Secondary

Message from Secondary

28 July 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Welcome back to school and the start of our third term. I have seen many eager smiles and enthusiastic conversations from our students over the past few days. Holiday times are great opportunities to engage in different activities, be creative, extend communications with friends and family and share. Our students certainly have had much to share on their return from […Read more]

Alumni

A Message from the Head of Secondary

2 June 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

I wish to thank staff members Mr Carl Ohlson, Mr Chris McCorkell and Mr Alasdair Ong who last week hosted our alumni events in the cities of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. There were enthusiastic attendances at each venue with a palpable sense of warmth and connection with the school, as well as with each other. The healthy mix of past […Read more]

Secondary

HSC Reforms and Minimum Standards of Literacy and Numeracy

19 May 2017 Brigitte McNamara 0

Next week, our Year 7 and Year 9 students will be completing testing in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). NAPLAN is an annual assessment for all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. It is likely that the majority of our secondary students completing NAPLAN testing next week will have previously undertaken testing in this program […Read more]

Secondary

Senior Course Offerings Information Session and Handbook

17 May 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

A Senior course offerings information session was held Monday 15 May regarding New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) and International Baccalaureate (IB) course options. The information presented is relevant to all Year 10 students. The Senior Curriculum Handbook and NEG form from the evening can be found below. A repeat session will be held for parents at 6:30pm, Thursday […Read more]

Secondary

A Message from the Dean of Studies, Secondary

5 May 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

In a recent Dhanara article, our Head of Year 10, Mr. Pulsford, made mention of that fact that, in the coming weeks, our Year 10 students will be considering their senior course and subject choices for 2018 and 2019. Our Head of Secondary, Mr. West, has also forwarded advice to parents of our Year 10 students about this process. Mr. […Read more]

Secondary

A Message from the Head of Secondary

27 April 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Our secondary assembly on Wednesday had a number of highlights, but of note was the range of activities that were brought to the students’ attention. Mr Nick Crabb, from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club gave a promotion about rowing to bolster our rowing ECA, while Mr Stephen Foley, Head of St Leo’s College, University of QLD, presented to Years […Read more]

School Wide

An Update from The Head of Secondary

17 March 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Successful School Photographs More than 84 various group photographs were taken this week by Techni-photo, along with all the individual portrait photographs. Thank you to all parents for the exceptional turn-out of students looking their best in their formal school uniform. The students were resplendent and we hope you are happy with the printed product once they are sent to […Read more]