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Recognising our high achievers

Recognising our high achievers

As is the school’s custom, Barker was delighted to welcome back our high achieving students from the Class of 2021, recognising their outstanding results and contributions at a special school assembly. 

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New South Wales school term dates

New South Wales school term dates

New South Wales school term dates

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Private boys’ secondary schools in New South Wales

Private boys’ secondary schools in New South Wales

There are 36 private secondary and combined all-boys schools in NSW, which we have listed in this article. 
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2019 NAPLAN review: Top performing schools in Central Coast, NSW

2019 NAPLAN review: Top performing schools in Central Coast, NSW

We take a look at the top schools by average NAPLAN score in Central Coast, NSW which consists of 95 schools.
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Private girls’ secondary schools in New South Wales

Private girls’ secondary schools in New South Wales

There are 46 private secondary and combined all-girls schools in NSW, which we have listed in this article. 

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2019 NAPLAN review: Top performing schools in Sydney (City)

2019 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 52 schools.
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4 Skills students need to be employable in the future

4 Skills students need to be employable in the future

Students need to cultivate a broad and diverse set of skills that tend to be in high demand with employers.
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Home-buying tips for getting in the ‘zone’

Home-buying tips for getting in the ‘zone’

How are zones contrived and what can families do to live within their desired area?  
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Recognising our high achievers

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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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