Total Education Blog

Past student Q&A: India Peel

Friday, June 14, 2019

In the first of a series of Q&As with past students, 2015 graduate India Peel shares with us her life since leaving SOTE, and her perspective on valuable lessons learned while at the school.

Mulan: A Review

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Friend of the school, Terry Tilley, has kindly written a review of Mulan, SOTE's recent musical tour de force.

ISQ Wellbeing for Schools workshop

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Independent Schools Queensland recently ran a two-day workshop on school wellbeing, facilitated by Professor Donna Cross from the University of Western Australia. SOTE principal Shane Power and Secondary Coordinator Judy Funder attended.

SOTE Top 1% in High School Gains

Friday, March 15, 2019

2018 Senior class placed in the top 1% of all Queensland high schools, based on their improvement from 2015 NAPLAN to 2018 OP data.

Roy Fox Science Centre Opening

Friday, November 09, 2018

The Science Centre opening on Saturday was a very special day for many reasons. There was a gathering of many old friends and colleagues of Roy Fox as well as some who may know of him only by name and reputation. Past teacher Anne Casley was also remembered for her gentle and loving approach with the children. All of us were linked by a strong thread of what was at The School of Total Education and what now is.

Social Media and Me – Helpful or Harmful?

Friday, October 26, 2018

Earlier this year, SOTE’s Grade 12 students gave a talk to the Combined Parents Meeting on the topic of “Social Media and Me – Helpful or Harmful?”.

Medieval Day 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

On Friday May 25, the whole school had a wonderful day of medieval activities, games and food. There was a vast array of costumes from lords and ladies, kings and queens to executioners, knights, rangers to witches, wizards and peasants!

Dr Ali Speaks

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

We were privileged to have Dr Ali Black, senior early childhood lecturer at Sunshine Coast University, speak at our graduation ceremony this year. The event doubled as a celebration of our graduates as well as the final Parents' Program for the year.

Dr Derek Chong Visits School

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The School of Total Education was privileged to have Dr Derek Chong, Queensland's first indigenous psychiatrist, visit the school in late November following his address to the International Men's Day breakfast, which was hosted by the school's psychologist, Mark Cary.

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