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Positivity and support of colleagues key for Woodthorpe teacherMonday 4th September, 2017

  Aaron Gosper is the head of campus for the eastern and northern campus of Woodthorpe and has been working at OneSchool for the past 12 months Having been a teacher for 22 years, Aaron likes his relatively new working environment and is in a good....

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Leading Remarkable Learning Conference Inspires OneSchool RPsTuesday 29th August, 2017

The OneSchool Global Regional Principal team, Teacher Academy Directors and Global Team members gathered in New Jersey, USA recently to attend the Sterling Leading Remarkable Learning conference. Held during the week of August 7-11 it was a chance for leaders to....

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Positivity and growth key elements at Woodthorpe School

With a career spanning more than 40 years, Susan Ballantyne is more than qualified to comment on why she thinks teaching is not just enjoyable, but a vocation. “As a teacher, one of the great rewards is undoubtedly that sense of making an impact and a....

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How OneSchool is developing national strategies Saturday 29th April, 2017

This year John Carmody was appointed Director of Studies (DOS) for OneSchool in Western Australia and South Australia. It is an exciting role and one where he has to be organised because the campuses are spread over a huge area. What are the key aspects of the....

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CANVAS Learning Management System Makes DebutSunday 2nd April, 2017

The new CANVAS Learning Management System being phased in across AU is proving to be a winner. “The main priority from an educational standpoint was usability for students and teachers, as well as fully featured for curriculum and resource sharing,....

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The Leading Remarkable Learning ConferenceMonday 27th March, 2017

The Leading Remarkable Learning Conference was held in Auckland and Christchurch. OneSchool’s Westmount Regional Principals Phil Muir, Jon Bowen and Hugo Vaughan give their feedback on the event.  More than 200 teachers from Australia and New....

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Congratulations to the OneSchool Awards Winners!

The OneSchool Awards are presented to students who demonstrate the following qualities; Involvement in School Activities               Leadership Academic Achievement Fulfilling Potential....

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Video Conferencing as a Teaching Tool

Video Conferencing (VC) is a relatively new tool for both teachers and students at OneSchool Australia and is here to stay. Traditional face-to-face teaching is still an important element of any student’s educational experience, but with the advent of....

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Student development key to SDL

Alice Clement has been a teacher at Woodthorpe’s Eastern Campus since 2013 and is a strong believer in the concepts of self-directed learning (SDL) as taught by OneSchool. Alice champions the teaching method as it gives students the ability to take certain....

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House Names For OneSchool Global

From January 2017 OneSchool Australia will adopt new house names and emblems for the purposes of sporting and scholastic events. These new names and emblems will represent the spirit of the school’s global house teams. The decision to have names was taken....

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High Achievers Conference Inspires Senior Students

OneSchool’s High Achievers’ Seminar was held on September 16 at Qudos Bank Arena in students from Years 10-12. The purpose of the event was to inspire and inform business leaders and budding employees about the secrets to success. The occasion also....

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Harvard Trip Reinforces Culture Of Thinking Principles

“Phenomenal” is the one-word description Regional Principal Paul Maher uses to describe his recent visit to Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. He was part of a OneSchool delegation that went to the esteemed university in July to learn more....

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Dean Robinson: How education has changed

Dean Robinson is Head of Campus, Regional Head of HPE and Regional Head of Academic Care at Woodthorpe’s Perth campus. He has been teaching for the past 12 years and has seen many changes in that time – from an outcome-based education system when he....

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Vision 4 Learning Seminar: Outcomes

OneSchool Global recently completed the rolling out of its Vision 4 Learning seminars in Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe and England. This was a timely reminder of where we are as a community and what our vision is with regard to the education of our....

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Tips For Parents During Exams

Last week we put up some handy hints for students during exam time. Students aren’t the only ones who need a regime during this time; parents and siblings can also help make things easier for those hitting the books. We’ve put together a few ideas that....

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10 Tips To Help You Through Exams

It’s the last semester, which also means it’s exam time, and stress levels at school are about to go through the roof.  However, the anxiety can be mitigated if students are prepared. Here are some tips that might come in handy as both students....

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An Inspiring Day with Sir John Jones

  Staff from across Australia attended an exclusive presentation with inspirational educationalist Sir John Jones. Over 150 staff, including our New Zealand colleagues, were in attendance. Sir John’s book, the Magic Weaver, has been one of the most....

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Saturday 15th August, 2015

Albany Campus 'Bang on a Beanie' day. 

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World Teachers Day

On Thursday 29th October, we celebrated world teachers day. In great appreciation for what they do for us, we organized a surprise morning tea for them. We gave them a box of chocolates each with a surprise Black forest cake and a card signed by each individual student....

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Student Leadership ForumWednesday 30th December, 2015

A Student Leadership Forum was held at UBT Shepherds Bay on the 8th of December. It was a huge success.

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Kiwi and a Kangaroo exchange

The teacher exchange programme has been initiated to provide opportunities for staff to experience One School Global first hand. The development opportunity provided on an international exchange is to: Enable teachers to test their practice with different students,....

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Woodthorpe Eastern Campus Primary Veggie Garden

At Woodthorpe Eastern campus, the Yr. 3/4 class planted a vegetable as part of their science curriculum. The garden was part of the year 3/4 biological sciences unit at the beginning of the year. This involved looking at living things and lifecycles. We also....

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Home economics project.

The YR7/8 girls to an English high tea for their Aunties and Grandmas as part of their Home economics project. The food looked very yummy and was presented so nicely. The visitors certainly enjoyed their Tea.             ....

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A state-wide bike-a-thon was held in each of the individual campuses on Friday the 12th of June. The Willetton Campus rode around the Swan river. As a school we raised just over $52000, using the Everyday Hero website. The fundraising went towards the roll out of....

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