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  1. Wesley snowsports season results

    The Wesley Snowsports team competed at the Victorian Interschools Competition on 19-25 August, placing 3rd in the Coeducation schools category. Over 220 schools and nearly 7, 000 race entries make up the state interschools competition held at Mt...

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  2. Anna pulls out all the stops

    Anna Duan was one of only four young musicians selected to work with British concert organist Thomas Trotter at a recent masterclass in Melbourne. Anna Duan, a Year 11 student at Wesley College’s St Kilda Road Campus, was recently selected for a...

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  3. Thangani ngarranyi-nhingi (Mother tongue) – learning in Indigenous…

    A landmark Indigenous Languages Forum at Yiramalay confirmed that Indigenous languages matter – and two-way learning in Indigenous languages and English is crucial to students’ success. The Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School hosted the Indigenous...

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  4. The play's the thing

    Wesley’s Standing up for Shakespeare program is enabling Year 8 students to take an active approach to understanding Shakespeare based on the rehearsal room approach of the Royal Shakespeare Company, as Madison Torres-Davy and Lilly Koot report....

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  5. Three ways to deal with trolls and harassment online

    From keeping lines of communication open to standing up for others, journalist Ginger Gorman and Wesley College student and cyber safety advocate Anna Duan share their advice for handling trolls and other forms of online harassment. Cyber safety can...

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  6. Wesley and the Melbourne Writers Festival

    An inspiring group of writers and commentators arrived at Wesley College for the Melbourne Writers Festival in September. This diverse group provided ample opportunity for students to be informed, challenged and to learn what drives creative and...

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  7. Rock solid lesson from an industry geologist

    In her guest science lessons, Desiré Gámez-Torrent, a geoscientist at ExxonMobil and Wesley parent, proved that you’re never too young to have your world rocked by a couple of rocks. What started with looking at a couple of rocks on a table has...

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  8. Wrestling a gold medal out of the competition

    Seventeen-year-old Liam Gusti, a Year 12 student at Wesley’s Glen Waverley Campus, has won gold at two national wrestling competitions. Wrestling against his siblings from a young age gave Liam a head-start in an exciting sport that can be both...

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  9. Music, the brain and learning

    Does playing a musical instrument help students to learn? In a word: yes. Geoff Smith looks at the research. Several decades of research suggest there’s a correlation between learning a musical instrument, or maybe even just listening to music,...

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  10. Beyond four walls

    Taking learning outside the classroom provides the perfect setting to foster students’ wellbeing and happiness, as Larissa Robbins explains. Remember your own experiences of school camp? The vast Australian bushland, the late night chats, toasting...

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