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The Learning Brain and How to Develop our Strengths

People process information differently and the wisdom clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller shared with Strathcona staff was fascinating as it offered an insight into the neurochemistry of successful learning. Health and Human Development teacher, Ms Kerry Wilson, shares her learnings from the session.

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Rhinoceros T-Shirt Fundraising

Tessa (Year 5) and Amanda (Year 6) exceptional artworks have been selected for the creation of one-off fundraiser T-shirts.

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Strathcona Valedictorian 2019

“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.

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Frankenstein

You are invited to the Year 10 Production of Frankenstein.

Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is born into a hostile, friendless world.

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Friday Night Bytes

This is a workshop for parents to join their daughters in developing their Design Thinking skills through the use of technology.

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What will the workplace look like in 2029?

As a school Strathcona supports students to achieve the best results they can, but our goal is much bigger. We want our students to have lives full of opportunity and reward. What that looks like in the future will be very different from what it has been in the past.

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Holiday Learn to Swim Program

The January holidays are just around the corner and with the weather warming up now is the perfect time for your child to join in our Learn to …

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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 …

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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.

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What will work places look like in 2029?

Kenneth Kong, Head of Strategy and Portfolio at BP will be our guest speaker. Kenneth will speak about his work at BP and what that means for careers in the future and the skills and capabilities required.

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The Lion King JR

You are invited to join us as our Years 5-7 students present The Lion King JR. Watch as the African savannah comes to life with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

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Year 5

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.

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