What’s In A Name?

When the words ‘alternative’ or ‘special’ are attached to a school’s title, it can conjure up a range of meanings. However, what constitutes these types of independent schools today may come as a surprise – and an enormous relief – to many parents.
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Through the ashes

Following a fire that tore through the Science building of Yarra Valley Grammar in 2012, the school will open the doors to a brand new state-of-the-art Science and Mathematics building that is bigger and better than the last – just in time for the 2015 school year.
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Educating for today and tomorrow

Catholic Schools have been an intrinsic part of the Australian education landscape for more than 200 years. Since 1806 Catholic Schools have been providing a high-quality, low-fee education for Australian children and have continued to adapt to varying circumstances and changing times.
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Because they are creative

Have you ever met a child who just can’t stand still? Their toes need to tap; their bodies seemingly incapable of resisting the temptation to pirouette or cartwheel. Perhaps you have a child who just needs to sing all day or someone who sees life as one giant stage.
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Where girls flourish

As Roseville College Principal, Megan Krimmer, watches her students walk through the gates each morning – happy, relaxed, laughing and chatting together, and at liberty to be themselves – she sees the benefits of an ‘all girls’ learning environment for young girls and young women, which she says really allows them to thrive.
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Principally Speaking…

 As Barker College celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2015, it can reflect on its heritage while looking positively towards its bright future. The school has developed a culture that encourages strong personal relationships and puts the students at its heart. WhichSchool? speaks to Head of School, Phillip Heath.
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The IB Approach

For over 45 years, the International Baccalaureate (IB) has developed and delivered its programmes throughout the globe with the participation and involvement of IB World Schools such as Newington College.
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Boys being the best they can be

 Having spent 20 years as Mosman Prep School Headmaster, Garry Brown OAM tells WhichSchool how his experience, coupled with a stable and dedicated staff, has helped the school address the challenges boys face in their learning.
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