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Danebank Coronavirus steps

We are following the steps as outlined by the Prime Minister and NSW Premier. We are consistently communicating with our Danebank community and keeping them informed via email and iDanenet.


From our Principal

Ensuring cyberspace is safe space

September 14, 2020

I recall in the early 2000s attending a lecture where the esteemed Professor declared that it would not be long before computers would be small enough to be carried around on our phones. As an owner of a flip-top Nokia, this left me in awe at the possibility. At the time my eldest daughter did…

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Highly Commended at the Ipswich Poetry Feast

November 1, 2019

Sophie van der Helder in Year 12, has had her poem ‘This System’ awarded a Highly Commended at the 2019 Ipswich Poetry Feast. ‘This System’ is a journey into a teenager’s mind, questioning and challenging the world around them. Read her imaginative and insightful poem in full below. They say you better get an A…

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Heart for service and making Ut Prosim a practical reality

September 4, 2019

Victoria Z a Year 11 student, recently spoke at assembly about her wonderful and fulfilling experience working with St John Ambulance. Victoria joined St John in February 2018 as she was contemplating pursuing a career in paramedicine or nursing and knew joining St John would provide some valuable experiences. Since joining, she has been through…

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Alice in Wonderland – 2020 School Production

February 20, 2020

“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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Dream Big! Dream Huge!

February 13, 2020

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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External Insights*

Are children and adolescents getting enough sleep?

June 2, 2020

  Not getting enough sleep is associated with a range of physical and mental health problems that can interfere with current health and functioning, and have consequences for health and wellbeing later in life, according to Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)*. Poor quality or insufficient sleep can affect young…

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Tips for parents of gamers

March 27, 2020

While we might be cooped up and isolated for a while any day now, plenty of gamers are going to see this as a free for all, which is concerning. The other side of the coin is that this is a way to connect with others when they can’t do it in real life because…

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