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Book Care Packages for Parents

Date Published: 08/06/2020

Due to COVID regulations, the Queensland Government is discouraging parents from being on-campus.  Sadly, this meant that we were not able to have our Parent Book Chat Breakfast this term. Our book chats consist of an expert-led book talk about

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Protect Your Personal Information Online

Date Published: 01/06/2020

Taking steps to protect your personal information online will make the internet a safer place for everyone. “As caretakers and educators who keep track of technology trends, we are reminded constantly that kids are tracked every second of every minute

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TIPS FOR PARENTS: Helping students transition back to full-time schooling

Date Published: 25/05/2020

As our students return to school after weeks of learning from home, it is timely to offer the following advice to parents as students transition back.  The following tips are a guide to help students refocus, and have been added

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Anzac Day 2020

Date Published: 22/04/2020

Let’s make this an ANZAC day with a difference! #AnzacDayMTA #LestWeForget2020 #lightupthedawn2020   Slider image: Image by Julie Clarke from Pixabay

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ABC TV Education Term 2, 2020

Date Published: 20/04/2020

ABC has expanded its free educational content to help students, teachers and parents who are at home during the following weeks. From 14 April, ABC ME will provide educational programming from 10am to 3pm each weekday. This will include blocks

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2020 Breakfast Bookchats

Date Published: 04/02/2020

Meeting once a term, members from our parent community join us for tea, coffee, reading recommendations and lively discussions on what we’ve been reading, viewing and listening to since we last met. We look forward to continuing our Breakfast Bookchats

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Holiday Reads for Grown Ups

Date Published: 02/12/2019

We’ve got your holiday reading sorted with our list of recommendations and Pinterest board suggestions!  Take a look at the new titles we have been sharing with our Staff and Parent Bookchatters this semester. We’re sure there’s something for everyone

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Breakfast Bookchat and Christmas Crack!

Date Published: 26/11/2019

What a wonderful morning we had to share great reads with our breakfast bookchatters! Meeting once a term, members from our parent community join us for tea, coffee, reading recommendations and lively discussions on what we’ve been reading, viewing and

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Digital Wellbeing: Managing the YouTube Obsession

Date Published: 14/10/2019

Dr Kristy Goodwin tells us in her article Why is my child obsessed with YouTube? that YouTube and YouTube Kids have now replaced TV as the chief source of entertainment for both kids and teens. For those parents who are

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The Hunting

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Hunting is a four-part mini series that is due to be screened on SBS on 1 August and we highly recommend it to teachers and parents. It deals with confronting issues about teenage relationships, sex and consent as a

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