EDUCATION

Premier’s Reading Challenge

Madeleine Taplin The 2021 Premier's Reading Challenge has just begun, with students from Kindergarten up to Year 9 encouraged to take part in the challenge, reading between 20-30 books for leisure. This year’s challenge is focusing on diversity and representation,...

Loreto Normanhurst Virtual Open Day

Join our Virtual Open Day – everything you need, in one place, to help make your choice. This year’s Open Day will be hosted virtually through our curated Open Day Microsite. The Open Day Microsite will bring families the rich offerings of our school through feature...

Childcare Gets a Funding Boost

More than $11 million in funding has been announced to help preschool and daycare centres improve their services. Preschool and daycare centres across the state will be able to improve their services, with more than $11 million in funding announced this week. The NSW...

GCS Gallery’s New Exhibit

The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery is set to present works by three Sydney based artists, Jan Handel, Melinda Marshman and Lisa Woolfe. The works created for this exhibition are a response to the practice of Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing. Originating in Japan in the...

Summer Skills Program

Young people, school-leavers and job seekers are encouraged to get involved in the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery program. The program offers coverage of a range of industry areas, with something to suit all. The courses are predominantly centric to industries...

The 2020 Great Book Swap

Eliza Cusack Get your school learning about indigenous culture through the Great Book Swap! An Australian not-for-profit, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation is holding the Great Book Swap of 2020, which is a fundraising event, providing students in Australian schools...

Are you on the Right Career Path?

Eliza Cusack Are you interested in undergoing further study or changing your career path? These changes can be overwhelming and it's often hard to know where to start. The following resources have made it a lot easier to find an answer and break down your next...

COVID-Safe HSC Guidelines Announced

Isabella Ross HSC is around the corner and for Year 12 students it has evidently been a challenging year! With the final exams set to begin on October 20, the date is slowly creeping up on students. Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said students need to be...

Styles of Learning

Tayla Foster Every student learns differently, some respond to a visual stimulus, others are auditory learners, some students respond better to creative lessons and others prefer the quiet one on one time to learn independently. This makes us feel for teachers trying...

A Blessing in Disguise

Tayla Foster Schools around Sydney have successfully completed their rocky first semester and are charging forward into Term 3 for the start of their final semester of the year. The nightmare of home learning has drifted off into a distant memory and we can...

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