I recall in the early 2000s attending a lecture where the esteemed Professor declared that it would not be long before computers would be small enough to be carried around on our phones. As an owner of a flip-top Nokia, this left me in awe at the possibility. At the time my eldest daughter did…

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On Wednesday we had the pleasure of attending our 2020 English Extension 2 Showcase of major works, just before these were submitted for HSC examination. Fellow students, staff and Executive attended the Showcase to support and celebrate the achievements of Alexa Stevens, Mia Childers and Winnie Zhang with their teachers, Mrs Maria Seymour (and Mrs…

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A film crew visited our campus today as part of the preparations for our first virtual open morning (you may have noticed the Facebook or Instagram promotions). I am excited that we are embracing this new way to introduce our school to prospective families and their daughters. While preparing my presentation for this filming, I…

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Last week, as I met with girls throughout the Senior campus, I came upon the practice rooms of our Music 1 HSC students and was treated to some wonderful recitals as the girls prepared for their assessment block. Maja played one of her pieces on the harp, A Minstrel’s Adieu to his Native Land; Yige gave…

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In navigating the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been reflecting on the research by Dr Virginia Satir who, over a long period of time, explored family responses to the challenge of sudden change. Dr Satir’s findings indicate a common pattern of behaviour that each family experienced as they responded to sudden…

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Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud – Maya Angelo Our Distance Learning Plan, launched this week as a pilot program. It was devised as part of our ongoing commitment to the continuity of learning and the wellbeing of your daughter while we navigate these challenging times together. Next week, you will be provided with…

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My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Col 2:2-3 The Danebank Advantage This week,…

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  It is with great enthusiasm that our Danebank staff and I welcome you and your families back to school for 2020. I trust that you have all enjoyed a well-deserved, restful holiday and that you will experience a new year filled with of hope, imagination and curiosity, ready to learn and thrive. On Wednesday…

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