Mrs Anna Owen, Deputy Principal, considers how the School can help develop the 'soft skills' of our girls to prepare them for life beyond the white picket fence.
In the prizewinning speech of the Junior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition this year, Grace Mitchell (10R), discovers that external appearances can sometimes be deceiving.
The modern emphasis on self-esteem encourages self-criticism as necessary to enhance performance and, counter-intuitively, feel ‘good’ about ourselves. Dr Alix Vann, School Psychologist, explores self-compassion as a healthier alternative for our adults of tomorrow.
In the prizewinning speech of the Senior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition this year, Josefine Ganko (12R), shares her thoughts on altruism and selfishness.
Director of Science (and wannabe detective), Dr Sally Stephens, investigates disturbing reports of the death of children’s curiosity and seeks to identify the perpetrators of this shocking crime.
At the Remembrance Day and Prize Reading Assembly last week, Mrs Narelle Waverley-Smith, Head of Study of Religion, delivered the following Remembrance Day address.
Mrs Katrina Riveros, Head of Co-curricular Drama, explores how the practice of drama develops a capacity for empathy, both cognitively and emotionally.