Strokes of genius

27 July 2023

Queenwood Rowing is experiencing its most successful year in its 31st year history with the selection of 5 individual Queenwood rowers who will compete together in the Junior Women’s Coxed Four at the U19 World Championships in Paris.

 

Spotlight On: Play

10 March 2023

The beauty of unstructured play is that it offers sensory, physical and cognitive experiences and helps children to focus, build friendships, improve mood, work cooperatively, and work through conflict without adult intervention.

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Spotlight On: "I can do it myself!"

3 March 2023

Why your 14-year-old should remember being 4.

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Spotlight On: Powerful Knowledge

24 February 2023

If we want our children to understand as much as possible about the world, we can't leave their acquisition of fundamental knowledge to chance.

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Spotlight On: The Importance of Belonging

17 February 2023

As the girls arrive at School in the morning, striding through the gate and into their classrooms, they are welcomed and acknowledged. They should expect to be noticed - they belong in their School.

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Spotlight On: Artificial Intelligence

10 February 2023

When teachers put down their whiteboard markers at the end of last year, the world was spinning smoothly on its axis. By mid-January, however, artificial intelligence and ChatGPT had hit the headlines and the educational future had, allegedly, changed forever.

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Spotlight On: Artificial Intelligence

10 February 2023

When teachers put down their whiteboard markers at the end of last year, the world was spinning smoothly on its axis. By mid-January, however, artificial intelligence and ChatGPT had hit the headlines and the educational future had, allegedly, changed forever.

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2022 AIS Research Grant

13 January 2023

Congratulations to our Smart Study Research Team who have received a grant from the Association of Independent Schools to investigate the relationship between academic independence and wellbeing for girls in Years 9 & 10. We look forward to supporting our girls in developing confidence and motivation through a structured study skills program.

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Spotlight On: Reflections of a Year 6 Red Shoe girl*

2 December 2022

This was my shoe when I started Kindergarten in 2016 and there were many on this day, boldly shiny and proudly red, almost sparkly.

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Spotlight On: Education Policy

25 November 2022

Australian schools are grappling with a global shortage of teachers. Our nation's future depends on reversing these trends for the benefit of all our young people.

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Spotlight On: Growing up in a Digital Environment

18 November 2022

“The digital environment was conceived as an environment for adult users. Not even its inventors thought it might one day be a place where childhood would be spent. Nor did they make any design concessions for child users. On the contrary, the utopian vision was that all users would be equal. And if all users are equal, then a child user is treated as if they were an adult”. 

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