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[Head of School Message] A “Normal” Week

29 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Often, we seek excitement in our lives as the hum drum of normal can be perceived as boring. However, this week it was been so nice to just have a normal, uneventful week at school. Please don’t get me wrong, we have been incredibly busy with many different school events. However, for many of us it has been so long […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] The Importance of Being Agile

22 November 2019 Jen Ng 0

One of the buzz phrases in leadership at the moment is ‘agile leadership’. Now, I have to admit to being slightly skeptical about this term previously, however, after the events of the past two weeks here in Hong Kong, I now fully understand and value the importance of agile leadership. I didn’t know if it was possible for a ’50-something’ […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] An Ideal World or a Real World?

8 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Do you live in an ideal world or the real world? If you were to believe everything you see on social media then the real world doesn’t exist. I found the following entertaining but particularly relevant article in the Sydney Morning Herald this week, which I thought was well worth sharing. We always need to remember that no child (or […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] The Beauty of Being Active

1 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

How beautiful is the weather at the moment? I know that we’ve all been anxiously waiting for the humidity and the temperature to drop. Now is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the amazing hiking trails around Hong Kong. We are absolutely blessed in Hong Kong to have some of the best, most beautiful and easily accessible walking […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] World Teacher’s Day

25 October 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Across Australia today, World Teacher’s Day is being celebrated. Hopefully each of us can identify at least one teacher who we remember as having a significant impact on our lives. Three teachers stand out for me. Sister Eugene, who was my kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 teacher who taught me to read and inspired in me a lifelong love […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Let’s Talk

18 October 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

If you’ve been into school this week you may have noticed the teachers wearing “Let’s Talk” badges. What is this all about? October is Mental Health Awareness Month so, as a school committed to student wellbeing, we are promoting the idea of “Let’s Talk” about our concerns, fears, anxieties and how we are feeling, rather than keeping our negative feelings […Read more]