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UNSTOPPABLE WOMEN: LEISL LEIGHTON (’88)

Leisl Leighton (’88 ) is one of Strathcona’s unstoppable women and an author of award-winning paranormal novels. Passionate about music and creative writing Leisl has always read everything from …

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Dear Year 12

Each year Strathcona alumnae write letters to the graduating Year 12s. Here is one of the letters from alumnae Sarah Gales(’92). Dear Year 12 school leaver, I remember …

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I am courage

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafzai Malala is an equal rights and education activist and the youngest ever Nobel …

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Educator’s 2018 Hot List

Congratulations to Strathcona’s Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, Michelle Dennis who has been included in The Educator’s 2018 Hot List! The Educator’s 2018 Hot List showcases the …

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Malala inspires courage

Malala is an equal rights and education activist and the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Malala Yousafzai was born in Mingora, Pakistan. After the Taliban began attacking …

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Listen Up: Here’s How To Break Into Tough Male-Dominated Industries

In the media: https://tendaily.com.au/lifestyle/career/a181022szj/listen-up-heres-how-to-break-into-tough-male-dominated-industries-20181022 Mon 22 Oct 2018 12.04 PM Wise words of boundary-busting wisdom from a woman who’s done it herself. Michelle Dennis is the Head of Digital …

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Community Conversations- Childhood Anxiety

Community Conversation: Understanding Childhood Anxiety Monday 22 October, 2.30pm-3.20pm, Junior School Library In this, our last Parent Conversation session for 2018, the focus will be on supporting parents …

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Parent Seminar Series: Positive Parenting

Research has found that parenting styles can influence a child’s emotional intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to understand and control your emotions, as well as being able …

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A Humanist Perspective

This week we celebrate Humanities Week. A week filled with activities that showcase the value of the varied range of subjects that are offered by the Humanities Department …

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Strathcona girls crack the code

Published In the Progress Leader 16 October 2018, page 5 Three students from Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar are in the top two percent of the country for their …

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Celebrating Thought Leadership with Strathcona Teachers

At Strathcona we pride ourselves on encouraging our students to become insightful thinkers, with the ability to evaluate various perspectives and adapt to new challenges, not only within …

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Grading- a policy analysis

Published in Independence Vol 43 No 2 October 2018, p18 Is it time to re-think how we grade our students? Ross Phillips, Senior Dean of Learning, Research and …

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