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Fostering a Culture of Reading – Jennifer Oaten

Reading is not just an escape into the wonderful realms of the magical world, fantasy or adventure; it is a foundational skill that influences many aspects of our lives and is an aspect of education where parent actions can have a significant impact.

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Values At The Heart Of Our Culture – Jennifer Oaten

Discover the significance of values and their impact on our lives. Aligning our actions with our core values fosters personal growth and a brighter future. Explore the values that shape our relationships, society, and sense of self. Find inspiration to live authentically.

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Emotional Intelligence

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence – Jennifer Oaten

Explore the pivotal role of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in shaping academic success and personal growth. This document delves into the core facets of EI, including self-awareness, empathy, self-regulation, and social skills, to demonstrate how these competencies foster better focus, motivation, and stress management. Discover how EI is a crucial tool for students and professionals alike, contributing to memory enhancement and overall success.

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Cultivating Creative Thinking – Jennifer Oaten

Unlocking the Power of Creative Thinking: Dive into the heart of Santa Maria College’s commitment to nurturing creative thinking. Discover how we empower our students with tools and strategies, ensuring they are equipped for a future filled with innovation and challenge.

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Year 7 Science Santa Maria College - Transition to High School

Transitioning To High School – Jennifer Oaten

The jump to high school is an exhilarating and challenging phase in a teenager’s life. With a multitude of changes, responsibilities and growth opportunities, it can take time to adjust, especially if you are moving from a small country town or primary school.

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Year 12s at last assembly 2023

Memories, Challenges, Opportunities Post School – Jennifer Oaten

Explore the emotional journey and practical challenges faced by students transitioning from the structured environment of school to the independence of adult life. This document delves into the bittersweet longing for past school experiences, the importance of maintaining friendships, the comfort of routine, the lasting influence of teachers, and the sense of belonging that school activities and events provide.

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