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  1. New metrics make student achievement more than just a number

    Students across Victoria recently marked the end of their formal years of study with the release of their VCE ATAR score. But what about their ‘other’ learning capabilities? How do we measure the prior achievement, service, character, strengths,...

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  2. Assessment and learning

    While high profile assessment events like NAPLAN and Year 12 exams draw attention to formal methods of evaluating learning, assessment is in fact a part of daily life in schools, right from the early years. Assessments take many forms, including...

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  3. Lessons in sport: Girls inspired by pros Emily Gielnik and Akec Makur …

    Female representation in a wide variety of professional sports has been identified as one of the key drivers in encouraging girls to participate in sport at school and beyond. At Wesley, we’re proud to have alumni across many sporting fields, from...

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  4. A new tradition is born

    There are many signposts in a school year: the commencement of a new school year, the end of each term, graduations and all of the assemblies, concerts, productions and events in between. At Wesley, we have introduced our own new traditions, some...

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  5. OWs on the money

    This image from a 1965 edition of the Chronicle, which is in the Prime Minister’s cabinet in the reception area at our St Kilda Road Campus, shows Harold Holt (OW1926) and HRH Prince Philip viewing the machine used to produce decimal currency...

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  6. Historic win for Boys' Firsts Basketball

    2023 was also historic for the Boys' Firsts Basketball Team, who won the APS premiership for the first time since 2010. This is only the fourth time since basketball was introduced by the APS in 1991 that the Wesley Boys' Firsts have won the title....

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  7. Great golf courses of the world

    Gary Lisbon (OW1984) was a chartered accountant with KPMG who always had a love of golf and never saw himself as an accountant in the long run. He started working with 1991 Open Champion Ian Baker-Finch, before branching out into running corporate...

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  8. School ties that bind

    In February 1973, Mike Hibbs (OW1978), Steve Godwin (OW1978), Neil Croft (OW1978) and Dave Okey (OW1978) all started Year 7 at Wesley’s Syndal Campus (now the Glen Waverley Campus) from various primary schools, joining the ‘old boy’ (who had...

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  9. The Year of the 'Triple Double'

    Has Wesley sport ever been any stronger than it is right now? This year we rewrote APS record books in a remarkable series of dual Premiership victories, with both our boys’ and girls’ teams taking out the Premiership Cups in Athletics, in Cross...

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  10. Hurrah for the gold and purple flag we love

    The Collegians Football Club, an institution steeped in tradition and success, has a rich history of premierships that span over a century. Established in 1892 by LA Adamson, the club has been a powerhouse in the world of Australian Rules Football,...

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