Parents often want to know how they can work with a school to help their children succeed. Understandably, they are keen to do the best they can for their children but can sometimes be unsure about how to achieve this. Years of experience and research have proven that essential organisational skills lie at the heart of student success.
Top tips for balancing exam preparation during the school holidays
With exams fast approaching, balancing exam preparation during the school holidays will be a top priority for our Senior students. For some, the temptation to procrastinate and avoid study over the holiday period will be inevitable.
Why children need to develop leadership skills
Leadership skills are a combination of many characteristics and factors that enable children to streamline and correct their mindset and outlook. In fact, these characteristics will help children in whatever they do, wherever they go and however they live.
“One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.” - Gordon Hinckle.
The benefits of community service are profound.
Innovation and enterprise is firmly back on the national agenda thanks, in part, to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda. The government is calling it ‘the ideas boom’ and if it is successful, it will deliver jobs and prosperity for all.
The notion of academic success is often talked about as if it were a destination that an individual arrives at, usually reaching fever pitch in the final years of secondary school. In my experience, academic success can mean different things to every student.