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Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis addressed our students at the Year 12 Valedictory Assembly at the end of Term 3. After so many assemblies, so many chapels, this is the last time you will gather together with your friends in the PAC. Throughout this year you have remembered, and at times celebrated, with a smile and…Read More
Understanding stress and anxiety With the Higher School Certificate (HSC) exams fast approaching our School Counsellor & Clinical Psychologist Vanessa Sleeman recently spoke to the girls about stress and anxiety and how to overcome the challenges that the Higher School Certificate exams brings. What is stress? Stress is described as a feeling of being…Read More
November 16, 2017 Migrant parents who “came to Australia with nothing” enabled Danebank Prefect Stephanie Sekulovska (Year 12, 2018) to “recognise my privilege and understand how fortunate I am”. This motivation and the fact that she is ambitious with a passion for the community, led to Stephanie recently receiving a Youth Volunteer Achievement Award…Read More
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…Read More
Digital sabotage: Screen time disrupts our internal body clock and suppresses sleep.
November 23, 2017
Digital media is increasingly pervasive throughout society, including in the bedtime routines of children. Many parents believe that watching a video or playing a computer game before bedtime is calming but, in fact, these activities may have the opposite effect.