Middle School

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2020 Celebration Assembly

The final assemblies for the year were conducted on Thursday afternoon. These assemblies were designed to present and celebrate a range of awards that would have traditionally been awarded at the Celebration Night in October. The Celebration…
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Year 7 Ancient Artefacts Exhibition

Over the past few weeks our Year 7 Encounter students have been learning about Ancient Civilisations of the world, with a focus on cultural practices; the organisation of societies; and the historical significance, mysteries, and legacies of…
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Year 8 Curiosity Week

This year has regularly reminded us how important it is to love what we do. With this in mind, a focus on further developing our students love for learning along with activities to encourage the students to reconnect with their peers has been…
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Apple Software Update: JamF Pro

One thing we can say with certainty this year, is that we have seen an increased reliance upon the use of technology to support learning and teaching. Earlier this year, we communicated a planned upgrade of the management software for all Apple…
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Go Girl; Go For IT Webinar

Last month, on October 13, two of our Middle School students took part in the inaugural ‘Go Girl - Go For IT…CyberEdition’, a virtual technology conference.   Over 600 young girls from around Australia logged on - either at school…
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Third time's the (medieval) charm!

Sadly, this year our Year 8 Medieval Day was postponed twice due to the COVID-19 lockdowns and remote learning periods. This only made us more excited to successfully get Medieval Day Mark Three off the ground last Friday. It was fantastic…
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Year 5 Nadia Wheatley Writing Workshop

Early in September, our Year 5 students took part in a ‘virtual’ writing workshop with acclaimed Australian author, Nadia Wheatley, via a Zoom webinar. Nadia is the author of award-winning titles such as 'My Place', 'Australians All', and…
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Letters to Aged Care Facilities…

In the last few weeks of Term 3, our Middle School students took part in a heartwarming activity where they wrote letters that were sent to seven aged care facilities throughout the Macedon Ranges.  In these times of great uncertainty, stress,…
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eSmart Week

This week has been National eSmart Week! Our school has registered to take part in eSmart Week, an initiative of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation that is all about building supportive and connected social environments both on and offline. At…
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R U OK Day 2020

Today is RU OK day for 2020; a national day of action by RUOK.org, where their mission is remind Australians to check in with those around you and ask 'are you okay?' This year in particular, has been incredibly challenging for almost everyone.…
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Upcoming Free Parent Webinars

Over the next few weeks, there are several free parent webinars to support parents in managing the uncertain times we are facing with lockdown and remote learning.  More details about each of the webinars is available below; they are listed…
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New podcast episode, out now!

It's Braemar Podcast time! This fortnight our College Captains, Max and Elly, ask about House events, activities for students to get involved in, and how assessment will look for VCE students over the coming weeks. Don't forget…