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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Danebank Superpowers Ut Prosim Serving others

At last week’s Senior School assembly, Principal, Mrs Maryanne Davis asked the girls what they would choose if they could have any superpower.  She said: “I would want it to be something where I could REALLY serve others … maybe save thousands of lives … even millions if it is going to be a REAL…

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It is very concerning when young people have been exposed to any content that scares them or plays on their emotions, like those reported via the Momo Challenge. Although it has now been widely reported and exposed as a viral hoax, the Momo Challenge is not the first, nor will it be the last, online…

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Congratulations to Emma-Lucille B our School Captain who last week won the Regional Level of the Lions Youth of the Year Competition Congratulations to Emma-Lucille B our School Captain who last week won the Regional Level of the Lions Youth of the Year Competition. She will now proceed to the District Level to be held…

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