Sophie v highly commended Ipswich Poetry Feast

Sophie van der Helder in Year 12, has had her poem ‘This System’ awarded a Highly Commended at the 2019 Ipswich Poetry Feast. ‘This System’ is a journey into a teenager’s mind, questioning and challenging the world around them. Read her imaginative and insightful poem in full below. They say you better get an A…

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Our Stage 3 teachers recently received “absolutely fabulous” feedback for their English teaching from NESA, the NSW Education Standards Authority. NESA booked a random spot-check at Danebank as part of the authority’s risk-based approach to regulation. Only a few days’ warning is received by the school earmarked for inspection to ensure what the inspectors examine,…

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