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Monthly Archives: July 2018

It’s Time to #RaiseYourVoice

Written on July 31, 2018 at 3:45 pm, by

HerVoice is a not-for-profit organization that strives to empower youth by providing a platform to raise their voice on issues of social justice and gender-based inequality. Students are encouraged to #RaiseYourVoice in the online HerVoice blog by submitting original work exploring issues of social importance.  Publishing to this platform is a fantastic opportunity for students […]

Tuesday Crochet Club

Written on July 31, 2018 at 2:27 pm, by

Our students are hooked on the Tuesday Crochet Club which was started to help combat study stress but has grown to be so much more. With the help of volunteers from Cosies Outreach, our girls are learning how to crochet as well as making a difference through outreach projects. Read all about this exciting new initiative […]

YA Book of the Week

Written on July 30, 2018 at 2:32 pm, by

Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein is a YA psychological thriller and a gripping read which will reel you in and keep you guessing.  But be warned – it will have your heart racing! Fans of Fleur Ferris and Rebecca James will love it! Graphic Book Review

Read Like a Girl with Your Dad

Written on July 20, 2018 at 11:16 am, by

We’re excited to be hosting this great event and initiative in the iCentre on Tuesday night, July 24th, from 6 – 7.30pm.  See you there! Read Like a Girl Father Daughter Event Attention Dads of students in Year 7 & 8. We invite you to play a part in your daughter’s reading journey. You can […]

Student Book Reviews

Written on July 20, 2018 at 10:53 am, by

This week we have our Yr 8 students recommending books for us to read. Students from Mrs Donohue’s Yr 8 class are our guest reviewers this week and they have produced some great graphic book reviews to share.  Take a look below and get reading! Graphic Book Review by Sophie Mitchell, Yr 8 Graphic Book Review […]

New Podcast

Written on July 20, 2018 at 10:50 am, by

Fierce Girls is a new ABC podcast that shares and celebrates the stories of #fiercegirls – ordinary girls who are adventurous, who do things differently, and who have loads of spirit. Subscribe and listen in any podcast app. Take a look at the samples below. All About #fiercegirls #fiercegirl Jessica Watson #fiercegirl Nancy Wake #fiercegirl […]

The TED Talk Project

Written on July 16, 2018 at 4:05 pm, by

This term our Yr 8 Retech students will be presenting TED talks to draw attention to an issue and its impact and to suggest strategies to solve or improve the current situation.  Alternatively, topics may be inspirational, aiming to affect change or they might aim to highlight a movement, invention or achievement. We look forward to […]

YA Book of the Week

Written on July 16, 2018 at 3:15 pm, by

The Love That I Have by James Moloney is a heartbreaking, harrowing story set in World War 2 for readers of The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. With crossover appeal, we recommend it for both our YA and adult readers. Graphic Book Review   Slider image: public domain Author image: Used with […]

Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Written on July 16, 2018 at 12:58 pm, by

Truly Wildly Deeply by Jenny McLachlan is a warm inspiring feel-good contemporary romance for our Middle Years’ readers.  It explores the themes of identity, independence, first love, and living with a disability. Graphic Book Review

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