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Coping with Unexpected Change During COVID-19
Our students have shown incredible resilience and adaptability throughout this pandemic despite the frequent and often sudden changes to their environment. Our Head of Student Wellbeing, Bridgitte Roberts, explains the importance of making time to focus on wellbeing as a strategy to cope with unexpected change. Read more
The High Value Of Creativity
As the world and technology evolve at a rapid rate, creativity is touted by thought leaders and business as an essential and high value skill for future-proofing successful careers.Read more
Preparing for a Successful Return to School
A return to school is an exciting and emotional time for children. No doubt, they will be looking forward to seeing their friends, settling back into daily routines and discovering what ‘the new normal’ looks like. To help make this transition a positive one, Bridgitte Roberts, our Head of Student...Read more
How To Support Your Happy, Healthy, High Achiever While Learning From Home
As parents help their children adjust to off-site learning and other changes to their daily lives, Mentone Grammar’s Head of Student Wellbeing and experienced psychologist, Bridgitte Roberts, offers some tips on the best way for parents to support their children to succeed. Read more
Unpacking School VCE Results
Each year, Victorian schools publish statistics on the VCE results achieved by their graduating cohort. What do the numbers mean in terms of a school’s performance and what insights can they provide parents about the quality of education on offer?Read more
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
How are schools preparing the next generation of leaders?
It won’t be long before Generation Alpha are in charge – but will they be ready for the top jobs? Employment trends indicate that emerging generations will dominate senior leadership positions quicker than their predecessors due to their agility and soft skills. We asked Mentone Grammar Deputy Principal, Jarrod O’Neill...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
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