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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.

Mr Philip Bell, Chairman of the Anglican School Corporation, and Dr Richard Sharp, Chairman of the Danebank School Council,  this morning announced the appointment of Dr Emma Burgess to take up the position of Principal of Danebank, starting January 2020.

Please click here to read the full announcement of Dr Burgess' appointment.

Dr Emma Burgess announced as new Principal Danebank Anglican School for Girls

From our Principal

How to grow over the next term

July 29, 2019

Mrs Davis explains that now is the time to reflect on how to make the most of this new term. Posing some questions we can ask ourselves, our families and our friends to help us grow and succeed over the next 10 weeks. What’s next? Don’t you love a new term? It is like a…

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Choose Maths!

August 23, 2019

The CHOOSE MATHS Student Awards celebrate mathematical achievement, creativity and excellence in Australian schools. The awards encourage students to get creative as they step beyond the classroom to bring their understanding of mathematics to life on film. Some of our accelerated maths students recently entered the Choose Maths Competition where they had to make a…

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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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Latest Posts

A journey through science

June 27, 2019
Dr Lidia Matesic Ruby Payne Scott Lecture 2019 - Danebank

For the past 20 years, Danebank has honoured the extraordinary achievements and life journey of Miss Ruby Payne Scott with an annual science lecture presented by a female scientist. This year’s lecture was presented by  Dr Lidia Matesic a Radiochemist at Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (Ansto). Dr Matesic presented to Senior Science students…

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Ellen Maher, Inspiring us all

June 26, 2019
Ellen Maher Special Olympic Medalist 2019

We were privileged to have a visit from alumna Ellen Maher (Life Skills class of 2017), an accomplished gymnast who represented Australia at this year’s Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi winning five medals. Our Year 8, 9 and Life Skills girls were enthralled listening to Ellen describe her experiences and favourite memories…

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External Insights*

How to raise a tough teen

August 21, 2019

Today’s world is more complex and unpredictable than ever before; it is ever-changing and more complicated socially, environmentally and politically. For teens, this can create confusion around their sense of meaning and a purpose.  How can we help our teenagers develop skills to be successful in this new and complex era? Previous generations have been…

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Self-regulated learning and wellbeing

July 31, 2019

In this article Dr Karen Peel from the University of Southern Queensland, shares her findings from her recent research on the development and application of self-regulated learning. She discusses why developing a young student’s mindset and skill set to be better able to manage and understand their own thoughts, experiences and senses, will empower them…

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