The Power of the Ensemble

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Mr Paul Holley OAM, Acting Director of Instrumental Music, spoke to students about the ensemble’s ability to provide skills of collaboration, discipline, commitment and resilience, while building a community of like-minded learners.

Bake to the Future

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Ms Sarah Frew, Associate Dean (Academic Care), reflects on working slowly in a fast-paced world—the choice to ‘slow’ in the face of agendas that endlessly call for agility and innovation.

Solving ‘Demon’ Problems with Confidence

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Ms Catrin Huxtable, Director of Mathematics, reflects on the skills of reasoning, perseverance, logic and creativity, and how they can be applied in contexts ranging from the Mathematics classroom to a dirt road in Zambia.

Thinking to Learn

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Ms Alison Dare, Director of Humanities, explores the relational nature of learning and why it is important for the space between teacher and student to be predominantly a conversational one. 

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