Knowing Girls

Knowing Girls

Camps – Having A Go – Santa Maria College

The purpose of camps is to push students beyond their comfort zone. The activities are unfamiliar, being away from family may be unfamiliar and working in teams may be unfamiliar. Life sends us many unfamiliar situations and challenges where we have to be prepared to be brave and have a go.

Transitioning Into High School – Jennifer Oaten

Entering high school from primary school is an exciting time for children and their parents, but it can also be challenging for your child. Some children cope with change better than others. As parents, what we say and how we respond to challenges they face can significantly change how a student settles into high school.

What You Need To Know About Girls And Their Frenemies

In schools we talk constantly about protecting girls from harm. We teach them about paedophiles, on-line grooming, sexting, and the harm caused by drug and alcohol use. In reality, the more likely destructive influence on an adolescent girl’s day to day life is the damage they do to one another in their friendship groups…Relational aggression.

Safer on Screen

A new report shows some teens are getting better at dealing with unwanted online attention. Here are 10 tips to make sure your child is one of them.

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