Building on success in the Middle School

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Welcome to the second half of the 2017 Middle School year. I trust that you and your family have been able to share some time together over the break and that your child has been able to focus on other interests as well as reenergise in preparation for a challenging, comprehensive and ultimately fulfilling semester  … Read more

P&F – Welcome back to Term 3!

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Welcome back!  The three week winter break is always very welcome, and not only for the ability to snuggle up and sleep in on those chilly mornings, but that extra week also allows for some lovely family holidays.  We managed to do a ‘Griswalds’ driving trek over to Sydney to see the sights and visit  … Read more

Global Competence

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Harvard Researcher Prof Ron Ritchhart, a former Aussie teacher who has piloted the internationally acclaimed, Cultures of Thinking, project recently visited Adelaide to present to independent schools boards and executives about the future demands on schooling. He framed eight key areas of School life that need to go beyond what they do now and embrace  … Read more