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Getting Organised for 2019

Date Published: 23/01/2019

Learning how to be organised and study effectively is an important skill for secondary school students. As the new year begins, it’s important that students spend time setting their study goals for the year, organising their diaries and marking in

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Study Tips for Students

Date Published: 04/06/2018

Do you ever find yourself procrastinating? You mean to start work on an assignment, but you just keep putting it off until it ends up being a mad rush the night before it is due. The Overcoming Procrastination unit at

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3 Top Study Tips for Students

Date Published: 30/04/2018

Learning how to be organised and study effectively is an important skill for secondary school students. We subscribe to Dr. Prue Salter’s  Study Skills Handbook which provides resources, worksheets, and tips to help you establish effective study habits. You can find

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Two New Digital Magazine Subscriptions

Date Published: 13/04/2018

We have recently purchased two new magazine subscriptions to The Monthly and Quarterly Essay. These will be particularly useful resources for our senior students and will support their research inquiries. Students are encouraged to explore these new resources and add them to

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#LikeaGirl Mindset for 2018

Date Published: 21/01/2018

Start the new school year with a powerful mindset that will allow you to embrace failure as fuel to build your confidence.  Be inspired by the wisdom gained from Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Fueled by Failure Summit and the Always #LikeAGirl campaign  held in response to

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Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 28/09/2017

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you with your studies and reinforce your learning. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have a deeper

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Making the Most of Feedback

Date Published: 14/06/2017

As students head into exam sessions, it is important that they learn how to make the most of the feedback they receive after the exams are returned. It is also timely to remind students that the iCentre has a subscription

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Multitasking is No Friend at Homework Time

Date Published: 29/04/2017

  Even though you might think you can multitask successfully while doing your homework, research shows overwhelmingly that this is a myth. In fact, this habit scatters your focus and affects the quality of learning that is taking place. In

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