On Thursday 4 October 2018, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) pledged $1.75 billion for early education and universal access to two years of quality preschool education if elected the next government of Australia. Read the full post here at the Community Early Learning Australia blog.
St Andrew’s Anglican College An incredible 3 week challenge to the Everest Base Camp and beyond with a brilliant group of staff and students. We talk about physical challenges so much but the development of mental toughness is so undervalued and yet so important. The journey to Everest Base Camp provides just that. Nepal and […]
If you’ve been looking around for parental controls to help manage your kids’ Apple devices, you might want to put on the brakes: The new operating system, iOS 12, has a feature called Screen Time that might have what you’re looking for, and it became available this month. Screen Time lets you see exactly how […]
As of October, FOCUS will become an online publication, with the Oct/Nov edition of the magazine being the final edition. FOCUS is moving online because it is a more cost-effective option; will be more inclusive; will provide more current news; will encourage more reader engagement; and, will reduce our carbon footprint. The FOCUS team is […]
Sisters Emily (Year 11) and Ella (Year 8) Woods have won the 2018 University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize for secondary students for their short film “Gas Busters”, about lactose intolerance. Their prize was awarded at an August gala black-tie event in where the girls had the opportunity meet some of Australia’s leading […]
Anglican Church Grammar School The Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week theme this year was ‘find your treasure’, opening the doors to books about a wide range of themes and what it means for each student to find his or her own treasure. On Friday 24 August, Churchie’s Reception to Year 2 students welcomed girls from […]
The Glennie School Our chapel services at the moment are focusing on what it means to be compassionate. The dictionary defines the word compassionate as: feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others. Compassion can be shown and lived in many different ways in our lives. Last week we showed great compassion for those with […]