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YA Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 12/09/2021

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of our YA Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Holiday Reads for our Younger Students

Date Published: 12/09/2021

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of our Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or audio

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Principal’s Reading Challenge Winners Announced

Date Published: 12/09/2021

The 2021 Principal’s Reading Challenge has come to an end.  There was fierce competition over the four weeks of the challenge. It has been a lot of fun watching the digital leader board as both Home Room statistics and The Best Reader in

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State Library of Queensland: Curriculum Connect

Date Published: 07/09/2021

For teachers wishing to find local resources to embed in their units of work, Curriculum Connect by the State Library of Queensland offers teaching resources across key learning areas. This site launched in July with 63 resources, and the State

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/09/2021

The Inheritance by Armin Greder is a picture book for older readers and is suitable for mid primary to lower secondary readers and classes. The author says that the subject of his book is about what we are permitting to

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 30/08/2021

Are You There, Buddha? by Pip Harry is a funny and contemporary take on puberty, periods, relationships and fitting in. We follow the story of Bee who has just started Year Seven, and has yet to find her ‘tribe’.  The

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CBCA Book of the Year Award Winners 2021

Date Published: 23/08/2021

Congratulations to all the authors, illustrators and publishers who have been announced winners of the CBCA 2021 Book of the Year Awards. These titles were highly anticipated and it would have been no easy task to decide the winners from

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 23/08/2021

The Other Side of Perfect by Mariko Turk is a romantic, emotionally-driven YA novel perfectly suited for readers 12 – 18 years and lovers of ballet. It gives the reader plenty to think about issues such as the nature of

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Classic of the Month

Date Published: 17/08/2021

Sienna Anning, who has been working with us here in the iCentre, has recommended some classic reads that she thinks both students and teachers will enjoy.  A classic is a book which with each rereading offers as much of a

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National Science Week

Date Published: 17/08/2021

It’s National Science Week (14 – 22 August) and we are encouraging our students and teachers to tap into their curiosity and celebrate science.  The school theme for National Science Week 2021 is Food: Different by Design which honors the United Nations

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