The latest from Toorak College

Child Development, Senior School

Individuality matters: The life lessons learnt from ‘The Greatest Showman’

The Greatest Showman has captivated the students of Toorak College this Term. It’s signature anthem ‘This is Me’ is regularly hummed by our girls as they walk through the Cloisters and is often heard playing in the dance studio and the music centre. There is no doubt that The Greatest Showman is a...

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School Choice, Girl Power

Toorak Collegians turn their dreams into reality

"Be bold. Be you. Never stop fighting," says Toorak Collegian and special guest, Paris Room (TC '00) when presenting to Toorak girls at this year’s International Women’s Day assembly. Every day, we celebrate our students and collegians who embrace every opportunity and dream big.  Collegians Kate...

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STEM, Junior School, Girl Power, Senior School

Inspiring girls to pursue STEM

It is estimated that in the next decade 75% of jobs in the fastest-growing industries will require skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Across Australia, enrolment in STEM subjects is in steady decline and many young girls don’t consider STEM subjects in their VCE and...

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Child Development, Early Learning

Why play-based learning is so important in the early years

Albert Einstein once said "Play is the highest form of research". At Toorak College, we understand that children are active investigators seeking ways to make meaning of their world. Play is a vital part of active investigation and is incorporated in our Early Learning program each and every day.

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Parenting, Wellbeing

5 ways to boost gratitude in your children

Gratitude can be defined as being aware of and thankful for the good things that happen in our life and taking the time to express appreciation and return kindness. Studies show that when children feel grateful they are more joyful, determined, optimistic, resilient, less stressed and even...

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Wellbeing, sport

Play Sport, Improve Your Life

Physical activity plays a significant part in the school experience for many Australian students, including students at Toorak College.  Research tells us that regular exercise helps to improve memory, concentration and learning however we believe that a combination of structured and unstructured...

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