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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 06/05/2018

Our Book of the Week is If I Tell You by Alicia Tuckerman, a leading voice for young LGBTQA+ voices in Australia. It is a contemporary, heart-wrenching romance and debut novel about identity, love, loss and being brave enough to

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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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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 29/04/2018

YA Author Ellie Marney says her novel White Night  “revolves around the question of how teenagers find their ethical path if the adults around them are modelling dysfunction.”  Drawing on her own experiences of growing up in a community steeped in

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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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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 13/04/2018

Between Us by Clare Atkins is a heart-breaking teenage love story set against the grim reality of life for asylum seekers in an Australian detention centre. It is recommended for YA readers and adults alike and will expand your world views

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YA Holiday Reads

Date Published: 23/03/2018

Holidays are meant for reading!  We’ve got plenty of recommendations for our YA readers to add to their holiday reading lists and to borrow in whatever format they prefer – book, ebook or audio – depending on availability. We have

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Living on Hope Street, by Turkish-Australian author Demet Divaroren, is a portrait of contemporary Australian urban life.  Everyone living on Hope Street in a multicultural Australia has a story, and their diversity is portrayed as a strength, not a threat.

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New Podcast for Teens

Date Published: 12/03/2018

Rebecca Sparrow has launched a new podcast for teens called Ask Me Anything.  She created it so teachers and students can listen to it together in class and then discuss the important issues raised such as  friendship, first crushes and

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/03/2018

The Cruel Prince is the first novel in a new series The Folk of the Air and Holly Black fans will be delighted with this action-packed tale of magical intrigue.  Set in the world of Faerie amongst the fey, this

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IWD Breakfast Just Got Even Better!

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Please join us in the iCentre on Thursday, March 8th at 6.45 am for our #RLaG International Women’s Day Breakfast.  This year our theme will focus on sporting stories and sportswomen to inspire all girls, and our guest speakers will

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