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Zac Sleeman's (10K) cricketing success

Following his recent inclusion in the School Sports Victoria 15 Years and Under National Championships in March, Zac Sleeman (10K) has also just competed in the U17 National championships run by Cricket Australia.

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Single-sex or co-education?

Associate Head (Teaching and Learning), Tim Dorning, discusses the findings of a recent Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) report that uses NAPLAN data to highlight differences in student performance based on whether students attended single-sex or co-educational schools. Using St Michael's Grammar School's NAPLAN data, Tim Dorning compares our students’ performance with the schools included in the analysis over the same period, and concludes that St Michael’s students’ growth over time is greater than the growth seen in single-sex environments in both reading comprehension and numeracy.

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Holiday Program explores 'The Land Down Under'

A group of St Michael's students were lucky enough to explore 'The Land Down Under' during Term 3 school holidays, 25 September to 6 October. The holiday program was specifically designed around Australia's unique history, culture, society and landscape, through a series of insightful incursions and jam-packed excursions.

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Immersion Days - An opportunity to discover

Our Years 7-8 Immersion Days showcased a diverse mix of activities from Wednesday 20 September to Friday 22 September. Students chose from nine different electives – it was a fantastic opportunity for students to discover potential interests. Read on to explore.

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The Sandra Matheson Archives Official Opening

Head of the School, Mr Simon Gipson, officially opened The Sandra Matheson Archives on 20 September, to honour the life of Ms Sandra Matheson and her dedication to St Michael's over almost 40 years of loyal service, and to commemorate Ms Matheson’s passion for preserving the School's rich history.

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Students Say Thank You: Decadent Canapé Party for Staff

Flowing cups of juice and sparkling water, lavish serves of canapes and the smooth tunes of Michael Bublé, set the scene for our Year 9 Food & Technology classes, who held two decadent Canape Parties for staff on 19 and 20 September as a special thank you before Term 3 comes to an end.

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Maker Space: A lesson in stop motion film-making from our Year 4 students

Around the world, Maker Space programs have been established on the idea that children should engage in tinkering and making because they are powerful ways to learn. At St Michael’s, our lunch-time Maker Space program exists to allow Prep - Year 6 students the opportunity to learn about technology through experimental play.

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