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Transitioning students for a head start to secondary
The leap from primary school into secondary school presents a period of rapid change for children. The expectations and environment are vastly different as students are required be more independent, mature and organised. We asked Head of Years 5 & 6 at Mentone Grammar, Jacqui Cartwright, how schools can help...Read more
Tips for taking the stress out of choosing a school
Choosing a school for your child is one of the biggest decisions that families will make – but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one. Mentone Grammar Registrar, Pernilla Eklund Allan, offers some helpful tips on how to enjoy the process of finding a school that is the right...Read more
Why curiosity is the lifeblood of success
Every day, technology drives the world to change faster and faster. This rate of progress means that future graduates need to be lifelong learners and quick problem-solvers in order to respond to the shifting demands of their industries. Mentone Grammar English Teacher, Cameron Wilson, discusses how curiosity is key to success and...Read more
5 calming strategies for young children
The ability to control our own emotions is something we continue to develop throughout our lives. Head of Junior School, Jess Richards, discusses the importance of developing these skills in the early years and provides five strategies parents can use to help young children calm themselves.Read more
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