March 2017

From the Headmaster - Week 6 Term 1

From the Headmaster - Week 6 Term 1

8 March 2017

There has been significant discussion in the press recently about the announcement made by the former Education Minister, Mr Piccoli, regarding the Stronger HSC Standards. In particular the discussion has centred around the minimum literacy and numeracy standards with specific focus on the achievement of Band 8 in the Year 9 NAPLAN.

A closer reading of the official documentation of the “Stronger HSC Standards” program tells us the following

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Category: From the Headmaster

Junior School Assembly

Junior School Assembly

8 March 2017

Junior School Assembly: Wednesday 8 March 2017

Congratulations to the following Merit Award Recipients: Henrietta Canning, Hugh McAnally, Jack Hansen, Alex Sutton, Ronan Narayan, Charlotte Heywood-Parnaby, Callum Richards, Nicole Hodgett, Harry Kidd, Mackenzie Finlay, Charlotte Cox, Charlie Portelli, Matilda Nixon, Angus Johnson, Jack Mitchell, Greeshma Gundapaneni, Hannah Day, Kaela Croker, Nicola Millar, Thomas Shelly, Anthony Atlee and Isabella Jones.

 

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Kinder Red learn about bones

Kinder Red learn about bones

8 March 2017

On 8 March 2017 Kinder Red was lucky enough to have Natalie McConochie (mother of Hattie Canning) come in and speak to our class about our bodies, bones and what happens when they break. Natalie showed the class x-ray photos of broken bones and then demonstrated how to put on an arm cast.

 

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Category: General

Careers in the Senior School

Careers in the Senior School

7 March 2017

Careers

How does it work in the senior school? Who do I contact? Can my child do work experience?

These are great questions that each and every parent should have as their son or daughter progresses into their senior years of study. At Macquarie our careers program focuses on equipping students with the skills, knowledge and information to contribute to successfully to our growing and changing world.

 

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Category: Academic

From the Deputy Headmaster - Week 6 Term 1

From the Deputy Headmaster - Week 6 Term 1

7 March 2017

Student Leadership

With Year 12 moving closer to the end of their schooling at Macquarie, it is time to raise up a new team of Senior School Leaders. This week I shared with our Year 11 cohort some key points to consider about leadership.

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Category: From the Deputy Headmaster