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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The warmer weather has lingered later into autumn this year than usual.  I have been enjoying this, but I think winter is not far away.  I think the length of the cold winter in Ballarat means most of us enjoy the warmth all the more when…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Over the last two weeks we have held our parent/teacher/student interviews.  When teachers, students and families are working in unison the best outcomes are achieved.  I encourage our students to use the feedback positively from these interviews and to take up the challenge to increase or…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Once again our First Crew were unable to win the Head of the Lake, however they took some consolation by finishing well to take out second place.  Congratulations to Grammar, they were clearly the best crew on the day.  For crews at various levels from all…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It was fabulous to welcome the students back in person to school this week.  While vigilance is still required regarding Covid, it has been very positive for staff and students to enjoy face-to-face teaching and learning.  On Monday our Year 12s came together for their Retreat.  …

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Acting Deputy Principal and Senior School Report

by Acting Deputy Principal and Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Sunday evening we farewelled our Class of 2021 at our inaugural Valedictory Cocktail Party.  This opportunity presented itself when we were endeavouring to put on some sort of function or dinner at short notice, having been notified restrictions might be easing. …

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Acting Deputy Principal and Senior School Report

by Acting Deputy Principal and Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Some of our Year 12s have finished exams and others will go through until next Tuesday.  In 2021, some of the VCAA exams have appeared to have been more difficult than other years.  While an exam that is too hard or too…

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Acting Deputy Principal and Senior School Report

by Acting Deputy Principal and Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Wednesday of last week we marked the last day of classes for our Year 12s.  I trust it was a really positive day for each student.  While we were restricted in what we could do, I am grateful to the many…

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Acting Deputy Principal and Senior School Report

by Acting Deputy Principal and Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Last week we celebrated our Transfer of Leadership and Senior Awards, albeit without being able to gather all Year Levels in an assembly and invite parents, rather we filmed and shared this event. Some students have worked very diligently and contributed in…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Review and reflection of Term 3   Mid-semester reports provide an overview of a student’s classroom work habits, class attendance (online and at school) and academic progress for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be seen in their academic…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Term 3 has certainly had its challenges.  While teaching at school we were always conscious that we might move into remote learning at any time, and when in remote learning we were sometimes allowed back to school when we did not expect it.  I commend all…

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