There was school spirit and sensational performances in abundance at our annual swimming carnival. 
 

Spotlight On: Big Ideas

7 August 2018

At Queenwood we are committed to tackling big ideas – even those we find deeply uncomfortable – and judging from the presence in the Balmoral Lecture audience of so many young people, including those of primary age, our parents are too.

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Spotlight On: Subject Selection

7 August 2018

We have developed a number of processes to assist girls in easing this cognitive and emotional load. The first thing to ensure is that girls have all the information they need to assist in making their choices.

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BYO Scholarship: An Innovative Path To Excellence

11 July 2018

The Build-Your-Own (BYO) Scholarship seeks to identify uniquely gifted and talented students who may otherwise go unrecognised.

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Spotlight On: International Programs

25 June 2018

One of the richest experiences that we can provide our students is the opportunity to experience a different culture, language, history and community through travel – both within Australia and especially internationally.
 

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Spotlight On: Visual Arts

19 June 2018

Art depends on skills which can be taught and does not demand talent as a prequisite.

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Spotlight On: Wellbeing

5 June 2018

In the Junior School we have implemented a Wellbeing Program for K-6 this year. The program provides a smooth transition to the Senior School Wellbeing Program which has been in place for a number of years.

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Spotlight On: Rote Learning

14 May 2018

Rote-learning can be viewed as old-fashioned but it is one of the most efficient methods of securing information in long-term memory.

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Drumbeat to Ditch NAPLAN is Growing Louder

11 May 2018

There is a tendency in education for apparently logical solutions to backfire. The NAPLAN system is a case in point.

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Spotlight On: Deep Knowledge

11 May 2018

Military history and high educational policy came together this week, which marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. In our Senior School assembly we commemorated the lives lost in what Churchill regarded as the greatest peril of the entire war.

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Spotlight On: Setting Boundaries

10 April 2018

When parents do set boundaries, one of the most unnerving responses from their daughter is: 'But everybody else is doing it.' This can pose a real dilemma.

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