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Latest News & Reports

Connect B'Yachad December 2016

Our latest Connect B'Yachad edition is available here.

21 December 2016 | Read On

RELATIONAL AGGRESSION AND GIRLS

Relational aggression is the psychologist’s name for what the rest of us call ‘mean girls’ behaviour, or straight up ‘bitchiness’.  It is a pattern of behaviour typi...

07 December 2016 | Read On

A POST TRUTH WORLD

It has been very interesting to hear the various commentaries on our living in a ‘post-truth’ world. There have been signs of this emerging for a very long time. People are more inclined t...

29 November 2016 | Read On

TECH NEWS - OCTOBER 2016

Smart Phone – when do we give one to the kids?  Not long ago, many parents wondered at what age they should give their child full access to the car keys. Nowadays, parents face a trickier ...

13 October 2016 | Read On

Library News – Sept 2016

Readers of the Week – Harrison Wilson (Year K) Seen in the Library this week Books of the week: Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story Of The Man Who Sold...

14 September 2016 | Read On

ELC & Prep News – Sept 2016

Tomorrow’s Prep Family Shabbat will begin at 8:30am in the Maroubra Synagogue Hall. Could Prep Parents please drop their child/ren off in the classroom by 8:20am and make their way over to the S...

13 September 2016 | Read On

A Message from the Rabbi – Sept 2016

Last week, in time for the first day of school in Israel, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu said that he wants to launch an "education revolution" in the State of Israel educational system. He expla...

13 September 2016 | Read On

Naplan & Gallup

While politicians have traded blame for the underwhelming NAPLAN results this week, there are some schools (of whom we are one) trying to take a more rounded measure of student progress. And the insig...

13 September 2016 | Read On

Peter Philippsohn Appointed Honorary Life Governor Of Jca

I was delighted to hear that last week one of the founders of our College, Peter Philippsohn OAM was appointed as an Honorary Life Governor of JCA. We have always valued Peter’s wise counsel at ...

13 September 2016 | Read On

Annual Mount Sinai College Parents’ Survey

Each year the school asks the parents to complete a survey as part of the Board of Management’s commitment to deliver and maintain the highest standards. We are now ready to conduct our 2016 sur...

13 September 2016 | Read On

Datacom supports learning that never stops

Mount Sinai has always aimed to prepare students for the demands of a fast-changing world. In 2011, the students and teachers first started using iPads in classrooms. This was so successful in enablin...

13 September 2016 | Read On