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  1. Future problem solvers take on a possible future

    Futuristic and creative thinking and excellent story writing skills earned three students places in the Future Problem Solving National Championships – and for one, a place in the worldwide final  - as Kathy Bernardi reports. Three students from...

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  2. How do we prepare children for a future of global change?

    Ben Dooley, the Head of Junior School at the Glen Waverley Campus, reflects on his first year at Wesley and how to prepare students for a future that doesn’t yet exist. If you undertook a word association exercise with me in January this year and...

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  3. Begin with the child

    When children in the early years – aged three, four and five – begin at Wesley, it’s vital they transition smoothly and feel they belong in a secure and familiar learning environment. As Jacinta Janssens and Kieran McCrohan explain, that’s...

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  4. The secret to a smooth Year 7 transition? Continuity and change

    The move to Year 7 is a major step for students. What’s the secret to ensuring it’s a smooth transition? Ensuring there’s a blend of continuity and change, as Steven Coshutt, Simon Thompson and Rob Gow explain. Year 7 at Wesley is many things....

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  5. Senior success: six factors that guide parents and students entering…

    Quality curricular and cocurricular programs engage every Senior School student at Wesley in meaningful learning experiences and encourage every one of them to do their level best, and realise their talents and their potential, as Jill Caple and...

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  6. Book Week 2020

    With students back on campus, Book Week was a delightful time to celebrate storytelling and literature together, as Kathryn Hand tells us. Book characters came to life as Children’s Book Week was celebrated across each of the campuses in October....

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  7. Questioning preconceptions, creating truth

    A year that included infernal bushfires and seemingly eternal lockdowns also revealed the importance of art as a way to question our preconceptions in order to understand our world – as our graduating visual arts students have shown. We understand...

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  8. Making the unknown known

    In an unprecedented year of uncertainties, new normals, social distances, lockdowns and pivots, making your unknown known has never been more important – as our graduating visual arts students understand. One way to make sense of the unknown is...

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  9. How an explicit writing framework supports students’ writing progress

    One of the long-term goals in supporting students as they extend their writing capabilities is to develop their writing independence. Ben Reeves spoke with Katie Orton, Pippa Wilson, Vivienne Owers and Pene Walsh to understand how they develop...

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  10. In this together – celebrities send messages of hope

    Milica Savic had a pastoral care idea to support Year 9 students stay positive in the final weeks of remote learning when almost everyone else had returned to on-campus learning: video messages of hope from celebrity guest speakers. With Year 9...

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