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Danebank is a vibrant school environment where we focus on, celebrate and support our students and community. Most of our news feature on our Facebook Page, so please follow us there. We also feature news and insights from our staff and students in the Danebank Blog and Latest Posts and External Insights* below.

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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

Wellbeing and Learning: Addressing the challenges our girls face

Increased expectations around student academic achievement and the aspirations of girls have occurred along with a significant increase in complex mental health and wellbeing concerns for young women. The Danebank Approach to Learning is how we have responded to these challenges through a comprehensive strategic leadership response involving extensive community consultation and academic partnerships. Danebank…

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Working together to keep our girls safe online

March 4, 2022

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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Amazing teachers create astounding resources for STEAM at Danebank

September 17, 2021

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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Latest Posts

ADHD Awareness Month

October 27, 2020

ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder, affecting one in 20 Australians. However it is frequently misunderstood and there continues to be lots of myths surrounding ADHD that cause pain and perpetuate stigma.  The aim of ADHD month is to disseminate reliable information, generate awareness and empower those living with ADHD.    What ADHD…

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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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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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