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The basis for a lifelong love of learning

What will a parent see when walking through Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre’s (MPC) gate? As one prospective parent recently said, ‘I was particularly impressed by the emphasis on nature-based play and inquiry learning, the child-centred practices that I observed staff engaged in and by the facilities at MPC.’The basis for a lifelong love of learning On entering through the gate, our... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Help a local treasure grow

Willmore invites you to be part of Willmore Kindergarten by helping them grow. Nestled amongst tall leafy trees with beautiful natural outdoor spaces, Willmore Kindergarten was established 49 years ago by the Ferny Hills community who wanted a place for their children to grow and learn. In 2018, Willmore won a grant as part of the Stronger Communities Programme and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Everyone Belongs at Creative Play

We celebrated Harmony Week at Creative Play Child Care Centre by coming together with friends, families and the wider community. The children participated in a number of multicultural activities, with the phrase “We are One” in mind. It was a great way to acknowledge the diversity in our Centre and to show to the children that everyone belongs. We were... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Are you interested in learning French?

Bonjour! Come and  learn French at your own pace and without pressure in a fun environment and a nice cuppa! Let’s Speak French offers French lessons in cafes in and around The Hills District including a class at The Flying Nun in Samford and Poshamocha in Ferny Grove.  If you are planning a trip to a French speaking country or... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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High Performance at Mount Alvernia

As a modern Catholic college, academics form our core business, but as one dimension in what comprises a holistic approach to education, and one aspect that may inform high performance.  High performance is found in the rich experiences, relationships, and practices that encompass the day-to-day life of an educational institution.  It is these elements, that are not easily measurable, that... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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P&C Superstars at Ferny Hills State School

The Ferny Hills State School P&C Association had a busy year of fundraising in 2018.   Through various events, including the hugely popular Trivia Night, Bunnings BBQs, a Read-a-thon and Pie Drive they successfully raised funds to complete the installation of air conditioning in every classroom and purchase STEM resources for the school.   The 2018 fundraising program also saw... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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2019 House Captains

Congratulations to the 2019 House Captains at Ferny Grove State High School this year; Caleb So, Chelsea Fryer, Lauren Reed, Sarah Pike, Jade Beasley, Jessica Hughes, Josh Edwards and Pierce Boorman. We are sure this will prove to be a fantastic year for the school! ...

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by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Q&A with St. Williams New Principal!

St William’s Primary School Grovely has welcomed their new Principal, Roycelyn Wilden to their school. With over 30 years experience in the Education sector we recently caught up with Roycelyn to ask her a few questions. Are you a Brisbane Local? I was born in Mackay, raised in Rockhampton and have taught and lead in schools across Qld, Canberra and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Prince of Peace students compete at Yale

Six Prince of Peace Lutheran College students recently travelled to Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut to compete in the Tournament of Champions at the World Scholar’s Cup late last year, bringing home a large number of medals.  2700 scholars from over 50 countries participated, competing in Collaborative Writing, Debating and the Scholars Bowl. They also had the unique opportunity to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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Patricks Road State School adopts their new cop

On Monday, February 18, Patricks Road State School officially adopted and welcomed in their new Adopt-a-Cop, Constable Casey Denais from the Ferny Grove Police Division. During the adoption ceremony ‘Constable Casey’ (as she will be known to her school community) and the school captains were each presented with a formal certificate of adoption by Inspector Tony Ridge, the Patrol Services Inspector for the Inner West Patrol Group.... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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