Violet Ross, Japanese and French Teacher and Head of Woolcock House, explores the positive impacts of language learning on brain size and function, longevity, personality, and empathy.