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Why and how are young children able to mirror write?

August 2, 2017

Why and how do young children “mirror write”?  I have been reading/viewing some of the research of Prof. Stanislas Dehaene, a renowned French cognitive neuroscientist. His research, and that of his colleagues, into the reading brain, is absolutely incredible. So why is it that young children are able to mirror write with ease? And is…

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It’s time to build Leadership

July 20, 2017

At this week’s Senior School assembly, Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis announced Danebank’s 2018 student leadership selection process by exploring what leadership is and what good leadership looks like.   Our theme this year has been, “it’s time to build”, and today we are looking at building leadership skills in each and every one of you.…

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STEM Mentoring Program

August 9, 2017

STEM Mentoring Program Year 4-8 students explore real-world problems and solutions in STEM program There have been many exciting developments in Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering recently and a select group of Danebank students have been engaging with these issues in a program designed to explore innovative design solutions to big picture problems. Twenty girls…

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July 20, 2017

In a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity two Danebank students got to “be” astronauts when they visited NASA during the holidays.   Accompanied by Head of Science Mrs Lyn Rootham, our Year 9 Science students Lara Bonner-Smith and Racquel Mezrani flew over to the USA for the HASSE Junior Space School Program. They spent a week in Houston…

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