School’s Birthday

15 September 2017

As every Queenwood family knows, we mark today the School’s 92nd birthday, and this beautiful tradition brightens up the day of hundreds of people. 

Year 10 Cambodia Trip

29 January 2018

In December 2017, a group of Year 10 girls immersed themselves in Cambodia’s rich and varied history.

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Year 7 Pyjama Party

28 January 2018

Year 7 are feeling quite at home, thanks to a fun-filled night spent in cubby houses in the Astra Theatre. 

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True Skill Demands Deep Knowledge

4 December 2017

We are presently grappling with some unsettling phenomena. One of these is the rejection of expertise.

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Cambodia and 50K

8 September 2017

Since 2006 Queenwood has been supporting the Cambodia Schools Project.
 

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Learning Facts and Skills

28 July 2017

The education sector is prone to fads. A great example is the theory of learning styles.

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Beyond Perfectionism

21 July 2017

We consistently emphasise to all the girls (not just the ones ‘chosen’) that girls become leaders not by being presented with badges but inspiring others to get involved.

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Things That Count (Can’t Be Counted)

24 June 2017

The Kingdom of Bhutan famously developed a Gross National Happiness Index designed to measure the happiness of its population.

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HSC & NAPLAN - A Better Way

8 May 2017

In principle it is hard to object to minimum standards for literacy and numeracy in the HSC.

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Power of Turning Up

2 March 2017

We are halfway through the term (hard to believe!) and there have already been many achievements to celebrate.

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