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Trinity Grammar to end boarding after 100 years

Trinity Grammar to end boarding after 100 years

Trinity Grammar will become the first NSW school to close its boarding operations in almost 20 years.

  • by Jordan Baker

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Ex-school house mistress guilty of sex with students slept with others
Sexual assault

Ex-school house mistress guilty of sex with students slept with others

The judge said he hoped he didn't make a mistake in the 'extraordinarily lenient' sentence handed down to the 25-year-old woman.

  • by Angus Thompson
Ipswich boarding school evacuates following phone threat
Ipswich

Ipswich boarding school evacuates following phone threat

A private school at Ipswich has been evacuated following a threat made by telephone.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Perth principal poached to lead Somerville House from next year
Brisbane

Perth principal poached to lead Somerville House from next year

A Perth principal will take the helm at elite Brisbane girls school Somerville House from next year.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
Private school enrolments projected to flatline as parents choose public
High school

Private school enrolments projected to flatline as parents choose public

Of the 367,000 extra students in the nation's schools, nearly 80 per cent will be in the public system by 2027, the federal Education Department estimates.

  • by Michael Koziol
Beyond Minecraft: Teaching kids to create
Education

Beyond Minecraft: Teaching kids to create

Matthew Jigalin spent so much time in his own little world in the lead-up to the 2015 HSC, he was awarded First in Course for Industrial Technology: Multimedia, and scored a scholarship to UTS.

  • by Fran Molloy
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Students speak volumes: HSC art and design goes public

Students speak volumes: HSC art and design goes public

 From haunting portraits to genius invention and artisan passion, it's time for students to shine.

  • by Amanda Phelan
Six signs you're a 'snowplough' parent ... or worse

Six signs you're a 'snowplough' parent ... or worse

Some parents take advocacy on their child's behalf to a new level and it's not pretty.

  • by Margie Sheedy
 How to compare a school's academic performance
Education

How to compare a school's academic performance

When you look at the Higher School Certificate (HSC) rankings in The Sydney Morning Herald this year it is worth considering the following.

  • by Dr Ian Lambert
Why students opt for the IB challenge
Education

Why students opt for the IB challenge

My advice to students who question whether to select the International Baccalaureate diploma program is simple: do you enjoy being challenged as a learner?

  • by Darren Taylor
What future for the ATAR?
Education

What future for the ATAR?

There has been a lot of commentary in the mainstream media about the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) and its merits or otherwise as the primary means of determining students' access to tertiary study.

  • by Tim Bowden