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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Stargazing for Beginners by Jenny McLachlan is the perfect novel for readers aged 11-14 years who are looking for a feel-good, laugh-out-loud read about a loveable 15-year-old girl who has a passion for science and wants desperately to be an

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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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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 11/03/2018

Missing by Sue Whiting is a contemporary middle-grade mystery novel for readers 12+yrs.  It has a challenging and inherently sad topic about ‘missing persons’ which has been sensitively written about so as to make it accessible for younger readers. They

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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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A Book About Sporty Women

Date Published: 04/03/2018

Women in Sports : 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win, our inspiring Book of the Week for all ages, was written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky and highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from 1800s

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A ‘wundrous’ Book of the Week for the Middle Years

Date Published: 26/02/2018

Step boldy and read this ‘wundrous’ new novel for the Middle Years. The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend is a an imaginative, quirky, charming, magical fantasy novel for Harry Potter fans. It’s an absolute treat to read and is

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Tech Tip of the Week

Date Published: 18/02/2018

Students can use DesignEvo, a free online logo maker, to create professional logos in seconds. This would be useful for students doing Certificate III in IDMT and Certificate III in Business, and for all students to create professional logos for

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A Magical Adventure Story for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 18/02/2018

Our Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers is the highly original  magical adventure story The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty. This whimsically illustrated tale of elves, spellbinders, water sprites, extraordinary aunts and a young

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Date Published: 12/02/2018

Please join us 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 to inspire all girls, and our guest speaker will be  Taryn Bashford, author of

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Date Published: 04/02/2018

“This year’s Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations will take place on Tuesday, 6 February 2018. The 2018 theme, “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you” is a call to action for every stakeholder to play their part in creating a

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