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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.

From our Principal

Service is at the heart of leadership

June 18, 2019

Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis encouraged students to be determined and courageous in their efforts to work towards social justice for all.  Looking at the four elements of our Danebank S.E.A.L. of approval – Service, Enthusiasm, Agility and Leadership – it is obvious that they all work together. Really serving others won’t happen unless you have…

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Discovering passion and taking action!

May 31, 2019

Danebank Junior School launched Passion Project as an initiative for Year 6 students to campaign and spread awareness about issues they are passionate about. Our aim is that students will continue to advocate and use their voice to bring about change at school, at home and perhaps in the wider world. Recently, Nadine H chose…

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Sport has the power to change your life!

May 17, 2019

Emily Maythers, our 2019 Sport Captain and athlete extraordinaire, spoke at a recent assembly about the importance of sport in her life.

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Latest Posts

Building awareness of where our food and fibres comes from

June 7, 2019
Danebank TAS STEM Veggie Garden Year 7 Girls

Teaching agriculture at schools is vital to increasing the knowledge of the whole community about the food and fibre we need in everyday life and growing these sustainably. At Danebank we have a small space in which we created a hands-on teaching resource to compliment the Year 7 Grow and Thrive unit. The new hi-tech…

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Winners Announced ‘Reflections” Photo Competition 2019

May 24, 2019

“Reflections” was the theme of this year’s photo competition with each entrant free to interpret this as they wished. This led to a wide variety of themes and subjects being submitted, from reflective surfaces or reflections in the water, to some more contemplative photos. All the submissions were of an outstanding level, and all entrants…

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External Insights*

Screen time is bad for your eyes; but not as bad as you think.

May 29, 2019
girl on phone screen time hazards

“You’ll get square eyes!” Do you remember hearing this when you were a child, when all we had to watch was one television in the lounge room. Now you will be hard pressed to turn your head and not see a screen! And now that screens are closer to our face, will your eyes get…

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Research shows the importance of reading with children – even after children can read

May 23, 2019

We all remember reading to our kids in their younger years. Why does this stop when they can read themselves? Research has shown many kids miss that time, and when we continue to share enjoyable reading experiences, we can help steer children into being life-long readers, as well as give them more opportunity to build…

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