At the end of last term, the Danebank leadership team for 2020 was announced. At this assembly, Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis spoke to our girls about how pressure added by others in terms of their expectations of us, is in fact a privilege.    Billy Jean King was a great tennis player. She won 39…

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It is a sad time in so many ways: You will no longer see your Danebank friends – your Danebank sisters – every day. They are precious to you. They are your other family. You will miss the lessons where you spend time dissecting the positive and negatives of the boys at the station or youth…

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We are immensely proud of Alice W who has been acknowledged for her magnificent musical talents by being nominated for this years’ ENCORE performance, a selection of performances and compositions from HSC Music students. What an achievement! Alice is passionate about music, and plans to continue her education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music next…

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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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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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Dr Lidia Matesic Ruby Payne Scott Lecture 2019 - Danebank

For the past 20 years, Danebank has honoured the extraordinary achievements and life journey of Miss Ruby Payne Scott with an annual science lecture presented by a female scientist. This year’s lecture was presented by  Dr Lidia Matesic a Radiochemist at Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (Ansto). Dr Matesic presented to Senior Science students…

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