Monthly archive of articles posted during June 2016

NGV displays students’ art

Junior School students were featured in today’s Progress Leader, after their local landscape paintings were displayed at the National Gallery of Victoria. The Local Landscapes … more 

Lyall Chapel Rededication

Strathcona values having a sacred space at the heart of the school where our community can gather for quiet, reflection and prayer. Whether in moments … more 

Mellor House Class Music Festival

By Penny Byrne, Coordinator of Mellor House Music Last week, Strathcona’s Junior School hosted another successful annual Class Music Festival. The Festival is a series … more 

The history of the Strathcona Chapel

Next week, Strathcona will rededicate the Lyall Chapel, following refurbishment and the installation of a specially-commissioned artwork. Mr Lyall and wife Edith will be in … more 

Rethink Role Models

Inspired by the Australian Diamonds’ latest campaign – ‘Rethink Role Models’, current teacher and former Strathcona student, Jess Mitton, discusses the importance of positive role … more 

The Value of Drawing

By Marijke van Beuge, Pre-Prep Educator There are many reasons why in our early childhood settings drawing is a key experience provided by educators. When given … more 

Building Resilience – Year 8 Camp

By Birch Behmann, Head of Outdoor Education Challenging yet fun. Tough but rewarding. Meaningful and memorable. The Strathcona Year 8 Camp is designed to present challenges to … more 

Parenting The Adolescent

By Kerri Rhodes, School Psychologist (Clinical & Forensic Psychologist) Parenting an adolescent is a complex balancing act and can be an anxiety provoking time with fears … more