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Recognising our high achievers

As is Barker College’s custom, we were delighted to welcome back our Distinguished Achievers from the Class of 2020, recognising their outstanding results at a special school assembly on February 17.

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Our favourite Australian books about starting school

Here are our favourite books to help calm fears and prepare everyone for the first day of school.

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Our top 10 blog posts of 2020

It’s been a huge year in more ways than one. Before we turn our backs on 2020, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane.

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Virtual excursions for the whole family

Here are some virtual interactive tours that can help stop the COVID-boredom.

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Parents’ guide to social media in 2020

Your questions answered about Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, Houseparty, Twitch and Discord.

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5 educational podcasts for primary kids

Here are some of our favourite educational podcasts for kids.

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When should you drop a school subject?

If there’s nothing, or, at least, barely anything, that interests you about the subject, that could be a sign it’s not for you. 

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Student Stories: What I learnt about myself from remote learning

I really missed socialising — suddenly I was no longer sitting next to anyone, chatting on the bus, or catching up before class. 

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NAPLAN review: Top performing schools in Sydney (City)

We take a look at the top schools by average NAPLAN score in Sydney (City), NSW, which consists of 58 schools.

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Helping your child to pace themselves at school

Parents are the experts on their children, so use your knowledge of your child. Consider these six things.

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NAPLAN review: Top performing schools in Mosman (Area)

We take a look at the top schools by average NAPLAN score in Mosman, NSW.

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Education for all: A look at inclusive schools

Inclusive schools welcome children of all abilities. Find out more about the different inclusive schools across Australia. 

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Does homework still make sense?

Some experts insist that it simply stresses students and their families, but others believe homework that is relevant, age-appropriate and engaging can instil good habits and enhance learning.

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Viewbank College’s STEAM Futures Conference

Viewbank College in Melbourne’s north-east held its inaugural STEAM Futures Conference on 23 August — a full-day event that saw educators, academics and industry experts from Victoria gather to participate in workshops, networking and ideas

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Is mental health taken seriously in schools?

Mental health is a serious issue in Australian schools, and it shouldn't be ignored.

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