The latest from Toorak College

Girl Power, Senior School

Starting Senior School is just another 'first'

Transitioning from Primary to Secondary school is an exciting time for students, but it can also be a time when they’re filled with nerves. Student wellbeing is paramount at Toorak College. Through programs, facilities and being part of the school community students are supported in their...

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School Choice, Girl Power

15 Inspirational Quotes from #girlswhocan

Throughout the month of May, Toorak College is celebrating those who dream big, aim high and embrace challenges and opportunities.   Here is a collection of our favourite quotes from women who have inspired, empowered, ruled, challenged and motivated others. We hope this collection offers a little...

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School Choice, Girl Power

The Dream Gap

Do Australian girls feel they are treated equally to their male counterparts? Research tells us that the majority of Australian girls don’t; whether it’s in the media, in sports, at school or even at home, and as they get older this perception of inequality grows.

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Junior School, Senior School, Learning

5 tips to help your child beat the NAPLAN nerves

Soon it will be NAPLAN time, and just the thought of these tests can fill some children with panic. For some it’s the fear of the unknown or the expectation of performing at a certain level that can develop feelings of anxiety. As parents and teachers we can help students alleviate these fears by...

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Parenting, Wellbeing

15 questions to replace “How was school today?”

"So, how was your day?" Most parents will ask this question at the end of each school day and more often that not, the answer is a quick "OK" or "good, thanks".

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Wellbeing, Learning

Perform better at school after a good sleep

We all know that establishing good sleep habits is important for children and that a good night’s sleep is about getting to sleep, staying asleep and getting quality sleep. According to a study by Boston College researchers, Australian students are among the sleepiest in the world, with teachers...

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