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Doors Open to Tay Creggan

We are proud to be part of Open House Melbourne 2019. Tay Creggan will be part of the impressive Open House Melbourne weekend on Sunday 28 July, 10am-3pm. Tours run every 30 minutes and everyone is invited to tour the impressive building and learn more about Strathcona’s Year 9 campus.

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Visionary for Envision

Meet our Head of Tay Creggan, Strathcona’s Year 9 campus, Mrs Karyn Murray. She brings passion and inspiration to educating adolescents. Year 9 is a time of curiosity, growth exploration and independence. It’s a crucial time of change and it’s important that girls feel they belong, have a high level of support from family, school and peers and to be actively challenged and engaged in learning.

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Pressure mounts on private schools to ban mobile phones

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School principal Marise McConaghy said phones were a useful learning tool and she was opposed to any ban. She said it was important that students learnt how to manage their phone use.

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Business-minded students in a league of their own

Year 9 students attended a female-lead entrepreneurial workshop at the Tay Creggan campus.

The workshop invited a panel of successful businesswomen from the League of Extraordinary Women to mentor students as part of the schools TC Envision program.

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GLOBAL LITERACY

In their future employment our students will need to act on local and global issues. This will be the case in all areas of employment. They will benefit from being able to take into consideration intercultural differences, along with the ability to break down stereotypes and challenge attitudes.

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Stand against plastic straws

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School Year 2 student Zoë, along with the support of the Year 6 Green Team — Sienna, Mia, Rajaani and Charlotte — recently wrote a letter to Strathcona’s principal Marise McConaghy, asking for consideration to remove plastic straws at the school canteen.

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Students go Green by Lobbying Principal to Ban Plastic Straws

You are never too young to care about the world around you – or to speak up for what you believe in.

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The STEAM era has dawned for Australian schools

Thinking solutions for community problems: that’s the undercurrent promise of STEAM.

It’s being described as ‘synergy of discovery’, and the ‘exploration of design innovation’, combining skill sets across subjects like science, art, mathematics and engineering.

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School’s ‘bold change’ improves student wellbeing

One of the finalists for the 2019 awards is Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, which is up for two award categories – Best Student Wellbeing Program and Best STEM Program.

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Wellbeing at the Core

Schools clearly have a role in supporting students to understand the significant links between wellbeing, general good health and improved academic performance. At Strathcona – students within a House, within a community, within the community, within our community.

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Finalist at Australian Education Awards

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School is proud to announce they are finalists in two award categories at the Australian Education Awards for 2019: Best Student Wellbeing Program and Best STEM Program.

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The First Year

The beginning of a journey that inspires joy and empowers student to be brave and lifelong learners.

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