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sport, Success and Failure

Why Sport and failure need to co-exist

  Sports participation has many benefits for our students, including increased physical activity, developing new friendships, learning to work in a team environment and building confidence. Yet, possibly one of the most important benefits is that it teaches students how to bounce back from failure.

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Wellbeing, Mental strength

How to build your mental strength

  In an all-girls senior school like Toorak College, building ‘mental strength’ is a concept we value with high regard. Our girls are always encouraged to dream big, embrace challenges and leap boldly with their passions and strengths at the forefront.

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Learning, Child Development

Is your child ‘prepped’ for Prep?

    The first day of Prep can be one of the most exciting and challenging times for a family. Toorak College places great importance on ensuring that children successfully transition each year. How does the School help transition the children? How can you as the parent help prepare them for day one...

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Learning, Child Development

What should a 21st-century classroom for Early Learners look like?

  Did you know that the architectural design of a classroom can have a major impact on your child’s learning? This is because a child’s brain is so malleable that an inspiring, inclusive environment helps establish a positive learning experience for them in their future years.

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Scholarships, School Choice

Top tips to land a scholarship

Are you thinking of applying for a scholarship on behalf of your child? Don’t know where to begin? For many schools, the scholarship application and testing process is just around the corner so now is the time to start researching. Here are our tips to help you in your scholarship journey:

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Girl Power

5 lessons from The Incredibles

Almost 15-years on from the original movie, the 2018 sequel of The Incredibles enlivened theatre screens across the world. Wife, mother, and superhero Helen Parr (Elastigirl) steals the spotlight from her incredibly strong superhero husband Bob and proves to her family that she can save the world...

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