At the close of the year, Mrs A Stubbington reminds us of how important it is to stop and reflect on our experiences.
As another cohort of Grammar girls launch into their independent lives, Mrs P Harvey-Short reports on how the girls spent their final days at School.
Mr A Dale draws attention to the timeless meditations of Remembrance Day, and the poetry that captures a sense of the occasion.
Mrs Marise McConaghy reviews the processes of each Year level as they move up in the School to fill the vacancy left by the departing seniors, and bids farewell to a colleague.
On World Teachers Day (Friday 28 October), Ms Samantha Bolton looks at the changing culture of education, and summarises recent key research that has enabled both teachers and students to engage more effectively in the classroom.
Dr Sally Stephens describes one of the many activities in the School which gets students involved in the important business of learning – outside the classroom.
After his recent trip to the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Mr
... Exploring the characteristics and applications of creativity has attracted researchers and business worldwide. The focus on creativity as a path to improvement and its perceived role in superior problem solving, thinking and entrepreneurial success has become an industry in itself. Unfortunately, governments and bureaucracies (including education) see creativity primarily as a process, a tool for a solution, rather than something far more essential, elusive and enmeshed with sophisticated interpersonal communication and enhanced understanding of our world.
The practice of reading is diversifying, not dying, according to Director of Information Services Kristine Cooke.
Ms Ruth Jans examines the sometimes unwelcome influence of the "super parent" – the mainstream media – on growing girls.