Why the creative arts are important in education

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs Report, ‘creativity’ will be one of the top three skills required to thrive in 2020. This is a profound prediction when understanding why the creative arts are important in education.

We need to equip the next generation with the skills required to succeed in a workforce that experts are predicting will look startlingly different to today’s job market.

How school camps enrich learning

Many children (and parents) look forward to school camps with great anticipation. Camps provide a wonderful opportunity to escape from the home environment and spend meaningful time with friends and classmates.

However, school camps provide more than just an experience away from the classroom, they play a crucial role in the education of children and the school curriculum.

From the Principal: Why Christianity is important in education

Christianity has a vital role to fulfil in education. It is at the centre of our purpose and philosophy at Esperance Anglican Community School. It provides a strong and secure foundation for our school community. Our shared values bind us together. More than this though, Christianity positively influences a person’s character, guides our actions and behaviour, and maintains healthy wellbeing.

7 fun school holiday activities for the family

The school holidays are a time for relaxation and rest. Teenagers need to take time out of their busy school schedules in order to stay mentally fit. However, keeping the kids entertained for two weeks can be another story altogether. How long will it take before you hear the words, ‘I’m bored’?

We understand the pressures that parents face in keeping their children entertained and happy, without breaking the bank.

What is the Big Picture Program?

Earlier this year we announced the launch of the Big Picture Program for Year 10 students at Esperance Anglican Community School. This innovative program has been introduced to cater to the specific needs of individual students and instil a love of learning in these young learners.

Ten survival tips for Year 12 students

Getting through Year 12 does not have to be an act of ‘survival’. Adopting some simple study techniques and being prepared can be all it takes to successfully navigate through the penultimate year of school.

As our 2017 Leavers embark on their final year of high school study, we have prepared ten survival tips for Year 12 students.

How to make the most of boarding school

Boarding school is a unique life experience that can have a lasting effect on young people. There are a number of significant benefits that can arise from this experience – lifelong friendships; university preparedness; the development of valuable life skills, both household and financial.