In navigating the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been reflecting on the research by Dr Virginia Satir who, over a long period of time, explored family responses to the challenge of sudden change. Dr Satir’s findings indicate a common pattern of behaviour that each family experienced as they responded to sudden…

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Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud – Maya Angelo Our Distance Learning Plan, launched this week as a pilot program. It was devised as part of our ongoing commitment to the continuity of learning and the wellbeing of your daughter while we navigate these challenging times together. Next week, you will be provided with…

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This week our Founder’s Day commemorations coincided with global celebrations for International Women’s Day. As a school community we honoured and remembered Miss Edith Roseby Ball, the founder of our School and we celebrated all the inspirational women who have followed in her footsteps, through living a life of purpose, compassion and service to others.…

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My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Col 2:2-3 The Danebank Advantage This week,…

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“Curiouser and curiouser!” We are so excited about this year’s school production Alice in Wonderland. You’re sure to be kept entertained with its fantastical tales and riddles! Two shows only Friday 28 and Saturday 29 February. Tickets on Sale now at www.trybooking.com/biedg

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In her acceptance address as Danebank’s seventh Principal at last Friday’s Commissioning Service, Dr Burgess emphasised her commitment to our girls, expressed her appreciation for our school’s founder, previous principals and rich history, and gave a glimpse at her vision for our school. Here is Dr Burgess’ speech. Commissioning Address- 7 February 2020 Your Grace,…

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At our class of 2019 High Achievers assembly, the girls were inspired by Danebank Old Girl, Dr Victoria Johnson (Class of 2004), to dream a big massive life for themselves, full of adventures, challenges, exploration and battles. Dr Johnson reminded our young women that life demands that they be more than just a “smart girls”…

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  It is with great enthusiasm that our Danebank staff and I welcome you and your families back to school for 2020. I trust that you have all enjoyed a well-deserved, restful holiday and that you will experience a new year filled with of hope, imagination and curiosity, ready to learn and thrive. On Wednesday…

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Starting back at school can be an exciting time but it can also be a challenging time. This is especially true for those attending Danebank for the first time. Preparation, building routine and supporting students with your own calm approach can go a long way in ensuring those first few weeks are a positive experience.…

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We are immensely proud of Alice W who has been acknowledged for her magnificent musical talents by being nominated for this years’ ENCORE performance, a selection of performances and compositions from HSC Music students. What an achievement! Alice is passionate about music, and plans to continue her education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music next…

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