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Best STEAM Initiative in AustralAsia

Strathcona has won the award for Best STEAM Initiative at the EduTech Asia Awards! This award recognises a school that has taken their STEAM curriculum to the next level, created interdisciplinary learning experiences for its students by successfully incorporating both inquiry and problem-based learning methods.

“We have crafted a sisterhood…”

“It’s the community that we have created…we have crafted a sisterhood…embrace people…And you do not yet know in what ways you will change” is just a little of the wisdom our 2019 Valedictorian Claire Boulter imparts in her stunning Valedictory speech.

Engaging the Middle School in Comparing Texts

Published article: https://www.vate.org.au/idiom Engaging the Middle School in Comparing Texts: A creative approach to The Giver/The Truman Show, and When Michael Met Mina/Freedom Stories   When we think of ‘The Middle Years,’ we think of enriching the lives of young people with innovative pedagogy, creative engagement and development of life long skills. We also need to …

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Meet our Year 7 Coordinator

” Life is here for the taking, and it is up to you to challenge yourselves, take on board opportunities, and see where they may lead you,” is sound advice from our Year 7 coordinator, Mrs Ward.

Program gives Year 5 girls ‘emotional toolkit of skills’

Social Tuesdays provides a nurturing classroom environment. Our perspective is that all students are open to having an opinion, and even if they are nervous, their contribution is highly valued. As a result of our focus on Emotional Intelligence through Social Tuesdays, we have also observed our students as a group are more cohesive and there has been a significant increase in collaboration.