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Danebank is a vibrant school environment where we focus on and celebrate achievements of all kinds.
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Why the Arts are so important in the 21st Century

August 2, 2017

With our school’s Showcase exhibition (click here for the invitation) fast approaching, Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis looks at the importance of the arts in children’s personal, social and academic growth. Currently much debate in the educational community centres around maths, science, literacy and skills linked to the entrepreneurial environment. These subjects are deemed to have…

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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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A passion for the community leads to public recognition

November 16, 2017

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…

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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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