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Taking Up The Challenge

Monday, January 30, 2017

Children are taking in thousands of impressions every second; they take in everything. Their 'camera' is running all the time. With all this going on, by the time they get to 16, the picture they have built up is unacceptable. This is why we as parents must take a hard look at ourselves in the interest of our children's future. - By David Leech

Pied Piper a Delight

Thursday, October 13, 2016

At the end of last term, the primary school brought to life the classic folk tale The Pied Piper of Hamlyn in musical form. The children played to a packed Vijayadev Yogendra Auditorium two nights running and performed beautifully.

Why Are Our Schools Not Places of Joy?

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The APN press recently ran an article by Dr Ali Black, a lecturer in early childhood teacher education at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The article was titled ‘Is Curriculum Pressure Killing Student’s Joy?’. In it Dr Black reflects on her experience of her daughter not wanting to return to school because of a general lack of joy in the classroom.

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