For many, high school is when it suddenly feels like everything counts, so a B minus can seem like a disaster. However, a disappointing mark can be a blessing in disguise. Inspired by the book The Blessing of a B Minus, Ms Ruth Jans, Head of Mackay House, applies this logic to the often difficult experiences of adolescence.
The School’s solid foundations in physical activity and sport are integral to the life of our students. Ms Sally Northcroft, Director of Sport, surveys how Grammar girls are defying the national and international trends by continuing to participate, pursue and actively engage in the challenge of competitive sport.
Across the education spectrum, the essential elements that are arts skills are appearing in academic theory and in practices beyond schooling. Director of Creative Arts Ms Lorraine Thornquist discusses the highlights of arts education theory and practice that are taking hold in these first decades of this century.