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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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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The GAT has been postponed (again), the new scheduled date is Tuesday, October 5 (Week 1, Term 4).  This is something that individual schools and students have no control over, and just need to accept that this is the new date.  Despite the lockdowns being reasonably…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring Available for students from Year 7-11

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov We are offering a range of tutoring opportunities for students in Years 7 – 11. VCE Units 3/4 subjects have additional tutoring times set by their faculties. Students don’t need to attend the whole time and there’s no need to book. We encourage students to just…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Unfortunately, we were unable to hold our Academic Assembly in our normal way this semester.  However, we did present our young men with various academic awards this week: Chris Nolan Certificates for Academic Achievement, Unit Three (Year 12) Awards to students who were leading at the…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum I think by now we all have a strong sense of déjà vu.  We are in lockdown and remote learning.  The GAT will once again be postponed so August 12 will now have online classes for all year levels. At this point in time many students…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students 

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students  There are many benefits to seeking expert assistance outside of scheduled timetabled classes. Students can seek clarification and consolidate skills and knowledge with one-to-one attention. Not only does this improve academic performance, encourage self-paced and self-directed learning through…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Remote Learning The return again to remote learning has required adjustment and adaption of our courses and planned classwork. We appreciate all that families are doing to support their boys in their learning from home.  It can be a bit lonely studying from home and we…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum At the time of writing we are in our second week of this lockdown.   We are all hoping that we will come out of it on Wednesday.  At this time, it is important that we focus on those things we can control.  From an academic standpoint,…

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