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Starting the Conversation: 13 Reasons Why

As you may be aware the latest Netflix series, ’13 Reasons Why’ has just released season 2. This show is graphic and propagates ideas that could put young viewers at risk. The portrayal of...

5 Tips for talking to your child about bad world news

Your child may be seeing all the media coverage about the tragic shooting in Florida this morning. It can be really hard seeing bad world news and can bring up a whole lot of...

HGC commemorates Remembrance Day

Sunday, 11 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). One hundred years ago, on 11 November 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after...

The Language of Independence

Independence Building is vitally important for parents. It's the pathway to children's competency, confidence and creativity, and the shortcut to resilience and real learning. Click here to read the entire article written by Michael Grose: Language...

College Council Elections 2018

Following the counting of votes for the parent members of College Council, I would like to congratulate the following parent members who were elected to Council. Congratulations to the following parents:- Craig Williams, Corinne...

Failure! What a Genius Idea!

by Michael Grose A leading Victorian independent school is actively encouraging its students to fail, which is an absolutely genius idea. As reported in The Age (28th August 2017), Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School is holding Failure...

HGCFit: It’s time to commit to being fit!

Is that winter sluggish feel starting to creep in? Well Summer Bodies are Made in Winter! It's not about 'finding time' it's about 'making time' and no matter how slow you go,...

SchoolTV: Mindfulness

Over the last decade, mindfulness has been slowly rising in popularity with many individuals practising it on a regular basis. Evidence based research has found that there are many benefits to mindfulness which has...
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