On Safer Internet Day, our teachers used the opportunity to again remind our students of their responsibility to keep themselves and others safe online. While the internet is an amazing resource that we all use every day, it also has a darker side. As parents, it is important that we continue to educate ourselves, our…

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Through the pandemic, Danebank students have reaped the benefits of our teachers’ successful adaptation of their teaching methods and material, to provide innovative, creative and exciting alternatives for our girls from a distance. An example is when Junior School Digital Learning Innovator, Mrs Corrie Bourke, identified that the girls needed more engagement and hands-on STEAM…

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Getting enough good-quality sleep is essential for healthy growth. All children and young people should get the right mix of physical activity, inactivity and sleep in each 24-hour period.   Being active is important for children and young people to grow healthy, and set good habits for life. There are many social, emotional, intellectual and health…

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YES! It is the most important meal of the day and we know this … But why do students consistently “miss” breakfast? Recently Year 9 PASS and Year 8 looked at nutrition and how it affects their lifestyle. Reasons given by these students for not having breakfast include: “No time”, “not hungry”, “trying to eat less”,…

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For many of us, school has become so much more than a place of work or of teaching and learning. It has become an important part of who we are. We attend Chapel to praise our Lord and be quiet in his presence. We laugh out loud and share each other’s joy. We share each…

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Find out more about Danebank’s STEAM framework, as well as other learning and co-curricular opportunities for Years 5 and 6 by attending an Open Morning. Or contact our Registrar enrolment@danebank.nsw.edu.au or 02 9580 1415. What is the purpose of STEAM day? STEAM Day encourages students’ curiosity and aims to help students learn through fun, interactive…

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What motivated you to take part in The World’s Greatest Shave? As Ut Prosim coordinator, I was involved with the students’ decision to have the McGrath Foundation as one of our key charities for this year. It is such a worthwhile cause. Do you have any family members or close friends who have been affected…

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We were incredibly blessed to have Eloise Wellings address our Senior School students at the Principal’s Assembly on Wednesday 17 March. Eloise is a two-time Olympic athlete, competing at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the 5,000m and 10,000m events. She is a nine-time National champion in these two events and has…

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February 5, 2021 Welcoming each girl and family back to campus for the new school year has been wonderful. Last week was a buzz of excitement as our girls began to return to classes. For our new students there was tangible anticipation and some nervousness! Our girls have embraced the fresh opportunities wholeheartedly. The Senior…

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“When I came to Danebank, I asked you to write me a letter – to tell me about you, what you loved about Danebank and anything you’d like to share. Many of you shared from your heart and spoke of things that were for me only to read. I think it is only fitting at this…

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