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by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Congratulations to our first crew of rowers finishing the season on a high with a win at the Nationals.  A tremendous feat, with success being the result of many hours of toil in the background by themselves and others supporting them.  The challenge for all of…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Last week we held our parent/teacher/student interviews.  I encourage our students to use the feedback positively from these interviews and to take up the challenge to increase or decrease particular behaviours so as to improve their learning and ultimately themselves.  Should you have been unable to…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The 2021 Head of the Lake did not go the way we or our First Crew would have liked.  Grammar were better than us, congratulations to them and commiserations to us.  Competitive sport has the capacity to burst our bubbles and cause us some short-term pain. …

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Hooray, we are back at school once again, where the teaching and learning is more effective and the social interaction is more natural.  Too many hours on screens either taking lessons or completing work is draining for staff and students alike.  I commend the students and…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Welcome to all Senior School students after a significant break.  2020 was a difficult year for most and the Christmas break was a much-needed opportunity for us all to refresh and reset.  At the time of writing we are all back into face masks but hopefully…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Today we celebrated some of the efforts and achievements of our Year 10 and 11 students in Award Ceremonies.  Congratulations particularly to Toby Clack – Year 10 Dux, Ben Mornane – Year 10 Proxime Accessit, Jack Sheehan Year 11 Dux and Hugh Ollerenshaw – Year 11…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Many Year 12s have now finished their exams however a significant number of them still have exams on Monday November 30.  It has been a long haul and we are proud of all the boys who have given their best right until the end.  I believe…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Congratulations to Toby Clack and Ben Mornane (Year 10s) who have been accepted into the University of Melbourne’s Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program.  Well done boys, this is in recognition of your application to your studies over all years of your schooling, and will no…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Yesterday we marked the last day of classes for our Year 12 students.  I trust it was a long and positive day for them all.  While we are restricted in what we can do, I am grateful to the many staff and students who gave a…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It has been fabulous to have all our students back onsite.  They have certainly appeared to delight in each other’s company and learn face-to-face rather than online.  Many students have done their best to keep their learning and development going in what have been very difficult…

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